Monday, August 17, 2015
At least 82 people were killed in Syrian regime air raids Sunday on a town outside Damascus, a monitor said, as the U.N.'s top humanitarian chief held talks with government officials.
An Iraqi parliamentary investigation holds former premier Nuri al-Maliki and 35 others responsible for the fall of second city Mosul to jihadists last year, lawmakers said Sunday.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Shelling resumed on Saturday in two government-held villages in northwest Syria and a rebel town near Damascus, state media and a monitor said, as a cease-fire for the areas collapsed.
Lebanon on Saturday arrested a fugitive Islamist cleric wanted over deadly clashes with the army as he tried to flee the country, security sources told AFP.
Arab Bank has reached a settlement with hundreds of U.S. victims of attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories who filed a lawsuit accusing the bank of supporting terrorism.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on Friday.
Friday, August 14, 2015
A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said.
A tent was torched and Hebrew-language graffiti was sprayed Thursday at a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank in what residents and an NGO said was a suspected attack by Jewish extremists.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
BAGHDAD -- A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thursday, killing at least 58 people, police officials said.
Dozens of people from the Middle East reached the Greek island of Kos from nearby Turkey Wednesday, joining thousands already camped in wretched conditions on what is normally a tourist playground known for its sun and beaches.