10/22/2013 2:33amSalih Alwadiya is among Gaza Strip's poorest. The 61-year-old's home consists of a kitchen, several small rooms and a space devoted to cages full of pigeons and a goose. Many of his 20 children, from three wives, live with him near a sewage plant. In all, more than 50 people live in the small compound.
10/22/2013 1:37pmThe head of Texas A&M University said Tuesday that he plans on opening a branch campus in Israel, a project meant to bring Arabs and Jews together and expand the school's growing overseas presence.
10/22/2013 2:54pmAn Iranian news agency says the justice minister has concluded there is "no need" to finish off a convict who survived his hanging.
10/22/2013 2:55pmLibya marks two years since the fall of Moammar Gadhafi on Wednesday, but instead of the freedom and development Libyans had hoped for, the country has fallen deeper into anarchy. Rival Islamist and Western-backed factions are melding with the country's dizzying array of militias, turning political feuds into armed conflict.