Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
December 26, 20144:41 pm
Mideast Islamic State Kurdish Jihadis

British-based group said at least 110 civilians are killed in 470 plus air strikes in Syria in last 72 hrs.

December 25, 20144:09 pm

She says she told her captors she did not want to be a suicide bomber but allowed them to strap her into a vest primed with explosives.

December 25, 201410:57 am

Jordan pilot was the first foreign soldier to fall into the extremists' hands.

December 22, 20143:17 pm

Tunisians appear to have desired a return to stability and normalcy after the years of revolutionary turmoil.

December 21, 20141:54 pm

The arrests are part of a clampdown on the fringe organization, which has become a symbol of rising anti-Arab sentiment.

December 21, 20141:42 pm

The runoff between the two candidates represents the final stage in the country's democratic transition since the Arab Spring revolution.

December 18, 20147:27 pm

The law would allow police to curtail journalists' freedoms if they are deemed to be 'undermining' investigations.

December 18, 20143:11 pm

Locals were still counting those abducted in Sunday's attack in the remote area but that the figure could pass 100.

December 17, 20145:07 pm

The EU court ruled that the listing was not based on "acts examined and confirmed in decisions of competent authorities.''

December 17, 20143:49 pm

Hamas has been on the EU terrorist list since 2001.

December 16, 20145:06 pm

Palestinian medical officials identified the dead man as 20-year-old Mahmoud Abdalla.

December 15, 20143:51 pm

Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, denies the accusations.

December 15, 20143:24 pm

An attacker armed with a rifle seized the workers near a mosque.

December 13, 20142:30 pm

Residents say Islamic State has beheaded and stoned to death many people in areas it controls in Syria.

December 12, 20142:22 pm

An IS Twitter account published two photos of a smiling man who it said carried out the suicide operation.

December 12, 201410:51 am

The blasts occurred as store owners were shutting their shops and Muslims were preparing for evening prayers.

December 11, 20146:09 pm

Minister Ziad Abu Ein died following a scuffle with the Israeli troops during a protest demonstration on Wednesday.

December 10, 20148:50 pm

The forces also fired tear gas close to the demonstrators, witnesses said.

December 10, 20143:10 pm

Peace Now says no new settlement building plans have been announced since a meeting between Obama and Netanyahu

December 9, 20147:20 pm

A policeman was killed in a separate attack in Damistan, a nearby Shiite village.

December 9, 20147:03 pm

The attacks started with a suicide car bomb attack on the camp gates

December 9, 20145:02 pm
Mideast Iraq Islamic State Killings

One photo showed a blindfolded man kneeling with his head on a wooden block as a masked man in black raised a sword over his neck.

December 9, 20144:59 pm
Chuck Hagel

US wants to help Iraq regain the territory it lost to Islamic State militants.

December 8, 20146:26 pm

Anni Dewani's family were deeply disappointed with the judge's decision.

December 8, 20144:22 pm

Israel has carried out several airstrikes in Syria that have targeted sophisticated weapons systems.

December 8, 20141:41 pm
The 250-foot Baris cargo ship carrying some 700 people trying to enter Europe was being towed at a speed of about three knots. (Sources: AP photo)

"All those who were on board died," the statement said, adding that all were from Ethiopia.

December 8, 201411:10 am

After three years of fighting in Syria, more than 3.2 million refugees are registered in neighbouring countries.

December 7, 20145:38 pm

The attack was the third jailbreak in the past two months in the West African nation.

December 6, 20146:24 pm

The base has been used by the government in the past months to launch air raids on areas held by the IS.

December 5, 20145:29 pm

Nigerian soldier will go into isolation at a "calamity unit'' at the University Medical Center Utrecht

December 5, 20143:14 pm

The Chinese were arrested with equipment that was capable of hacking into government servers.

December 5, 20142:38 pm

"Twenty years of democracy has been possible because of Mandela," said tribal chief Ron Martin.

December 6, 201410:53 am

First attack targeted a line of small restaurants killing 11 people and wounding 25 others.

December 5, 201411:49 am

Al-Khawaja was also fined the equivalent of around $8,000

December 5, 20143:43 pm

The man identified himself as Luke Somers and said he had been kidnapped well over a year ago.

December 4, 20144:27 pm

Machnouk said the girl and two other children detained with al-Dulaimi are being held in a child care center.