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Libya's NOC confirms LNA control of oil ports, hopes for quick restart

The head of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed on Friday that Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) had regained...

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Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria

Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country’s southwest on Friday for the first time in...

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Judge refuses to dismiss ex-Trump campaign chief's money laundering charge

A federal judge on Friday dealt another blow to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, refusing to...

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Trump greets EU trade reprisals with threat of steep auto tariff

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on...

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Kushner meets with Egypt, Qatar leaders about Mideast plan

White House adviser Jared Kushner met separately on Thursday with the leaders of Egypt and Qatar, two in a series...

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Germany's Merkel calls for solutions to Iran's 'aggressive tendencies'

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concern over Iran’s ballistic missile program and called for...

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US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel, alarming critics

  The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it...

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Saudi-led coalition seizes Yemen's Hodeidah airport, fears for population grow

  Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen’s main port city Hodeidah grew as fighting spilled into residential districts on...

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Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 US war dead

  President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 US troops missing from the...

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Erdogan's election rivals struggle to be heard in Turkey's media

  Turkey’s main state-run TV station devoted 67 hours of airtime to President Tayyip Erdogan and his AK Party last...

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Egypt pays heavy price for errors and lack of Salah factor

  Egypt’s World Cup hopes were left in tatters after a disastrous spell at the start of the second half...

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Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists: HRW

  Saudi Arabia detained two more women’s rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others...

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North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of US troops soon: officials

  North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean...

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Denying it has lost war on drugs, UK rules out legalizing cannabis

  Britain said on Tuesday it had no intention of legalizing cannabis after a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa...

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