Friday, May 15, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The Vatican has officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty.
The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday it has recorded a population of 12.1 million people, of whom 4.6 million live in the occupied territories and the remainder abroad.
Attacks on Shiite pilgrims commemorating the death of revered 8th century Shiite Imam Moussa al-Kazim killed at least 19 people and wounded more than 50 across the Iraqi capital, police officials said.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Discontent with American policy toward Iran is behind the last-minute pullout by Saudi King Salman from a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama this week, analysts say.
Two former senior Pakistani military officials told AFP Tuesday that a defector from Pakistani intelligence assisted the U.S. in its hunt for Osama Bin Laden but denied the two countries had officially worked together.
At least 69 people were killed and 250 others were wounded by explosions after Saudi-led warplanes hit an arms depot on the outskirts of Sanaa, a medical official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Migrants in Libya face "cruelty" and abuse, driving many people to risk their lives in dangerous Mediterranean crossings aimed at reaching sanctuary in Europe, Amnesty International said on Monday.
It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders. Most Gulf heads of state won't be there.
At least 72 fighters were killed in a single day as the Syrian army battled to relieve some 250 besieged regime loyalists under rebel assault, a monitoring group said Monday.