Middle East

'Jewish state' bill tests Israeli democracy

Israel's 'Jewish state' bill could test delicate balance with country's democratic ideals

Updated 59 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings

Faced with Islamic State bombing campaign, Iraq moves to overhaul Baghdad security methods

Updated 11 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Activists: Syrian strikes kill 60 in IS-held city

Activists say Syrian airstrikes on Islamic State group stronghold of Raqqa kill at least 60

Updated 1 hours, 39 minutes ago

UN: 12.2 million Syrians need humanitarian help

UN humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need aid because of deteriorating situation

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 08:50pm EST

Warplanes strike airport in Libya capital again

Warplanes again bomb airstrip that had been Libyan capital's only functioning airport

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 06:10pm EST

Iran leader approves further nuclear negotiations

Iran's supreme leader approves further nuclear talks, says West failed to subjugate country

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 03:19pm EST

Yemen army frees 8 hostages, including foreigners

Yemen army raids an al-Qaida militant hideout and frees 6 kidnapped Yemenis, 2 foreigners

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:40pm EST

A look at US military action across the Mideast

A look at US military action across the Middle East amid fight against the Islamic State group

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:46pm EST

Sudan increases pressure on UN Darfur mission

Sudan asks UN mission in Darfur to shut human rights office in capital, increasing pressure

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:36pm EST

Apartment building collapses in Egypt, killing 19

Apartment building collapses in Egypt, killing 19 people amid concerns over poor construction

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:16pm EST

Bahraini police raid house of top Shiite cleric

Bahrain opposition group says police search home of country's leading Shiite cleric

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 12:53pm EST

Israeli police chief criticizes Jewish activists

Israeli police chief says Jewish activists should be prevented from visiting holy site

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 12:50pm EST

Tunisia runoff to feature revolution vs. stability

Symbols of Tunisia's old regime, democratic revolution to face off in presidential runoff

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 12:27pm EST

Egypt minister warns of lethal force ahead protest

Egypt's interior minister warns lethal force can be used ahead of planned Islamist protest

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 11:58am EST

Emirates jails man over social media posts

Emirates jails son of imprisoned activist over ties to illegal group, social media posts

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 11:30am EST

Pro-Hezbollah singer detained in Lebanon over song

Lebanese authorities detain pro-Hezbollah singer over songs, including anti-Saudi ballad

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 09:50am EST

Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

Israel resumes razing homes of Palestinian attackers, a punishment once deemed ineffective

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 07:00am EST

Iraqi troops take 2 towns from Islamic State group

Iraqi troops and Shiite militias retake 2 towns from Islamic State group in eastern province

Monday - 11/24/2014, 11:00pm EST

Israel leader vows to pass nationality law

Israeli leader vows to pass contentious nationality law, but parliamentary vote in doubt

Monday - 11/24/2014, 02:56pm EST

Saudi Arabia: Islamic State group linked to attack

Saudi Interior Ministry says Islamic State group linked to attack on Shiites that killed 7

Monday - 11/24/2014, 02:50pm EST