- Iran's President Preaches Tolerance, Of Technology
September 01 2014 3:14 PM
Hassan Rouhani appealed to Iran’s clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies in a speech on state TV Monday.
- UN Investigators Will Probe ISIS Crimes In Iraq
September 01 2014 2:52 PM
The U.N. Human Rights Council will send a team into Iraq to probe ISIS crimes amid ongoing U.S. airstrikes.
- Syrian Army Fights Rebels In Golan Heights
September 01 2014 2:11 PM
Intense fighting broke out between between the Syrian military and Islamist rebels Monday in the Golan Heights.
- Massive Pipeline May Ease Sting Of Sanctions On Russia
September 01 2014 11:48 AM
Russia and China launched construction of an almost-2,500-mile natural-gas pipeline between themselves Monday.
- Pro-Democracy Demonstrations Begin With A Bang In Hong Kong
September 01 2014 10:23 AM
Pro-democracy protests erupted in Hong Kong Monday over China's decision not to allow a fully democratic election there in 2017.
- Germany To Aid Kurdish Fighters Against Islamic State
September 01 2014 1:23 AM
Germany will deliver military equipment, including anti-tank missiles, to the Kurds in three stages by the end of September.
- Japan Aims To Double India Investment In 5 Years
September 01 2014 12:33 AM
Modi and Abe are also likely to agree to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact, according to the Nikkei.
- French Teen Arrested En Route To Syria
August 31 2014 10:12 PM
A French girl was arrested after allegedly boarding a plane to Turkey to join Islamist militants in Syria.
- Israel Announces New West Bank Settlements
August 31 2014 6:33 PM
Israel said the settlements will be in an area it plans to keep under any future agreement with the Palestinians.
- Assad Swears In New Government Amid ISIS Violence
August 31 2014 4:30 PM
President Assad swore in his new government Sunday and vowed to tackle corruption.
- Amerli Seige Broken; 37 Die In Baghdad Bombing
August 31 2014 12:35 PM
Residents of Amerli had threatened mass suicide if Islamic State militants seized the town; in Baghdad 37 die in suicide bombing
- Israel Shoots Down Syrian Drone In Its Own Airspace
August 31 2014 9:16 AM
Reports indicate the drone flew accidentally into Israel airspace.
- 32 UN Peacekeepers Rescued In Golan Heights
August 30 2014 11:14 PM
Dozens of U.N. peacekeepers from the Philippines and Fiji remain trapped or detained by Islamist militants.
- ISIS Hit By Airstrikes Near Amerli, Pentagon Says
August 30 2014 10:29 PM
Amerli has been under seige for two months. Aid was dropped to trapped Turkmen as airstrikes were conducted against ISIS.
- Islamic State Says It Beheaded Captured Lebanese Soldier
August 30 2014 9:28 PM
Lebanese soldier Ali Al-Sayyed was beheaded by Islamic State militants, a video released Saturday by the terrorist group shows.
- Iraqi And Kurdish Forces Bid To Break Amerli Siege
August 30 2014 8:22 PM
Kurds have been slowly regaining ground from the militants and Saturday advanced on the northern town of Zumar.
- Privatizing Terror
August 30 2014 6:13 PM
Banking laws designed to cut off funds to terror groups are woefully outdated.
- Islamic State Sells Yazidi Women To Fighters As Brides
August 30 2014 2:50 PM
Yazidi women were forced to convert to Islam and then sold as brides of Islamic State fighters for $1,000 each, one report says.
- Gaza Will Take 20 Years To Rebuild, UN Affiliate Says
August 30 2014 11:27 AM
One issue centers on the Israeli blockade that impedes the cross-border movement into Gaza of building materials such as concrete.
- Orthodox Jews Expelled From Guatemalan Village
August 30 2014 7:25 AM
Jews from the Ultra-Orthodox Lev Tahor Sect began arriving in the remote Guatemalan village in March from Canada.