Islamic State fighters tightened their siege of a town on Syria's border with Turkey on Friday despite US-led air strikes aimed at defeating the militants in both Syria and Iraq, in a coalition which has now drawn widespread European support
Arab nations have rallied behind US President Barack Obama's call to expand operations against jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
Bahrain and nine other Arab countries agreed, in a joint communique, to do more to stop the flow of fu
After leaving his upscale Cairo neighbourhood to fight with the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Younes says he learned how to work as a sniper, fire heavy weaponry and behead prisoners using the proper technique.
A teenager has become the fourth known Bahraini to have been killed fighting against government forces in Syria.
Ali Yousif Al Binali, 19, from Busaiteen, was reportedly fighting alongside rebel forces against
Egypt's new military-backed cabinet made clear on Saturday it wanted to play an assertive role in regional politics, urging Ethiopia to attend talks over a dam on the Nile and stressing it sought change in Syria.
Leading Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi called for a holy war against the Syrian government after fighters from Shi'ite Lebanese group Hezbollah intervened to help President Bashar Al-Assad.
Libya's relations with the European Union have returned to normal after a row over visas was settled but a dispute with Switzerland remains unresolved, Libya's foreign minister said on Sunday.
The visa crisis, which had threatened
Libya signalled the end of a diplomatic row with the United States on Wednesday, saying it accepted an apology for acerbic comments made by a US official and wanted to deepen relations in all fields.
The Libyan foreign ministr
Libya's top oil official on Thursday summoned the local heads of US energy firms to tell them a diplomatic row with Washington could have a negative impact on US businesses in Libya, the state oil company said.
Libya's NOC state oil firm s
Libya's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the US envoy and warned ties will suffer if Washington does not apologise for a US official's comments about Libya, the state news agency said.
The Libyan Foreign Ministry demanded an