Middle East
Iranian state media say gunmen opened fire on a group of paramilitary forces in southern Iran, killing one of them and wounding another three.
Libya’s top prosecutor says he has opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city.
A war monitoring group says that dozens of Syrians who fled war at home are among the thousands killed and missing in the deadly flooding in Libya.
Hundreds of people have gathered in central London to mark the anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini.
The U.N. nuclear watchdog has harshly criticized Iran for effectively barring several of its most experienced inspectors from monitoring the country’s disputed atomic program.
The Security Council has voted unanimously to end, a year from now, a U.N. probe into activities of Islamic State extremists in Iraq.
The International Monetary Fund has warned that Lebanon is still facing enormous economic challenges, four years after the country’s historic meltdown began.
Members of the volunteer arm of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard have been seen on the streets in western Iran on the eve of the first anniversary of the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
A daughter of a long-detained human rights activist in Bahrain has tried to return to the island kingdom to press for her father’s release but was turned away from her flight in London.
Libyan authorities have limited access to the flooded coastal city of Derna to dig through the mud and hollowed-out buildings for the more than 10,000 people still missing and presumed dead following a disaster that has already claimed more than 11,000 lives.
A delegation from Yemen’s Houthi rebels has flown into Saudi Arabia for talks with the kingdom on potentially ending the yearslong war tearing at the Arab world’s poorest nation.
DERNA, Libya (AP) — Images taken by satellite show the physical devastation from a flood that killed at least 11,300 people in the eastern Libyan city of Derna.
Britain, France and Germany have announced that they will keep their sanctions on Iran related to the Mideast country’s atomic program and its development of ballistic missiles.
Jordan rejected a U.S. request to release a former top Jordanian official imprisoned in an alleged plot against the Western-allied monarchy in September, the official’s lawyer and family say.
Iran has summoned Australia’s envoy to the Mideast country to protest the latest round of sanctions imposed on Tehran over what Canberra decries as violations of human rights.
Police in Dubai have seized 86 million tablets of the amphetamine known as Captagon hidden in a shipment of doors and decorative building panels.
Saudi Arabia has executed two soldiers who were convicted of treason as the kingdom conducted its war on Yemen’s Houthi rebels.
Israel’s foreign minister has said that Israel would not cave in to foreign dictates on its treatment of the Palestinians.
Lebanese state media say that clashes have intensified in the country’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, leaving at least five people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
Syria’s state media say that Israel’s military carried out airstrikes in a coastal province, killing two soldiers, wounding six and causing material damage.
A Palestinian man who had fled Lebanon more than three decades ago seeking safety and a better future in Libya was killed in the flooding this week along with his wife and two daughters.
The daughters of a prominent human rights activist jailed in Bahrain say he has resumed a hunger strike after being denied medical care.
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox men have blocked a major Jerusalem intersection to protest the country’s mandatory military draft.
Security guards from the Syrian president’s Baath party have fired shots at protesters trying to raid its local headquarters in southern Syria, wounding at least three people, activists said.
Palestinian politicians have denounced dozens of Palestinian academics who criticized President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent remarks on the Holocaust.
American captives could be exchanged for billions of dollars of frozen Iranian assets, even as critics back in Washington warn against dealing with Tehran.
The Lebanese army says two land mines exploded along the Lebanon-Syria border wounding three Syrians trying to illegally cross into Lebanon.
Search teams are combing streets, wrecked buildings and even the sea to look for bodies in a coastal Libyan city where the collapse of two dams unleashed a massive flash flood that killed at least 5,100 people.
A storm that has killed thousands of people and left thousands more missing in Libya is the latest blow to a country that has been gutted by years of chaos and division.
Hundreds of prisoners have suspended their monthlong hunger strike in Bahrain just ahead of a visit of the island nation’s crown prince to the United States.
Saudi Arabia has purchased a stake in the Professional Fighters League in yet another example of the oil-rich kingdom using athletics to further increase its influence.
A top Hamas leader arrived in Beirut to push for an end to clashes in Lebanon’s largest Palestinian refugee camp that resumed despite multiple cease-fire agreements.
Iran has identified the five prisoners it hopes to see freed in the United States in exchange for five Iranian-Americans now held in Tehran and billions in assets once held by South Korea.
Ahead of the High Holidays that begin this week, a network of Jewish security experts and religious leaders in the U.S. hosted several webinars to help prepare for the season.
Israel’s Supreme Court has heard the first challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious judicial overhaul.