TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Guards at a southern Libyan oil field have shut down the facility in protest over back pay and are demanding better living conditions, an oil official said Friday.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's ailing economy, hit hard by international sanctions over its disputed nuclear program, was supposed to be the center of the first debate Friday between eight hopefuls running for president — but the biggest fight on stage was over the format of the debate itself.
Asteroid sized 2.7 km in diameter passes a mere 5.8 million km from Earth, a close shave in astronomical standards; ‘No threat to planet,’ says White House
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s ousted president is blaming the country’s new government for widespread power outages that have hit the nation in the past weeks, saying the authorities are failing in their job.
BURTON, Mich. (AP) — The FBI questioned relatives of a 33-year-old Michigan mother killed during fighting in Syria after she took a previous trip to the Middle East a couple of years ago, family members said Friday.
Anti-Erdogan rallies sweep country in fiercest demos in years as protestors bash leader’s Islamic policies; ‘This will be a summer of discontent,’ says protestor