Middle East

Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

After US airdrops, Turkey says it helps Iraqi Kurds enter Syria to fight Islamic State group

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Lacking a plan, Abbas opts for rhetoric

Unable to come up with a new strategy, Abbas turns to more belligerent rhetoric

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Yemen: Suicide bomber kills 10 Houthi rebels

Yemen: Suicide car bomber targets house used by Houthi rebels south of Sanaa, kills 10

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 33

Suicide blast at Baghdad Shiite mosque, triple car bombing in Shiite city kill at least 33

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Libya's persecuted people displaced again

Libya's persecuted Tawergha people displaced for the 2nd time amid clashes that left 65 dead

Monday - 10/20/2014, 04:38pm EDT

PM denies Islamic State group presence in Algeria

Algeria's prime minister denies any Islamic State group presence in Algeria or North Africa

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

Despite sharp US criticism, Jews occupy more homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Final ruling set for US couple convicted in Qatar

Ruling set for November in appeals case of US couple convicted in child's death in Qatar

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Iran military ready to ship equipment to Lebanon

Iranian military says ready to ship defensive equipment to Lebanon

Monday - 10/20/2014, 01:17pm EDT

Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

Iran's top tourism official reports surge in number of foreigners visiting the country

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:59am EDT

Iran arrest 4 over acid attack

Report: Iran arrest 4 suspects in string of acid attacks on women

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:30am EDT

Turkey would oppose US arms transfers to Kurds

Erdogan: Turkey would not consent to US arms transfers to Kurdish fighters in Syria

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 05:38pm EDT

Iran vows to aid Lebanese military

Iran says ready to provide aid to Lebanese military to combat 'terrorists'

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Israeli hospital treats Hamas leader's daughter

Israeli hospital treats daughter of Hamas leader weeks after summertime war

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Yemen's Shiite rebels take town south of capital

Yemen's Shiite rebels continue military advance, capturing town south of Sanaa

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 02:10pm EDT

UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

UN report says Iraq has executed 60 people in 2014 in possible 'miscarriages of justice'

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Rights group says Kuwait strips 33 of nationality

Human Rights Watch says Kuwait stripped 33 people of citizenship in 2014, including critics

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Iraqi authorities lift curfew in Anbar capital

Official: Iraqi authorities lift curfew it imposed Friday in western Anbar provincial capital

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Iran bans human rights lawyer from practicing law

Report: Iran bans human rights lawyer from her profession for 3 years

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 10:50am EDT

Roadside bomb kills 7 in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Egypt officials say roadside bomb in north of restive Sinai Peninsula kills 7 troops

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 10:20am EDT