Regional News

18 حزيران/يونيو 2014

The 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi left 4 Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (AFP/File)
11:20 بتوقيت جرينتش

The man who helped plan the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi will face at least three federal criminal charges.

17 حزيران/يونيو 2014

Houthis protested against Sanaa's federation plan earlier this year (File Archive/AFP)
19:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

Yemen's air force attacked Shiite rebels in the country's northern region Tuesday in response to the collapse of the short-lived truce between the Houthi minority and Sanaa.

Four people, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, were killed in the 2012 attack (File Archive)
18:36 بتوقيت جرينتش

Washington announced Tuesday that the U.S. has captured the primary suspect of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi that left the ambassador and three others dead

Tripoli has been relatively calm since a security plan was implemented by the government in April (File/AFP)
15:08 بتوقيت جرينتش

A Lebanese army soldier was shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday during a shooting attack in Tripoli, a security source said.

Journalists rally in support of imprisoned colleagues in Ankara, carrying a slogan: "If there's a free press, there's a free society" (File/AFP)
14:58 بتوقيت جرينتش

Over half of people in Turkey believe there is no press freedom in the country, according to a recent survey.

Violence in Iraq is quickly becoming a crisis as ISIL militants continue to take over Iraqi cities. (AFP/File)
07:37 بتوقيت جرينتش

Britain has proposed a ban on ISIL under the British Terrorism Act.

16 حزيران/يونيو 2014

Current Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to be the AFP party's candidate and run for reelection. (AFP/File)
18:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

Turkey's two main opposition parties have picked a joint candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

Several demonstrations have taken place in Kurdish-majority areas over the construction of new army posts. (AFP/File)
08:10 بتوقيت جرينتش

A Kurdish teenager has been killed during a protest in the Turkish city of Adana.

15 حزيران/يونيو 2014

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula frequently targets diplomats and civilians in Yemen. (AFP/File)
18:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

At least seven medical staffers were in killed in Yemen Sunday in a militant ambush.

Former president Saleh ruled Yemen for 33 years. (AFP/File)
15:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

Yemeni troops surrounded a mosque controlled by former president Saleh amid suspicions that Saleh is plotting a coup.

14 حزيران/يونيو 2014

A Yemeni boy walks past a street art in Sana'a, depicting a U.S. drone strike (File/AFP)
14:25 بتوقيت جرينتش

At least three people were killed by an American drone strike in southern Yemen, according to local officials.

Hezbollah blames America for the rise of terrorism in the Middle East (File/AFP)
12:07 بتوقيت جرينتش

Hezbollah's deputy head Sheikh Naim Qassem, blamed the U.S. for chaotic unrest in the Middle East and rising terrorism in the region.

13 حزيران/يونيو 2014

Muslim Brotherhood supporters had gathered in Cairo's Hadayek Al-Maadi district when the policeman was shot dead (File/AFP)
17:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

An Egyptian policeman was killed by an unknown assailant during a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo's Maadi district.

12 حزيران/يونيو 2014

A Palestinian man lies injured after being caught in clashes in southern Lebanon (File/AFP)
20:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

A military judge in Lebanon sought the death penalty for 31 Palestinians accused of violence during clashes in April.

Checkpoints are a frequent target in Libya. (AFP/File)
08:34 بتوقيت جرينتش

Two army officials have been killed in a suicide attack at an army checkpoint.