Middle East

Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel to plug security breach, deter others

Updated 19 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new Iraq government after scores killed in mosque attack

Updated 19 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Morocco arrests suspected Islamic State members

Morocco police announce arrest of 2 suspected members of Islamic State group amid terror alert

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Yemen's Shiite-rebel group escalate standoff

Supporters of Yemen's Shiite-rebel group set up tents near ministries, escalating standoff

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:03pm EDT

Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback

Tunisia efforts to fight terrorism raise fears of rights infringement

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:52am EDT

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

Hamas leader says group kidnapped Israeli teens in West Bank in June

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:47am EDT

Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten

A year later, opposition believes deadly chemical attack in Syria has largely been forgotten

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:47am EDT

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

In war of attrition in Gaza, Israel kills 3 top Hamas military commanders, calls up reserves

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:56am EDT

US 'concerned' by arrest of American in Israel

State Department expresses concern over arrest of Palestinian-American in Israel

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Reports: Syria troops kill scores of jihadis

Reports: Syrian troops in besieged northern air base kill dozens of jihadis

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Saudi court sentences 18 more on terror charges

Saudi court sentences 18 on terror charges, wrapping up verdicts on alleged 50-member cell

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Libya flights canceled amid militia fighting

Tunisia, Egypt cancel Libya flights amid militia fighting

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:51pm EDT

Kuwait questions 2 on US terror-funding list

Kuwait briefly detains 2 citizens after US Treasury accuses them of funding terrorism

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

Qatar, home to Hamas boss and funder of Gaza Strip, criticized amid cease-fire talks' collapse

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues

Iraq's national museum opens 2 renovated halls with more than 500 artifacts

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:37pm EDT

Israeli air strikes pound Gaza; 6 dead in Rafah

Israel pounds Gaza for second day after truce talks collapsed; 6 killed in Rafah airstrike

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:50am EDT

Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Airstrike kills Hamas leader's wife and child; Israel demands the rocket fire stop

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:34am EDT

UAE ruler approves lengthy counter-terrorism law

UAE ruler approves anti-terrorism law with penalties ranging from execution to counseling

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Dubai's Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt early

Dubai's state developer Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt 4 years ahead of final due date

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Iran's parliament dismisses moderate minister

Iran's parliament dismisses science minister accused of supporting pro-Western voices

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:37pm EDT