Monday, October 13, 2014
Bahrain's main opposition Shiite group formally announced Saturday it will boycott the country's upcoming November parliamentary elections.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
A senior Palestinian official said Friday that Israel will allow more building materials into Gaza from next week, as part of a U.N.-brokered deal for rebuilding the war-battered territory.
A Taliban suicide bomber struck a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one policeman and wounding three, while gunmen killed two Afghan truck drivers on a road in the country's east, officials said.
A German aid worker who was taken hostage by masked gunmen in Pakistan over two years ago was released in neighboring Afghanistan this week, Berlin said on Friday.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
At least 31 people have been killed and 360 others injured in a four day “spiral of violence” in Turkey led by pro-Kurdish protesters demonstrating against the government's policy on Syria, the interior minister said Friday.
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Palestinian unity government held its first ever meeting in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip on Thursday as its rival factions presented a common front ahead of a major donors' conference.
Two suicide bombers struck in Yemen on Thursday — one targeting a gathering of Shiite rebels in the country's capital and the other hitting a military outpost in the south — in attacks that killed nearly 70 people, officials said.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
At least 14 people were killed as pro-Kurdish protests raged across Turkey Wednesday over the government's failure to act against jihadists attacking the majority-Kurdish Syrian border city of Kobane.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Jihadists are on the verge of seizing the key Syrian border town of Kobane, neighbouring Turkey has warned, prompting the UN envoy to Syria to appeal for immediate international action to prevent its fall.
Kurdish militia backed by U.S.-led airstrikes fought fierce street battles Tuesday with advancing jihadists whose three-week assault on a key Syrian border town has left hundreds reported dead.