President Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Wednesday after an administration official signaled a break with U.S. support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July.
Russia on Monday released footage from one of its drones in Syria, revealing for the first time the latest destruction to the ruins of historic Palmyra since it was recaptured by Islamic State militants, as Syrian government forces pushed ahead on the ground in a new offensive to take the city back.
Turkish troops backed by Syrian rebel fighters have entered the centre of the Islamic State group bastion of Al-Bab and will soon capture it, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday.
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas elected a hard-line member of its armed wing as its new Gaza head on Monday, Hamas officials said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call to remove his country from a contentious travel ban list, a statement said on Friday.
Her name is Marina Jaber but to many she is "the girl on the bike," a young Baghdad artist inspiring Iraqi women to exercise their rights one pedal at a time.
Millions of Iranians marched on the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution Friday in what the president described as a response to the new U.S. administration and a rejection of "threatening language".
Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed six Afghan employees of the Red Cross delivering relief supplies in snowbound northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said, underscoring the dangers faced by aid workers in the war-battered country.
Afghanistan, America's longest military fight, is getting little attention so far from the Trump administration despite the protracted struggle to rein in the Taliban and battle a stubborn Islamic State affiliate there.1 Comment