Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fighting subsided in war-torn Gaza Monday at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation.
A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Islamist Hamas movement on Sunday belatedly accepted diplomatic calls for an extension of a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza shortly after Israel said it was resuming its devastating military assault.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The United States on Saturday evacuated its embassy staff in Libya as they faced a “real risk” from fierce fighting in Tripoli and warned all Americans in the country to leave “immediately.”
The family of a Pakistani boy whose arms were severed in an alleged assault by the son of a locally powerful landlord vowed Friday to fight for justice and accused authorities of trying to bury the case.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.
Israeli fire pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800 Friday, as the U.S. and U.N. pressed Israel and Hamas to agree a humanitarian ceasefire and thrash out a durable truce.
An Australian Al-Jazeera journalist will appeal his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.