Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city.
Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes.
Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has issued a plea for help in locating three aid workers who were kidnapped by ISIS militants over five years ago, the humanitarian group said in a statement Sunday.
The acts of hope and courage shown in Algeria and Sudan over the past weeks felt ever so fleetingly like a reprise of 2011's broad social awakening across the Arab world. But "Arab Spring 2.0," as it has been called, is a reboot full of bugs that many users may seek to uninstall.
Human rights groups say Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman's imprisonment illustrates a pattern that's emerged in Saudi Arabia over the last two years, where individuals are detained if they ask questions about a friend or family member who is under arrest or protest their detention.
Beresheet, an unmanned Israeli spacecraft, crashed during an attempt to land on the moon due to a technical glitch, said SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit that launched it, citing preliminary data.
Israel's elections have Netanyahu poised for a fifth term, but corruption investigations are casting a growing shadow.
With vote counting completed, Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has finished ahead in Israel's general election, with 36 seats. Contender Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party trailed by one seat, with 35.
Israel's Beresheet, the first privately-funded mission to the moon, has crashed.
When a Qatari sheikh asked a concierge at the Raffles Dubai hotel to deliver a present to his wife, the concierge nodded. "Of course, sir. What gift?"
Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the Saudi government over his father's murder.
When she climbed atop a car this week during a mass sit-in in Sudan, a 22-year-old activist aimed to rouse a crowd already intent on forcing the nation's President to step down, she told CNN.
Benjamin Netanyahu was on course to secure a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister after his main election rival conceded defeat on Wednesday evening.
Benjamin Netanyahu's hopes of securing a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister are on hold for the moment after early results showed a tight election race with his main rival on Tuesday.
Israelis have voted in a closely watched election seen as a referendum on Benjamin Netanyahu. Get the latest updates here.
Madonna is expected to perform two songs at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv in May. The pop legend is reportedly expected to bring a 160-person entourage and her performance will cost about $1 million.
Netanyahu saw his challenge crystalize after a dramatic announcement in February, which saw three former army chiefs come together with a former TV news anchor-turned-politician to create the Blue and White party.
The United States put Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on its list of terrorist groups Monday, in an unprecedented move against another country's armed forces bound to ratchet up tensions with Tehran and have implications for the region.
The United States military pulled a contingent of its troops from Libya on Sunday amid a surge in violence in the capital city of Tripoli, America's top commander for Africa said.
CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Subscribe to CNN Middle East feed