Monday, November 10, 2014
Iraq was on Sunday investigating whether Islamic State jihadist group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in air strikes by U.S.-led coalition warplanes targeting the group's leaders.
The United States and Iran began high-level talks in Oman Sunday ahead of a looming deadline for a deal on Tehran's nuclear program, with both sides under pressure at home.
Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city's chief of police.
Yemen's new cabinet was sworn in on Sunday despite calls by former autocratic president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Shiite militias allied to him for it to be boycotted.
A nine-year-old girl has become the star of a YouTube comedy that depicts with bittersweet humor the harsh reality of everyday life in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo.
Several Syrian friends of an American aid worker held by the Islamic State group and threatened with decapitation called Saturday for his release, saying he converted to Islam and was helping Syrians.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
The top EU diplomat appealed Saturday for the establishment of a Palestinian state as the killing of a young Arab-Israeli by police fanned tensions following violent clashes in Jerusalem.
It's only for women over 30, who must be off the road by 8 p.m. and cannot wear makeup behind the wheel. But it's still a startling shift.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Jewish extremist groups planned to march through Jerusalem Thursday in a move expected to stoke tensions following a deadly Palestinian car attack and clashes at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
A bomb blast aboard a train traveling in the Nile Delta north of Cairo killed four people and wounded nine, security officials said on Thursday.