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...

Iraq Fast Facts

Capital: Baghdad Ethnic Groups: Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20% or other 5% (1987 est.)Religion: Muslim (official) 95%-98% (Shia 64%-69%, Sunni 29%-34%), Christian 1%, other 1-4%...

Iran makes arrests in connection to downing of Ukrainian jet

Gholamhossein Esmaili, the spokesman for Iran's judiciary, was quoted by the semi-official FARS news agency Tuesday as saying that an investigation into the crash...

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...

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,...

US troops sheltered in Saddam-era bunkers during Iran missile attack

"I held on to my gun and put my head down and I tried to find a happy place, so I started singing to...

Iranian leaders under pressure at home and abroad as public anger mounts over downed...

Protests that began as vigils to mourn those who died in the crash quickly turned into mass anti-government demonstrations, with calls for Supreme Leader...

Massive protests in Iran follow country’s admission that it shot down plane

Video circulating on social media appears to show Iranian riot police firing tear gas on crowds in Tehran's Azadi Square over the weekend. The...

‘Jeopardy!’ is criticized for stating the Church of the Nativity is in Israel

The controversy erupted during Friday evening's episode, which included the category "Where's that Church?"Competitor Jack McGuire then buzzed in, answering: "What is Israel?"His answer...