Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Israel on Tuesday launched its first targeted attack on a militant in Gaza since a war in November, killing a Palestinian jihadist in an airstrike that put further strain on a five-month-old cease-fire.
Israel's lead peace negotiator Tzipi Livni Tuesday praised as “important” a concession by the Arab League that Israel and the Palestinians could trade land in a bid to move the peace process forward.
A Pakistani court moved Tuesday to ban former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections for the rest of his life, a step which his aides immediately vowed to challenge.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Five car bombs struck in predominantly Shiite cities and districts in central and southern Iraq on Monday, killing 36 people and wounding dozens in the latest wave of violence roiling the country, Iraqi officials said.
Syria's prime minister escaped an assassination attempt Monday when a bomb went off near his convoy in Damascus, state media reported, the latest attack targeting a top official in President Bashar Assad's regime.
Israel risks a loss of credibility over both its “red line” for Iran's nuclear program and its threat of military action, and its room for unilateral maneuver is shrinking.1 Comment
Monday, April 29, 2013
Iraqi authorities announced Sunday that they had revoked the operating licenses of pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera and nine other satellite TV channels, alleging that they are promoting a sectarian agenda as the country grapples with a wave of violence.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Taliban on Saturday announced the start of their spring offensive, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Syria that using chemical weapons would be a “game changer,” as he faces rising pressure at home and abroad to intervene in the country's bloody civil war.