Monday, February 16, 2015
A 14-year-old girl who has become a symbol for Palestinian minors arrested by Israel insisted on Saturday after serving a 45-day sentence that she had been unjustly imprisoned.
In the terrorism trial of a man accused of being one of al-Qaida's early leaders, an American described being asked in 1995 by Osama bin Laden to kill Egypt's president by ramming his plane with his own in midair.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Two Al-Jazeera English journalists were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community.
Friday, February 13, 2015
An Egyptian court ordered the release of two jailed Al-Jazeera journalists Thursday pending retrial, after they spent more than 400 days in prison in a case that sparked worldwide outrage.
The Shiite militia that has taken control in Yemen's capital accused Western powers Thursday of trying to exert pressure by closing their embassies, criticizing the hasty exit of diplomatic staff as “unjustified.”
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Western governments evacuated their diplomats from Yemen on Wednesday as conflict deepened in the impoverished Saudi neighbor which has long been on the front line of the war against al-Qaida.1 Comment
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Kayla Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State militants, has been confirmed dead, her parents and the Obama administration said Tuesday.
It is listed as a terror outfit by the U.N. and its chief has a US$10 million U.S. government bounty against him, but Jamaat-ud-Dawa operates freely across Pakistan, testing Islamabad's new resolve to tackle militancy.
A former U.S. congressman visited Iran in December, the first time a current or former American lawmaker was invited to the Islamic republic since its 1979 revolution, he said Monday.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations won by Ivory Coast in Equatorial Guinea Sunday was full of controversy with disputed penalties and rioting supporters.