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.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Israel was weighing its options Sunday for further punishing the Palestinians after freezing millions in tax revenues as a first response to their bid to join the International Criminal Court.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that foreign investors should no longer be viewed as a threat and signaled his country's decades-long isolation from the world economy could soon end.