May 27, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias retook control of two areas in southern Ramadi Wednesday, according to a government official.
May 27, 2015 - 10:34 GMT
Amnesty International accused Hamas of committing war crimes during Israel's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip last year.
May 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
According to an Iraqi spokesman, the multiple suicide bombing attacks occurred in the Daesh-held city of Fallujah.
May 27, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
May 27, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.
May 27, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
May 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
May 27, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
May 27, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.