Zaheer Babar and Abdul Sattar | Associated PressJuly 13, 2018 11:31 AM
69 People Die In Election Violence Ahead Of Sharif's ReturnFormer Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been banned from participating in politics, and his brother Shahbaz Sharif now heads his Pakistan Muslim League and is campaigning for re-election on July 25.
WGBH NewsJune 25, 2018 06:39 PM
IMHO: The Road To Women’s Rights In Saudi ArabiaJim Braude shares his thoughts on women in Saudi Arabia getting behind the wheel for the first time in history.
Amir Shah | Associated PressJune 15, 2018 10:48 AM
Afghan Official: U.S. Drone Kills Pakistan Taliban ChiefKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman said Friday.
Jon Gambrell | Associated PressJune 13, 2018 09:43 AM
Saudi-Led Forces Begin Assault On Yemen Port City Of HodeidaDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government began an assault Wednesday on the port city of Hodeida, the main entry point for food in a country already teetering on the brink of famine.
Jane ArrafJune 12, 2018 10:56 AM
U.N. Withdraws From Yemeni Port City Amid Fears Of Devastating AttackThe United Nations has withdrawn its international aid workers from the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, amid intense negotiations to avert a devastating attack by pro-government forces backed by the United Arab Emirates.
Fares Akram | Associated PressJune 8, 2018 11:58 AM
Hundreds Hurt In Gaza Protest, Including 80 By Israeli FireGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence on Friday, with some demonstrators burning tires, throwing stones and flying blazing kites. At least 413 Palestinians were wounded, including 80 by live fire, Gaza health officials said.
Robert Burns | Associated PressJune 8, 2018 10:10 AM
U.S. Says It Will Intensify Counter-IS Fight In AfghanistanBRUSSELS (AP) — The Afghan government's unilateral halt to attacks on the Taliban is giving U.S. counterterrorism forces a chance to intensify combat operations against Islamic State-affiliated extremists in eastern Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the top U.S. general in Kabul said Friday.
Nataliya Vasilyeva and Jim Heintz | Associated PressJune 7, 2018 11:05 AM
Putin: Russia Military Not Building Long-Term In SyriaMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia has no plans to pull its military out of Syria, but isn't building permanent facilities there.
Rahim Faiez | Associated PressMay 30, 2018 09:57 AM
Afghan Forces Repel Islamic State Attack At Kabul MinistryKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants, including two suicide bombers, dressed in military uniforms and riding in two armored vehicles launched a surprise attack on the Interior Ministry in Kabul on Wednesday but Afghan forces managed to repel the assault, leaving all the attackers dead.