WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday came close to blaming Iran for a rocket attack in Iraq…View More Trump, Pompeo walk to brink of blaming Iran for rocket attack
Minister of Health Koca says an 89-year-old died as number of cases increased in one day to 98 from 47. Turkey has reported its first…View More Turkey announces first coronavirus death amid jump in cases
Military and judicial officials were among the 298 people arrested over allegations of bribery and embezzlement. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has voiced concern over the…View More Rights group raises alarm over new Saudi 'corruption' arrests
Outcome of Israel’s third election in less than a year does not make a difference, Palestinians say. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in…View More For Palestinians, Netanyahu, Gantz are 'two sides of same coin'
Reported detentions mark latest crackdown by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler. Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the…View More Saudi Arabia detains king's brother, nephew in crackdown: Reports
Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz in talks with a smaller party to break deadlock after last week’s elections. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s…View More Benjamin Netanyahu's rivals eye new government
Three members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces were also killed in offensive against last bastion of ISIL. The Kurdish-led forces in Syria have said 38…View More SDF: Dozens of ISIL fighters killed in Syria's Baghouz
Many oppose President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plan to stay in power beyond end of his term. More anti-government protests are under way in Algeria as the…View More Algeria risks further political unrest as protests persist
Lack of communication about visit of Syrian president was a reason for Javad Zarif’s resignation, spokesperson says. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was not…View More Zarif resigned over Assad's trip to Tehran: Spokesperson
Prominent workers’ groups turn down talks with new PM, as Bouteflika again defies mass protests for his resignation. More than a dozen of Algeria’s most influential…View More 'No talks with the system': Algeria's trade unions snub new PM
Crowd protesting against domestic violence, demanding change on International Women’s Day takes to streets despite ban. Turkish police have fired tear gas at thousands of…View More Istanbul police use tear gas to disperse Women's Day marchers
Protesters say Hamas forces attacked them with batons while protesting against dire living conditions in Gaza Strip. Gaza, Palestine – Several human rights organisations and…View More Gaza rights groups denounce Hamas crackdown on protests
Ministry of Health says 62 Palestinians also wounded by Israeli forces in 51st weekly protest in besieged enclave. Two Palestinians have been shot dead by…View More Israeli forces kill two Palestinians at Gaza protests
March 31 polls seen as test for Turkish leader and AK Party amid economic downturn triggered by 2018 currency crisis. Istanbul, Turkey – Millions of…View More New test for Erdogan: What's at stake in Turkish local elections?