A suicide attack that targeted an Afghan lawmaker in Kabul killed three, including a child, and wounded the parliament member.
Senior world officials joined thousands of Tunisians in a rally denouncing extremism Sunday, less than two weeks after an attack on the national museum.
At least 38 people were killed Sunday when Yemen's tribesmen attacked rebel positions in an oil-rich area.
Western diplomats said Iran and six world powers have reached a provisional agreement on key parts of a nuclear deal Sunday.
The Jordanian mass media should move toward an agenda more in tune with national interests, rather than serve as "government mouthpieces," experts said Saturday.
Daesh released a new video showing the execution of eight Alawite Syrian soldiers in Hama.
US Secretary of State John Kerry canceled his trip to Boston to clinch the P5+1 deal.
A Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed 27 civilians, including 15 children, in a northern residential district in Sanaa on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Sweden will return to Stockholm after having been recalled following a failed weapons deal which spurred a diplomatic feud between the two countries.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced at the Arab League Summit that members states have agreed in principle to formulating a joint military force to deal with security threats to the region.
As the deadline for the P5+1 nuclear deal rapidly approaches, a senior EU official has stressed that a potential agreement has never been in closer reach.
While covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland, Amir Hossein Mottaghi, who managed Iran President Rouhani's election campaign, allegedly defects.
Egyptian security forces raided militant hideouts in northern Sinai late Saturday, killing three suspects and arresting 21 others. Police also confiscated eight motorcycles allegedly used in drive by shootings.
Tunisian military forces conducted a raid in the southern town of Gafsa, killing nine militants.
Jordan's King Abdullah addressed the Arab Summit in Egypt, sharing his commitment to the military offensive in Yemen, which is being led by Saudi Arabia, to protect the current government from the Houthi movement.
Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen will not lead to a decisive victory; rather, it will only exacerbate the Sunni-Shia rift that plagues the Gulf.
Egyptian dancers perform in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh's old city.
Iraqi forces clashed with Daesh Saturday around Salahuddin, Anbar and Mosul provinces, killing 74 militants.
Saudi army claims that all Houthi communication centers and fighter jets have been destroyed in coalition operations in Yemen.
In separate attacks, Boko Haram militants kill 44 on Nigeria elections day, preventing access to polling stations.
Three Jordanians were returned to their motherland after floating across to the Israeli side of the Dead Sea early Saturday morning.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum spoke at the Arab summit in Egypt, sharing his hopes to eradicate Daesh from Iraq within the year.
March 28, 2015
Hundreds of United Nations employees and other foreign workers have fled Sana'a as Saudi airstrikes are set to continue for an indefinite period of time.
US forces have rescued two Saudi pilots from international waters after their F-15S experienced technical difficulties over the Red Sea.
Israeli forces conducted military training in the town of Birzeit, located in Ramallah district, violating the Oslo Accords which states Birzeit is under complete control of Palestinian Authority.
Syrian rebels claim opposition have seized full control of major Syrian city from Assad regime intelligence agencies.
A large fire broke out in a Syrian refugee camp near Qibbet Shamra on Saturday. No causalities were reported.
A Saudi official stated at the Arab country summit in Egypt that airstrikes in Yemen will likely continue for at least five to six months.
An explosion in Egypt's capital city of Cairo has injured eight people, including four police officers. The bomb detonated at the Cairo Media University.
Witnesses reported flames and smoke coming from Aden's largest arms depot, as the country is embroiled in violent clashes between Houthi militia and foreign-backed government forces.
Following a month-long session on Palestinian human rights, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved three resolutions, highlighting the illegality of Israeli expansion and violence towards Palestinian civilians by the IDF and settlers.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday a major offensive by al-Qaeda's Syria arm Jabat al-Nusra ended Saturday with government forces pulling back into barracks in the center of the city and Nusra fighters seizing control.
The Lebanese army seized a strategic hilltop on the outskirts of Arsal from Daesh and al-Nusra militants in their most recent military offensive.
Fourteen Arab leaders are holding a meeting in Egypt to address the deepening crisis unfolding in the Gulf country, where a Saudi-led bombing campaign began earlier this week.
In the third day of a Saudi-led airstrike campaign against Yemen's Houthis, sources from the rebel group claimed it shot down a coalition plane in northern Sanaa and captured a Sudanese pilot.
Fresh airstrikes targeted Houthi positions Friday in the second day of a firepower campaign led by Saudi Arabia against the militant group, who took over the capital Sanaa in September and dissolved the country's parliament in February.
The US State Department said Friday an Israeli decision to overturn tax revenue withholding will help restore stability to the restive West Bank, where numerous detainment raids by Israeli forces in recent days have stirred controversy.
In one of the first concrete moves in the upcoming train and equip program led by the US, 400 Syrian rebels have been named to take part in a process the US military hopes will have them ready to fight Daesh militants by September.
The Nigerian town of Gwoza, home of Boko Haram's command center, has been recaptured, the military reported Friday.
The Syrian president told Russian media Friday that the regime would welcome any revival and expansion of Russia's naval base.
March 27, 2015
Yemenis hold placards bearing portraits of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud during a demonstration in the strategic city of Taez
Yemenis hold placards bearing portraits of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud during a demonstration in the strategic city of Taez, in support of the Saudi-led 'Firmness Storm' operations against Shiite rebels. (AFP/STR)
At least 21 Shiite militants were killed when residents in a tribal region of Yemen opened fire on the rebels' vehicles, witnesses said Friday.
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit.
The EU has kept Hamas on its blacklist despite a court ruling ordering the bloc to remove the Palestinian resistance movement.
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties.
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group.
After months of freezing tax revenue transfers, Israel announced Friday that it will release the money to the interim government.
An Egyptian lawyer withdrew Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group."
India has announced it is taking thousands of its nationals out of Yemen due to the security situation there.
The head of Turkey's army and top commanders have visited the new location of an historic tomb in Syria.
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.
The rebel Houthi group has shot down what pro-Houthi TV has called a "hostile" drone in Sanaa.
At least 108 people have been killed in various ground and air strikes carried out by the Syrian regime.
Saudi Arabia has said that military operations in Yemen will continue until all objectives are achieved.
Military intervention in Yemen is necessary "to end Iran's arrogance," Lebanon's Justice Minister has said.
The UN's Secretary General has called for dialogue between all political sides in the Yemen crisis and said it is the only solution.
The Turkish presidential spokesman has ruled out any change in the president's scheduled visit to Iran the first week of April.
Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council.
March 26, 2015
Arab foreign ministers agreed in a meeting in Egypt on Thursday to form a joint Arab military force to counter growing security threats in the region, the Arab League's chief said.
The countries committed to building Jordan's first nuclear power plant, helping demands for electricity as Jordan's population soars.
Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against Yemen, hitting the northern city of Sa’ada and Ta’izz in the south, local officials and witnesses said.
The Joint Arab List set out Thursday on a four-day protest march from an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev desert.
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps.
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's capital, an official said Thursday.
Yemen's main internet service provider (ISP) on Thursday blocked a number of websites opposed to the Shiite Houthi group.
At least 35 people, including 28 Daesh militants were killed Thursday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s northern province of Saladin, army sources said.
The conflict echoes across the wider Middle East, bringing into play regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran that have been compared to a "Cold War" scenario.
Palestinian armed groups committed war crimes by indiscriminately firing rockets at civilians in Israel during the Gaza war last summer.
Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Judeh said Thursday Jordan's participation came as a response to a call made by the legitimate president.
John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has commended the actions of a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
Egypt has sent four naval ships to Yemen to help secure the Gulf of Aden and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait, an Egyptian official has said.
The United Kingdom has voiced its support for Saudi operations against the Houthi movement in Yemen.
Syria has destroyed three of its chemical weapons facilities, according to AFP/
Houthi loyalists have taken control of some state institutions in the southern city of Aden.
The United Nations says the Palestinian death toll in 2014 was the highest of any year since 1967.
Tunisia has arrested 23 suspects over the attack in a museum in the capital that killed tourists and a policeman.
Egypt has stopped flights between Egypt and Yemen due to the security crisis and launching of airstrikes against Houthis.
Jordan has confirmed that it is taking part with other Arab countries in military operations in Yemen.
Yemen's former President Hadi has arrived in Oman after leaving Yemen, according to media reports.
Iran has criticized Saudi military operations against the Houthi movement in Yemen and has called for an end to airstrikes.
The number asylum seekers in industrialized seekers rose by 45 percent last year, according to the UN refugee agency.
Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group linked to the Fatah movement, demonstrate their skills during a training in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.
Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group linked to the Fatah movement, demonstrate their skills during a training in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/Said Khatib)
Saudi airstrikes have so far killed 13 people in Yemen, with more feared dead.
Saudi Arabia and its allies have launched airstrikes in Yemen, as part of a move against Houthi rebels.
A Daesh branch group based in Libya has claimed responsibility for attacks that lead to 17 deaths in Benghazi and Sirte on Wednesday.
Comprehensive UN Security Council action can rapidly alleviate the suffering of Syrians, the main opposition group said Wednesday.
The FBI must work to improve its intelligence capabilities and information sharing to counter continuing threats, a report said Wednesday.
March 25, 2015
Three male Jewish suspects were arrested Wednesday after allegedly throwing a firebomb at a Yahad youth rally.
The Cairo Criminal Court resumed the trial of the two reporters Wednesday, postponing the trial to April 22.
Yemen army forces allied with the Houthi movement have taken over the international airport of the southern port city, officials said Wednesday.
Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, a top official confirmed Wednesday.
Hezbollah and the Syrian Army clashed with jihadi militants and seized two key vantage points along the Lebanese border Wednesday.
Turkish forces fired two howitzers at a Syrian army position early on Wednesday after a shell launched from Syria fell in southern Turkey.
After over four years behind bars, Mubarak-era interior minister Habib el-Adly was released, state news agency MENA reported.
Wednesday morning brought six arrests across the West Bank by Israeli forces over 'illegal activity.'
After two terror suspects were arrested in Lebanon, authorities say they're edging closer to uncovering larger Daesh networks
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hosted delegates of the Arab Joint List, Israel's Arab political alliance, congratulating them on their 14-seat victory at the Knesset elections earlier this month.
Witnesses also said smoke was seen rising from the area around the President's complex in Aden.