Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Two teenage Palestinian girls stabbed and lightly wounded an elderly man in Jerusalem on Monday before police opened fire killing one of them in the latest in almost two months of violence.
The charismatic co-chairman of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party has escaped an assassination attempt, the party said Monday, but the authorities denied any such armed attack had taken place.
Two Palestinians, including a teen, attacked Israelis with knives and a car in the occupied West Bank Sunday and were killed when civilians and security forces intervened, the latest in a nearly two-month wave of violence.
The Afghan Taliban have named a new head for their political office in Qatar, with a militant source telling AFP Monday he is a supporter of peace talks with Kabul.
Mali Monday started three days of national mourning for the victims of the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako, with neighboring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea joining in a show of solidarity.
Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation as regulatory bodies set up after the 2011 uprising "lack independence" and officials are not held accountable, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
Monday, November 23, 2015
It was like the end of the world, Anayatullah Nazari said. "It was like they were determined to kill us all and that nobody would survive. It was like doomsday, nothing I could ever imagine."
Sunday, November 22, 2015
At least 36 people were killed Friday in airstrikes by Russian and Syrian jets on Islamic State-controlled Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said, describing them as the heaviest in the region since the start of the war.
The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed an attack at a Shiite mosque south of the Iraqi capital that officials said killed at least six people.