Iran’s strikes seem intended to avoid US deaths. Here’s why that might be the...

Iran will have known that US troops are normally asleep in the early hours of the morning, and the chances of inflicting casualties are...

Death sentence for former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf overturned

The 76-year-old, who has been living in self-imposed exile in Dubai since 2016, is now a free man and can freely return to Pakistan,...

Dire warnings for tourists bound for Mideast

Many travelers preparing to visit the region now face hard choices over whether to cancel their trips. But destinations previously known as safe tourist...

Iranian official says reports that missiles downed Ukrainian plane ‘a big lie’

The spokesman, Ali Rabiei, accused the United States of spreading misinformation about the crash, in which all 176 people on board were killed."No one...

Woman was worried before her plane crashed in Iran, her husband says

She'd taken three weeks off from her job in Toronto to visit her mother and sisters in Tehran. Her vacation was over, and she...

Misinformation about Iran’s missile attack on bases housing US troops in Iraq spread quickly....

Misinformation also came from other sources, like this image shared by Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency: The photo is not from overnight, but a...

Video shows the moment a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran

The closed-circuit footage shows a huge explosion as the plane hits the ground, leaving debris and destruction. All 176 people aboard died when the...

Oman names a new leader after the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said

Qaboos was 79, and ruled Oman for five decades before his death Friday. He overthrew his father in a bloodless coup in 1970, becoming...

Baghdad locals unimpressed by US and Iran’s tit-for-tat fight on Iraqi soil: ‘We are...

"Unfortunately, we are students of war," said Nihad Issam, a mother-of-two.After decades of enduring cycles of violence, Iraqis are hardened to conflict. They say...

Netanyahu indicted in corruption cases, hours before Mideast plan announced

Netanyahu has been charged with bribery and fraud and breach of trust in three separate corruption cases. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit submitted the indictment...

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...

Syrians are in a desperate race to outrun a brutal regime offensive

Finally, a van stops -- it's a godsend. The family piles in with their hastily filled bags containing just a change of clothes, which...

Is this Iran’s ‘Chernobyl’ moment?

After days of denial and obfuscation, Iranian officials finally acknowledged early Saturday that its military had shot down a Ukraine International Airlines jet, killing...

Netanyahu’s corruption trial will start two weeks after Israel’s elections

The trial will begin one day after the country's newly elected parliament is sworn in and in the middle of coalition negotiations, as Israel...

Iran says Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down unintentionally in fear of US aggression

In a statement, the nation's armed forces said it targeted the passenger plane unintentionally. It attributed the crash to radar activity and fear of...

Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts

1957 - The United States signs a civil nuclear cooperation agreement with Iran.1958 - Iran joins the IAEA.1967 - The Tehran Nuclear Research Center,...

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the longest serving Arab leader, has died at 79

He was 79, according to the outlet. The Omani government declared three days of national mourning.State media hailed Qaboos for his "wise and triumphant...

Iran admits to shooting down Ukrainian passenger plane unintentionally, report says

The general staff of Iran's armed forces said the crash Wednesday was due to human error. Iran targeted the passenger plane unintentionally, Press TV...

Israel’s Netanyahu withdraws immunity request in corruption cases

The withdrawal of the immunity request means Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit can officially file indictments against Netanyahu, allowing the trial of a sitting prime...

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...