04 Jan 2012
The Arab League called on Tuesday for an emergency meeting to discuss whether to withdraw the group's monitors from Syria, where security forces are still killing protesters despite the observers' presence, an Arab official said.
11 May 2015
Islamabad: A former Pakistani intelligence officer disclosed the hideout of Osama bin Laden to CIA in exchange of USD 25 million bounty on the head of the Al-Qaeda chief, who was living as prisoner under ISI protection in the garrison town of Abbottabad, according to a report.
02 Aug 2012
United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has resigned from his post as international envoy for Syria after trying in vain for six months to broker peace and bring the country's warring parties to the table.
22 Dec 2011
UN leader Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on Wednesday about the mounting death toll in Syria and called on the government to give "full cooperation" to an Arab League peace plan.
13 Apr 2015
Washington: European powers and United States pressed Libya's rival factions to set an "unconditional" ceasefire at talks on forming a unity government to halt the country's conflict.
25 Nov 2011
The Arab League on Friday served Syria notice to endorse a plan for the dispatch of observers to monitor unrest in the country or face crippling sanctions.
14 Nov 2011
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday condemned Syria's suspension from the Arab League over its lethal crackdown on protests, saying the move was "incorrect."
07 Apr 2015
Washington: The United States has admitted that it has no immediate plans to rescue its nationals stranded in war-torn Yemen and urged them to flee the raging conflict by sea.
08 Mar 2015
Damascus: At least 26 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed as a result of the Syrian airstrikes in the country's central province of Hama, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.
06 Mar 2015
Houston: More than half of the US children will be from minority communities by 2020 and whites will no longer make up the majority of the population, according to a new US Census Bureau report.