Monday Aug 25
Syria warns US: No unilateral strikes on militants
Syria said Monday it was ready to help confront the rising threat from the Islamic State group, but warned the United States against carrying out airstrikes without Damascus' consent, saying any such attack would be considered an aggression.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Iraq: Maliki's forces bar Camp Liberty Iranians from attending burials of relatives
The Iraqi forces of Nouri al-Maliki denied the family members of four Camp Liberty residents the right to attend the burials of four dissidents killed eight months ago.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Ebola centers fill faster than they can be opened
The outbreak sweeping Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria is already the largest and deadliest ever.
Hillary got it right
Leave it to Barack Obama's own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his foreign policy: a total absence of strategic thinking.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Israel, Hamas press ahead on Gaza war truce talks
With the talks continuing well into the evening, it was unclear whether the two enemies had made any progress as a temporary truce expires midnight Wednesday.
Gaza probe 'operational' without Clooney's fiancee
British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to marry the 53-year-old actor, decided she couldn't accept the role a few hours after she was appointed as one of three commissioners, said Gabon Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella, who presides over the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Spanish Ebola patient gets experimental drug
A Health Ministry statement Monday said the ZMapp drug, made by Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. of San Diego, was obtained in Geneva this weekend and brought to Madrid to treat Miguel Pajares.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
WTO upholds 'rare earth' ruling against China
In March, the WTO dispute settlement panel found that China's restrictions breach WTO rules.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
WHO: Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887
Most of the newly reported deaths occurred in Liberia, where on Monday night a special plane to evacuate a second American missionary who fell ill with Ebola landed in the capital.