World Bulletin / News Desk
U.N. Syria peace envoy Kofi Annan was heading for Tehran on Monday following what he described as "positive" talks with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, his spokesman Ahmed Fawzi said.
Syria is in the 16th month of a crackdown by Assad's forces against an opposition in which more than 15,000 people have been killed.
KRG's economic clout, driven by oil revenue, could be at risk if Turkey objects to independence vote, energy expert says
7 others also injured in attack on village in northwestern Idlib province
84 percent of 1,980,510 people internally displaced for over a year, UNHCR says
Talking to Ismail Haniyeh, Mahmoud Abbas praises 'atmosphere of compromise' in Palestine after deal between Hamas and Fatah
He hit out at the US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, for making a "host of unjustifiable, peculiar demands" in talks with IAEA chief Yukiya Amano in Vienna last month.
The request to block Al Jazeera's Snapchat presence in the kingdom was made before the weekend, the company told AFP.
The soldier carried out the killings "suddenly and without the consent of his colleagues" during an interrogation on Saturday, the source said.
A local official told AFP the coalition air raid hit a vehicle carrying the 12 civilians on Saturday in Hareeb Al-Qarameesh in Marib province, about 70 km (43 miles) northeast of Sanaa.
Court confirms life sentence handed down earlier against Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely-elected president
About 93,000 people in Deir ez-Zour -- the largest city in eastern Syria -- had been besieged by ISIL since 2014
The six-month event, the first World Expo to be staged in the Middle East, is expected to attract up to 300,000 visitors a day when it opens in October 2020.
Aircraft carrying out operations against al-Qaeda when it crashed, military says
Houthi leader meets with ex-president amid rumors of falling-out between allies
Taiz province continues to see sporadic clashes between Shia militants and Saudi-backed government forces
Incident occurs two days after roadside-bomb attack leaves 18 security personnel dead in peninsula’s northeast
Muslim preachers and scholars reportedly arrested by Saudi authorities