Palestinian-Egyptians rush to cross into Egypt

2014-07-11 13:06:06

Palestinian-Egyptians wait to enter the Rafah border crossing, the only border through which Palestinians can exit Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip, July 10, 2014.

Israelis hint at invasion of Gaza

2014-07-11 09:06:44

As of Thursday afternoon, the Israeli Air Force struck down about 800 targets in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 80 Palestinians, including 22 children.

Tensions in Gaza draw int'l concern as Israeli strike continues

2014-07-10 14:36:15

A fresh airstrike by Israel in Gaza early on Thursday claimed seven lives of Palestinians. The move worsened the tensions in the region and drew international concerns.

Children under air strike in Gaza

2014-07-10 10:07:23

Iraq says 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials

2014-07-10 09:08:40

Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad."

UN chief calls for political horizon

2014-07-10 07:32:00

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to restore a political horizon, warning the region is facing "one of the most critical tests."

53 dead in Gaza as Israel steps up offensive

2014-07-10 07:30:22

Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland in intensifying warfare.

UN: Afghan civilian death toll up so far this year

2014-07-09 15:28:56

The number of Afghan civilians, including children, killed in violence rose by nearly 17 percent in the first half of this year, compared with the same period in 2013.

Israel kills top Gaza militant, five others in air strike

2014-07-09 10:53:59

Israel assassinated a top local leader of the Islamic Jihad militant group in the northern Gaza Strip early on Wednesday.

Abdullah rejects preliminary results of Afghan presidential elections

2014-07-08 16:57:50

Presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday rejected the preliminary of Afghan presidential elections announced on Monday.

Suicide bombing rocks Afghanistan's Parwan

2014-07-08 14:55:04

A powerful blast hit Afghanistan's eastern province of Parwan on Tuesday morning, causing casualties.

Israel launches major operation in Gaza

2014-07-08 10:12:10

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced after midnight Monday that it has launched a major operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.