The United States and Egypt are returning to a 'stronger base' in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, US Secretary of State John Kerry said...
An Israeli teenager died on Sunday of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ago,...
An ultra-Orthodox Jew has allegedly stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem, just weeks after completing a 10-year sentence for a similar attack.
Pakistani police killed the head of the banned sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Wednesday as he attempted to escape as he was being moved between prisons,...
Masked rock-throwing Palestinians and Israeli police using stun grenades have clashed at al-Aqsa mosque plaza, on the annual Jewish day of mourning for Jerusalem...
A car bomb attack has killed two Turkish soldiers and wounded four others in the mainly Kurdish southeast of the country.
The armed wing of the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said it considers a three-year ceasefire agreement with Turkey to be over after Turkish airstrikes...
Iran's pragmatist government tried on Wednesday to sell its nuclear agreement with world powers to hardliners at home, just as a U.S. congressional leader...
Iran's pragmatist government tried on Wednesday to sell its nuclear agreement with world powers to hardliners at home, just as a U.S. congressional leader...
A long-time al Qaeda operative has been killed in a US air strike in Syria.

90 killed as IS bomb guts Iraq town

Iraqis have recounted scenes of horror in the aftermath of a car bomb that officials said killed at least 15 children among more than 90 dead.
Yemen's internationally recognised government, which was forced to flee by Houthi rebels, says its forces have retaken the city of Aden.
Social media has given the world a sneak peek into Mecca as millions of Muslims make their way to the holy city as part of Ramadan celebrations.
The United Nations says gross human rights abuses by the Islamic State in Iraq may in some cases amount to war crimes and possibly genocide.

Toll from Afghan blast rises to 34

The death toll from a suicide car bombing at a military base in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 34, including the bomber.
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