A Syrian general and eight troops are killed in a militant bombing attack outside the capital city Damascus.
The UN warns that any attempt by Israel to annex Palestinian land will destroy further prospects of peace talks.
The Syrian government and opposition militants announce the names of their delegation heads for the upcoming peace talks in Kazakhstan.
The United States vows to step up support for the Turkish forces by conducting airstrikes in Syria’s al-Bab.
Bahrainis have held several mass protests over the past few days to denounce the recent executions of three Shia activists.
Tel Aviv has come under fire for its violence against Palestinians and adopting a policy of shoot-to-kill.
Selahattin Demirtas, the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-leader, has been held in custody for over two months.
The commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation says Iraqi forces are in control of Mosul’s Central Mosque.
Saudi vessels fired a barrage of rockets at a village in the Maqbanah district of Ta’izz on Tuesday.
Two car bombs target the Tal Yabes district in eastern Mosul, causing casualties.
The bomb attack occurred in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir.
Turkish authorities announce the capture of the New Year Istanbul attack gunman, saying he has confessed to staging the massacre.
A high ranking Iraqi commander says around 90 percent of eastern Mosul has been recaptured from the Daesh terrorists.
Anti-regime protests continue in Bahrain following the execution of three activists accused of a 2014 bomb attack.
A Palestinian teenager is killed by Israeli forces during clashes south of the occupied West Bank.
Foreign-backed militant groups say they will attend Astana peace talks.
Iraqi special forces battling Daesh terrorists in Mosul say they made further advances against the Takfiris.
An Israeli minister says Palestinians are powerless to block the transfer of US embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds.
Three security guards were wounded after a group of villagers brandishing guns attacked the convoy of a Qatari royal family member in southwestern Pakistan.
The president of Supreme Political Council says the battle in western coastal areas is neither against mercenaries, nor Saudi Arabia, rather against Israel.
The National Salvation Front in Syria, comprising certain foreign-based oppositionists, openly pleads with Israel to directly confront the government of President Assad.
In its annual report, Human Rights Watch puts a spotlight on Saudi crimes in the bloody war against Yemen, which is backed by the US and the UK.
Tel Aviv’s forces break up a rally by Palestinians demanding the return of bodies of those killed by the regime’s troops.
Turkish lawmakers approve the first reading of a constitutional amendment package aimed at boosting the country’s president.
Spain's King Felipe VI meets Saudi King Salman amid ongoing negotiations over the purchase of Spanish warships.
The Palestine Liberation Organization welcomes the closing statement of a Middle East peace conference held in France.
Moscow will reportedly begin repairing a second runway at Hmeimim Air Base in Syria's Latakia.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 249 people have been killed in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria.
The Emirati and British naval forces have started joint naval exercises dubbed 'Sea Dagger 2017' in the Persian Gulf.
Iranian officials as well as international bodies condemn the Bahraini government’s execution of three anti-regime Shia activists.
Yemeni forces launch retaliatory cross border attack in Saudi Najran province, killing one soldier.
The French foreign minister warns the incoming US president against moving the country's embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem al-Quds.
An Israeli tank has shelled the besieged Gaza Strip following an alleged gunfire attack from the coastal enclave.
Jordanian PM replaces interior and foreign ministers in a fresh cabinet reshuffle.
The plane was carrying 299 passengers from Oman to Germany when it requested an emergency landing over a bomb threat.
Riyadh’s military aircraft carry out more deadly raids against Yemeni provinces.
The assassination comes amid Syrian army efforts to reach reconciliation deals with armed groups in Wadi Barada and secure water processing facilities there.
More than 70 countries are attending the summit, which will open in the French capital on Sunday.
The regime in Manama carries out the death sentences handed to the Shia activists, turning a deaf ear to public calls for the verdicts to be revoked.
Diyala Province and the capital, Baghdad, are hit by three deadly explosions, which also wounded dozens of people.
Protesters gather in Tel Aviv, calling for the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over multiple allegations of corruption.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Pope discuss the probable relocation of US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds.
Bahrain is urged to drop charges against female journalist Naeeha Saeed.
Syria’s opposition group HNC backs upcoming peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Iraqi government forces make more territorial gains against Daesh terrorists in and around Mosul.
Saudi Arabia’s grand Mufti bashes plans for opening cinemas and concerts in the kingdom.
Dozens of people are killed as Daesh Takfiris launch a major attack on the eastern Syrian city of Dayr al-Zawr.
Israeli troops fire tear gas at Palestinians during a raid into a West Bank village.
The protesters take to the streets in northern Bahrain, holding placards that read ‘No to execution’ and ‘We are not afraid of execution.’
Suspects Omar Asim and Abuliezi Abuduhamiti were arrested on Friday.
Iraqi counterterrorism forces fully recapture the Mosul University from Daesh terrorists.
Palestinian President Abbas writes to Russian President Putin, asking for help to stop the potential relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv.
Yemen's al-Masirah news channel said the soldiers were killed in firing at al-Sudais military site.
Iraqi government forces continue to gain ground against Takfiri Daesh militants in Mosul.
An analyst says Israel’s recent attack on a Syrian military airport is a declaration of war.
The grand mufti made the remarks in a sermon at al-Aqsa Mosque in Old City on Friday.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry says Western countries and their regional allies are complicit in the Israeli regime's aggression against the Arab country.
Turkish officials arrest the ex-chief of President Erdogan's security over links to the failed July 15 coup attempt last year.
Heavy clashes reportedly break out as Yemeni forces try to foil an attack by pro-Saudi militants near Bab al-Mandeb strait.
Iraqi forces enter the compound of the Mosul University in a key advance against Daesh in the northern city.
Spain’s king is due in Saudi Arabia, with a lucrative arms deal expected to top the agenda of his talks in the kingdom.
The parliament in Tukey approves more articles of a constitutional reform package sought by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Ex-UK Premier David Cameron visits Bahrain despite growing concerns about human rights violations by Manama.
The Syrian army retakes a village vital for supply of water to millions in Damascus but Israel shortly hits a military airport west of the capital that was used to attack the militants.
Russia and Turkey sign an agreement to coordinate their air forces in Syria when conducting airstrikes against Takfiri militant groups there.
Israeli rockets have reportedly targeted the Mezzeh airbase near the Syrian capital city of Damascus.
At least eight people have been killed in a bomb attack in a heavily policed district in the center of the Syrian capital Damascus.
The decline is attributed to multiple terrorist attacks in the port city.
Human Rights Watch accuses Bahraini authorities of having prevented several activists from leaving the country in 2016.
"There is no difference between the terrorist who has a weapon… and the terrorist who is using the dollar," Erdogan said.
The Iraq Body Count says a monthly average of more than 1,300 civilians lost their lives due to violence in Iraq in 2016.
Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman, Igor Konashenkov, says there would be more withdrawal from Syria in the near future.
Iraqi volunteer fighters move their military equipment to the western flank of Mosul in preparation for a new anti-Daesh operation.
Reconstruction activities are underway in eastern Aleppo following the recent liberation of the northwestern Syrian city.
Over 100 House Republicans have signed a letter urging President-elect Donald Trump to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds.
Three women and four children are killed as Saudi fighter jets bomb residential areas in Hudaydah Province.
A brawl breaks out in the Turkish parliament amid debates on the ruling party’s proposed bill on executive presidency.
Tel Aviv mulls the construction of some 2,500 illegal settler units on the remains of the Palestinian trucker’s soon-to-be-destroyed house.
Israeli and Turkish officials are reportedly set to hold talks in the coming weeks on a ‘roadmap’ they are drafting to promote their relations.
At least 25 Palestinians have been arrested during a series of Israeli raids throughout the occupied territories.
Back in May 2015, Cumhuriyet posted on its website footage showing Turkish arms delivery to parts of Syria held by terrorists.
The verdict bars Abdulaziz al-Shubaily from writing on social media and imposes a travel ban on the activist following his release.
"Attacks on civilian areas continue to kill and injure scores of children in Yemen," UNICEF says.
Sulfur and chlorine were among the Saudi-made substances discovered by Syrian forces in Aleppo.
Initial local media reports said hundreds of Takfiri militants would lay down arms and move out of the area in the coming hours.
Over the past few days, the Iraqi forces have made major gains on the ground in Mosul.
President Aoun said Iran's support for Hezbollah "could continue indefinitely."
Amnesty says Saudi human rights activists are “endangered species” vanishing “one by one” amid Riyadh’s relentless crackdown.
Manama forces fire rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters to disperse a group of teenage students holding an anti-regime protest.
Yemeni forces launch counterattacks against the Saudi military and its mercenaries.
The United Arab Emirates confirms that Tuesday's explosion in Kandahar governor's compound also wounded its ambassador to the country.