A coalition air strike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State operative considered the group's information minister, a week after another raid eliminated a top IS strategist, the Pentagon said Friday.
A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before he was shot dead, the army said, in the fourth attack on Israelis in less than 24 hours.
In his landmark speech to the Arab world seven years ago, U.S. President Barack Obama warned that Israeli settlements on occupied territories were undermining hopes for peace. "It is time for these settlements to stop," he declared.
A Syrian child plays on a swing made from the remnants of exploded rockets in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of the capital Damascus, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, on the third day of Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday.
More than a third of Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen have struck civilian sites including schools, hospitals and mosques, according to a survey of the conflict published in the Guardian on Friday.
Former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, was in critical condition Wednesday after suffering a major stroke and doctors were treating him in intensive care.
The U.N.'s Syria envoy on Tuesday applauded a "significant drop" in violence through the first 24 hours of a fragile cease-fire but said security concerns meant aid convoys stayed on hold.
The chances of survival for former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres are "pretty good", his personal doctor and son-in-law said Wednesday after the 93-year-old suffered a major stroke.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai wants world leaders to guarantee all refugee children access to a full 12-year education -- something she says is necessary to avoid a lost generation as the planet struggles with the largest number of displaced people since World War II.
Six months after Maha's husband was killed in Syria's bloody civil war, the mother-of-two took a decision that has become increasingly common -- she became a second wife.