Middle East unrest

Al Qaeda`s Iraq head refuses to scrap Syria merger

The leader of al-Qaeda`s Iraq arm defiantly rejected an order from the terror network`s global command to scrap a merger with the organisation`s Syria affiliate, according to a message purporting to be from him was posted online.

Jun 15, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

March deadliest month yet in Syria uprising, 6000 dead

More than 6,000 people were killed in the Syrian civil war in March alone, according to a leading activist group that reported it was the deadliest month yet in the 2-year-old conflict.

Apr 02, 2013, 00:38 AM IST

Syrian opposition leader Mouaz al-Khatib resigns

Syrian opposition leader resigned on Sunday, saying that the reason for him quitting is the lack of international support to stop two years of bloodshed and to topple President Bashar al-Assad, according to a leading news agency.

Mar 24, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Egypt`s army rejects top prosecutor`s call for citizen arrests

Egypt’s Prosecutor General, whose appointment in November triggered nationwide unrest, has come up with a controversial advice, encouraging citizens to arrest anyone breaking the law or committing a crime.

Mar 11, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Morsi hopes for political compromise to end Egypt

Embattled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is planning to reach out to the country`s main opposition bloc and youth groups to control widespread political turmoil and discontent plaguing the nation.

Mar 11, 2013, 20:45 PM IST

Osama spoke on Middle East unrest in last video

The US officials have stumbled upon an unreleased video of Osama bin Laden.

May 14, 2011, 18:08 PM IST