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REUTERS GAZA/JERUSALEM PALESTINIAN militant groups in Gaza said on Tuesday they would halt cross-border attacks immediately if Israel did the same after the most serious exchanges of aerial fire since a seven-week war in 2014. An ..

REUTERS ISTANBUL PRESIDENT Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are"appalling" and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, ..

STOCKHOLM: Sweden is ready to host peace talks as soon as possible to try and negotiate an end to the war in Yemen, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said on Tuesday. "We are preparing ourselves to, when the parties are ready, welcome ..

DPA SANAA FIGHTING in Yemen's Red Sea city of Hodeida ceased on Tuesday, residents and a medical source said, following days of heavy fighting between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels. Residents said there have been no ..

AFP BEIRUT LEBANON'S prime minister-designate Saad Hariri on Tuesday accused powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah of impeding the formation of a long-awaited cabinet after five months of wrangling. Government formation is ..

REUTERS PALERMO, Italy LIBYA'S two main rival leaders met for the first time in more than five months at a conference hosted by Italy on Tuesday and the prime minister endorsed a United Nations plan for an election next year. More ..

BEIRUT: Air strikes by the US-led coalition have killed 28 people in an eastern Syria holdout of the Islamic State group on the Iraqi border, a war monitor said on Tuesday. Those killed in the village of Al-Shaafa on Sunday included 22 ..

AMMAN: A Jordanian court on Tuesday sentenced 10 people to prison terms of between three years and life in connection with a deadly 2016 attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. The shooting attack in Karak, site of one of the ..

PALERMO: Turkey on Tuesday pulled out of Italian-sponsored Libya crisis talks saying it had been"excluded", dealing a fresh blow to the latest international bid to stabilise the chaos-stricken country. Turkey walked out after ..