Saturday, February 6, 2016
Until recently, Syrian refugee Eyad Zoulghena only had bad options.
Friday, February 5, 2016
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged world leaders on Thursday to dig deep to help millions of victims of Syria's civil war - even as diplomatic efforts to end the conflict stuttered and stalled.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
LONDON -- Leaders and diplomats from 70 countries are meeting in London Thursday to pledge billions to help millions of Syrians displaced by war -- and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe.
A 10-year-old Afghan boy who was declared a hero after fighting the Taliban has been shot dead by insurgents while on his way to school, officials said on Wednesday.
A Palestinian poet condemned to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy has had his sentence reduced to prison time and lashes instead, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Egyptian film star Yousra has taken up a role with the United Nations to help combat HIV and AIDS in the Middle East, where prevalence is low but growing rapidly.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The Syrian government on Monday approved a United Nations request for new aid deliveries to the besieged towns of Madaya, Foua and Kfarya where hundreds of civilians are facing severe malnutrition and some have starved to death.
A Turkish news agency says at least nine migrants -- two of them children -- have drowned in a new boat sinking accident off the Turkish coast.
A suicide bomber killed at least nine and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official said.