Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to...
An upsurge in attacks by Palestinians has come as a result of harsh Israeli actions in the West Bank and Gaza, a UN human rights investigator says.
Saudi police have reportedly arrested a teacher who is suspected of shooting dead six colleagues.
A 15-year-old Palestinian boy has been shot and killed by Israeli troops for allegedly throwing stones at Israeli vehicles.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said on Tuesday,...
A newly married couple in Syria have chosen to have their wedding photos taken in the bomb-out town - the extraordinary pictures are below.
The United Nations says hundred of thousands of people could be cut off from food if Syrian forces target rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
The Iraqi military has retaken IS territory around Ramadi, allowing it to connect the city to a key army base and reopen the road to Baghdad.
The Saudi Arabian government is considering sending special forces into Syria to fight Islamic forces there.
Deaths in jail at the hand of the Syrian government amounts to 'extermination' and is a crime against humanity, according to a new UN report.
Russian firepower has helped Syrian forces edge towards the Turkey border, forcing rebels to retreat from the intensive bombardment.
An Instagram account is out to dispel stereotypes of the Islamic Imams of Iran by drawing attention to the varied and modern activities they perform as part of...
Turkey's border remains closed to tens of thousands of Syrian refugees as intense fighting continues in Aleppo, driving more civilians to the border.
The US has warned Iraq that a collapse of the Mosul dam located near Islamic State-held territory in the country's north would be catastrophic.
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