Families from Mosul are escaping ISIS under the cover of darkness -- crossing mine fields and eluding ISIS fighters to reach safety.
A "global indifference" to human rights abuses in the Middle East is fueling repression across the region, Amnesty International announced Tuesday.
Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who played a key role in the 2015 nuclear deal, announced his resignation on Monday.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is serving life in prison without parole for the murders of 16 Afghan civilians in 2012.
The US special representative for Afghanistan has met with one of the founding members of the Taliban for the first time, as the latest round of peace talks resumed in Qatar Monday.
Thousands of civilians remain inside ISIS's last enclave in Syria, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday.
Israel's non-profit SpaceIL launched its spacecraft from Florida's Cape Canaveral Thursday on board a Falcon 9 rocket, in a bid to become the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon.
Iran's health sector is struggling to keep up with soaring prices of medications and medical instruments due to US President Donald Trump's sanctions, doctors tell CNN.
Elizabeth Warren wants to know how American weapons ended up in the wrong hands in Yemen.
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?"
In 1988, extremist Rabbi Meir Kahane's party was banned from Israel's parliament for being racist and undemocratic. Now his followers are making a comeback, courted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he seeks a fifth term as the country's leader.
A group of Iranians attacked a police van last week after two young women were detained for "improperly" wearing the compulsory headscarf, according to state-owned Iranian media and activists.
A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been canceled after Israeli officials sparked outrage by accusing Poland of complicity during the Holocaust.
SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit is aiming to make Israel the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon. It will launch a spacecraft from Florida's Cape Canaveral Thursday on board a Falcon 9 rocket.
More than 1,000 ISIS fighters have likely fled from Syria into the mountains and deserts of western Iraq in the past six months, and they may have up to $200 million in cash with them, according to a US military official familiar with situation.
ISIS now controls an area of Syria measuring just half a square kilometer, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday.
Departing flights from Dubai International Airport, one of the world's busiest travel hubs, were temporarily suspended on Friday due to "unauthorized drone activity" near a runway, according the Ali Zaigham, the airport's press relations manager.
A suicide bombing hit a bus carrying members of the Iranian military's elite Revolutionary Guard in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, killing at least 23 and wounding 17, according to the semiofficial Fars News Agency.
In January 2016, a photo of young Murtaza Ahmadi went viral, thanks to his makeshift version of an Argentinian football shirt of his idol Lionel Messi. Today, plenty of people now may recognize Ahmadi -- but he's on the run, wishing they didn't.
Hundreds of foreign ISIS members, including German national Lenora Lemke, are being held by US allies in Syria. When the US pulls out, it's unclear what will happen to them -- and most of Europe doesn't want their citizens back.
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