Thursday, March 26, 2015
President Barack Obama on Tuesday reversed plans to withdraw about 5,000 U.S. troops from war-torn Afghanistan this year, an overture to the country's new reform-minded leader.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The United States and Afghanistan Monday turned the page on years of distrust, mapping out a new vision for future ties as Washington vowed to fund Afghan forces through 2017 to help shore up stability.
Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's apology for comments he made in last week's national elections that offended members of the Arab community and said his words made him unsuitable to return for a third consecutive term on the job.
Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election last week.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament election that offended members of the community.
KABUL - Gunmen killed 13 passengers travelling on a bus towards restive southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, the latest attack hitting civilians in the country's still-bloody conflict.
Yemen's Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local fighters on Monday after the United Nations warned the country is on the brink of a protracted civil war.
An Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Quran was innocent, the interior minister said Monday.
The State Bank of Pakistan slashed on Saturday the interest rate by 50 basis points to eight percent.