Monday, January 19, 2015
A Myanmar woman beheaded in a Saudi street this week for killing her husband's young daughter is seen screaming her innocence in a video posted on the Internet Saturday.
Iran has banned a reformist newspaper for publishing on its front page the headline “I am Charlie,” state news agency IRNA reported Saturday.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Libya's warring factions have agreed on a roadmap to form a unity government after two days of U.N.-brokered talks in Geneva, touted as the last chance to avert total anarchy.
Saudi Arabia postponed until next week Friday's flogging of a blogger jailed for insulting Islam, citing medical reasons, a week after he received the first 50 of 1,000-lash sentence, his wife said.
Canada's foreign minister expressed hope Thursday that the fate of a Canadian-Egyptian journalist jailed on terror charges with his two colleagues from Al-Jazeera English Television would be resolved “sooner rather than later.”
Friday, January 16, 2015
Israel's half a million high school students stayed at home Wednesday in an unprecedented nationwide strike against a decision to cancel annual field trips, halting classes across the country before officials agreed to reinstate the activities.
A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran's state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Al-Qaida in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on Charlie Hebdo in a video posted online, saying it was “vengeance” for the French weekly's cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
Leading Islamic authority al-Azhar urged Muslims to “ignore” the publication of a new Prophet Muhammed cartoon by French magazine Charlie Hebdo Wednesday, saying his stature was too lofty to be harmed by cartoons.
The Islamic State (IS) group's radio on Wednesday described French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed as an “extremely stupid” act.