Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Masked gunmen seized the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions that has swept Libya as the North African nation grapples with lawlessness since the 2011 overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Syrian regime troops retook the ancient Christian town of Maalula on Monday, a day after President Bashar al-Assad said the conflict was turning in his government's favor.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges to meet domestic fuel demands, far more than the current number, its nuclear chief said Sunday.
Iran's Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence handed to a former U.S. Marine convicted of espionage, with the penalty being cut to 10 years in jail, media reported Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday urged the Saudi government to push forward with moves to lift a ban on sports in girls' state schools.
Shelling and firefights between Syrian government forces and rebels in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least 29 people, activists said Sunday.
A car bomb went off in a commercial area of a restive northern Iraqi city on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, while a separate bombing killed 6 people, officials said.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Iran signaled its defiance Saturday over America's refusal to grant a visa to its chosen U.N. ambassador, saying it does not plan to pick an alternative envoy.
A Pakistani court on Saturday threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule.