Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A new Kuwaiti law imposing mandatory DNA tests on citizens and foreigners violates the right to personal privacy and should be amended, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
At least 28 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack in a Turkish town on the Syrian border, with officials pointing the finger of blame at the Islamic State group.
The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution that will clear a path for international sanctions crippling Iran's economy to be lifted.
Yemeni loyalist forces said they advanced Monday into the last district of the southern port city of Aden still held by Iran-backed rebels, seeking to flush out the remaining insurgents.
The Islamic State group is banning private internet access in its Syrian bastion Raqa, forcing residents and even its own fighters to use internet cafes where they can be monitored, activists say.
Monday, July 20, 2015
A US air strike killed at least 10 Afghan soldiers Monday at an army checkpoint in a Taliban-infested province south of Kabul, officials said, the latest "friendly fire" incident involving foreign coalition forces.
At least 43 civilians were killed Sunday in rebel bombing of Yemen's second city of Aden, where Saudi-backed pro-government forces have advanced against the Shiite insurgents, a health official said.
A series of near-simultaneous explosions in the Gaza Strip on Sunday targeted members of the armed branches of Hamas and Islamic Jihad amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory's rulers and extremist opponents.
Conservative PRO Party candidate Horacio Rodriguez Larreta was elected mayor of Buenos Aires Sunday in a closely fought race with the opposition ahead presidential elections later this year.