UNRWA calls for lifting Gaza blockade

During the inauguration of a school in the eastern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Krahenbuhl said that the blockade on the Gaza Strip...

Morocco says arrested Daesh-linked cell

Policemen arrested the members of a "terrorist cell" that had pledged allegiance to Daesh and planned to carry out assassinations to destabilize the country,...

Chinese vice president visits Iraq

Vice President Li Yuanchao visits Baghdad and meets with Iraqi authorities. China's Vice President Li Yuanchao paid an official visit on Sunday to Baghdad and met with Iraqi...

Hadi urges UNSC action under Chapter 7 in Yemen

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Sunday urged the UN Security Council to halt the "aggression" of Shiite Houthi militants through Chapter 7...

100s of PKK fighters surrender in Turkey solution process

Total of 988 PKK terrorists surrendered between 2012 and 2015. Turkey's solution process, aimed at ending the decades-old conflict with the outlawed PKK, has proved...

AU, Somali forces seize strategic island from Shabaab

Kudhaa was captured by Al-Shabaab in late 2014 after a battle that left 90 people killed The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) and Somalia...

3 protesters injured by Houthi gunfire in Yemen’s Taizz

Three protesters were injured Sunday when militants from Yemen's Shiite Houthi movement opened fire to disperse an anti-Houthi demonstration in the central city of...

Thousands gather for ‘Marches of Dignity’ in Madrid

Protest comes before Spain's regional elections in southern Spain, which will be held on May 24, 2015. Thousands of people gathered on Saturday in the streets...

Israeli president to begin cabinet formation talks

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday will begin deliberations with leaders of the country's political parties before tasking one of them with forming the...

Israeli army launches surprise drill on Gaza border

The Israeli military on Sunday launched a surprise drill along the southern border with the Gaza Strip, local media has reported. The drill would focus...

UN Security Council to hold emergency session on Yemen

Emergency meeting requested by Yemeni President Hadi, as security situation continues to deteriorate in impoverished country. The United Nations Security Council is set to hold...

Obama rebuffs Netanyahu over Palestine comments

U.S. president told Israeli prime minister two-state solution is only way for long-term security of Israel. U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday that Israeli Prime...

Houthi gunmen take control of airport in Yemen’s Taizz

Shiite Houthi militants on Sunday took control of an airport and a court complex in the central city of Taizz, eyewitnesses have said. Houthi gunmen...

Turkey voices concern over Saudi – Sweden tension

Turkish foreign ministry voices sadness on diplomatic row between Saudi Arabia and Sweden. The Turkish Foreign Ministry expressed hope Saturday for the settlement of a...

Nile dam agreement will be historic: Sudan

Sudanese Irrigation Minister Mutaz Musa said Saturday that an agreement in principle that is expected to be signed by his country, Egypt and Ethiopia...

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8 Reported Dead During Mississippi Shooting

Mississippi authorities announced on Sunday the suspect, responsible for shooting and killing 8 people including a sheriff’s deputy, is in custody. The shooting Warren Strain, Mississippi...