Tag: Middle East

Search continues off Greek island for missing migrants

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ATHENS, Greece — A search and rescue operation continued Friday off the coast of the Greek island of Crete for several people believed missing...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

China, Afghanistan top Blinken agenda on India, Kuwait trip

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to India and Kuwait next week for talks on China, the coronavirus and Afghanistan, the...

Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site

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JERUSALEM — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint...

2 airplanes collide at Dubai’s main airport; no injuries

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier FlyDubai and Bahrain-based Gulf Air collided with each other on the taxiway at...

17 migrants drown, 166 others rescued off Tunisian coast

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TUNIS, Tunisia — At least 17 migrants from Bangladesh drowned and more than 300 were rescued by Tunisian and Libyan naval units after their...

Unilever chief says company ‘fully committed’ to Israel

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JERUSALEM — The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains “fully committed” to doing business in Israel, distancing...

Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen

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SANAA, Yemen — At least fourteen people have been killed by flooding in Yemen in the past 24 hours, according to security officials. Non-seasonal...