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Egypt court set to deliver verdict on Al Jazeera staff

Cairo court expected to announce verdict in retrial of journalists Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy, and Peter Greste.

Yemen's exiled PM makes symbolic visit to war-torn Aden

Khaled Bahah along with six officials visits several districts in port city weeks after it was cleared of Houthi rebels.

Israelis protest hate crimes in wake of baby's death

Thousands attend rallies in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem after occupied West Bank arson attack and Gay Pride march stabbings.

UK and France say ending migrant crisis is top priority

Countries issue joint statement as protests are held in the UK and migrants continue to risk lives crossing Eurotunnel.

Report: Joe Biden considering bid for US presidency

New York Times says US vice president is "actively exploring" 2016 candidacy at the urging of his son, who died in May.

Thousands mourn as Israeli attacks in Palestinian West Bank mount

By Ma’an News Agency | – – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of Laith al-Khaldi, 17, who was killed by Israeli forces during clashes near the…

Football racism row splits opinion in Australia

The public jeering of champion Aboriginal footballer Adam Goodes has forced Australians to confront racial prejudices.

Ali Dawabsheh was killed too soon

Death of 18-month-old baby has left Palestinians feeling helpless as other members of family fight for their lives.

‘We saw the fire eating the house': A report from the West Bank village of Duma

Jen Marlowe reports from the Palestinian village of Duma, where Israeli settlers had poured flammable liquid into the window of the Dawabsheh home and then tossed molotov cocktails inside burning 18-month old Ali Dawabsheh to death.Show More Summary

Lebanon may export its garbage to Germany

The Lebanese ministerial committee charged  with finding a solution for the  waste management crisis in Beirut and Mount Lebanon has failed so far to find an  acceptable alternative for the Naameh landfill that was closed on July 17 and is contemplating exporting the garbage to Germany,   Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported on Saturday. Show More Summary

?Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives in France

Aviation experts will try to establish whether debris found on island comes from Boeing 777 which disappeared March 8, 2014 with 239 onboard

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search focuses on remote island

A wing fragment suspected to be part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 arrived in France for analysis

Lion's death prompts Zimbabwe to suspend hunting

Zimbabwe is suspending the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in the area where a dentist from Minnesota killed a popular lion named Cecil

Lion researcher believes Cecil's companion "alive and well"

Researcher says readings show lion known as Jericho making normal movements

The Last Late Late Night FDL: When The Music’s Over

The Doors — When The Music’s Over, live in Copenhagen, 1968. What a long strange trip its been, eh? I’m so thankful to Jane for allowing me to host Late Night/Late Late Night lo these past many years. I’d also like to thank Tut for stepping up and hosting so I didn’t have to host...

Aquino's Dilemma and the Philippines' Fate: The Question of Succession

In his magnum opus War and Peace (1869), Russian literary genius Leo Tolstoy eloquently underplayed the impact of singular leaders (think of Napoleon Bonaparte) on the dialectical flow of history. Preempting the social scientists ofShow More Summary

China's Super Weapons: Beware the J-20 and J-31 Stealth Fighters

Ryan Henseler Security, Asia U.S. officials believe that the J-31 will immediately match or exceed the capabilities fourth generation fighters such as the F-15 Strike Eagle, and could possibly even compete with the F-22. Throughout its...Show More Summary

12 Questions for Israeli Writer Etgar Keret

Nearly a decade ago, on the day Etgar Keret’s son was born, a Palestinian militant blew himself up at the entrance to a mall north of Tel Aviv, killing five people. The bombing occurred shortly after Keret’s wife went into labor. So at the hospital, the excitement of his son’s birth fused with the tragedy. Show More Summary

Ancient Cat Paw Prints Found on Roman Roof Tile

It's now a safe bet that people have been swearing at cats for 2,000 years. Officials at the Gloucester City Museum in England have found an ancient roof tile with the telltale paw prints of a feline being somewhere it wasn't supposed to be, reports the Telegraph. They can...

Boy With Cerebral Palsy Inspires in Triathlon Finish

His name is Bailey Matthews. He's an 8-year-old boy in UK who has cerebral palsy, and images of him completing a triathlon have gone viral, reports CBS News and Today.com. Bailey ditched his walker near the finish line and got there on his own, despite falling twice. The Doncaster...

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