China releases human rights report on the US

BEIRUT, THURSDAY (6:34 A.M.) - On Thursday, China’s State Council Information Office released a human rights report on the U.S., noting that while that...

Indian police kill 18 Maoist fighters

The Maoist communist struggle in India was dealt a blow when at least 21 Naxalist fighters were killed in the eastern state of Odisha. At...

Commercial terms call into question China’s win-win Belt and Road initiative

In a rare challenging of Chinese commercial terms that underlie the country’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, Pakistan and Nepal have withdrawn from two...

In pictures: Taliban forms elite assault unit in eastern Afghanistan

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (12:35 P.M.) – In a rare photo op, the Taliban released a string of images on November 2 boasting a newly established...

While the US drops bombs, China invests $2 billion in rebuilding...

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2:00 A.M.) – With virtually all Euphrates River bridges in Syria destroyed by the US-led coalition amid a wider bid to defeat...

Rohingya villages still burning, Suu Kyi still silent – Amnesty International

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:30 AM) - The military forces of Myanmar, together with extremist Buddhist vigilante lynch mobs, are still actively persecuting the Rohingya minority...

At least six dead, 50 wounded in Pakistan market blast

(AFP) At least six people were killed and 50 wounded on Friday when a bomb tore through a market in a mainly Shiite area...

Australia mulls helping orphans of Islamic State couple

Australia said Thursday it will "carefully consider" if it can help the orphans of an Islamic State fighter and their Sydney-born mother, who both...

Kidnapping and ant-Shiite rhetoric stirs Malaysian debate about Saudi-inspired ultra-conservatism

Allegedly kidnapped, forty-three-year old Malaysian activist Amri Che Mat, a foreign exchange trader and mountain climber, has not been heard of since he went missing...

Israel refuses to extradite accused sex offender to Australia

Former principal of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls school in Melbourne, Malka Leifer, is wanted in Australia for charges of indecent assault and rape on...
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