Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered a government reshuffle on Thursday, appointing a new foreign minister and refreshing other top posts, after the global fallout over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The United Arab Emirates will reopen its embassy in Damascus seven years after withdrawing its diplomatic representation from Syria, the Emirati government said Thursday.
Israel's parliament, the Knesset, voted Wednesday night to dissolve the government, triggering early elections scheduled for early April, nearly eight months earlier than required by law.
Lebanon's Foreign Ministry Wednesday condemned Israeli airstrikes against Syria carried out one day earlier, and said it filed a complaint to the United Nations accusing Israel of threatening the stability of the region.
Syrian Air Defenses intercepted and downed "a number of hostile targets" over the western countryside of Damascus on Tuesday, according to the Syrian state-run news agency SANA.
Three people were killed and 13 others wounded when a car bomb exploded in an outdoor market in the city of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday, according to the Iraqi military. ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast.
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The UAE have released pictures of Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, the daughter of Dubai's billionaire ruler and UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who hadn't been seen publically since her attempted escape in March.
The leaders of Israel's coalition government decided on Monday to dissolve the Knesset and hold early elections in April, nearly eight months earlier than required by law.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for an increase in efforts to establish peace in Syria after meeting his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday.
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Benjamin Netanyahu has said tunnels dug by Hezbollah -- that start in Lebanon and run under the border with Israel -- constitute an act of war.
Facebook banned the account of the Israeli Prime Minister's eldest son over a series of posts it described as "hate speech."
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Israeli troops used live fire to disperse protesters in the West Bank on Friday amid rising tensions following a spate of Palestinian attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians in recent days.
Yemen's warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in Hodeidah, a major flashpoint in the country's war, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday.
Two Israeli soldiers were shot dead Thursday at a bus stop on a main road in the Israeli-controlled part of the West Bank, the Israeli military said.
While peace talks aimed at ending Yemen's war continue in Sweden, there is no respite in Hodeidah, where six members of one family were killed in an attack at the weekend.
A baby born prematurely to an Israeli mother who was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the West Bank has died, a Jerusalem hospital said in a statement Wednesday evening.
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