The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in Gaza is response to rocket fire toward southern Israel.
When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Russia's international isolation over a crisis in Ukraine.
Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to Morocco.
An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generating uproar across the Arab world.
Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister warns that the group's extremists might "erupt again somewhere else" without international cooperation in combatting the militants.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.
The U.N. mission to Iraq says it is investigating allegations of human rights abuses in a disputed Iraqi town where federal forces clashed with Kurdish fighters in October.
A top Russian official says most of the fake bomb calls that have plagued cities across Russia have come from Syria.
Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries will meet Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss "repercussions" from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Russia says it has temporarily shut its embassy in Yemen and evacuated all of its diplomats.
An Israeli court has sentenced a Jewish extremist to four years in prison for torching a famous Holy Land church in 2015.
Yemeni officials say security forces have killed at least three suspected militants in a raid in the southern port city of Aden.
The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Egypt's defense minister says chances for a Mideast peace deal have been diminished after the U.S. government's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.
A new Palestinian opinion poll finds overwhelming opposition to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
German lawmakers have extended the military's participation in missions against the Islamic State group and in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq until the spring of 2018.
The Syrian opposition claims the government delegation to the Geneva peace talks is coming up with new conditions, making it difficult to move forward.
Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his fiancee: "We will see each other soon — and I will hold you as tight as I possibly can."
Iran's state TV says that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake has jolted the country's southern province of Kerman.
With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is a deeply polarized nation.
Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, the spiritual leader of Israel's non-Hassidic ultra-Orthodox Jews of European descent, has died.
European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to allegedly brutal tactics of the Libyan coast guard and dangerous detention facilities.
The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to Syria, Egypt and Turkey: (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that it could destabilize the region and derail the Middle East peace process.
The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's Mideast tour (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that it could destabilize the region and derail the Middle East peace process.
The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired a rocket toward southern Israel.