As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.
White wedding dresses are hung as a desecrated symbol by the Lebanese NGO Abaad to protest against a Lebanese penal code article that stipulates rapists can be absolved of their crimes if they marry their victim, on the Beirut corniche, Lebanon, Saturday, April 22.
More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the defense ministry said Saturday, the latest in a string of deadly assaults against Afghan military sites.
Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a movement that could mark a serious challenge to Israeli authorities if sustained.
A massive car bomb attack on a convoy carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria killed more than 100 people and wounded hundreds, a monitor said Sunday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an "arch-terrorist" and it is time Russia realised he is "literally and metaphorically toxic", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.
Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest nonnuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as U.S.-led ground forces advanced on their mountain hideouts.
A Palestinian man stabbed a British woman to death on Friday near Jerusalem's Old City, where thousands of Jewish and Christian pilgrims were gathered for religious holidays.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's comments that last week's chemical weapons attack was a fabrication to justify a U.S. military strike are "100 percent lies," French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Friday.
The U.S. military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite the weapon's destructive power.