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The US has merged its consulate with its Jerusalem embassy, downgrading diplomatic relations with Palestinians in the process.
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid was released from prison on Monday after spending more than five years behind bars.
As US-backed forces push into ISIS' last holdout in Syria, Western countries are having to confront the problem of what to do with hundreds of their citizens who joined the militant group.
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The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces has started a ground operation to clear the last ISIS enclave in Syria, a spokesman for the group told CNN Friday.
The heartbreaking photo shows a 6-year-old girl, blood smeared all over her face, as she waits to be rescued from the rubble of a bombed-out building in northwestern Syria.
Two women who fled Saudi Arabia for Australia, only to become trapped in transit in Hong Kong, are seeking a last minute visa extension from the city's authorities as they try to secure a more permanent refuge.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges arising from three separate corruption investigations, pending a hearing, Israel's attorney general announced Thursday evening.
CNN speaks to the railway worker whose image went viral on social media as CCTV footage captured him trying to save lives after a lethal Cairo train crash.
Israel may have committed war crimes during large-scale protests in Gaza last year when Israeli forces killed 189 protesters and injured over 6,000, according to a UN report published Thursday.
People in Aleppo are hungry and terrified as the Syrian army tightens its grip on the rebel-held eastern section of the city, Aleppo resident and photojournalist Karam Al Masri told CNN.
I met an extraordinary little boy named Fawaz in November in a hospital in Aden, Yemen. At 18 months old, Fawaz weighed a little more than 4 kg (9 lbs). Severely malnourished, Fawaz had been in the hospital for more than a month, barely able to hold the therapeutic milk he was being given. Yet, he persevered, determined to live.
Just two days after announcing his resignation on Instagram, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has returned to work, according to the country's state news agency Press TV.
Harrowing new footage of the chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun reveals the depravity of the Syrian regime, reports CNN's Clarissa Ward.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has rejected the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to the country's semi-official Fars news agency.
The horrors of life in rebel-held eastern Aleppo are worsening, residents say, describing acute food shortages and increased aerial bombardment in the battle for control of the key Syria city.
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