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Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 03:36
Over 400 young scientists brought from 70 countries to Jerusalem are expected to go home and become scientific ambassadors of goodwill for Israel.
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 03:20
Even after the recent deal, the United States and others must apply continued pressure to finally end the civil war.
World Religions - World Religions - 29-08-15 03:14
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, including tribal leaders, to streetlig...
Natural Disasters - Natural Disasters - 29-08-15 02:49
U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday in a speech care...
World Religions - World Religions - 29-08-15 02:48
The Limmud International Jewish learning organization held one of its renowned conventions over two days on Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem.
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 02:39
Dozens of people attending a rally in Michigan have released balloons to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free a former Marine from prison.
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 02:38
The Italian daily La Stampa quoted advisers to Netanyahu as saying that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt asked Israel to press Washington against the Iran nuclear deal.
World Religions - World Religions - 29-08-15 02:38
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recove...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 02:04
A new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency -- the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog -- indicates Iran is in broad compliance with its nuclear commitments, but also notes with concern indications of c...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 02:02
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison for broadcasting "false news," on Saturday, sparking international outcry and underlining h...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 02:00
Several high-profile Israeli directors have just finished new films, or will be embarking on important new projects in the coming year.
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:58
By Karin Strohecker VIENNA (Reuters) - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, A...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:54
BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local):
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:53
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Liz Cheney, are likening President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran to the Munich agreement that paved the way for World War II, saying it makes...
United Nations - United Nations - 29-08-15 01:53
A new report from the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, says that more than 2,500 migrants and refugees have died or gone missing this year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea, seeking a new l...
World Religions - World Religions - 29-08-15 01:44
Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to welcome refugees, an AFP journalist at the scene said, following a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the re...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:40
Judges in Egypt sentence three al-Jazeera journalists to three years in jail at a retrial.
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:36
By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan authorities have arrested three people on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country's Mediterranean co...
Middle East - Middle East - 29-08-15 01:35
Turkey launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Saturday as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the extremist group, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
European Union - European Union - 29-08-15 01:24
A razor-wire barrier along Hungary's border with non-EU member Serbia, aimed at keeping out migrants, has been completed, the Hungarian defence ministry said on Saturday. Around 1,000 border polic...