Middle East
  • Former Israeli president and Nobel peace prize laureate Shimon Peres

    Former Israeli president, Shimon Peres, who won a Nobel peace prize for his key role in negotiating peace accords with the Palestinians in 1993, passed away at the age of 93 in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 28, 2016, 5:58 AM EDT
  • Rescue workers trying to remove the body of a child in Aleppo.

    At an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council on Sunday, U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Samantha Power, accused Moscow of committing war crimes in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 26, 2016, 7:08 AM EDT
  • Destruction in Syria

    The Syrian military announced a fresh offensive in the rebel-held parts of eastern Aleppo and pounded the city with a string of airstrikes, killing at least 13 people on Thursday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 23, 2016, 1:12 AM EDT
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

    U.S. defense officials said that two Russian planes were involved in the airstrike that killed 12 people and destroyed 18 trucks of an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 21, 2016, 12:58 AM EDT