Canadian pastor returns home after N Korea ordeal

Author: AFPID: 1502585593233273800Sun, 2017-08-13 03:50OTTAWA: A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea for more than two years returned home Saturday days after being released, officials said.Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, was arrested in January 2015 on cha [Read story...]

Palestinian journalists targeted by all sides

Author: DAOUD KUTTAB | Special to Arab NewsID: 1502495988313238900Sat, 2017-08-12 04:00 AMMAN: The internal Palestinian conflict and the larger Arab-Israeli conflict are taking their toll on journalism in Palestine. Palestinian journalists and the pu [Read story...]

Turkish govt steps up counterterrorism efforts

Author: MENEKSE TOKYAY | Special to Arab NewsID: 1502496746785774300Sat, 2017-08-12 03:46 ANKARA: A series of raids in the southern province of Adana and the eastern province of Elazig on Friday saw 42 people detained by police over their suspected l [Read story...]

Federer, Nadal easily win Montreal openers

Author: AGENCE FRANCE PRESSEID: 1502397222644107500Wed, 2017-08-16 03:00MONTREAL: A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters [Read story...]

Warholm screams to victory on night of shocks

Author: AGENCE FRANCE PRESSEID: 1502397222674107800Wed, 2017-08-16 03:00LONDON: Norway’s Karsten Warholm and Phyllis Francis produced sublime performances to stun the favorites and take gold at the IAAF World Championships on Wednesday night.Warhol [Read story...]

Saudi-led Coalition offers to reopen Sanaa airport

Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1502398659154247300Fri, 2017-08-11 04:00 RIYADH: The coalition to restore Yemen’s legitimate government will reopen Sanaa airport to commercial flights if the UN agrees to manage airport security, it said on Thursday. The airpo [Read story...]

Boko Haram kill 31 fishermen in Nigeria

Author: AFPID: 1502149962272213100Tue, 2017-08-08 02:50KANO, NIGERIA: At least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, fishermen and vigilantes fighting the Islami [Read story...]

Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy

Author: The Associated PressID: 1501975386957984500Sat, 2017-08-05 20:12 ROME: A 30-year-old man has been arrested in the alleged kidnapping of a young British model who thought she was coming to Milan for a photo shoot, but instead was drugged, hust [Read story...]

Michigan releases two cities from state oversight

DETROIT — Michigan ended state oversight for Pontiac and Lincoln Park on Tuesday, citing improved financial operations for the Detroit-area cities. For Pontiac, where state intervention began in 2008, a receivership transition advisory board in pla [Read story...]