Monday, November 10, 2014
A nine-year-old girl has become the star of a YouTube comedy that depicts with bittersweet humor the harsh reality of everyday life in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo.
Several Syrian friends of an American aid worker held by the Islamic State group and threatened with decapitation called Saturday for his release, saying he converted to Islam and was helping Syrians.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
The top EU diplomat appealed Saturday for the establishment of a Palestinian state as the killing of a young Arab-Israeli by police fanned tensions following violent clashes in Jerusalem.
It's only for women over 30, who must be off the road by 8 p.m. and cannot wear makeup behind the wheel. But it's still a startling shift.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Jewish extremist groups planned to march through Jerusalem Thursday in a move expected to stoke tensions following a deadly Palestinian car attack and clashes at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
A bomb blast aboard a train traveling in the Nile Delta north of Cairo killed four people and wounded nine, security officials said on Thursday.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
A Palestinian slammed his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a border policeman and wounding nine other people in the second such attack in a fortnight.
At least 11 children were killed after mortars crashed into their school in a rebel-held town east of Damascus, said local activists.
A provocative Israeli artist who posted online a video of herself defecating on the Jewish state's national flag has been placed under house arrest, police said on Monday.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The United Arab Emirates contains the world's tallest building, an artificial indoor ski slope and man-made islands shaped like the world. Dubai's fleet of police cars includes a US$2.5 million Bugatti Veyron and a US$500,000 Lamborghini Aventador.