Israel has stepped up settlement construction on occupied Palestinian land, with over 700 more housing units built last year compared to the previous year.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks of his country’s top priority in the Middle East, asserting that Washington does not seek “the business of nation building” in the region.
Aid groups say Saudi Arabia is carrying out an “open-air massacre” of Yemeni civilians facing famine amid Riyadh’s two-year-long military campaign against the impoverished country.
US spy agencies possibly monitored Trump and members of his transition team after the 2016 vote, says a key Republican.
India is working on a new payment mechanism for trade with Iran after indications emerged that the previous one may soon lose its efficiency.
The so-called US-led coalition air-drops allied Syrian militants near the Daesh-held Syrian city of Raqqah.
Emotional parents of victims urged people to pray for a successful recovery.
The exterior of Clearance securities depository in Luxembourg where above $1.6 billion of Iran’s assets have been ordered to be frozen.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad describes the ongoing Syria conflict as a campaign to change Arabs' identity.
UNICEF predicts that 25 percent of children may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, endangering their lives.
The home belongs to the family of Fadi al-Qanbar, who drove a truck into a group of Israeli troops and killed four of them on January 8.
British news agency Press Association says several people are being treated for "catastrophic" injuries.
Bahrain's Supreme Criminal Court has postponed until May 17 the trial of top human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
Sixty percent of Muslims reported personally experiencing religious discrimination in the past year, a new poll shows.
Germany's newly-elected President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warns Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of risking “collapsing” everything Ankara had achieved in recent years.
At least 33 people have been killed in a US-led strike on a school near the Daesh-held northern Syrian city of Raqqah.
At least eight people are killed in a series of blasts that hit Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri.
The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on changing the Justice Department's priorities.
Human Rights Watch says Daesh has executed hundreds of detainees and dumped their bodies in one of the largest mass graves found in Mosul.
Belgium observes a moment of silence to mark the first anniversary of the deadlyDaesh bombings at the Zaventem Airport in Brussels.
The air force has mobilized its planes to airlift thousands of citizens from flood-ravaged areas as the death toll from the disaster surges.
Ankara’s military shells Kurdish villages in northern Syria after a Turkish soldier is killed by sniper fire from Kurdish-held areas on the Syrian side of the border.
People across Ireland have held a vigil to pay tribute to Martin MacGuinness, the late deputy first minister and the ex-commander of the Irish Republican Army (IRA).
The second helicopter carrier, which entered service on Wednesday, will give the Japanese military greater ability to deploy beyond its shores.
The parliament is expected to support First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's bid for a new independence referendum.
A judicial source says Fillon’s legal issues have deepened, with prosecutors expanding a probe into allegations of fraud and forgery against the presidential candidate.
The White House has announced US President Donald Trump’s travel plans to Europe for a NATO summit in May.
The Brazilian president says the alarm caused by the discovery of irregularities in meat industry controls is exaggerated.
Trump’s nuclear advisor says Washington will honor the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six major world powers, including the US.
South Korea and the US say the North fired a missile from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan, but the test was not successful.
The Israeli military fires artillery shells at a gathering of Palestinian youths in Rafah City leaving 18-year-old Youssef Abou Azra dead.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says settlement construction in East Jerusalem al-Quds is non-negotiable.
Donald Trump’s pick for a vacancy in the US Supreme Court Justice, distances himself from the new president and his administration.
Palestinians write to the UN chief to protest the withdrawal of a report that had branded Israel an apartheid regime.
Iraqi government forces have made fresh territorial gains against Daesh terrorists in the western part of Mosul.
A key Democrat censures the House Armed Services Committee for reducing its public hearing over a nude photo sharing scandal to a subcommittee hearing on social media policies.
US tech giant Google has released a set of tools it says are designed to protect elections globally.
Energy analysts say oil field development plans in Iran and Iraq are expected to drive the largest production growth in the Middle East over the next four years.
Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland's future should be decided by the people who live there rather than being "imposed upon us.”
Iranian athletes receive six medals at the 9th Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix Competition in Dubai, the UAE.
Reuters in a report quoted informed sources as saying that the Bank of England is still reluctant to facilitate trade between the two countries even though the government is trying to open Iran-UK trading oppositions.
The French interior minister steps down amid an investigation into the parliamentary jobs he gave his daughters.
Yemeni army forces and their allies have fired three new indigenous ballistic missiles at a military base deep inside Saudi Arabia.
Iran will officially move clocks forward by one hour at midnight on Tuesday to observe Daylight Saving Time.
The blast occurred at a checkpoint near the presidential palace just as Hassan Ali Kheyre unveiled his government lineup.
The UK follows the US in banning electronic devices on passenger flights from several Muslim-majority countries.
Some 85,000 have sought refuge in Cameroon but the UN refugee agency said many had been sent back.
Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to continue trying terror suspects in military courts.
Delegates at the latest UN Human Rights Council in Geneva have condemned Israel's apartheid.
A new round of UN-sponsored Syria talks will resume in Geneva with the UN envoy for Syria not on hand.
Ayatollah Khamenei says the enemies of the Islamic Republic seek to undermine the trust of the Iranian nation in the establishment through economic pressure.
The US is reportedly weighing tough sanctions against North Korea to bar its access to the global financial system.
The Norwegian foreign minister said South Sudan was "one of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters."
Park Geun-hye apologizes to people before being questioned by prosecutors in a high-profile graft case.
Protesters call on the Manama regime to punish those behind the killings of activists.
The Turkish president warns that Ankara may review its ties with the EU after the country's upcoming referendum.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron remains in the lead after the first televised French presidential debate.
Hundreds of Americans affected by the September 11 attacks have filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the incident.
Government forces launch a counterattack to repel a militant attempt to reach the heart of Damascus.
The world body rejects a call by Riyadh and its allies to supervise a Houthi-held Yemeni port, where a reported Saudi raid killed over 40 refugees.
Amnesty International slams the arrest of Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor following a surprise overnight raid on his house.
The Iranian FM says Tehran is ready to resume its pre-JCPOA nuclear activities if Washington fails to honor its obligations under the nuclear deal.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Russia next month, a week after skipping a NATO summit meeting.
Pyongyang dismisses US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning of possible military strike against the country.
Moscow denies reports it is building a military base in alliance with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.
A hand-written note delivered to an Iowa mosque warns that President Trump will do to Muslims 'what Hitler did to the Jews.'
The Syrian army has reportedly downed an Israeli reconnaissance drone shortly after it violated the Syrian airspace near the southeastern province of Quneitra.
The Syrian president has reiterated his government’s resolve to end the crisis in the country.
Donald Trump should apologize to his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, for claims assessed as false by FBI Director James Comey, says a former CIA chief.
EU foreign policy chief has ruled out the possibility of renegotiating Iran’s nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries.
US President Donald Trump has question Iran nuclear deal amid a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
The US, Israel’s closest ally, says it will not attend the UN Human Rights Council meeting on the Palestinian issue.
At least 23 people were killed and 45 others injured in a car bomb blast in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Danish citizens of Turkish origin critical of President Erdogan reportedly claimed that they had been tagged as traitors by Ankara.
Britain says it will trigger the Brexit process on March 29 to start talks with the European Union.
Russia signs an agreement to train the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria.
The United Nations has called for an inquiry into last week's attack on a boat off Yemen's coast that killed 44 people, mostly Somali refugees.
The IMF will not approve a new $1 billion loan payment for Ukraine as scheduled due to the trade blockade imposed on territories held by Russian-backed forces.
A new poll suggests that most young Americans do not see Donald Trump's presidency as legitimate.
The Russian foreign minister says the deployment of US THAAD missile system in South Korea poses 'serious risks' to the Asia-Pacific region.
Germany brands as unacceptable the Turkish president's charge that Chancellor Angela Merkel was using 'Nazi measures.'
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the new Iranian year is a time to create new jobs for the country’s youths.
The militants captured several areas in the capital after launching an attack overnight through underground tunnels.
The warning followed reports in US media that Trump's government was preparing a large-scale arms package for Taiwan.
In his message on the occasion of the Persian New Year, Ayatollah Khamenei cites Iran’s security “in this turbulent regional and international environment” as “a very important and great factor.”
The European Commission president warns EU relations with the US are at historic lows because of Donald Trump.
Along with Iranians, hundreds of millions of people around the world observe the millennia-old festivity that celebrates the rebirth of nature.
The foreign ministry says it has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Moscow over an Israeli airstrike inside the Syrian territory.
Iran and other regional countries usher in Nowruz to the much-anticipated accompaniment of fireworks.
South Korea says it complains to World Trade Organization over China’s response to the deployment of the THAAD missile system.
In a statement, the Israeli military said it launched a surprise military exercise for reserve forces on Sunday morning that aimed to test the readiness of the Southern Command.