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Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Turkey’s president fired a new salvo in the growing war of words with the United States on Tuesday, saying Ankara will boycott all American-made electronic products. Showing no signs of…

Egypt: Rights group demands probe of 2013 ‘Rabaa massacre’

Egypt: Rights group demands probe of 2013 ‘Rabaa massacre’

A human rights group called for an international inquiry into a deadly crackdown on supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood during a 2013 protest in Egypt. Human Rights Watch said on Monday that Egyptian authorities have…

Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni

Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni

A Taliban assault on the Afghan strategic city of Ghazni has entered its fourth day, with the death toll climbing above 300, including civilians, security forces and Taliban fighters, according…

Turkey’s central bank launches economic-stability plan

Turkey’s central bank launches economic-stability plan

Turkey’s central bank on Monday announced it was taking all necessary measures to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira, promising to provide “all the liquidity the banks…

Thousands mourn Yemeni children killed in bus attack

Thousands mourn Yemeni children killed in bus attack

Thousands of people gathered in Yemen’s war-ravaged city of Saada on Monday for the funerals of 51 people, including 40 children, who were killed in air strikes by a Saudi-UAE military alliance, backed…

Syria: Government troops widen offensive near Quneitra

Syria: Government troops widen offensive near Quneitra

Troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad widened their offensive in the country’s southwest to an adjacent province, days after reaching an evacuation agreement with rebels in southern Deraa province. Pro-government troops,…

Suicide bomb blast near Afghan ministry kills civilians

Suicide bomb blast near Afghan ministry kills civilians

A suicide bomber has detonated his explosives at the gate of government building in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least seven people, according to police. More than 15 others…

Tear gas and water cannon fired at Iraqi protesters in Basra

Tear gas and water cannon fired at Iraqi protesters in Basra

At least seven people have been injured in the oil-rich Iraqi city of Basra after police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters rallying for better services and employment…

Syrian forces raise flag in Deraa, birthplace of revolt

Syrian forces raise flag in Deraa, birthplace of revolt

The Syrian government raised the national flag on Thursday over areas of Deraa city that have been in rebel hands for years, a major victory for President Bashar al-Assad in…

Suicide blast kills ANP candidate, supporters at election rally

Suicide blast kills ANP candidate, supporters at election rally

A suicide bomb attack at an election rally in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 14 people, including prominent local politician Haroon Bilour, police said. The attack on Tuesday at a campaign event…

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