The 81-year-old Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, underwent an emergency heart procedure on Thursday after suffering exhaustion and chest pains, but was given a clean bill of health and quickly discharged from the hospital.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received a clean bill of health after undergoing an emergency heart procedure on Thursday.
Groups representing liberal streams of Judaism appealed to Israel's Supreme Court Thursday to force the government to implement its decision on equal prayer at a key Jewish holy site.
Turkish police have detained a suspected militant from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) who is believed to have perpetrated a motorbike bombing near an Istanbul police station, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Friday.
The U.N.'s Syria envoy on Thursday made an impassioned appeal to save eastern Aleppo, warning the city faced total destruction and urging Islamist fighters to leave so civilians can get aid.
Turkey insisted Thursday that its troops will remain in Iraq despite Baghdad's growing anger ahead of a planned operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State jihadists.
Russia said Tuesday it has sent an advanced missile system to the Syrian port of Tartus, as tensions escalate between Moscow and Washington over the five-year conflict.
A delegation from the world's only permanent war crimes court is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories this week to "promote better understanding" about its work, the chief prosecutor said Wednesday.
International efforts to end the fighting in Syria have been dealt a serious blow, with the United States suspending direct contacts with Russia on halting the war, and chilly relations are turning even frostier after Russia put a hold on a plutonium disposal deal with Washington.
U.S. military aircraft pounded Islamic State positions in the jihadists' former Libyan stronghold of Sirte over the weekend, as the U.S. air campaign entered its third month, the Pentagon said Monday.