Russia halts all Syria bombing sorties to avoid ‘mistakes’

AFP - The Russian military said its warplanes suspended all sorties over Syria on Saturday in line with a cease-fire deal brokered by Russia and the United States, to avoid any “bombing mistakes.” The Russian and...

OIC slams terrorist attack in French city

Saudi Gazette - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) denounced on Friday the criminal attack in the southern French city of Nice, denouncing it as “barbaric and brutal”. OIC Secretary-General Iyad Madani expressed profound distress at...

Kerry begins Mideast tour with Egypt talks

AP - Secretary of State John Kerry departed for the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal...

Special Forces in Syria does not mean U.S. entering war: Kerry

Reuters - The decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to send special forces to Syria is strictly focused on fighting ISIS and does not signify the United States is entering Syria's civil war, U.S. Secretary...

Erdogan tells EU: You need us more than we need you!

AFP - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the European Union Tuesday it needs Turkey more than Ankara needs the bloc, as tensions grew over promises for visa liberalization in a crucial deal on stemming the...

Apparent suicide bombing kills 4 at Pakistan police complex

The Associated Press - An apparent suicide bombing killed at least four people outside a police complex in eastern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, in a rare attack on the relatively peaceful city of Lahore. Initial...

Car bomb attack targeting police kills 11 people in Istanbul

AP - A rush-hour car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying riot police killed 11 people and wounded 36 others Tuesday, Istanbul’s governor said. Speaking at the scene of the blast in the district of Beyazit,...

Welcomed: Deal that kills Iran’s nuclear weapon ambitions

Arab News - Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir and US President Barack Obama welcomed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached between the P5+1, EU and Iran on July 14 which, once fully implemented, will effectively...

U.N. concerned over civilians in Syria’s Zabadani

Reuters - The United Nations envoy for Syria has voiced deep concern about civilians in the city of Zabadani, the focus of an offensive by the Syrian military and Lebanon’s Hezbollah aimed at wresting control...

Israel reports rocket attack from Gaza

AFP - Gaza militants fired at least one rocket at southern Israel on Thursday night as the Jewish state wound up celebrations marking the anniversary of its creation, the army said. Warning sirens sounded in...

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