Sunday, April 5, 2015
A Saudi-led coalition pounded rebels in southern Yemen Saturday and dropped more arms to loyalist fighters as the U.N. Security Council prepared to discuss calls for "humanitarian pauses" in the air war.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Israel's High Court issued an order Thursday preventing a Roman Catholic monastery, convent and adjacent vineyards from being divided by the government's West Bank separation barrier.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded Friday that any nuclear agreement signed with Iran must endorse Israel's right to exist, while also insisting pressure be kept up to ensure a sound deal is reached.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Iran and six world powers have agreed the framework of a potentially historic deal aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear drive, but Israel warned that any binding future pact would threaten its survival.
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was charged Friday with bribery, abuse of power and disclosing state secrets, authorities said, making him the most senior official prosecuted in decades and setting the stage for a dramatic trial.
A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people Thursday and wounded 40 others, including a prominent lawmaker, at an anti-corruption rally in eastern Afghanistan, the latest casualties ahead of the Taliban's expected spring offensive.
Rebel forces penetrated deep into the former southern stronghold of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi Thursday as al-Qaida freed hundreds of inmates in a jailbreak elsewhere in the chaos-hit country.
Jihadists in Egypt's Sinai killed 15 soldiers and two civilians in attacks on checkpoints on Thursday, security officials said, the deadliest in months despite a massive army campaign against the insurgents.
Thursday, April 2, 2015