Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen despite calling off air campaign

2015-04-23 09:25:34

Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes.

Poll: Islamic State more dangerous to US than Iran, Russia

2015-04-23 08:04:39

A poll says 68 percent interviewees think IS is a very serious threat, compared with 39 percent who think so about Iran and 25 percent about Russia.

Timing of sanctions relief a crucial issue as Iran talks resume

2015-04-22 17:04:35

The timing and scope of sanctions relief are among crucial sticking points as Iran and the six major world powers resume talks in Vienna on Wednesday to discuss a nuclear agreement aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear activities by June 30.

Saudis end air campaign in Yemen, seek political solution

2015-04-22 09:20:53

Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it was ending a month-long campaign of air strikes against the Houthi rebels who seized large areas of Yemen and said it would back a political solution to bring peace to its war-ravaged neighbor.

At least 60 die in fresh airstrikes on Yemen's capital

2015-04-21 09:44:47

At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago.

New Silk Road to boost Dubai's role as trade hub

2015-04-21 09:23:18

China's Belt and Road initiatives will strengthen Dubai's role as a global hub for trade and logistics, local officials said here on Monday.

Turkish Airlines plane returns to Istanbul after bomb threat

2015-04-17 18:41:59

A Turkish Airlines plane bound for Switzerland returned to Istanbul on Friday after a bomb threat, local Daily Sabah reported.

Israel comes to a halt to remember Holocaust

2015-04-17 11:02:26

Israelis across the country stood in silence as sirens wailed on Thursday to remember the 6 million Jews who perished in the hands of the Nazis during World War II.

Palestinians count on Asian-African conference to internationalize their cause

2015-04-16 15:51:58

Analysts say the Palestinian participation in the upcoming Asian-African Conference scheduled to convene in Indonesia on April 19 would contribute to achieving the goal of "internationalizing the Palestinian cause" and establishing an independent state.

China willing to cooperate with Turkey to fight terror

2015-04-15 15:12:42

China is willing to cooperate with Turkey to fight terrorism after two Islamic State members from China were arrested on the Turkey-Syria border last week.

UN Council demands Yemeni parties resolve differences through dialogue

2015-04-15 07:28:10

In a 14-0 vote, with Russia abstaining, the UN Security Council on Tuesday demanded " all parties in Yemen, in particular the Houthis .. refrain from actions that could undermine the political transition .. unconditionally end the use of violence" and imposed an arms embargo on the rebels.

Iraqi artist puts trauma onto canvas

2015-04-15 07:13:43

In his tiny apartment in Dohuk, in Iraq's Kurdish region, Salim has attempted to put the collective memories of his community on canvas in a series entitled The Yazidi Genocide.