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International

Turkey quashes anti-Erdogan coup d’etat leaving 161 dead

ANKARA, Turkey, July 16, (Agencies): Forces loyal to Turkey’s president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left …

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IS claims Nice massacre as France defends security – Police arrest 5

NICE, France, July 16, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for the truck massacre in Nice, as France highlighted the “extreme difficulty” of …

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No smoking gun of Saudi complicity – New 9/11 document released

WASHINGTON, July 16, (AP): Saudi officials are hoping that the release of a top secret chapter of an early congressional inquiry into 9/11 will end …

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Terror takes wheel in Nice … kills 84 – Amir condoles

NICE, France, July 15, (Agencies): French leaders extended the country’s 8-month-old state of emergency Friday and vowed to deploy thousands of police reservists on the …

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‘Ghost schools’ haunt Pakistan

Pakistan’s education budget has doubled in recent years — to almost as much as the military’s — but literacy and dropout rates remain abysmal and …

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Neighbours describe truck attack suspect as ‘loner’ – Bouhlel convicted for road rage

NICE, France, July 15, (Agencies): Neighbours of the man suspected to have killed scores of people in a truck attack on the Nice seafront described …

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‘Saudi attacks bear hallmark of IS’

WASHINGTON, July 15, (KUNA): CIA director John Brennan said on late Wednesday that multiple attacks on Saudi Arabia last week carry the “hallmark” of the …

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Terror takes wheel in Nice … kills 84 – Amir condoles

NICE, France, July 15, (Agencies): French leaders extended the country’s 8-month-old state of emergency Friday and vowed to deploy thousands of police reservists on the …

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Russian strikes kill 18 IS fighters in Syria: monitor – US offers Russia new partnership

BEIRUT, July 15, (Agencies): Russian air strikes have killed 18 Islamic State group fighters in central Syria, including near the historic city of Palmyra, over …

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Lebanese paper, editor guilty of contempt: Hariri tribunal – New hearing to be held to discuss sentencing

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands, July 15, (AFP): A special UN court set up to try the killers of ex Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri convicted a Beirut-based newspaper …

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