May 22, 2016
Individuals have perished in Syrian government jails due to torture, 'horrible' conditions, lack of medication and food during five years of war.
At least 125 United Nations member states to gather in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday.
May 26, 2016
Iran and Afghanistan met on the sidelines of the International Security Conference to discuss strengthening their ties.
May 24, 2016
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
May 18, 2016
Local sources in the northernmost West Bank district of Jenin told Ma'an that Israeli troops raided the city of Jenin and detained Hamas member and former Palestinian Minister of Prisoners' Affairs Wasfi Qabaha from his home.
President Obama has promised to veto the bill and it still has to be approved by Congress.
May 17, 2016
The Yemeni government delegation withdrew from peace talks in Kuwait, citing Houthis' lack of cooperation with UN resolutions.
Multiple countries sent diplomats to Vienna to discuss reviving the stalled Syria peace talks.
May 16, 2016
Some 12,000 people, including 3,000 children, have reportedly been trapped in the besieged Palestinian refugee camp of Khan al-Shih near Damascus, amid heavy shelling, barrel bombs, and sniper fire that bombarded the area in recent days, international aid organization Save the Children reported on Friday.
May 14, 2016
Emad Abu Shamsiya, a coordinator for Human Rights Defenders, told Ma'an settlers attacked the house of Riyad Abu Hazza and beat his wife as settlers sprayed his daughter with pepper spray and caused her to faint.