Sunday, June 22, 2014
Israeli security forces have arrested 10 more Palestinians in the West Bank as they press their search for three teenagers believed to have been kidnapped, the army said Saturday.
A 21-year-old woman was raped and hanged from a tree in Pakistan, police said, in a case bearing a chilling resemblance to a spate of similar attacks that sparked outrage in neighboring India.
The United Nations cultural agency has listed the Palestinian village of Battir as a World Heritage site in danger, raising hopes among residents that this will protect their community against Israel's West Bank separation barrier.
The CIA once considered producing a toy action figure of Osama bin Laden that would transform into a devil-eyed demon, hoping to persuade children abroad that he was no hero, but a scary villain.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Israeli soldiers killed a 14-year-old Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Friday as they pressed a crackdown on the Islamist movement Hamas in their search for three missing teenagers.
rful truck bomb exploded on Friday in a government-held village in central Syria, killing at least 34 civilians and wounding more than 50, the state-run news agency SANA said.
An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced to death the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, from which ousted President Mohammed Morsi hails, along with 13 other members and supporters over violence last summer.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Top U.S. officials warned Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against “sectarian” policies as U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday weighed calls for air strikes on Sunni insurgents bearing down on Baghdad.
India said Thursday it knows the location of its 40 construction workers abducted in violence-torn Iraq, as several of their families said they have spoken with the captured men.