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Turkish soldiers on the Syrian border. (AFP/ File Photo)
October 17, 2018 - 08:14 GMT
The parliament on Tuesday ratified a motion to extend the deployment of Turkish troops in Lebanon for another year as part of the UN’s interim force.
Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah on October 17, 2018. Israel launched raids against targets in the Gaza strip today.(SAID KHATIB / AFP)
October 17, 2018 - 08:11 GMT
Israel conducted an airstrike on the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, according to the Israeli army.
Saudi Embassy in Turkey. (AFP/File)
October 17, 2018 - 08:09 GMT
UN human rights chief on Tuesday called for lifting the immunity of the Saudi consul general and consulate workers in Istanbul to shed light on the case of a missing Saudi journalist.
China's president Xi Jinping and US president Donald Trump meet in Beijing in November 2017. (AFP photo)
October 17, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Donald Trump is moving deliberately to counter what the White House views as years of unchecked Chinese aggression, signaling a new and potentially much colder era in relations between Washington and Beijing.
Soldiers stand guard on the road leading to Mieh Mieh Palestinian refugee camp on after clashes occurred between two different Palestinian factions. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 15:13 GMT
Two people were killed Tuesday in renewed clashes in Southern Lebanon's Mieh Mieh refugee camp, according to a local security source.
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most contentious issues of the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (APF/File)
October 16, 2018 - 13:41 GMT
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday condemned Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s signal that he was considering the relocation of the Australian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Afghan security personnel arriving at the site of an attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on July 28, 2018. (By AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 13:34 GMT
Taliban militants in Afghanistan have killed and wounded dozens of Afghan police forces.
A demonstrator burns tires during protests in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on July 12. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 13:24 GMT
Nine demonstrators who were shot dead early last month in Iraq’s southern city of Basra were killed for “political reasons”, according to the findings of a government commission of inquiry.
British Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP/File Photo)
October 16, 2018 - 13:11 GMT
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said the disagreements between the U.K. and the European Union should not let their disagreements leave the two sides with a no-deal Brexit.
Protesters clash with Israeli police in the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 11:51 GMT
Seven Palestinians were injured and four others were detained, including two Israelis and one international activist, after Israeli forces stormed the Khan al-Ahmar village, east of Jerusalem, on Monday.
An Egyptian policeman stands guard from an armoured vehicle outside the venue of the trial of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 10:08 GMT
Police forces killed nine gunmen in a shootout in southern Egypt on Monday, according to the country’s interior ministry.
Adel Abdul Mahdi (2nd L) and Barham Saleh (2nd R) left the parliament chamber together. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 09:47 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi is continuing his consultations with political blocs over the formation of a new government.
Donald Trump. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 09:21 GMT
The 2020 presidential election is still more than two years away, but President Donald Trump has already raised more than $100 million for a potential re-election bid, according to Federal Election Commission filings on Monday.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions (AFP/ File Photo)
October 16, 2018 - 09:17 GMT
The US Department of Justice designated on Monday the Lebanese “Hezbollah” party as a transnational criminal organization.
A Yemeni tends to his malnourished child as she receives treatment at a hospital in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 09:14 GMT
Yemen could see the "worst famine in the world in 100 years.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attends a meeting in Jeddah.  (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 09:10 GMT
The Saudi Embassy in Washington canceled its annual celebration of the country's National Day, according to multiple reports Monday.