Recent

Israeli emergency services personnel clean the sidewalk at the scene of an attack after a Palestinian man stabbed several people on a Tel Aviv bus on January 21, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 04, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot in the legs by Israeli police after attempting to stab people at the Givat Hamivtar station in Jerusalem.
Saudi Arabia launched an air campaign in Yemen in March, which was also bolstered by light ground troops this week. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
Saudi warplanes hit areas across western Yemen Monday, according to Yemeni media, who said the strikes caused several civilian casualties while targeting Shiite Houthi rebel positions.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
Security forces arrested a top Daesh recruiter early Sunday, as he tried to cross from Lebanon into Turkey.
A file picture from the Palestinian village of Hizma shows the new housing units in the Jewish settlement of Neve Yaakov in the northern area of east Jerusalem. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
A plan to construct 1,531 settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem was previously frozen years ago amid criticism from the United States. Now the Israeli government is moving forward with planning.
Earlier Monday, three IDF soldiers were lightly injured when their vehicle was overturned by mortar fire. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
An IDF spokesperson said two UN peacekeepers were lightly injured in Israel-held Golan Monday when mortar fire from Syrian territory hit their base.
Smoke billows following air strikes by regime forces in the restive Jobar area, in eastern Damascus on April 29, 2015. (AFP/Lens of a Young Dimashqi)
May 04, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in a busy area of downtown Damascus. No casualties have been reported as of yet.
Israeli police uses water cannon during heavy clashes, to disperse Ethiopian Israelis demonstrating in central Tel Aviv against alleged police brutality and institutionalized discrimination on May 3, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 04, 2015 - 09:21 GMT
Anti-racism protests led by Ethiopian Israelis began anew in Jerusalem after ending violently in Tel Aviv.
An earlier report from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the US-led coalition strike in Aleppo this weekend killed some 52 civilians and not a single Daesh militant. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
US officials have denied a report that surfaced over the weekend from the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights which purported the recent coalition strike in Aleppo killed 52 civilians and failed to hit any Daesh targets or other militants.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
Palestinian children from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh wave their national flag and flash the sign for victory as they sit on a house after it was demolished by Israeli bulldozers under the pretext that there was no building permit for the construction in the village, near the Jewish Hallamish settlement during a demonstration on April 28, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 04, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour composed an open letter to the UN Security Council condemning Israel's child abuse record and demanding justice.
The event was organized by the far-right US group Defense Initiative, who is also responsible for a series of anti-Islam advertisements placed on buses across the country earlier this year. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:47 GMT
US authorities shot two suspects dead Sunday after they opened fire outside a Texas-based contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.