Saturday, June 13, 2015
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni capital's old quarter killed five people Friday as it destroyed homes in the centuries-old heritage site UNESCO calls a "jewel" of Islamic culture.
Israel has barred a Palestinian photographer allegedly shot in the eye by an Israeli soldier from entering east Jerusalem for specialist treatment, he told AFP on Wednesday.
A decision by Israel's new education minister to halt the performances for high school students of a controversial theater play, inspired by the life story of an Arab who murdered an Israeli soldier, has rekindled a fierce debate in the country over the limits of artistic expression.
Three men on Friday went on trial at a Turkish court facing life imprisonment over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old female student that unleashed a wave of anger over violence against women in the country.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Police said they foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack Wednesday on one of Egypt's most popular ancient attractions in a rare assault on the country's vital tourism sector.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday held a surprise meeting with a senior figure from the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), as Turkey's political forces weigh up coalition options after legislative elections.
Gaza residents are unhappy with the territory's Islamic militant Hamas rulers and their war with Israel last summer, a new Palestinian poll released Tuesday shows.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Rebels attacked a major Syrian army base in the southern province of Daraa on Tuesday in the latest push by opposition fighters against President Bashar Assad's embattled forces, activists said.
An Egyptian court Tuesday upheld death sentences against 11 soccer fans over a February 2012 riot in the eastern city of Port Said that cost the lives of 74 people.