February 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The UN sought on Friday to get a new round of Syrian peace talks off the ground, but there were few signs of progress amid dozens more civilian deaths.
February 25, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
A suicide bomber killed eight people at a Yemeni army base Friday as clashes between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels left 35 dead, while another five civilians died in shelling.
February 25, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Seven Christians have been killed in Arish between Jan. 30 and Thursday. Daesh, which is waging an insurgency there, claimed responsibility for the killings, five of which were shootings. One man was beheaded and another set on fire.
February 25, 2017 - 09:52 GMT
Simultaneous bombings have targeted separate areas across the western Syria city of Homs, claiming a total of 42 lives.
February 25, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Jordanians took to the streets to demand the government resign after the cabinet imposed a new sales tax on telecoms use, bread, fuel, cigarettes and fizzy drinks.
February 25, 2017 - 06:24 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated the vehicle outside a Syrian rebel command centre in Suesian, north of al-Bab city.
February 24, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The reduced US troop presence in Afghanistan makes air power even more crucial in the fight against the Taliban and Daesh. But the numbers of dead and injured civilians are climbing fast.
February 24, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Describing the negotiations as an uphill task, the UN's special envoy called for a joint effort.
February 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 40-year-old man was shot in the neck at his home in El-Arish, the provincial capital of restive North Sinai.
February 24, 2017 - 09:52 GMT
The incident comes a day after Turkish-backed rebels claimed full control of the city from the Daesh extremist militia.
February 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Six staff and a contracted driver, all Yemeni citizens, were detained earlier this week by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea coastal district of Hodeida.
February 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Some 5,325 families have reportedly returned to eight districts of the city
February 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
“Khan al-Ahmar is one of the most vulnerable communities in the West Bank, struggling to maintain a minimum standard of living in the face of intense pressure from the Israeli authorities to move to a planned relocation site.”
February 23, 2017 - 13:53 GMT
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is convening his first morning meeting with the delegation of Syrian government envoys.
February 23, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
Russia began a bombing campaign in Syria in September 2015 in support of President Bashar al-Assad.