December 8, 2014
The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF has named 2014 as a devastating year for children, deploring the brutality experienced by minors.
Seventy Ethiopian migrant drowned after their boat sank off the coast of Yemen due to high winds and rough waters.
A Taliban rocket attack on the US-controlled Bagram air base close to Kabul left two foreign nationals dead, local officials confirmed.
Five roadside bombs targeting Houthi fighters exploded in the Yemeni capital Sanaa early Monday wounding at least eight people.
Six Guantanamo Bay detainees were transferred to Uruguay after being held by US authorities in Cuba for over 12 years.
December 7, 2014
The Tunisian electoral commission has announced that polling stations will be open to voters in the country’s presidential runoff election later this month.
Jordan's King Abdullah, in an interview on CBS' "This Morning" that aired Friday, described the fight against Islamic State as akin to a third world war.
An Egyptian court has sentenced four members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death as part of the government’s intensifying crackdown on supporters of ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.
Bahraini-British naval base deal is being presented as a "symbolic" deal but will identify Britain as an old colonial power siding with Bahrain's Sunni monarchy.
The British embassy in Cairo suspended public services on Sunday for security reasons. The embassy cites risks of terrorism in particular.
Bahrain's foreign minister compares Hezbollah to groups like ISIL and Al-Qaeda.
A Swiss wildlife photographer held hostage by Abu Sayyaf, an al-Qaeda-linked Islamic separatist group in the Philippines, recently escaped by turning his captors' machete against them and fleeing.
The British military will set up a permanent base in Bahrain, angering human rights groups who condemned the UK's silence over attacks on protesters in the Arab kingdom.
Turkey banned around 7,200 foreign ISIL supporters from entering the country while over 1,000 terrorists were deported since 2011, according to the foreign ministry.
The US will keep over 10,000 soldiers in Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel announced during a trip to the country Saturday.