CNN has gained rare access inside the Old City of Raqqa, as rebels and international forces tighten their grip on the final bastion of ISIS' de facto capital.
Both sides have described the meeting of Presidents Trump and Putin in Hamburg on Friday as constructive and businesslike -- and both highlighted the possibility of greater cooperation in ending the Syrian conflict.
Hobby Lobby's decision to buy over 5,000 artifacts for a Bible museum has left damage that can never be undone, says archaeologist Sturt Manning.
Israel has slammed a vote by UNESCO declaring the Old City of Hebron an endangered Palestinian World Heritage site, pledging to reduce its funding to the UN.
Egypt's Foreign Minister blamed Qatar for "human suffering" in Syria and Libya in an exclusive CNN interview.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi brought a whole new definition to "chilling out" after wading in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.
The four Arab states in a diplomatic standoff with Qatar say they have received a response from Doha to their list of demands, according to Saudi Arabian state media.
Hobbling around with bandages on her feet at a rest stop just 70 kilometers (about 43 miles) from Istanbul, Pakize Yucekan is one of the thousands of people participating in a "Justice March" organized by the main opposition party in Turkey.
Hands trembling, face panic-stricken, Fares Naem recalls the night he tried to stop a far-right attack -- only to become its target. The Syrian refugee was on a tram in central Berlin when he spotted two white men hurling abuse at a black passenger.
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) breached a wall surrounding the Old City of Raqqa on Monday, the US Central Command said in a statement describing developments in the last bastion of ISIS within Syria.
Listen to the voice messages sent by a woman trapped in Raqqa to her mother. The woman's voice has been distorted to preserve anonymity.
Qatar's foreign minister has delivered an official response to a list of demands from the Saudi-led bloc ahead of a Wednesday deadline.
"If five people walk across here at once, the floor sways," architect Nehmat Alameh tells CNN, as she moves across the upper level of the crumbling, three-story 1870s mansion, typical of Beirut's Ottoman period.
At least 14 people were killed, among them four children and a captain in the Iraqi police, when a suicide bomber detonated a device in a camp for internally displaced people west of Ramadi in the Iraqi province of Anbar.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have extended the deadline by 48 hours for Qatar to respond to a list of demands from the Saudi-led coalition, according to the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As Qatar faces the deadline of an ultimatum by its neighbors to comply with their list of sweeping demands, there is an atmosphere of defiance and patriotism in the capital Doha.
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