Baghdad in State of Emergency After Supporters of al Sadr Storm Green Zone
Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency for all of Baghdad on Saturday after protesters loyal to popular Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breached the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, including the ...
Iraq Protesters Storm Parliament, Demanding End to Corruption
State of emergency declared in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi parliament
Sadr followers dig in inside Baghdad's Green Zone, political crisis deepens
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On the Ground in Syria: Bloodshed, Misery and Hope
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A civilian evacuated a baby on Friday from a site that had been hit by airstrikes in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo, Syria. Inhabitants of the city carry on with work and school despite fighting that has killed more than 200 civilians in the past week.
Airstrikes in Aleppo Kill at Least 5 People
Fighting rages in Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
Bombing intensifies in residential portion of Aleppo, Syria
$150M in Tusks Burned in Kenya, Which Seeks Sales Ban
04_30_kenya_01 A member of the fire brigade shouts as she and other members control the burning of an estimated 105 tons of elephant tusks confiscated from smugglers and poachers at the Nairobi National Park near Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday. Thomas ...
Kenya's President Sets Fire To 105 Tons Of Elephant Ivory To Protest Poaching
Kenya Sets Ablaze 105 Tons of Ivory
Historic ivory burn covers the sky in smoke and ash at Nairobi National Park
China UN ambassador: North Korean proposal to halt nuclear program merits study
UNITED NATIONS — China's U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration. Loading… Post to Facebook. China UN ...
UN says North Korea accusations against US troops 'unsubstantiated'
American citizen sentenced to hard labor in North Korea
North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election
DUBAI Politicians allied to President Hassan Rouhani came out strongest in a second round of parliamentary elections in Iran, early results showed on Saturday, but his moderate faction appeared unlikely to clinch an overall majority. If confirmed, the ...
Pro-Rouhani Allies Win Most Seats in Iran's Runoff Election
Iran elections: Hardliners lose parliament to Rouhani allies
Iran's moderates make gains in runoff but fail to clinch a parliamentary majority