Israeli settlements breach international law: UN

The UN on Tuesday reiterated its position that Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories breach international law, as the U.S. make a policy shift on the issue. On Monday, U.S.…

Iraqi protesters cut roads to oilfields in Basra

Iraqi protesters blocked main roads leading to oilfields in the southern Basra province on Monday, amid mass demonstrations against corruption. "Protesters will continue to block the roads with a…

Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile

Pakistan on Monday carried out "successful" training launch of a ballistic missile, the army said, amid spiraling tensions with longtime rival India following the latter's Kashmir move in August.…