Friday, January 9, 2015
Newspapers in the Middle East warned Thursday that the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo could trigger a backlash against Muslims in the West.
Canada has agreed to resettle another 10,000 Syrian and 3,000 Iraqi refugees over the next three years in response to a U.N. plea for help, the immigration minister announced Wednesday.2 Comments
Thursday, January 8, 2015
A car bomb blast tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa on Wednesday, killing more than 30 in the latest attack highlighting the country's growing instability.
A powerful winter storm began striking across the Middle East on Tuesday, bringing a bitter cold to Syrian refugees huddled in Lebanon and blanketing Cairo in a sandstorm.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Two suicide bombings followed by clashes in Iraq's Anbar province west of Baghdad killed 23 security personnel on Tuesday, officers and a doctor said.
Pakistan's parliament Tuesday approved the setting up of military courts to hear terrorism-related cases, after a Taliban massacre at a military-run school in the northwest shocked the nation.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
A suicide car bomber struck near the headquarters of the European police training mission in Kabul on Monday, killing one Afghan civilian and wounding 16 people, police and EUPOL said.
Syria's key opposition National Coalition elected at dawn Monday new chief, Khaled Khoja, who received backing from both secular and moderate Islamist blocs, a coalition member told AFP.
Two Saudi guards were killed Monday in a suicide bomb attack on the kingdom's border with Iraq, the interior ministry said.
Tunisia's Interior Ministry says that Islamist extremists have slit the throat of a police officer and knifed him in the heart as he returned from work.