A Libyan official says gunmen abducted and killed the mayor of the coastal city of Misrata soon after his return from a visit to Turkey.
Media reports in Turkey say prosecutors are requesting that a German journalist who was arrested in Turkey be released from jail pending the outcome of her trial on terror-related charges.
A Lebanese police official says authorities have detained a man suspected in the killing a British woman who worked at the U.K. Embassy in Beirut.
The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip in reaction to new rocket attacks out of the Palestinian territory.
The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track, according to a bombshell exposé in Politico Sunday.
A group of Palestinian protesters set fire to placards bearing images of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday outside Jesus’s traditional birthplace, days before his arrival in the region.
A diplomat working at the British Embassy in Lebanon was found dead Saturday by the side of a road, reportedly strangled, reports said.
A British diplomat working at the United Kingdom embassy in Lebanon was found dead after she was allegedly raped and strangled, reports said on Sunday.
Two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan where hundreds of worshippers were attending service ahead of Christmas, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens of others, officials said.
Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.
Eight people were killed and dozens of others were injured on Sunday when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan where hundreds of worshippers were attending service ahead of Christmas, officials said.
The U.S. has now made clear that Iran is not just violating a U.N. Security Council Resolution that imposes an arms embargo on Yemen.
Syrian government forces have entered small parts of the northwestern rebel-held province of Idlib in one of their deepest incursions into the area where President Bashar Assad’s government almost has no presence.
Two relatives say they have lost contact with a Jordanian-Palestinian tycoon after he flew to Saudi Arabia.
A Libyan official says coast guards have rescued at least 270 migrants off Libya’s eastern coast.
Egypt is inaugurating an ancient library in the famed St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai.
A Yemeni rebel spokesman has heavily criticized U.S. charges that Iran is funneling missiles to the Shiite rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis.
Just days shy of Christmas, dozens of Iraqi children fill the stage at the Alliance Evangelical Church in Baghdad’s Karrada neighborhood to sing “Jingle Bells” and rehearse their Nativity play. Odds are it will likely be the city’s last such performance.
Lebanon has set the date for the country’s first parliamentary elections in nine years, scheduling the vote for May 6.
Germany is pouring money into the creation of electronic surveillance systems along Tunisia’s eastern border, designed to prevent extremists and migrants from slipping across into the country from neighboring Libya, a government spokesman said Friday.
Berlin police have banned American and Israeli flags at a pro-Palestinian march, after flag burning at previous recent protests prompted outrage in Germany.
Yemeni officials say foreign humanitarian workers with the U.N. and other international organizations have left the port city of Hodeida because of intensified fighting there.
Turkey’s president says Muslim nations will ask the United Nations for an “annulment” of President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Palestinian protesters are scuffling with Israeli forces as fallout continues over President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week.