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  • Foreign maids endure abuse in UAE: HRW

    Foreign maids from impoverished countries endure physical, sexual and emotional abuse in the United Arab Emirates, trapped by a system that denies them...

  • Riyadh jails women for preparing sons for jihad

    Four women in Saudi Arabia have been jailed for preparing their sons to wage war and for supporting Al-Qaeda, official media said, in the kingdom's latest...

  • Airstrikes target oil field in Deir al-Zor

    Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour that borders Iraq.

  • Police exchange fire with group near Tunis

    Tunisian police were exchanging gunfire Thursday with armed "terrorists" who had taken refuge in a town a few kilometers from the capital, the interior...