US vice president says Pompeo heading to Saudi Arabia, US ‘evaluating evidence’ following attacks on Saudi oil plants. US Vice President Mike Pence said on…View More Pence says attacks against allies, global energy supply will fail
Haiti fuel shortage: Protesters call for president's resignation Days of protests have left the Caribbean nation to a standstill, roads have been blocked and some…View More Israel elections: Polls in rerun vote open
Judiciary spokesman says the trio arrested in Iran was charged in two separate cases and awaiting trial. Iran’s judiciary has charged three Australian citizens with…View More Iran charges three detained Australians with spying
As questions swirl over the Saudi oil attacks, all eyes are on the Middle East to see if tensions finally boil over. United Nations –…View More Saudi oil strikes: Will Gulf 'powder-keg' detonate?
The world’s largest oil processing facility is one of two sites targeted by drones in attacks claimed by Houthi rebels. Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they…View More Saudi oil explosions: Amateur footage captures plant ablaze
Sahar Khodayari, arrested for trying to enter a football stadium, set herself on fire last week outside a courthouse. Tehran, Iran – An Iranian female football…View More 'Blue girl': Iran's football fan, denied stadium entry, dies
Qatari envoy, tasked with rebuilding Gaza’s infrastructure, says local, regional parties taking advantage of situation. Doha, Qatar – There is no hope of achieving peace between…View More No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'
Dagestan-born Russian fighter lands rear naked choke, forcing his US opponent to tap midway through the third round. Khabib Nurmagomedov has stopped Dustin Poirier by…View More UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Dustin Poirier
AU says three-month freeze lifted after Khartoum installed a civilian government and named a new cabinet. The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of…View More African Union lifts suspension of Sudan
Tehran says this will boost stockpile of enriched uranium but adds it will allow IAEA to monitor its nuclear programme, Iran has begun injecting gas into…View More Iran activates advanced centrifuges in latest nuclear move
Top US official says Washington is in talks with Houthi rebels to end the war, the first such contact in four years. The United States is…View More US 'in talks with Houthis' in bid to end Yemen war: Official
The perpetual uncertainty of life in Lebanon has given birth to increasingly dark and taboo-busting stand-up comedy. Beirut, Lebanon – “For me, stand-up comedy comes from…View More Beirut's stand-up comedy scene is becoming Lebanon's freest space
Long-awaited document paves the way for civilian rule after Omar al-Bashir’s removal in the face of mass protests. Hundreds of people have taken to the…View More What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say?
Spokesperson for the Saudi-led coalition rejects Houthi claims that the drones hit the intended targets. Yemeni Houthi forces have launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s…View More Yemen: Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi airports, airbase