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Why Saudi Arabia Is on the Defensive
The new king faces demands for more free speech and democracy.
ISIS Smashes Thousands of Years of History at Museum
"The Prophet ordered us to get rid of statues and relics," an unidentified man said in the video.
Free Syrian Army Rebel Jailed in Sweden for War Crimes
Mouhannad Droubi was arrested over a "torture-like" assault in Syria that was recorded.
For Israel's Far Right, a Palestinian State Is 'Suicide'
Jewish Home is a major partner in right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition government.
Has Putin Condemned Crimean Junkies to Death?
For those being treated for drug addiction, the Russian invasion meant a death penalty.
Jihadi John: UK Campaigner With Links to Emwazi Called for Jihad
Asim Qureshi of Islamic advocacy group CAGE was revealed to have been in contact with ‘Jihadi John’ before he left the UK.
Podemos Leader Challenges ‘Useless’ Spanish PM to TV Debate
Pablo Iglesias made the challenge at his 'alternative state of the nation' address on Wednesday.
Greece's Varoufakis Stars as Baby-Eating Nemesis in German Music Video
Satirical video reveals German terror of Greece’s rebel finance minister.
ISIS Executioner ‘Jihadi John’ Named as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi
The masked British militant who appeared in beheading videos of Western hostages has been named by the Washington Post.
The Not-So-Great Dictator
Add a crackdown on Christians helping North Koreans to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's most horrible hits.
French Lawmaker Faces Party Sanctions for Syria Trip
Socialist chairman denounces Assad as 'a butcher' after French cross-party delegation visits Damascus this week.
India's Parliament Disrupted Over Mother Teresa Remarks
Leader of Hindu organisation criticised for saying Catholic nun tried to convert poor to Christianity.
Suicide Bomb Strikes Top NATO Envoy team in Afghanistan
Explosion strikes in Kabul near foreign embassies, killing one Turkish soldier.
Meet the Soldiers Trying to Retake Mosul From ISIS
Baghdad and Washington are focused on retaking the Islamic State stronghold, while the peshmerga fight for the future of Kurdistan.
Europe’s Measles Problem
There were over 22,000 measles cases in Europe last year.
ISIS Abducts 100 Sunni Tribesmen in Iraq
The seizure comes just ahead of a planned attack on the terrorist group by Iraqi fighters.
Top Secret Briefing Advising Putin on Break-Up of Ukraine Leaked
The document discusses co-opting regions of east Ukraine before last year’s Euromaidan uprising.
Homosexuality Causes Cancer, Says Irish Anti-Gay Marriage Group
The Alliance for the Defence of the Family and Marriage is staunchly against the same-sex marriage referendum.
Al-Jazeera Journalists Arrested for Flying Paris Drone
Paris police this week have been searching for the pilots of several unidentified drones seen flying over the city.
U.S. Ramps Up Arms Deliveries Ahead of Mosul Offensive Against ISIS
Washington equips Iraqi army ahead of full-scale battle to recapture Tikrit and Mosul.
Leaked Mossad Document Challenges Bibi’s Credibility on Iran
When Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning about Iran’s nuclear program in 2012, Mossad had a much different view.
Baghdad Gets First Female Mayor in 1,250-Year History
Dr Zekra Alwach takes on the most important administrative role in Baghdad.
Fukushima Has Been Leaking Radioactive Water
The plant operator admitted that it failed to report the leak for 10 months.
Migrants Face ‘Extreme Danger’ in Italy
Human rights groups have warned that the hostile atmosphere in the country could spill over into violence.
Netanyhu Says Congressional Speech Comes Amid 'Great Danger' for Israel
Netanyahu said world powers had pledged to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Ukraine's Currency Drops Under Gas Supply Threat
As the truce appeared to be coming into force, the Ukrainian army reported no combat fatalities in the past 24 hours.
Twitter Shuts Down Boko Haram Account
Group attempt to undermine Nigerian government with tweets of successes in northeastern regions.
U.S. Training African Armies to Take On Boko Haram
Chad is sending hundreds of troops to fight Boko Haram as part of a regional offensive against the Islamist group.
Moscow Court Hands 'Death Sentence' to Hunger-Striking Ukrainian MP
The court refused to bring forward Nadiya Savchenko's trial date despite her deteriorating health after 70 days on hunger strike.
Assange Launches ‘Final’ Appeal to Throw Out Arrest Warrant
Lawyers for the Wikileaks founder are taking his appeal to Sweden’s highest court.