Iran executed eight men convicted of terrorism for last year's twin attacks that left 17 people dead in Tehran, state media reported Saturday.
Russia and Syrian rebel groups have reached an interim ceasefire agreement in Syria's southern province of Daraa after weeks of violence in the area, a Free Syrian Army spokesman told CNN on Friday.
A hair-raising dash across a busy highway is one of two ways of reaching the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar. The other is to navigate a rugged and barely passable dirt track.
The US and Iran continue to trade barbs over Iranian oil exports, with the US military announcing that it will continue to keep the Persian Gulf open to international shipping.
At least 270,000 Syrians have fled their homes in southwest Syria since the government launched an offensive against rebels over two weeks ago, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has called for the "immediate" execution of all convicted "terrorists" on death row after the bodies of eight members of the country's security forces thought to have killed by ISIS were found earlier this week.
Nearly 200 people have been killed and 120,000 displaced in a Syrian government offensive in the country's southwest, activists say.
Landmark moments in royal careers are defined by history, and we may well look back at the Duke of Cambridge's official visit to Israel and the West Bank as one such moment. It wasn't just that it was a first for a British royal or that the political and religious sensitivities of the region are so acute. It was the way that he handled himself there, and how that will inform the way he carries his royal role forward.
A series of protests have unsettled Tehran in recent days. And while the current unrest is focused around traders, economic grievances are being felt by a growing number of Iranians.
Footage obtained by CNN offers a rare window into the fight for Yemen's vital port city which the United Nations says could kill as many as 250,000 people.
It's a room fit for a prince -- or a US president, for that matter.
Saudi women drivers took to the roads legally Sunday for the first time in the kingdom's history, as its decades-old ban on women driving finally lifted.
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The Duke of Cambridge faces perhaps his biggest international test to date in his upcoming trip to the Middle East.
Prince William arrived in Jordan on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will also take him to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Women in Saudi Arabia are hitting the road Sunday after the kingdom lifted its longstanding ban on women driving.
On Sunday, Saudi Arabia will end the world's only ban on women drivers.
The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged with fraud and breach of trust Thursday over the alleged misuse of state funds at the couple's residence.
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