Rally to commemorate Arafat called off in Gaza

A rally scheduled for Tuesday in Gaza to mark the 10th death anniversary of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has been called off, senior officials said Sunday.

Snap! Hajj selfies gain popularity, spark controversy

Raising his arm, Yousef Ali hugs his elderly father in front of one of Islam's holiest sites as they grin for a selfie -- a craze that has hit this year's hajj.

Missing Bangalore boy found in Chennai, dad arrives to take son home

Three days after he was reported missing from Bangalore, an eight-year-old boy has been restored to his father, who arrived in this city today to take him back home.

Arafat grave being dug up: Palestinian officials

Two Palestinian officials say workers with jackhammers are opening the concrete-encased grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Muslim pilgrims begin hajj peak day at Arafat

Saudi Interior Minister puts number of pilgrims from abroad at 1.8 million.

Israel hands out 20 years jail to a close Arafat associate

Israel on Sunday handed out 20 years imprisonment to a "right hand" man of former Palestinian Authority president Yasser Arafat.

Fatah holds Israel responsible for Arafat`s death

Nearly five years after the death
of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Fatah movement
founded by him has concluded that he was assassinated by
Israel.