Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 3:09am
Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tension between the mystical order and authorities. Over 300 were arrested.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:54am
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.
Australia has accepted the family of a murdered Cambodian political activist as refugees, a lawmaker said Tuesday, as the Australian government encourages its rejected refugees to resettle in Cambodia.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:26am
Islamic State group-linked militants planned but failed to attack another southern Philippine city shortly after troops crushed their siege of Marawi last year, the leader of the country's largest Muslim rebel group said Tuesday.
Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 1:56am
Israeli police on Tuesday named the two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who have been arrested for their suspected role in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has cast a further pall of suspicion over the longtime Israeli leader.