09/18/2013 12:30amThe prisoners are crammed together in small, dark rooms with no water or electricity and barely enough food to survive. Diseases such as scabies and tuberculosis are rampant among them. Every so often, the crash of artillery shells rocks their sprawling prison complex, a stark reminder of the civil war raging outside.
09/18/2013 7:02amTwo developers based in the United Arab Emirates say they have signed a deal for a $4.5 billion residential and commercial project in Baghdad that would be one of the county's biggest non-oil investments.
09/18/2013 10:42amIran has released a prominent human rights lawyer after keeping her in prison for three years, relatives said Wednesday.
09/18/2013 11:56amIran has released a prominent human rights lawyer after keeping her in prison for three years, relatives said Wednesday.
09/18/2013 12:25pmSudan on Wednesday condemned the United States for suggesting that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should turn himself in to the International Criminal Court before heading to the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.
09/18/2013 1:16pmIran released a dozen prominent political prisoners, including a human rights lawyer who defended opposition activists and was imprisoned for three years, activists, media and the lawyer's husband said Wednesday.