Saturday, May 24, 2014


Pope Francis praises Jordan at start of Middle East visit Pope Francis has praised Jordan for its "generous welcome" to Syrian refugees at the start of a three-day visit to the Middle East.

Arab World: Leading Egypt to a better future? Three years of revolutions and turmoil have taken their toll on Egyptians.

Egypt's Brotherhood struggles to regroup in exile Exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are struggling to regroup.

Somalia parliament attacked by al-Shabab in Mogadishu Islamist militants from the al-Shabab movement have attacked the Somali parliament in Mogadishu, leaving at least 10 people dead.

Ukraine plans to elect least bad candidate Even in normal times, Kiev can feel like a city perpetually under construction.

Pope Francis faces political and religious minefield in Holy Land In a refugee camp near Bethlehem, final preparations are being made for Pope Francis's first official trip to the Holy Land.

Vatican Says Pope Will Demand 'Sovereign Palestine' The Vatican's Secretary of State made a dramatic revelation ahead of Pope Francis's visit to Israel.

Assad thanks Russia for help 'against terrorism' Syrian President Bashar Assad Saturday thanked key ally Moscow for its support.

US urges Israel, Palestinians to refrain from unilateral steps The United State reiterated its opposition to any unilateral step made by either Israel or the Palestinians.

2014 European elections: latest projections of seats in the Parliament How will the European Parliament look after the European elections on 22-25 May?