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BETLEHEM - Reuters Palestinian Christians pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem on Jan. 6 during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church’s decision to sell land to Jewish groups. The Greek Orthodox church is one of the biggest private landowners in the...
Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city looted weapons from the base of an elite military unit overnight before setting it on fire, leaders of the faction said on Wednesday. The soldiers, who were involved in a series of mutinies last year that tarnished the image of Ivory Coast, one...
RIYADH/ DUBAI - Reuters Saudi Arabian authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare protest against the government suspending payment of their utility bills, the public prosecutor said on Dec. 6. Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, has introduced reforms that...
HOUSTON - Reuters U.S. astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon in 1972 and even smuggled a corned beef sandwich into orbit during a career that made him the only person to fly with three NASA space programs, has died at age 87, officials said on Jan. 6. Young, who...