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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Lebanon in mourning after double bomb attack claimed by IS kills 44
Lebanon on Friday mourned 44 people killed in south Beirut in a twin bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, the bloodiest such attack in years.
A U.S. strike on Syria that targeted British militant "Jihadi John" was "an act of self defense," Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday while acknowledging his death was "not yet certain."
Friday, November 13, 2015
Lebanon mourns 41 killed in bomb attack on Hezbollah bastion
Lebanon was holding a day of mourning Friday for 41 people killed in twin bombings on a busy shopping street in southern Beirut, the bloodiest such attack for years which was claimed by the Islamic State group.
'Sexist' sandwich shop served humble pie in Pakistan
With a tagline suggesting "if she won't make you a sandwich we will" and menu items named after unsavory celebrities, one cafe in Pakistan's capital Islamabad thought it had the perfect ingredients for clientele with an appetite for sexist humor.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Thousands of protesters marched coffins containing the decapitated bodies of seven Shiite Hazaras through the Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday to demand justice for the gruesome beheadings, which the United Nations says may be considered a war crime.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Since Rokhsar Azamee began driving the streets of Kabul last year, she has endured condescension, ridicule, and even threats to her life with some men deliberately causing "accidents" to harass her. But she will not be deterred.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Egyptian antiquities officials on Monday scoffed at claims by Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson that Egypt's ancient pyramids were not built as pharaonic tombs but used to store grain.
3 killed, including 2 Americans, in police shooting: Jordan
A Jordanian policeman opened fire Monday on foreign trainers at a police training compound, killing two Americans and a South African before being shot dead, the government spokesman said.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Knife and car attacks in West Bank wound 6
Car-ramming and stabbing attacks wounded six Israelis in the West Bank on Sunday while two alleged Palestinian assailants were shot, authorities said, the latest in a weeks-long wave of violence.
Taliban insurgents loyal to rival leaders have been fighting in a southeastern province of Afghanistan, where about 50 men on both sides have been killed in two days, an Afghan official said Sunday.
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