Syrians Will Soon Need Visas To Enter Lebanon
January 03 2015 11:42 AM
More than 3.2 million registered refugees have fled war-torn Syria to live in neighboring countries, such as Lebanon.
Israel Mulls War-Crimes Lawsuits Against Top Palestinians
January 03 2015 8:20 AM
Israel is looking at ways to prosecute senior Palestinians for war crimes in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Al Qaeda Embassy Bombing Suspect Dies Before US Trial
January 03 2015 7:04 AM
Abu Anas al-Libi was indicted in 2000 for the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, which killed 224 people.
US Special-Ops Mission To Rescue Pilot Held By ISIS Fails
January 03 2015 6:13 AM
Attempts by U.S. forces to rescue a the pilot shot down over ISIS territory last month, reportedly failed after helicopters came under heavy fire.
Iran, US Tentatively Agree On Deal To Cut Nuclear Stockpile
January 03 2015 3:17 AM
A rough agreement is expected by March, but experts doubt whether a final settlement will be reached before a June deadline.
Woman Who Married ISIS Fighter Over Skype Arrested
January 03 2015 3:14 AM
The woman, who was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, was planning to travel to Syria to join the ISIS fighter.
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.