Amal Clooney Reveals Egypt Threatened Arrest
January 03 2015 2:39 AM
The human-rights attorney says she was threatened with arrest because of a report critical of Egypt's judiciary that she authored.
Smugglers Get Rich From Thousands Fleeing Syria
January 02 2015 6:09 PM
Thousands of people desperate to escape Syria's bloody civil war have fled to Italy this year.
Palestinians Deliver To UN Documents Needed To Join War-Crimes Court
January 02 2015 4:27 PM
The Palestinians delivered to the U.N. documents on joining the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and other international treaties.
West Bank Settlers Clash With American Security
January 02 2015 3:15 PM
Jewish settlers threw stones at American diplomats, whose security guards drew their weapons, according to reports.
Israel Defense Forces Deny Link Between Rising Soldier Suicides, Gaza War
January 02 2015 2:20 PM
Last year, the Israel Defense Forces reported the lowest number of soldier suicides in the military's history.
Islamic State Targeted In 23 Airstrikes By US, Allies
January 02 2015 12:15 PM
Coalition forces led by the United States targeted the Islamic State group with 23 air strikes in Syria and Iraq.
Iraqi Civilians 'Being Killed By All Sides'
January 02 2015 12:35 AM
While official government figures put the death toll at over 15,000, a monitoring group said that the real figures were much higher.
Abbas Trades Stalemate For Confrontation In ICC Move
January 01 2015 11:59 PM
The nearly 80-year-old former teacher, advocating non-violence, has spent his 10 years in office trying to clamp down on armed groups.
ISIS Ebola Reports Refuted
January 01 2015 2:28 PM
An Iraqi Ministry of Health spokesman said Mosul isn't capable of diagnosing Ebola patients.
Video Purports To Show 2 Italians Held By Syria Captors
January 01 2015 6:27 AM
The title of the video says the women are Italian workers and have been detained by al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front.
Egyptian Court Orders Retrial For Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists
January 01 2015 5:16 AM
The three journalists, including two foreign nationals, have now spent over a year in prison after being arrested in December 2013.
ISIS Releases 'Sister's Role in Jihad'
January 01 2015 2:15 AM
A guidebook from the Islamic State group encourages mothers to cultivate the "jihadi spirit" in their children.
Rocket Attack At Afghan Wedding Kills Dozens
December 31 2014 8:10 PM
A rocket attack on a wedding party in Afghanistan killed at least 26 people, officials said.
Palestine To Seek War Crimes Charges Against Israel At ICC
December 31 2014 12:39 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his government wants Israeli leaders to stand trial for actions during the summer 2014 Gaza conflict.
Iran, Iraq Agree To Military Pact To Combat ISIS
December 31 2014 9:05 AM
The formal agreement comes after months of implicit Iranian support for Iraq's military.
Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Hospitalized In Riyadh
December 31 2014 7:48 AM
The 90-year-old Saudi monarch had undergone operations in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
UN Security Council Rejects Palestinian Statehood Resolution
December 30 2014 7:33 PM
The resolution set a timeline for ending Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.
Journalists' Killings Rise To 118 In 2014, Press Group Says
December 30 2014 6:42 PM
Pakistan was the most dangerous country for the media, with 14 journalists killed, followed by Syria with 12.
Two Doctors Die As Libya's Government Attacks Field Hospital
December 30 2014 3:39 PM
Two Libyan doctors were killed when the Libyan National Army allegedly targeted hospitals in airstrikes near Sirte.
Palestinian Statehood Set For UN Security Council Vote
December 30 2014 2:55 PM
The United Nations is set for an emergency vote on a Jordanian-sponsored resolution on Palestinian statehood.