With so many contenders this year, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stands at the epicenter of the hotly contested election.
On Monday, an unremarkable building in Jerusalem will officially become the US embassy in Israel, and a reminder of the rift between Israelis and Palestinians.
The Israeli military destroyed a tunnel in northern Gaza with an airstrike on Saturday night, according to Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus.
Iraqis voted Saturday in their first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS last year.
Human rights groups are calling for the release of an Egyptian activist arrested after she posted a video criticizing the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment.
One Palestinian was killed and hundreds injured by Israeli forces on Friday during protests along the border of Israel and Gaza, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
Whatever the outcome of Iraq's May 12 parliamentary elections, female candidates are guaranteed at least 25% of the seats, as per the country's constitution.
Iran says it is ready to restart its nuclear program on an "industrial scale" in the wake of the decision by US President Donald Trump to abandon the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions.
In the most direct confrontation between Israel and Iran to date, the two regional enemies exchanged fire for hours during a volatile night in the Golan Heights.
Exiting the Iran deal has ushered in a new era of international relations where the unexpected and unpredictable have a far greater possibility of rapidly outpacing common sense and routine diplomacy.
On Tuesday afternoon, US President Donald Trump made good on a promise to "tear up" the Iran nuclear deal. By Wednesday morning, hardline Iranian lawmakers delivered on vows to "burn it" in response.
The Iran deal is complicated, as too are the potential consequences of Trump's decision to pull out of it. To help you get up to speed, here are answers to some important questions.
They came, they saw and they failed to convince. In short order, Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel and Boris Johnson beat a path to Washington but left empty-handed.
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A parliamentary bloc led by Saudi-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri has lost more than a third of its seats in Sunday's parliamentary elections, the premier said in a live televised address.
One week before the formal opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, the city has posted the first signs officially pointing visitors to the facility's location.
A quest by Egyptian authorities to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun has ended with a frank admission -- that it doesn't exist.
Fewer than half of registered voters turned up to cast their ballots in Lebanon's first parliamentary election in nine years Sunday, according to the country's interior minister.
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