The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday declined to set up an independent inquiry into abuses in Yemen, instead calling on a national inquiry to investigate by violations by all sides, including the killing of civilians and attacks on hospitals.
Saudi Arabia has reacted angrily to the passage of a US law that allows families of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to sue the kingdom for its backing of the attackers, warning that the anti-Riyadh measure would lead to “disastrou
Notorious Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar called for peace as he appeared by video to sign a deal with President Ashraf Ghani Thursday, marking a symbolic victory in Kabul’s struggle to revive talks with the Taliban.
The United States is sending about 600 extra troops to Iraq to train local forces for an upcoming offensive on the militant Islamic State group's stronghold of Mosul, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Wednesday.
Four explosions, two of them back-to-back, have rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing 19 people and injuring 61 others.On Tuesday, a bomber struck a crowded area in the vicinity of the al-Samarrai Mosque
The Israeli military says it has indicted more than 145 Palestinians so far this year for incitement over social media.Sunday's announcement comes amid an Israeli campaign to stamp out the online incitement it claims has fuelled a yearlong campai