Tunisia declares state of emergency following last week's hotel attack
Greek finance minister accuses creditors of ‘terrorism’Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accused Athens' creditors of "terrorism" in an interview published on Saturday, a day before Greeks vote in a high-stakes referendum on…
Iran nuclear talks in endgameAfter months of intense negotiations, global powers and Iran go into a key weekend of talks Saturday amid signs they may be inching towards a historic nuclear deal to end a…
On The Observers
‘Iran’s Brad Pitt’ apologises for pro-gay marriage tweetAn actor known as “Iran’s Brad Pitt” was interrogated after tweeting in support of the US Supreme Court’s decision to legalise gay marriage. Though he signed a letter begging for…
Syrian forces, Hezbollah close in on rebel-held ZabadaniSyrian troops backed by members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group began a major offensive Saturday under the cover of intense airstrikes to retake a rebel-held mountain resort while…
French soldier charged over child sex abuseA French soldier accused of sexually abusing two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso was charged Friday in Paris, a judicial source told AFP.
Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko HaramFrench President François Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organise a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months…
ISRAEL - EGYPT
Rocket fired from Egypt's Sinai into Israel, army saysMilitants in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula fired a rocket into southern Israel on Friday, causing no casualties, an Israeli military source said.
Wikileaks' Assange seeks safe haven in FranceWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asked France for asylum in an open letter to President François Hollande published in French daily Le Monde on Friday. Hollande's office promptly…