Hodeidah, the densely populated Houthi-held Yemeni port city, is bracing for the worst as it faces an all-out battle, humanitarian groups said Friday.
Jens Umbach's portraits show Afghans against a stark white background. He wanted to keep the focus on the people and not the environment around them.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, was detained by security forces on Wednesday, according to her family.
An operation to recapture the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah got underway at dawn Wednesday, potentially putting a quarter of a million people at risk.
Six months after a selfie of Miss Universe contestants from Iraq and Israel was posted on Instagram and sparked an international incident, the two women have reunited.
For the UAE's business elites, working after dark is a whole different game during the month of Ramadan.
The United Nations is racing to avoid an imminent offensive on a major Yemeni port city considered a lifeline for the country's war-ravaged population.
A Baghdad warehouse being used to store ballot boxes for Iraq's contested parliamentary election caught fire on Sunday, ahead of a nationwide recount effort.
Reaching war-ravaged Yemen from the Horn of Africa brings thousands of people closer to oil-rich Saudi Arabia, the land of milk and honey, jobs and hope.
Israeli soldiers on Friday killed four Palestinians and wounded more than 600 others protesting in Gaza along the fence that separates the territory from Israel, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
At least 44 people were killed in airstrikes on a village in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, a local activist media group and a UK-based monitor said.
Thousands of Palestinians were hit by Israeli live fire during recent Gaza protests. The devastating nature of the wounds surprised doctors.
A bizarre fashion show in a Saudi Arabian luxury hotel has become a viral sensation on social media for featuring drones flying dresses on the runway.
Argentina has called off a pre-World Cup exhibition match with Israel following political pressure and claims of threats towards players, sparking outrage from Israeli officials.
Airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Raqqa, Syria, likely breached international law and could amount to war crimes, rights group Amnesty International says.
Iran's supreme leader has ordered preparations to begin to increase uranium enrichment, ramping up pressure on European states struggling to keep the Islamic Republic in a nuclear accord.
Ten Saudi women were issued driver's licenses by the government of Saudi Arabia on Monday, according to a news release from the country's Ministry of Media.
Jordan's government has stepped down after five days of nationwide protests against new austerity measures in the country, the Royal Hashemite Court announced Monday.
When Qatar won the right to host the World Cup, Ali Eldous was a teenager. Now aged 25, he has his sights set on making the most of football's main event.
The town of Duqm was once a sleepy outpost on Oman's central eastern seaboard. But things are changing fast.
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