Saturday, January 31, 2015
Egyptian officials on Friday raised the death toll to 32 from coordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula the previous night.
Israel on Friday published tenders to build 450 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a watchdog said, in a plan denounced by the Palestinians as a “war crime.”
Friday, January 30, 2015
Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt's North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency.
Israel on Thursday buried two soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike that triggered Israeli fire on southern Lebanon, raising tensions between the bitter enemies to their highest in years.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Jordan offered Wednesday to free a female jihadist in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State (IS) group, which is threatening to execute the airman and a Japanese journalist.
Afghan lawmakers on Wednesday rejected most of President Ashraf Ghani's nominees for the new cabinet, in a fresh setback for the newly formed “national unity government.”
An Israeli rights group Wednesday criticized the government for what it called a deliberate policy of launching air strikes on homes that killed hundreds of civilians during last year's Gaza war.1 Comment