Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 18th - 6:03pm
The head of Israel's leading human rights group strongly criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government during a contentious U.N. Security Council meeting on Thursday for what he called its "supremacy and oppression" of the Palestinians.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 18th - 2:49pm
Leading human rights and journalists' organizations urged Turkey on Thursday to ask the United Nations to launch an investigation into the disappearance and "possible extrajudicial execution" of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
An international relief agency says that a new wave of displaced persons has hit a northern Yemeni city after fighting surged between forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition and their rival Houthi rebels.
Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government's decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state.
Sudan's state news agency is reporting that former field marshal and president of Sudan, Abdelrahman Swar al-Dahab, who seized power in a military coup but passed leadership over to civilians in 1986 after a year in power, has died at the age of 83.
South Sudan's armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose "wives," and those not selected were left to be raped repeatedly by other fighters, a new U.N. report said Thursday.