Israel expressed regret Tuesday over the killing of a Palestinian judge from Jordan, who was shot by Israeli soldiers at a border crossing.
Two men were found guilty in Saudi courts this week for, among other offenses, messages they posted on Twitter.
Nuns kidnapped in late November from a monastery in Syria were freed Sunday, a pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese state media reported.
The U.S. Navy had secret orders this week to be "prepared to act" to stop a cargo ship carrying Iranian arms destined for Gaza, CNN has learned.
The European Union's foreign policy chief said Sunday there is "no guarantee" a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran will work out.
Seven years ago Sunday, American Bob Levinson disappeared after traveling to Iran. His son Dan Levinson wants the U.S. to do more to help find his father.
A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives killed at least 34 people and wounded 121 others at a police checkpoint in the Iraqi city of Hilla.
Two Los Angeles-area men claiming in a video to be gang members fighting in Syria are Syrian nationals of Armenian descent who were deported there, police say.
At least eight people were killed in a car bomb explosion in the Syrian city of Homs on Thursday, an opposition group said.
Two men claiming to be Los Angeles gang members post a video showing them firing rifles in the Syrian civil war, apparently on behalf of al-Assad's regime.
The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.
Luring 75 million visitors a year, The Dubai Mall is one of the most visited destinations on the planet.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced Wednesday the withdrawal of their ambassadors from Qatar.
At least four militants believed to be wearing suicide vests took over a city council building in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Tuesday.
Egypt on Tuesday deported Medea Benjamin, the American anti-war activist and Code Pink co-founder, who was trying to travel to the Gaza Strip.
Syria has submitted a revised proposal "that aims to complete the removal of all chemicals" from the country before the end of April, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Tuesday.
Here's a look at what you need to know about Yemen, which is located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula and shares a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Syria is a Middle Eastern country sharing a border with Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. The Syrian uprising began in March 2011. As of August 2013, more than 100,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
Here's a look at what you need to know about Lebanon, a Middle Eastern country with a history of civil war and political instability, bordering Syria, Israel and the Mediterranean Sea.
Iran is a republic in Central Asia, sharing a border with seven countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey, and Turkmenistan. It has been officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran since the overthrow of the Shah in 1979. Iran is a Shiite Muslim country, but the majority of its people are Persian, not Arab.
At least two members of Libya's General National Congress were shot and wounded after protesters stormed its headquarters in Tripoli on Sunday evening.
An al Qaeda splinter group withdrew from a border town in northern Syria on Friday, ceding control to rebel battalions for the first time in five months.
Islamist militants have told Christians in northern Syrian city that they will guarantee their safety. But there's a catch. Make that a lot of catches.
Twelve people died when a gas cylinder exploded Thursday at a restaurant in Doha, Qatar, the emirate's civil defense director said.
Group overseeing removal of Syria's chemical weapons met with Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem Thursday in Damascus to discuss the progress, SANA reports.
The United Arab Emirates' General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments issues a fatwa, or official Islamic ruling, to warn Muslims against a Mars mission.
Syrian government forces killed 175 rebels described as mostly Saudi, Qatari and Chechen "terrorists" in an ambush, the state-run SANA news agency reported.
Al Qaeda militia in Syria gives radical splinter group five days to end infighting and accept arbitration from Sunni clerics or face expulsion from the region.
Here is some background about the on-going civil war in Syria. Since the war began in 2011, more than 100,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations.
A prison inmate who murdered a Maryland teen was killed Sunday after he shot three guards inside an Israeli prison, officials said.
At least 14 people were killed Sunday when a car bomb went off near a hospital in the rebel-held Syrian town of Atmeh, near the border with Turkey, opposition activists said.
Hoping to ease suffering in Syria's besieged cities, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution to boost access for humanitarian aid.
Lawyers representing Muslim Brotherhood members in a jailbreak case that includes former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy called for the judges to be changed.
A suicide car bomb in Lebanon killed at least three people and wounded 15 others on Saturday, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency reported.
Three Al Jazeera journalists appeared in a Cairo prison court Thursday, charged with having links to a terrorist organization and with spreading "false news."
Shelling and gunfire echoed close to the Syrian-Israeli frontier at the Golan Heights on Friday, as the war between rebels and Syrian forces raged in a key area
The apparent resumption of forced "virginity tests" by security forces in Egypt has dashed activists' hopes for democratic reforms and fueled fears of a return to police brutality and abuse reminiscent of the Hosni Mubarak-era.
Indonesian maids working in Saudi Arabia will be guaranteed a monthly wage, time off, and contact with the relatives loved ones, under a new agreement.
At least 17 people were killed and more than 35 others were wounded in Iraq when several mortar rounds hit an outdoor market south of Baghdad, police said Thursday.
Two archeologists have dated ancient camel remains. Their findings call into question the bible's stories.
At least 16 people in Iraq were killed Tuesday in 10 car bombs, police said. At least 90 people were wounded.
At least two people were killed and six wounded Wednesday in an explosion in southern Beirut
At least 12 people were killed in violent clashes between Yemeni troops and militants secessionists in the southern Yemeni province of Dhaleh on Tuesday, two Defense Ministry officials told CNN.
Iran is rolling back parts of its nuclear program and getting relief from sanctions in return as an interim agreement aimed at gauging Tehran's willingness to curb its nuclear ambitions appears to be working with global powers gearing up for talks on Tuesday to forge a long-term pact.
Somayya Jabarti will soon be setting the news agenda for thousands of readers in Saudi Arabia as editor of the Saudi Gazette.
At least four people died and 14 were wounded Sunday by an explosion on a tourist bus in the Egyptian resort town of Taba, authorities said.
The video clip lasts a mere 35 seconds. It's night. Six men, illuminated by a flashlight, are sitting with their hands tied behind their backs and with various types of blindfolds.
Evidence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's draconian and brutal rule lingers in the Syrian town of Addana, more than a month after the group was ousted.
U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said Saturday a second round of talks in Switzerland aimed at ending the crisis in Syria ended with little progress.
When a fisherman spotted a dark shape underwater off Gaza last summer, he at first thought it was a body. In fact, it was an ancient Greek statue of Apollo.
A new Lebanese government was announced Saturday by Suhail Bawji, secretary general of Lebanon's Council of Ministers.
A second round of Syrian peace talks ground perilously close to a halt Friday. Meanwhile, a car bomb in Syria kills 32 people.
At least seven people were killed and several inmates escaped Thursday when militants attacked a prison in Yemen, the Yemeni Interior Ministry announced.
Syria shipped out only 11% of its chemical weapons stockpile; all were to be removed by February 5, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says.
For most people plunging into the ocean's cold, dark depths without an oxygen tank would be an alarming experience. But for Ahmad Tahilmet and his friends its one of life's greatest pleasures.
Syria's warring sides met face-to-face again Tuesday, but little progress was made as yet more bitter accusations were exchanged between both sides.
Militants raided an Iraqi military base in the Iraqi city of Mosul Tuesday, killing 14 Iraqi soldiers in a shooting and beheading rampage, Mosul police said.
A dark car parks in front of a residence in Tripoli, Libya. Immediately, a white van stops next to it.
If Iranian ships appear in U.S. coastal waters, it's probably a public relations stunt, experts say.
Iran is lauding the successful test-firing of new missiles, including one designed to destroy "all types of enemy military equipment," state media said.
An explosion killed at least 21 militants in Iraq Monday, apparently when a lesson on car bombing went wrong, police said.
A cease-fire in Syrian city of Homs has been extended for another three days, the U.N. says as Syria's warring sides begin a new round of peace talks Monday.
Iranian and IAEA officials jointly said Sunday that Iran has agreed to take seven more steps by May to ease international concern over Tehran's nuclear program.
An airstrike targeted a key Palestinian militant involved in numerous rocket attacks on Israel, the latter's military said Sunday.
An Iranian naval official says Iran is sending warships toward U.S. maritime borders, Fars reported
If you think drag racing is extreme, you should try doing it uphill and on sand.
More than 60 women, children, senior citizens evacuated from Homs, Syria, on Sunday, after gunfire interrupts U.N.-brokered humanitarian pause, state media say.
An Iranian naval official says Iran is sending warships toward U.S. maritime borders, Fars reported Saturday
At least three people were killed and five others injured in a car bomb explosion near the rear entrance of the Yemeni Oil Ministry, officials said Sunday.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent workers were wounded by while delivering humanitarian aid, state-run Syrian Arab News Agency says.
A raging fire Saturday at a hotel in the Saudi Arabian city of Medina killed 15 people and injured another 130, state news reported.
Syria's government said on Friday that it will participate in a second round of peace talks in Geneva, the state-run SANA news agency reported.
The Pentagon says a military dog seized by the Taliban in Afghanistan doesn't belong to U.S. forces, contrary to the Taliban's claim, a spokesman says.
Israeli authorities late Thursday forcibly evacuated hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators from a recently created camp.
Syria's nearly 3-year-old civil war saw more fighting Thursday and perhaps a moment of peace.
At least six people were killed in bombings across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Thursday, police said.
Israel approved construction permits for more than 550 settlement units in East Jerusalem, officials said, escalating tensions with Palestinians amid negotiations.
Bahrain's king has ratified a new law that imposes a prison sentence of up to seven years and fine of up to $26,500 for anyone who publicly insults him
A new film highlights an annual singing contest held in Dubai's labor camps. Sort of 'American Idol' with a Bollywood twist
At least 15 boys were killed when Syrian forces dropped a barrel bomb on a mosque operating as a makeshift school in Aleppo, the opposition Syrian Coalition said Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities have served Al Jazeera with a charge sheet that identifies eight of its staff on a list of 20 people -- all believed to be journalists -- for allegedly conspiring with a terrorist group, the network said Wednesday.
Scores of people were killed and at least 123 others were wounded Wednesday in shootings and explosions across Iraq, senior Interior Ministry officials said.
Final arguments were heard in the case of a California couple, Matthew and Grace Huang, accused in Qatar of starving their 8-year-old adopted daughter to death.
Two soldiers were killed and 14 others were injured Tuesday when a bomb planted under a military bus exploded in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, authorities said.
Twenty-six people were killed Monday in the latest round of what's become near-daily air assaults on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, opposition group says.
Report: Syria plans to send a large shipment of toxic agents out of the country this month
Al Qaeda appears to have had enough of one of its affiliates fighting in Syria: the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
A priest's flock is crowd-funding $35,000 to restore a renowned Lebanese library, which was set on fire a few weeks ago.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a minibus in a suburb southeast of Beirut on Monday, Lebanon's state media reported.
A Saudi man has lost more than 700 pounds (320 kilograms) -- more than half his body weight -- says a Saudi magazine that interviewed him at a hospital.
Shiite Houthi rebels have overrun a tribal stronghold in northern Yemen after weeks of fighting that has left scores dead, tribal leaders said Sunday.
Iran has received the first part of its $4.2 billion in blocked oil funds that had been frozen overseas due to sanctions, state-run Press TV reported.
Ninety people were killed in a day of punishing air assaults on Aleppo in northern Syria, an opposition group said as helicopters dropped so-called barrel bombs.
Armed tribesmen kidnapped a German national in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on Saturday night, officials said Sunday.
At least four people were killed and about 15 wounded when a car bomb exploded Saturday near Lebanon's border with Syria, an official said.
Dr. Bassem Youssef, dubbed the "Jon Stewart" of Egypt, will return to the late night airwaves Friday.
Rebels battling for control of northern Yemen clashed against pro-government tribesmen on Friday, leaving dozens dead, officials told CNN.
CNN's Jim Sciutto traveled to Iran last week to cover U.S.-Iran relations from the Iranian side as the two countries negotiate over Iran's nuclear program.
Terrorist acts and other violence killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,800 in Iraq in January, a senior Iraqi Interior Ministry official said Friday.