ISTANBUL — After weeks of raucous parliamentary debate that included fisticuffs and chair-throwing, …
Erdogan
JIBREEN, Syria – Fatima Museitif got married three years ago and soon gave birth to two boys. Her …
Aleppo
Tripoli (AFP) - A car exploded Saturday in the Libyan capital near the Italian embassy killing two …
Libyan capital
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A crowd of Iraqi officers looked out at the Tigris River Friday from a balcony of Mosul's Nineveh International hotel. Just over three months ago, the men were some 45 …
Iraqi forces
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he planned to discuss soon with US President Donald Trump how to "counter the threat" from Iran. "I plan to …
Netanyahu
U.S.-led coalition warplanes successfully targeted a flotilla of 90 Islamic State boats being used by the militants to cross the Tigris River in a desperate effort to escape fighting in eastern Mosul, …
Islamic State
Donald Trump has minced few words about his plans to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and end the threat from Islamic State extremists. But the president-elect has been virtually silent …
Afghanistan
Thousands of Arab Israelis protested in northern Israel on Saturday, days after a Bedouin man was killed during clashes with police in the south. Yacoub Abu al-Qiyan, 50, died in disputed …
Arab Israelis
Israel's leader has recorded a conciliatory message to the people of Iran, saying, "We are your friend, not your enemy." In a video uploaded to his Facebook page Saturday, Benjamin …
Iran
The U.S. State Department said Saturday it will not send a delegation to the Syrian peace talks next week in the Kazakh capital of Astana. Acting spokesman Mark Toner said the U.S. would …
Syria Talks
MAFRAQ, Jordan — Nisreen al-Najjar thought the worst was behind her family when it fled to Jordan from war-torn Homs in Syria. Then, two years later, though safe from the shelling and …
Syria
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Russia signed a long-term agreement on Friday to greatly enlarge its military presence in Syria, more than doubling the space for warships in Russia’s only Mediterranean …
Syria
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's president started campaigning Saturday for constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of his office, hours after a vote in parliament cleared the …
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Arab journalists have urged Egypt to release detained Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussain. The Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ), a Cairo-based organisation, demanded in a statement on …
Arab journalists