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According to a senior Egyptian aviation official, EgyptAir MS804 that crashed in the Mediterranean did not swerve and change direction before disappearing. The Airbus A320...

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First pictures of items found during the search in the Mediterranean Sea for missing Egypt Air flight MS804 have been released by the Egyptian...

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According to new reports, there were smoke alerts inside the cabin of the EgyptAir MS804 before it crashed in the Mediterranean on May 19. Data...

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Body parts, personal belongings of passengers and debris from missing EgyptAir plane have been found in the Mediterranean Sea, Greek and Egyptian officials say. Flight...

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EgyptAir flight MS804from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar, the airline says. The Egyptian airline says there are 56 passengers, seven crew members and...

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ISIS has briefly overrun a hospital complex in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zour, reports say. Activists say about 35 pro-government fighters were killed...

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Mustafa Amine Badreddine was killed in artillery fire by jihadists, Lebanese Hezbollah group says. The death of the Hezbollah's top military commander in near Damascus...

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Top Hezbollah commander in Syria's war Mustafa Amine Badreddine has been killed in Damascus. Mustafa Amine Badreddine, 55, died in a large explosion near Damascus...

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Saudi Arabia’s veteran oil minister Ali al-Naimi has been removed by King Salman as part of a broad government overhaul. Ali al-Naimi has been replaced...

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Iraq's parliament has been stormed by hundreds of Shia Muslim in protest against ongoing deadlock in approving a new cabinet. Supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada...

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Between $500 million and $800 million in cash from ISIS funds has been destroyed in airstrikes, a US military official says. In a briefing to...

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The US will send 250 additional military personnel to Syria to support local militias in the fight against ISIS, officials have said. The goal, they...

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Dubai developer Emaar Properties is planning to build a new tower that will surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building. The government-backed company...

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A bridge linking Saudi Arabia to Egypt will be built over the Red Sea, King Salman has announced. In a statement, King Salman of Saudi...

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Part of the passengers on board a hijacked EgyptAir plane that was forced to divert to Cyprus have been freed, the airline says. The Egyptian...

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Syrian army has re-captured the ancient city of Palmyra from ISIS, say state media and a monitoring group. The Syrian government forces had been gaining...

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Syrian army has entered the ancient town of Palmyra seized by ISIS last year, state TV has said. According to observers, the government forces have...

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Syrian army has reached the outskirts of the ancient city of Palmyra, after driving back ISIS militants. According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human...

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Russian troops have started to withdraw from Syria after yesterday's surprise announcement by President Vladimir Putin. The first planes left Hmeimim air base in Syria...

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Senior ISIS commander Omar Shishani died from injuries sustained in a recent US air strike in north-eastern Syria, the Pentagon has confirmed. Earlier reports had...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has surprisingly ordered his troops to start withdrawing the "main part" of its forces in Syria from March 15. Vladimir Putin...

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Lebanese officials have unveiled a plan tackle the eight-month Beirut garbage crisis. A landfill site will be temporarily opened and two new sites will be...

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Auschwitz death camp survivor Yisrael Kristal has become the world's oldest man, the Guinness World Records organization says. Yisrael Kristal was born near Zarnow in...

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Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, justice officials say. Babak Zanjani, 42, was arrested in December 2013 after accusations that...

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Iran’s reformists have won a landslide victory in Tehran, in the first elections since the country signed a nuclear deal with world powers. With 90%...