Daesh, the most notorious terrorist group in the world, seems to be in steep decline amid the heavy blows it is taking from the Syrian and Iraqi armies.
A recent report has revealed a secret arms deal between Israeli and Emirati businessmen.
Britain's Theresa May took over the helm at a complicated time of relations with the European Union.
The rhetoric of US President Donald Trump against the nuclear deal with Iran is getting tougher.
Four US Army special operations commandos have been killed in Niger.
In a trip described as historical by the Saudi foreign minister, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has become the first monarch to visit Russia.
It's been described as a rare and unique visit: A delegation led by Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has held a rare meeting in the Gaza Strip.
Contradiction between Trump and Tillerson on N Korea has made observers confused as to where the US stands with regard to the crisis on the Korean peninsula.
US Congress may move to pressure the administration to end its involvement in a controversial Saudi military campaign in Yemen.
The United States is mired in a series of crises such as daily confrontations between police and civil rights protesters, rising gun violence and faltering healthcare system.
The visit to India by US Defense Secretary James Mattis could have been a significant step in the expansion of ties between Washington and New Delhi.
Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region finally held a referendum on secession from Iraq on Monday.
Tensions between the US and North Korea have turned into a war of words between American president Donald trump and the north’s leader Kim Jong-un as well as other north Korean officials.
Spain's Catalonia region is preparing for a landmark referendum for independence within days.
In what could be a strange twist in regional diplomacy, Israel is inching closer to Arab states, particularly those in the Persian Gulf region.
The United States has by far the largest military budget in the world. It spends more than the next nine largest spenders combined together.
The US president's speech before the UN General Assembly has been seen as more hostile than any American president in recent years.
Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region is to hold a referendum on independence in less than a week.
International criticisms against a plan by the Kurdistan Regional Government to become independent from Iraq have been rising lately.
Despotic Arab monarchies in the Middle East have over the past couple of years been using various tactics to crush popular uprisings and the growing voices of discontent.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on Washington to pull out its Peace Corps from the country.
The war in Syria has come to be known as one of the most outstanding examples of chaos created by the destructive policies of the United States and its allies.
Over the past few decades, Israel has spared no effort to change the demographic makeup of occupied Palestinian territories.
Saudi Arabia has detained several prominent clerics who are considered to be outside the state-backed clerical circle.
The crisis in Myanmar is deepening. The ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims has sparked international condemnation.
The US administration is reportedly considering proposing new small nuclear weapons.
An analysis of hate crimes statistics from the FBI shows the number of anti-Muslim assaults rose by nearly 70 percent in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Independence for Spain’s Catalonia region is once again back at the front burners.
Israel's latest attack on Syrian army positions came just days after government forces broke a long-running Daesh siege on Day al-Zawr.
Israel’s large-scale military drill comes as the Lebanese resistance movement has managed to purge terrorists from the country’s border with Syria.
The BRICS countries – a bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – in a statement on Monday said the militant groups in Pakistan pose a regional security concern.
The Kenyan Supreme Court has annulled the results of last month’s presidential elections. It’s been described as a rare win for opposition leader, Odinga.
Talks between the European Union and Britain over the country’s planned withdrawal from the bloc appear to be making very little progress.
The tragic condition of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority is yet another reminder of the international double standards toward the issue of human rights.
Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has been a formidable force in the battle against the Israeli occupation, and terrorism in the region.
Described as the world’s largest outdoor prison, the Gaza Strip has been under an all-out Israeli blockade since 2007.
North Korea remains defiant in the face of fresh war games jointly conducted by the United States and South Korea.
A fresh wave of violence has forced hundreds of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
A look at the performances of Netanyahu and Trump show they have several commonalities.
This past Friday, more than 40 Shia Muslims were killed in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, after assailants attacked a mosque packed with worshipers.
An Israeli court has ordered residents of a village in Negev to pay the regime for the cost of bulldozing their homes.
The United States and the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia have become locked in a deepening political dispute.
The Syrian Democratic Forces, which is an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, is closing in on Daesh in Raqqah, the Takfiri terrorist group’s self-proclaimed capital in Syria.
Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan earlier this week said Ankara and Tehran were considering a joint military action against Kurdish militants.
The World Mosque Day marks the 1969 arson attack on the Al-Aqsa mosque, in Jerusalem al-Quds.
The recent unrest in Charlottesville has stoked fears of civil war in the United States.
The export revenues of Congo have dropped and public debt is rising dramatically.
In the latest high-level White House shake-up, Trump fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon labeled a white supremacist by critics.
Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Iran Mohammad Bagheri has paid a rare visit to Turkey, the first visit by the head of Iran's military since the 1979 revolution.
Over the past few years, the European governments have been grappling with the worst refugee crisis since world war two.
One of the biggest foreign policy challenges facing the administration of US President Donald Trump is the war in Afghanistan.
The US city of Charlottesville, Virginia was recently the scene of chaos triggered by a white supremacist rally.
Netanyahu's political career is under serious threat from a series of corruption investigations that have rocked his premiership.
Concerns are already rising globally about what many see as a dangerous surge in the rhetoric of Trump against other countries.
A coalition led by Saudi Arabia which has been bombing Yemen for the past two years, has issued statement that could be interpreted as a sign of growing international pressure on the kingdom and its allies.
The United States and North Korea seem to be heading towards an armed confrontation.
A growing number of politicians in the US are turning against Israel.
Wiki Leaks has released documents that show the Saudis and the Israelis have been trying to normalize their relations for more than a decade.
A media report has quoted an informed Israeli source as saying that Israel has bombed the positions of Daesh in Libya on behalf of strongman General Khalifa Haftar.
Saudi forces sealed off the Shia-majority town of Awamiyah in the wake of deadly clashes with activists protesting against Riyadh’s plans to demolish and redevelop ancient sites there.
Violence is raging on in the Kasai region in the Democratic Republic of Congo's southwest, amid fighting between militia and government forces.
US president Donald Trump recently criticized the US military for still being bogged down in Afghanistan after so many years of occupying the country.
The situation in the Indian-controlled Kashmir remains tense and concerns are rising that the region would sooner or later see a surge in tensions.
The US is providing arms the Syrian Kurdish militants involved in an operation in the Daesh-held Syrian province of Raqqah.
Venezuela just voted for a new national assembly, which will have the power to re-write the constitution.
Tensions over the US anti-Iran measures continue with the Islamic Republic once again deploring Washington over the matter.
Venezuela has been hit with months of opposition-backed demonstrations against the Maduro government.
Already tense relations between the United States and Russia seem set for further deterioration.
A number of peace deals to end years-long violence in North African country have so far failed to produce results.
The Qatari emir has called for dialogue to resolve the row with Saudi Arabia and its allies.
The European Union is facing another challenge as its member state Poland is rocked by a crisis blamed on the government's judicial reform.
The US has made each and every effort to discredit WikiLeaks, but the latest remarks by the CIA's chief is symptomatic of Washington's failure to reverse the damage done to its image as a result of revelations by the group.
The Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment Movement is under attack; this time by US lawmakers.
Ukraine’s eastern regions have been the scene of deadly clashes between pro-Russian forces and Kiev troops since November 2014.
US President Donald Trump this week told the Congress that Iran was complying with a landmark nuclear deal it signed in 2015 with six world powers.
South Korea has offered to hold direct talks with its northern neighbor despite the tough rhetoric of the United States.
The plight of Rohingya Muslims shows no sign of ending amid the silence of the global community in the face of the Myanmar government's crimes.
The families of 9/11 victims are considering adding the UAE to a lawsuit they’ve brought against Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attack.
A new report has shed light on what many would see as the US hypocrisy regarding the Saudi-led war on Yemen.
Nearly six months after taking the oath of office, allegations of possible coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia continue to cast a cloud over Donald Trump's presidency.
The ceasefire that was brokered by the United States and Russia last week for South Syria has been largely viewed as a step in the right direction.
Saudi Arabia and its allies, namely the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt, have been locked in a bitter dispute with Qatar over the past weeks.
Daesh is finally eliminated in Mosul as expected from the moment when the Iraqis began their offensives to liberate the city.
Tensions were high in Indian-controlled Kashmir over the weekend as residents marked the first death anniversary of a prolific pro-independence leader.
The leaders of the world’s strongest economies have isolated US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit over his stance on climate change.
Differences between the US under President Donald Trump and what many now see as Washington’s former allies show no signs being resolved any time soon.
Narendra Modi has become the first-ever sitting Indian prime minister to visit Israel since New Delhi and Tel Aviv established full diplomatic ties.
The UK prime PM is under pressure over her refusal to release the findings of a Home Office inquiry into foreign funding of British terror groups.
Saudi Arabia’s king Salman recently promoted his 31-year-old son Mohammed from deputy crown prince to crown prince.
Over the past week, tens of thousands of people protested in a Pakistani town, demanding greater security after a couple of bombings rocked their area.
The UN Security Council met last week to discuss Iran’s nuclear deal.