Turkey summoned a top Dutch diplomat to the Turkish Foreign Ministry in Ankara on Monday to complain about the barring of two of its government ministers from Rotterdam, which sparked violent clashes over the weekend.
More Syrian children were killed in 2016 than in any other year of the six-year conflict, making last year the worst on record for children in the war-torn nation, according to children's charity UNICEF.
The death toll from twin blasts Saturday in Damascus has climbed to 74, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Sunday.
Nearly 100,000 people have been displaced since the operation to liberate western Mosul began last month, according to Iraq's Ministry of Migration And Displaced.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad questioned US actions in Syria, calling American troops deploying to the country "invaders" because he hadn't given permission for them to enter the country.
Pope Francis made a generous donation to the needy in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo, the Vatican announced Friday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Moscow on Friday as the two top leaders work to coordinate their military and diplomatic moves in the 6-year-old Syrian conflict and to deepen their economic ties.
The roar of gunfire echoes through the rubble-strewn streets of the Tayaran neighborhood in west Mosul, as a group of civilians scurries for cover.
The top US commander for the Middle East accepted full responsibility Thursday for a controversial January raid in Yemen that resulted in the death of a Navy SEAL and several civilians.
Waad al-Kateab has spent the past year bearing witness: to the destruction of her city, the death of her neighbors, and the constant dangers of life under siege.
David Friedman, Trump's nominee for US Ambassador to Israel, has close ties to a West Bank settlement. What will it mean for the peace process?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Thursday that Turkey's approach to democracy and the rule of law are "deeply problematic" to the country's future cooperation with the European Union.
Leaders of Turkey and Israel find themselves inside the walls of the Kremlin in the next two days as President Vladimir Putin tries to entrench Russia's resurgent role in the Middle East.
ISIS extremists have reveled in destroying ancient shrines and antiquities, posting videos on social media of their vandalism. In an odd twist, however, they've inadvertently uncovered a treasure-trove of ancient statues and inscriptions dating back to the days of the Assyrian Empire.
Traveling during off-peak season can mean cheaper flights, cheaper hotels, and the chance to see a destination at a less frenetic time of year.
Trapped by an ISIS firefight, CNN's Arwa Damon and Brice Laine took shelter with an ordinary Iraqi family in East Mosul. Two months after their escape, the pair returned to discover the fate of the soldiers and civilians they met, and to find out how the city and its people are recovering after years under ISIS control.
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