Omar Daudzai, the head of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan, tells CNN a rapid US troop withdrawal would increase violence in his country.
The relationship between Israelis and Palestinians is characterized by considerable mistrust and disinterest.
US singer Mariah Carey performed in concert in Saudi Arabia Thursday night, despite calls from activists to cancel the show over allegations of human rights abuse.
The end of the war against ISIS is in sight. An exclusive look at the terror group's last stand, shot in the Syrian villages of Susa and Marashida.
Five Israeli soldiers were charged with beating two handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian detainees, according to an indictment filed in an Israeli military court on Thursday.
The brother of jailed Saudi activist Loujain Alhathloul has detailed the abuse his sister has allegedly endured in prison in a CNN opinion piece.
On Thursday night, Mariah Carey will perform on stage in Saudi Arabia. This concert is a pathetic attempt to show that the country is becoming more tolerant toward women.
A Filipina domestic worker has been executed in Saudi Arabia, according to the country's Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
Dog-walking has reportedly been banned from public places in Iran's capital.
Awards for gender equality initiatives in the United Arab Emirates were all accepted by men. Winners of the Gender Balance Index 2018 were announced in three categories, and none was received by a woman.
One third of the fighters battling ISIS in Kurdistan are women.
The Israeli military is investigating a case in which a Palestinian man was killed under disputed circumstances near an illegal settler outpost north of Ramallah in the West Bank.
Turkish troops shot and wounded three Iraqi civilians after hundreds of protesters attacked a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Saturday, according to a senior security official in Duhuk province.
Three years ago last week, the Iran nuclear deal came into effect. With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the pact -- and relations between Tehran and Europe declining -- there is growing doubt it will see its fourth birthday.
Family members of a Southern California-raised psychotherapist arrested in Syria two years ago are asking President Donald Trump to employ his negotiating skills to secure their father's freedom.
Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights.
A court in Egypt sentenced a TV journalist to 12 months' jail time on Sunday for "promoting homosexuality" after he interviewed a gay man, state-run media reported.
The battle against ISIS is still raging on the frontlines near Syria's border with Iraq. And a blast that killed 4 Americans is a worrying sign as US forces begin to withdraw.
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