Saturday, December 13, 2014
The Pakistani Taliban hit out at teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai over her Nobel peace prize on Friday, slamming her as a “soldier against Islamic society.”
Friday, December 12, 2014
Thousands of Palestinians gathered Thursday to mourn a senior official who died in a confrontation with Israeli troops, as the army sent reinforcements to the West Bank and braced for unrest.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Man's best friend is seen as anything but in Iran, where city workers gun down strays and conservatives view pet dogs as a corrupting Western influence.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The U.S. and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan on Monday, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.1 Comment
Questions are mounting over a failed U.S. rescue mission in Yemen that left one U.S. hostage and another South African hostage dead, the day before he was expected to be released by his al-Qaida captors.
Authorities in Saudi Arabia said on Sunday they have arrested 135 suspects, including 26 foreign nationals, for “terrorism” offenses.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced to death four members of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group's Cairo headquarters in June last year.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan have handed over three Pakistani detainees to Islamabad, a statement said Sunday, and a security source said one of them was a senior Pakistani Taliban commander.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Iran unveiled a draft budget Sunday for next year based on oil prices remaining around US$70 per barrel, with President Hassan Rouhani saying the country would become less dependent on crude.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he was “deeply disappointed” by reports that a U.S. journalist jailed in Iran had been charged and denied bail more than four months after his arrest.