Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Al-Qaida has disavowed the Islamic State of Iraq and the
Israel has offered Turkey US$20 million in compensation to the families of those killed and wounded in its botched 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, Haaretz newspaper reported on Monday.
Monday, February 3, 2014
iite Huthi rebels have overrun strongholds of powerful tribes in northern Yemen, witnesses said Sunday, in a major advance following weeks of combat that have left scores dead.
Iran has received the first installment of US$4.2 billion in frozen assets as part of a nuclear deal with world powers, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told ISNA news agency Saturday.
Afghanistan's presidential candidates held major rallies in Kabul on Sunday marking the start of an election campaign to appoint Hamid Karzai's successor, as the killing of a frontrunner's aides highlighted the security threat surrounding the poll.
Hundreds of people swarmed the ancient ruined city of Mohenjodaro Saturday to attend an inaugural festival commemorating Pakistan's cultural heritage, days after experts warned the event endangered the UNESCO site.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in January, figures showed Friday, as the country grapples with a surge in attacks and battles militants holding territory on Baghdad's doorstep.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Fourteen-month-old Ghina Khalil is recovering with her family in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo after being buried in rubble.
Friday, January 31, 2014
The governor of Pakistan's central bank has resigned, finance ministry officials said Friday, on the eve of an International Monetary Fund review into a $6.7 billion bailout loan.
A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced 14 people to death, including the leader of the country's largest Islamist party, over a massive arms smuggling racket ten years ago.