Sunday, March 22, 2015
Forty-five people, including five children, were killed in attacks on Syrian Kurds as they celebrated their new year, a monitor said Saturday, accusing the Islamic State (IS) group of responsibility.
Jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan on Saturday called for Kurds to hold a historic congress to end a decades-long armed struggle against the Turkish authorities that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Russia's vetoes against holding Syria's government accountable are “extremely disruptive” to the U.N. Security Council's ability to restore peace in the conflict.
The number of applicants for asylum to EU countries increased last year to 626,000, a surge of 44 percent fueled by refugees from the civil war in Syria, the European Union's statistics agency said Friday.
The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women approved a resolution Friday blaming Israel's ongoing illegal occupation of Palestinian territory for “the grave situation of Palestinian women.”
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Multiple suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 142 people Friday at Shiite mosques in Yemen's capital -- one of the strife-torn country's deadliest ever jihadist attacks.1 Comment
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday denied making a U-turn by saying he would never agree to the creation of a Palestinian state, arguing that the conditions were not yet ripe.
Triple suicide bombings killed 77 people and wounded 121 others Friday at mosques in the Yemeni capital attended by Shiite Huthi militiamen who have seized the city, medics said.2 Comments
The Israeli army has launched an investigation into the shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip while dismissing several other allegations of misconduct during a bloody war last July-August.
The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group claimed responsibility for an attack on foreign tourists at Tunisia's national museum that killed 21 people, as the security forces swooped on suspects.