Recent

Azzam Nawaja'a and his family at their home. Some of Azzam's sons and daughters have already left the village to live in the city. (Qantara.de)
May 04, 2015 - 20:30 GMT
The high Israeli court Monday approved a request to demolish the tents and homes of Khirbet Susiya village near Hebron.
A left-wing group accused the IDF of indiscriminate fire at Palestinians last summer. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 19:28 GMT
A left-wing group accused the IDF of indiscriminate fire at Palestinians last summer.
A man about to be executed in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 18:03 GMT
Five foreigners have been executed in Saudi Arabia as the rate of capital punishment surges in the kingdom.
An Egyptian legal authority Monday ruled in favor of allowing the former president to retain his
May 04, 2015 - 17:51 GMT
An Egyptian legal authority Monday ruled in favor of allowing the former president to retain his "privileges."
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead.
One civilian and 15 others were injured when a Taliban bomber attacked a government bus in Kabul, officials said Monday. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 17:22 GMT
One civilian and 15 others were injured when a Taliban bomber attacked a government bus in Kabul, officials said Monday.
Four people were killed and seven others injured Monday when a bus collided with a tailer in Upper Egypt. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Four people were killed and seven others injured Monday when a bus collided with a tailer in Upper Egypt.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman looks on before a meeting at the Foreign Affairs Ministry. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
May 04, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the coalition government currently being set up by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was "the embodiment of opportunism."
Regime forces near Nabuk, in the Qalamoun mountains. (AFP/Sam Skaine)
May 04, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Nusra-affiliated militants launched a surprise attack in the western Qalamoun mountains on Monday against Hezbollah and Syrian army positions.
Founded by Israeli veterans, Breaking the Silence focuses on releasing testimony from other IDF soldiers to educate the Israeli public on the realities of war. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 14:20 GMT
Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence said on Monday it was concerned after collecting testimony from IDF soldiers that suggested troops were ordered to 'kill on sight' during last summer's Gaza offensive.
Lebanese prisoners walk between the cells at Roumieh prison, northeast of Beirut. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Nineteen guards were injured in a mutiny attempt by inmates last month in Lebanon's notorious Roumieh Prison.