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Hariri condemns Mosul expulsions

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri expressed utmost solidarity with the Christians of Iraq, saying attacks on them were unacceptable.

Libya power handover agreed as clashes rage

The General National Congress, which has governed violence-wracked Libya in the wake of the overthrow of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, said Wednesday that it would hand over legislative power to a newly elected…

Losses for Syrian regime rise sharply

Syrian regime forces and allied groups have suffered more than 800 casualties in the last week, a leading anti-regime activist group said Wednesday, amid signs of a significant lack of manpower.

ISIS branches into tourism in ‘caliphate’

Known for kidnapping, public stonings, lashings and executions, ISIS is now expanding into tourism, taking jihadists on honeymoons and civilians to visit other parts of its self-proclaimed caliphate.

Seeking justice for generations lost

Sitting at home for dinner or running for their lives in dark streets, generations of the same families are dying in Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.

Israel detains soldiers after casualty leaks

The Israeli military said Wednesday that it had detained several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media before families of the dead or wounded could…

Sisi defends Egypt peace efforts for Gaza

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi defends Egypt’s role in trying to broker a Gaza truce between Israel and Hamas, which accuses him of proposing a cease-fire favorable to Israel.