Turkey has announced a ban on LGBTI events in the Ankara province in a move officials say will 'maintain public order'.
Australian rock legend Nick Cave says pressure on musicians not to perform in Israel is similar to bullying and censorship.
Iraqi security forces have ousted IS from their last remaining stronghold of Rawa.
Some 20 people are dead and 30 others are injured after an Islamic State car bomb exploded in eastern Syria.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is 'very much disappointed' that the Saudi-led coalition is refusing to lift its blockade of Yemen and has written directly...
Lebanon's former prime minister Saad Hariri will come to France "in the coming days", a source at the French presidency told AFP on Wednesday.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France.
Lebanon's former prime minister has reassured his countrymen as he continues to be in Saudi Arabia.
A top adviser to says Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has denied Saad al-Hariri resigned as Lebanon's PM after a tense meeting with him in Beirut.
Lebanon's Christian Maronite patriarch arrived for a historic visit in Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer between the two countries over the departure of Lebanese...
Syrian activists have posted pictures online of massive damage and dead men, women and children after a bombing raid killed at least 53 people.
Air strikes on a market killed at least 53 people, including children, in a town in northern Syria on Monday despite a 'de-escalation zone' in place there, a...
The deadliest earthquake of 2017 so far struck the border of Iraq and Iran causing widespread devastation to the 1.8 million people living within the 100km...
The recent earthquake on the border of Iraq and Iran has been 2017's most deadliest quake this year, with more than 400 dead.
Thousands of Iranians prepared Tuesday to spend a third night in the cold as authorities scrambled to help those made homeless by a major earthquake that killed...

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