The Israeli Health Ministry linked higher cancer rates among Haifa residents to air pollution. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 19:01 GMT
The mayor of Israel’s third largest city, Haifa, has ordered the shutdown of five petrochemical plants after a warning by Israeli Health Ministry linking high cancer rates among residents to air pollution.
Armed officers from the British Transport Police patrol as part of Counter Terrorism Awareness Week at London Bridge station in London on Nov. 27, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
British counterterrorism detectives said Sunday they have arrested a fourth suspect in the slaying of a Syrian-born Muslim cleric.
Turkey's Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu presented the party's election manifesto called
April 19, 2015 - 18:05 GMT
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu announced his party’s election manifesto and introduced candidates for the upcoming June 7 general elections Sunday.
A Yemeni vendor uses a lantern to read inside his shop at a market in the capital Sanaa on April 18, 2015 on the sixth day of a power outage across the country. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 19, 2015 - 17:46 GMT
Saudi Arabia has committed to the full $274 million needed cover emergency aid to Yemen after a UN appeal.
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters gather in Ramses square. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 17:06 GMT
The trial of 51 alleged Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the word of a single police officer, the organization said Sunday.
A statement by the Houthi movement criticized the UN for its support of an
April 19, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
The Iran-backed Shi’ite Houthi movement has rejected the recent UN resolution targeting the group, which is currently in de facto control of the country after launching a coup in February.
Iraqi women and children who have fled Fallujah wait at an army checkpoint. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 19, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
The UN says the ongoing clashes between Iraqi forces and the Daesh extremists have forced 90,000 people to leave the western province.
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday. (Screenshot)
April 19, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.
Participants are seen during the 6th annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah Special Operation Training Center in Jordan, April 30, 2014. (Xinhua/Cheng Chunxiang)
April 19, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Eighteen countries will be participating in the kingdom's Seventh Annual Warrior Competition.
A Lebanese father of six was killed in an
April 19, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
A Lebanese father of six was killed in an "execution-style" shooting in the city of Melbourne, state media reported Sunday.
Riot police at Port Said Stadium in Egypt. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 19, 2015 - 11:49 GMT
Death sentences handed to 11 convicted of participating in the massacre have been referred to the Grand Mufti.