12 dead, hundreds wounded as protesters clash with Iraq security forces

Nine protesters were killed in the capital Baghdad and three others in the southern city of Nasiriyah, about 350 km south of Baghdad, according...

French charity says four aid workers missing in Iraq

French non-governmental organization, SOS Chrétiens d'Orient (Christians of the Middle East), confirmed three French and one Iraqi national went missing in Baghdad on Monday....

After 100 days of rage, Lebanon has a new government — and a deepening...

"Yeah bro, but we keep forgetting to do that. Save it as a reminder," came the snarky response. "I remember going down to the...

Emmanuel Macron shouts at Israeli security officers in altercation in Jerusalem

Macron, who is in Jerusalem to attend a large Holocaust remembrance event on Thursday, was visiting the Church of Saint Anne, which belongs to...

Leaders are gathering in Jerusalem for the Auschwitz anniversary. Poland’s president won’t be there

Israeli officials say it will be an important step to have so many world leaders speaking with one voice in one place denouncing racism...

Violent unrest grips Beirut as ‘week of rage’ escalates

Protesters were seen attacking bank branches and smashing the windows of one prominent cell phone company.Some threw Molotov cocktails and rocks at police, who...

80 soldiers killed by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen

"I have said before that the hard-earned progress that Yemen has made on de-escalation is very fragile. Such actions can derail this progress," Martin...

79 soldiers killed by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen

The attack happened in the province of Marib on Saturday at a mosque at a military camp, in what Yemen's President Abdu Rabu Mansour...

Lebanon police fire tear gas at protesters in violent ‘week of rage’

CNN reporters on the ground near Martyrs' Square saw demonstrators throw molotov cocktails, rocks and fireworks at police, and shine lasers at them to...

Iran will send downed plane’s black boxes to Ukraine

Rezaifar said that Iran was also prepared to ask for expert analysis from France, Canada and the United States in trying to read the...

The US operation in Iraq could come to an embarrassing end. Iran’s power will...

But a US withdrawal could bring even more trouble, experts say. ISIS continues its attacks in the country, and without US and other foreign...

Iran’s Khamenei blasts ‘American clowns’ in rare Friday prayer appearance

Khamenei mocked US officials as "American clowns" and criticized France, Germany and the UK as "lackeys" of the US that can't be trusted. He...

Iran’s Supreme Leader leads Friday prayers for first time in 8 years

The event comes after several tumultuous weeks that saw Iran admitting to shooting down a passenger jet with 176 people on board, sparking major...

Libya’s renegade general ‘agreed to comply’ with ceasefire, says Germany

The agreement would consolidate a current truce between Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) and Libya's UN-backed administration, the Government of National Accord (GNA).Haftar's...

Pervez Musharraf Fast Facts

Father: Syed Musharraf Uddin, career diplomatMother: Begum Zarin MusharrafMarriage: Sehba Musharraf (December 1968-present)Children: Ayla (daughter); Bilal (son)Education: Pakistan Military Academy, 1961; Military Academy of...

Iran is enriching more uranium now than before the nuclear deal, Rouhani says

Rouhani also said the country's nuclear industry was better off today during his address at the 59th Iranian Central Bank General Assembly in Tehran...

Airstrikes kill at least 15 during ceasefire in northwestern Syria

The deaths come after a ceasefire agreement in the province went into effect on January 12, according to the Turkish defense ministry. The deal...

Iranians were ‘lied to’, says Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Speaking at foreign policy conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Zarif said neither he, nor President Hassan Rouhani, knew the details of what happened...

Video appears to show two missiles striking Ukrainian passenger plane over Iran

All 176 people on board the flight were killed after it was brought down over the Iranian capital Tehran, hours after Iran had fired...

Europe puts Iran on notice as it grasps for a diplomatic solution

The Europeans are calling time on Tehran's diplomatic escalation -- namely its intentional drift from compliance with the nuclear deal, or the Joint Comprehensive...