SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's pro-government troops fought pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south Tuesday, a... Full Story
Amnesty International accuses Sudanese forces of war crimes
CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International said Tuesday it has "definitely confirmed" that Sudanese government forces committed war crimes against civilians in the South Kordofan region.
Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) — The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservativefringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence.
Yemen pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in south
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's pro-government troops fought pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said.
After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist in crackdown
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities kicked off a promised crackdown on Jewish extremists following last week's deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant settler youths who embrace violence and reject the rule of law n the name of the purity of the Holy Land.
AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for a "serious dialogue" with Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal with world powers, even as he blasted Tehran for continuing to support Syria's embattled government.
Saudi court convicts ex-soldier of terrorism and joining IS
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Semi-official Saudi news websites say a former soldier has been found guilty of fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria and has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
In Egypt, disaffected youth increasingly drawn to extremism
CAIRO (AP) — The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.
Militants in Egypt shell house in Sinai, killing family of 5
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Militants in Egypt's restive northern Sinai shelled a house near a security checkpoint early on Tuesday, killing an entire family of five members inside it and wounding nine of their neighbors, Egyptian security officials said.
Rights group condemns alleged abuse of Gadhafi son in Libya
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Libyan prison authorities should investigate the alleged abuse of a son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi and other inmates in a Tripoli prison.
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.
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