Middle East


Libya’s coast guard intercepts 31 Europe-bound migrants

Author:  Associated Press ID:  1569948361933487800 Tue, 2019-10-01 16:16 CAIRO: Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted around three dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Tuesday’s statement by spokesman Ayoub Gassim says the rubber boat with 31 African migrants … read more

Iran convicts 4 on espionage charges

Author:  AFP ID:  1569944286862976600 Tue, 2019-10-01 14:18 TEHRAN: Iran’s judiciary on Tuesday announced it had convicted four people on charges of spying for the United States or Britain, sentencing one of them to death. “Last week, a person accused of … read more