CAIRO—Arab world reaction to the U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, carried out Tuesday with participation or support from Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, has been mostly positive with some nuances. People in a number of countries, however, decried the attacks online. One man, calling himself Nizar, wrote […]
CAIRO—Following the fall of a major Syrian government air base to Islamic State militants Sunday, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem is urging the international community to cooperate with his government and demanding that neighboring states stop their alleged support for the jihadist group. The veteran Syrian foreign minister made his first major appearance since returning […]
CAIRO-The U.N. Security Council called an emergency meeting on Iraq, where Islamic extremists seized more northern territory Thursday. The United States is also working to sendhumanitarian assistance to the war zone, but senior officials say no American military action in Iraq is under consideration. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the latest fighting, […]
CAIRO â€” Two suicide attackers detonated cars stuffed with explosives Wednesday in Beirut's mostly Shi'ite southern suburbs, close to the Iranian Cultural Center and a nearby Islamic orphanage. Health Minister Wa'el Abou Faour told journalists at least four people were killed and more than 100 were wounded.