Middle East

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

Egypt declares a state of emergency in northern Sinai, after attack kills 30

Updated 00 minutes, 38 seconds ago

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

New evidence that Islamic State extremist group is using chlorine bombs

Updated 00 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

Iraqi officials suspect Islamic State militants used chlorine gas in fighting with troops

Friday - 10/24/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Tunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects

Tunisian forces end 24-hour standoff and raid home of suspected militants, killing 6 people

Friday - 10/24/2014, 11:12am EDT

AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor vows to calm city

AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor urges crackdown on unrest, vows to restore calm

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 06:04pm EDT

AP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations

AP Interview: New Libya FM favors political solution in Tripoli, military solution in Benghazi

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 04:28pm EDT

Lebanon says it won't accept more Syrian refugees

Lebanon says it will not accept any more Syrian refugees, except for 'exceptional' cases

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people

Tunisia shootouts between police and militants leave 2 dead as election approaches

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 10:32am EDT

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers vote to send peshmerga fighters to Kobani in neighboring Syria

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 02:42am EDT

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

Palestinian motorist plows into crowded Jerusalem train station, kills baby in apparent attack

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:10am EDT

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, political rivalries, technical snags

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:08am EDT

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

Anti-tank missile, gunfire from Egyptian side of border wounds 2 Israeli soldiers, army says

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

Tourists watch rare alignment of sun illuminating statues in ancient Egyptian temple

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi, long under control of Islamist militias

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:32pm EDT

Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out

As Islamic State group pushes toward Baghdad, Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck takeover

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Bomb outside Cairo University wounds 10

Bombing outside Cairo University campus wounds 10 in Egyptian capital, police say

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

Millions of Iraqi students begin new academic year a month late because of unrest

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Iranians protest acid attacks in central city

Iranians rally against acid attacks on women as police say same suspect behind all attacks

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi

Death of promising doctor who mysteriously turned jihadi shocks Israel

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections

Ahead of elections, Tunisians say police brutality rife even after toppling of dictator

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 11:44am EDT