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UN conference to raise aid for Syria conflict refugees falls well...

An international conference aimed at raising aid for the victims of the Syrian conflict raised just over half of what the UN said was needed to...

Chemical inspectors reach second site of Douma ‘gas attack’

Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have reached a second location in the Syrian town of Douma, where a suspected gas attack took place in early April. In...

Israeli cop jailed only nine months over murder of Palestinian teen

TEL AVIV, April 26 — An Israeli court yesterday sentenced a police officer to nine months in jail over the fatal shooting of a...

Court denies woman’s application to be recognised as non-Muslim

PUTRAJAYA, April 25 — The Court of Appeal today dismissed the appeal made by of a woman, born out of wedlock to a Muslim-Buddhist...

Suspects in Palestinian killing still in Malaysia: police

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two men suspected of gunning down a Palestinian lecturer in Kuala Lumpur were still in the country, police said on...

IGP: High-powered motorcycle used by killers of Palestinian professor found in...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Investigators have found the high-powered motorcycle used by two suspects who gunned down Palestinian professor Fadi Mohammed al-Batsh in...

How Mossad carries out assassinations

The killing of 35-year-old Palestinian scientist Fadi al-Batsh in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur has taken the wraps off a covert programme of targeted...

Gaza hospitals handling influx of wounded, against all odds

Gaza Strip - In the middle of surgery, the operating theatre went pitch black for a few minutes. Only two tiny monitors showing the patient's...

Islamic State threatens polling station attacks ahead of Iraq vote

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State said it would attack polling stations in Iraq during parliamentary election next month and that anyone who participated in...