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This tragedy comes hard on the heels of a crane falling onto the roof of Mecca’s Grand Mosque, killing 107 people
No medicine, no fuel: battle to oust Houthi rebels forces hospital to close as civilian casualties mount
A mobile phone video appears to show three men shot dead while dancing after guest with AK-47 loses control of gun
American Intelligence warns jihadists are recruiting engineers to examine vulnerabilities in unmanned aircraft
Authorities claim those killed were suspected al-Qa-ida fighters
Jihadists planned to wear military uniform, blow up pipelines and take over ports
Liquid explosive could potentially be dipped onto clothes to make them explosive when dry
US officials said 19 of its embassies in the Middle East would remain shut until Saturday
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner was hit last year but Yemen branch has just announced death
Efforts by the US Attorney General, Eric Holder, to smooth American media feathers ruffled by recent revelations of aggressive snooping by the government on reporters hit a snag, as major news organisations turned down an invitation to meet with him.
Administration’s efforts to trace leaks called ‘heavy-handed’ after private emails seized
The Associated Press news agency has condemned the US government for the unexplained seizure of records of telephone calls made by its journalists.
Women have gained little ground in political leadership around the world, with men still in about 80 percent of key elected and appointed positions, according to the World Economic Forum's annual Global Gender Gap Report.
Wearing a camouflage hunting vest, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks issued a blistering critique of US defense policy during a court hearing in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday, saying Washington has wantonly used national security as a pretext to murder and torture.
Jonathan Brown on the extraordinary double life of motorcycling outdoor pursuits enthusiast Morten Storm
The radical cleric Abu Hamza will face trial in the US next year after pleading not guilty to terrorism charges in a New York court.