Students will conduct a poll asking protesters what they think of a government proposal aimed at ending demonstrations.
BBC “Unknown to many, a third of the Lebanese population [then West Syria] died of famine and disease during World War One. BBC Arabic’s Carine Torbey recounts the horrifying story of the…
By Rozina Ali Drone Strikes: The numbers don’t lie, except when they do By: Rozina Ali At a time when President Barack Obama has likened his new military strategy in Iraq and…
By Golnaz Esfandiari The top U.S. negotiator in nuclear talks with Iran says Washington will not allow Tehran to obtain nuclear arms. Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)…
By Juan Cole The Arabic newspaper Ilaf reports that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has declared a state of emergency for 3 months in parts of the province of North Sinai after…
The United States is to investigate whether militant group Islamic State (IS) used chemical weapons in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry has said. Mr Kerry said he was looking into “extremely serious” allegations that IS attacked Iraqi police officers with chlorine gas last month. Show More Summary
Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers and wounded dozens. The measures were due to begin on Saturday “for a duration of three months”, the...Show More Summary
President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in heated final debate before voters head to polls on Sunday.
Lebanon’s Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb pointed out Friday that the political system is threatened with complete failure because of one man’s stubbornness over the presidential vote, “The status quo in the country now is the resultShow More Summary
Alan Eustace, 57, breaks Felix Baumgartner's 2012 record by jumping successfully from near the edge of space.
Since the genocide of Armenians, Pontic Greeks and Assyrians (also called Chaldeans and Syriacs) in the Ottoman empire in 1915, these communities have been subject to a diaspora with new settlements in countries far from their ancestral...Show More Summary
At least four prisoners killed, nine others wounded, after an attempted mass escape at a prison in the country's south.
A 28-year-old Seattle woman pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to second-degree rape in the alleged sexual assault on a man she didn’t know in June 2013. A motion by a defense attorney representing Chantae Marie Gilman to reduce her $100,000 bail was denied by King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi, according to court records. Show More Summary
After a slight improvement in August, the number of jobless in France once again increased in September, reaching a new record high of 3.43 million unemployed, government figures revealed Friday. Data from France’s labor ministry showed unemployment rose by 0.6 percent last month, after the modest 0.3 rise it experienced in August. Show More Summary
is The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a bulletin to reporters on Thursday warning that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had identified reporters and media personalities as “desirable targets” for retribution attacks against the United States. Show More Summary
After months of conflict and instability, Ukrainians are set to vote for a new parliament.