Iran Fashion Police

Iran Fashion Police

IRAN’s morality police were out in force on the streets of Tehran, the capital, for Mother’s Day on May 1st, which marks the anniversary of the birth of Fatima, daughter of the ... Continue Reading →
Syrian rebels bombard central Damascus, military retaliates

Syrian rebels bombard central Damascus, military retaliates

Beirut: Syrian rebels fired dozens of mortar bombs into central Damascus on Monday, hitting a high-security area within a kilometre (less than a mile) of President Bashar al-Assad’s ... Continue Reading →
Malala Yousafzai back at school for first time since Taliban shooting

Malala Yousafzai back at School for first time since Taliban shooting

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai returned to school on Tuesday for the first time since October when she was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education. The ... Continue Reading →
Syria regime, rebels trade chemical weapons accusations

Syria Regime, Rebels Trade Chemical Weapons Accusations

The US and UN are attempting to verify claims and counterclaims by Syrian troops and insurgents that chemical weapons were used for the first time in the two-year conflict. NATO supreme ... Continue Reading →
Gaddafi cousin Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam arrested in Cairo

Gaddafi cousin Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam arrested in Cairo

Egyptian police arrested a cousin of late Libyan dictator Gaddafi, a former Libyan ambassador to Egypt and another ex-Libyan official on Tuesday, a security source told Reuters. The ... Continue Reading →

Egypt opposition: Election will add to tensions

Egypt’s president set parliamentary elections to begin in April — a decision that an opposition leader denounced Friday as “a recipe for disaster” because of the ... Continue Reading →

Iran says it has captured a foreign ‘enemy drone’

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Saturday that it had captured a foreign unmanned aircraft during a military exercise in southern Iran. Gen. Hamid Sarkheili, a spokesman ... Continue Reading →

Chavez opponents demand answers about his cancer

Hundreds of government opponents demonstrated Saturday to demand answers about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s condition while he remains out of sight in a hospital, undergoing ... Continue Reading →

US troops in Niger to set up Drone base

About 100 American troops have been deployed to the African nation of Niger, where a U.S. defense official said they would be setting up a drone base for surveillance missions. President ... Continue Reading →

Soldiers stole children during El Salvador’s War

One of Gregoria Contreras’ first childhood memories was the moment she last saw her parents. Fighting between government troops and guerrillas had broken out around the 4-year-old ... Continue Reading →