U.N. aid agencies have procured cranes to hoist large amounts of food and other supplies over an earthen barrier to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded on the border with Jordan, but are still waiting for Jordan's promised go-ahead, an official said Monday.
The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
In his blue cap and green Scouts shirt, 16-year-old Aref Qasemi sits in a room in Kabul with dozens of other boys and girls, his eyes barely making it over the shoulders of his fellow Scouts.
Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.
After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive next week against Islamic State group loyalists,............
Air raids have hit four makeshift hospitals in Syria's battered Aleppo city, doctors said Sunday, jeopardizing medical care for more than 200,000 desperate civilians in rebel-held areas.
Arab foreign ministers vowed on Saturday to "defeat terrorism", as they gathered for a regional summit just over a week after a jihadist-claimed truck attack in the French Riviera left 84 people dead.
At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said.
A journalist looks at a montage by a Syrian activist who uses the international frenzy over the "Pokemon Go" game to draw attention to the battle-scarred country, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, July 22
The United States gathered its allies in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group Wednesday and agreed on a plan to corner the jihadists in their final bastions.