An Iranian deputy foreign minister has met with France’s special envoy for Syria, discussing the conflict in the Arab country.
British company Clarion Events kicked off the so-called Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) 2017 on Monday.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a ragtag grouping of militants backed by the US, says it has fully taken control of the northern Syrian from Daesh.
A delegation of senior American officials travels to Turkey for talks over a diplomatic spat, which has led to a suspension of mutual visa services.
Government forces have taken over the reins of power in the northern city after pushing back Kurdish militants.
Israeli settlers have stolen the olive harvest of a number of Palestinian farmers in the occupied West Bank.
Turkish authorities are to extend a state of emergency for a fifth three-month period.
Bahraini officials have barred human rights activist Zainab al-Khamees from leaving the country.
Syrian army says its anti-aircraft battery has intercepted Israeli warplanes near the Lebanese border, hitting an intruding fighter jet.
Israeli authorities have approved permits for 31 settler units in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil.
Kirkuk residents take to streets to celebrate Iraqi army’s gains against Kurdish forces.
Turkey has expressed its readiness to cooperate with Iraq on the eradication of Kurdish PKK militants from the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
Turkey’s Interior Ministry says an additional 1,200 people have been arrested over the last week for links to militant groups.
Two Turkish soldiers are killed after the detonation of an improvised explosive device in the southeastern province of Hakkari.
The Iraqi government warns the Kurdish authorities not to cause disruption in oil flow after the KRG significantly reduces crude production in northern Iraq.
Lebanese president calls for return of over a million Syrian refugees to their country.
The Iraqi prime minister orders the hoisting of the national flag over Kirkuk and other areas under control of the Kurdistan Regional Government.
The operation is carried out to take key areas in the disputed region following last month’s referendum held for possible secession of the Iraqi Kurdistan.
Malaysia's King Sultan Muhammad V, Prime Minister Najib Razak and cabinet ministers were on hand to give the Qatari leader a detailed state welcome in Kuala Lumpur Monday.
Ten people die in Saudi Arabia as a fire engulfs a carpentry workshop in the capital Riyadh, the Persian Gulf kingdom's civil defense says.
Witnesses said Sunday Turkish bulldozers were working non-stop, digging fortifications and erecting observation posts.
The plan to construct controversial settler units in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds had previously been halted due to opposition from the Obama administration.
The independent Al-Masdar News online newspaper has posted the purported video of the incident, recorded by the Houthis in Saudi Arabia’s Jizan region.
Iraqi forces say they have taken control of “vast areas” of Kirkuk following clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga forces who had occupied the oil-rich region.
Baghdad says the PKK militants were among Kurdish forces in a standoff with the Iraqi army in Kirkuk.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry has denounced the US president’s move in refusing to certify Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal.
The US-backed SDF militants launch an operation to retake the last Daesh-held pocket in the northern city of Raqqah.
Kurdish leaders have rejected the Iraqi government’s demand to cancel the outcome of last month’s independence referendum.
The UN Children’s Fund said teachers had not received their salaries in a year in the war-torn country.
Nearly 700,000 Iraqis from the former Daesh stronghold of Mosul areas are still displaced despite the city's recapture in July.
The monarch is said to have “affirmed the kingdom’s support and welcomed the firm strategy announced by Trump towards Iran.”
The evacuation comes at a time when sweeping gains by Syrian government forces have put terrorists on the brink of total defeat in Dayr al-Zawr.
Sergei Shoigu would be visiting later in the week to meet with Israeli minister for military affairs Avigdor Lieberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the report said on Sunday.
Qatar's former deputy PM has told the Spanish daily ABC that the UAE had hired a "Blackwater-linked" private security contractor to train the mercenaries.
Kurdish troops reject a call from Iraqi forces to withdraw from a strategic location in Kirkuk’s southern region.
US forces conduct carpet-bombing of residential areas in Syria's Raqqah in bid to defeat ISIL militants, Russia says.
Syria condemns Turkey's incursion into Idlib province, and demands immediate withdrawal of Turkish troops without any conditions.
Turkey orders detention of 100 former police officers as part of its crackdown following last year’s attempted coup.
Russia calls on the UN to fully investigate the 'staged' chemical attack in the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun in April.
Turkmen fighters from Hashd al-Sha’abi clash with Kurdish forces in Iraq’s central city of Tuz Khurmatu amid rising tensions over the Kurdish secession vote.
Syrian army troops and allied forces have captured the city of Mayadin from Daesh in the latest blow to the terrorist group.
A senior Kurdish official says the Iraqi government has set a deadline for Kurdish forces to withdraw from positions under their control in Iraq’s Kirkuk Province.
Russia says there are “serious problems” with an international investigation into an April chemical incident in Syria.
Turkish president says Ankara has had talks with Moscow about Russia’s upcoming S-500 air defense systems.
Israeli and Saudi Arabian officials have welcomed Trump’s decision not to re-certify the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
One student killed, two others injured in armed attack near train station in Istanbul.
A Russian daily affiliated with the defense ministry says more than 90 percent of Syrian territory is free from the control of the Daesh terrorists.
A Lebanese judge has issued an arrest want for former Libyan Prime Minister Abdessalam Jalloud over the abduction of Imam Musa Sadr and his two companions.
Syrian government forces have pushed deeper into the Daesh-controlled eastern city of Mayadin.
Russia and Saudi Arabia are in talks to sign an agreement on the purchase by Riyadh of the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense system.
People in Bahrain hold protest rallies in several areas in protest at reported plans by the Manama regime to normalize ties with Israel.
Iraq’s Kurdistan deploys tens of thousands of its forces to the oil-rich Kirkuk region amid tensions with the central government in Baghdad.
Turkish military vehicles have entered the Syrian town of Idlib to enforce a de-escalation zone as part of a deal with Iran and Russia.
The Israeli prime minister says Tel Aviv will pull out of UNESCO hours after the US announces the same decision.
Yemeni army snipers have killed a Saudi soldier in the kingdom’s Asir region as Saudi warplanes killed at least four civilians in airstrikes conducted against the Yemeni capital.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says army troops and allied Hashd al-Sha’abi fighters do not intend to attack Kurdish Peshmerga forces.
Hamas and Fatah have agreed to hand over the full control of the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority by December 1.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Washington is 'sacrificing' its relations with Ankara.
Syrian forces and allied fighters have cleared more areas of the eastern city of al-Mayadin of Daesh terrorists.
The Kurdistan Regional Government says it is willing to hold talks with Iraqi officials over their post-referendum row.
Following a fresh round of Egypt-brokered unity talks, rival Palestinian factions reach a unity deal that would end a 10-year political rifts between them.
At least 11 civilians are killed in a blast in the western Iraqi city of Hit in Anbar province.
A Turkish court remands in custody a German journalist over terrorism charges.
Qatar has strongly criticized an Emirati official’s demand to give up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying the tournament “is not up for discussion or negotiation.”
Triple bombings kill two and injure six more near the main Damascus police headquarters, the Syrian government says.
Iraq's Supreme Judicial Council has issued arrest warrants for three Kurdish officials over the banned September 25 independence referendum.
Russian foreign minister says Moscow opposes attempts to accuse Syria of involvement in chemical weapons attacks.
Four workers have been killed and two injured when an explosion rocked an oil refinery in Turkey’s western city of Izmir.
Washington's false accusations will not have any effect on Hezbollah's operational activities, says the unnamed official.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says the US-led coalition is destroying everything in Syria except for the Daesh terror group.
The Defense Ministry says Washington is solely responsible for sabotaging the Syrian peace process.
The Wall Street Journal reporter has been found guilty of ‘terrorist propaganda’ for writing an article on Turkey-PKK clashes in 2015.
A new report raises the alarm over an increase in suicide attempts among Israeli military forces.
A US official says 'countering' the Lebanese resistance movement is a top priority for the administration of President Donald Trump.
The two rival factions Hamas and Fatah are discussing a roadmap to national unity in Cairo amid high hopes for an end to their decade-long split.
Prime Minister Abadi says the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group will be totally defeated in Iraq this year.
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have started joint naval drills in the Persian Gulf waters.
The SANA news agency said Mohammed Milad was killed in a rural area in eastern Homs.
Syrian army forces and their allies have purged the entire southeastern Damascus countryside from foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists.
The Turkish president said John Bass was no longer recognized as the US envoy.
Iraqi Air Force fighter jets have killed 17 Daesh Takfiri militants in the country’s western province of Anbar near the border with Syria.
Turkish police reportedly begin an operation to arrest 70 members of the military over alleged links to the US-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen.
Yemeni forces fire a ballistic missile at a Saudi army command center in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan region, the Yemeni military says.
Russia says the United States is only pretending to be fighting the Daesh terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
Russia says one of its Sukhoi Su-24 warplanes has crashed while preparing for take-off in Syria’s northwestern Latakia Province, killing the crew.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounces as “upsetting” the US’s decision to suspend non-immigrant visa services in Turkey.
Watch footage released by the Syrian Defense Ministry showing arms and munitions seized from various terrorist groups throughout the country.
The Turkish foreign minister says Ankara may cancel the deal on buying S-400 missile systems from Russia if Moscow is not willing to share the technology with Turkey.
A cholera epidemic continues to claim unborn children across war-hit Yemen.
A senior Syrian military commander says the United States is supplying munitions to Daesh Takfiri militants and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham terrorists in the war-ravaged country.
A top UAE official urges Qatar to give up hosting the 2022 World Cup to end crisis with the Saudi-led bloc of countries.