Yemen's security forces on Sunday killed a senior Al Qaeda leader wanted for attacks on local and foreign targets in Sanaa, the Yemeni government said, after a raid near the capital in which at least four other militants died.
Syria has opened its main prison in Damascus to the Red Cross, the organisation said, a move that could help reveal the fate of some of the thousands detained since the start of a five-month uprising.
The announcement came on Monday as for
Senior US military commanders in Afghanistan are seeking to expand special operations ground raids into Pakistan, The New York Times reported on Monday.
The proposal would escalate military activities inside Pakistan and reflects growing f
UAE authorities have confiscated over 29,000 pirated copies of Xbox 360 games in a series of 21 coordinated raids on reseller stores in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.
In Abu Dhabi, the Ministry of Economy (MoE) liaised with the Abu Dhabi De
Microsoft and the UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) conducted anti-piracy raids on two computer resellers in Dubai who were found downloading business software without authorisation.
Microsoft, a member of the Business Software Alliance (BSA),
President George W Bush secretly approved orders in July allowing US special forces to carry out ground assaults inside Pakistan without approval from the Pakistan government, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
The disclosure is cert
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki has ordered a nationwide freeze on raids against suspected Shi'ite militants.
Maliki said he was allowing time to those wanting to surrender their weapons after fierce clashes between his security forces