Colombian forces kill rebel FARC commander

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Government forces in Colombia have killed a FARC brigade commander close to the group's chief negotiator, the country's defence minister said. Juan Carlos Pinzon, the defence minister, more…

Burkas for baby girls to prevent temptation?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Arabiya) A Saudi cleric has called for all female babies to be fully covered by wearing the face veil, commonly known as the burka, citing reports of little more…

Israel strike on Syria also hit bioweapons facility

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) In air raids on Syria overnight Tuesday, Israeli jets targeted several sites, including a biological weapons research center, which hadn't previously been mentioned in the media, more…

Holocaust denier ordered to visit Auschwitz

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel National News) The first Hungarian convicted under a new Holocaust denial law has been given a suspended 18-month jail sentence and has to visit Budapest's memorial museum, more…

Is Iran's space monkey a fake?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Tehran chalked up a victory against its Western detractors this week by presenting - with considerable fanfare - its first simian space traveller. Iran claimed to more…

Twitter: Hackers steal 250,000 users' passwords

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) A quarter of a million Twitter users may have had their passwords and email addresses stolen by hackers, the social networking site has warned. The security more…

Cairo court demands death for filmmakers

by Michael Carl -- An Egyptian court affirmed the death sentences on seven defendants convicted for their part in producing the anti-Islamic film, "The Innocence of Muslims." The seven defendants were named more…