Executive committee of PLO says will request sessions with Security Council, Arab League to discuss halting construction in West Bank, east Jerusalem
Riot police in Bahrain clashed with reform activists Saturday in one of the most widespread days of protest in the Gulf kingdom for months, firing rubber bullets and filling the air with stinging tear gas. A gas canister fired from a gun at close range struck a 15-year-old in the chest and killed him, the opposition said.
Haredim rally in Shabbat Square to protest ‘media incitement’ against them in wake of women’s exclusion discourse. Some are wearing yellow patches
Iran said Saturday it has proposed a new round of talks on its nuclear program with six world powers that have been trying for years to persuade Tehran to freeze aspects of its atomic work that could provide a possible pathway to weapons production.
Yemen’s president now plans to remain in the country even after he steps down because protests that have spread to include employees of government agencies are threatening the rest of his regime, a senior member of the ruling party said Saturday.