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A landmark high-rise building in Iran's capital, Tehran, caught fire and collapsed reportedly killing dozens of firefighters. According to state media, two hundred firefighters had...

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Emirates flight EK0863 from Muscat, Oman, to Dubai was canceled after staff found a snake on the plane. The plane was grounded after baggage handlers...

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Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died aged 82, local media say. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a dominant figure in Iran's politics since the 1980s,...

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Four Israeli soldiers have been killed and17 others were wounded, in a truck attack in Jerusalem, police said. A Palestinian man drove the truck into...

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Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who was filmed shooting dead a wounded Palestinian attacker after he had been disarmed of a knife, has been convicted...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been questioned as part of an investigation into corruption allegations. Ahead of police arrival at his residence, Benjamin Netanyahu again...

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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned as biased a speech by outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry on Israeli-Palestinian issues. John Kerry said the...

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Israel has postponed a vote to authorize construction of almost 500 new homes in Jewish settlements in occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli committee’s decision apparently...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has summoned American Ambassador Dan Shapiro amid a growing row after the US eased the passage of a UN resolution...

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Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu has described the UN call to end settlement activity on occupied land as "shameful". The prime minister stressed that Israel would...

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Tens of thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes as wildfires swept into Israel's third largest city of Haifa. The fires follow...

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The death sentences against Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi and five other Muslim Brotherhood leaders have been overturned by the country’s highest court of...

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Egypt has decided to float its currency in a move that has reduced the Egyptian pound’s value by almost 50% against the US dollar. One...

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ISIS has raided government buildings in and around the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. According to Iraqi media, suicide bombers had attacked police stations and a...

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Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir of Saudi Arabia has been executed for shooting dead a man during a brawl three years ago in the...

EU foreign ministers are set to impose a travel ban and asset freeze on Syria First Lady Asma al-Assad

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Bashar al-Assad’s wife, Asma, has said she rejected a deal to offer her safe passage out of Syria in order to stay by her...

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Shimon Peres’ funeral is under way in Jerusalem before a large number of foreign dignitaries, including Barack Obama and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. The former...

9/11 commemoration ceremony 2011: a minute of silence was held at 8:46 a.m. to mark the instant the first plane went into the North Tower

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Saudi Arabia is concerned that 9/11 relatives will be able to sue the kingdom for damages, the foreign ministry says. On September 28, the Congress...

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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has died at the age of 93. He served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president. Shimon Peres suffered...

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The US-led coalition has admitted its airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 62 Syrian troops fighting ISIS. Russia and Syria said the strikes prove...

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Israel ex-President Shimon Peres has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke. The 93-year-old has been rushed to a hospital outside Tel Aviv. He has been...

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Turkey and the US are ready to drive ISIS from its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Edogan has suggested. Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, one of the longest-serving and most prominent leaders of ISIS has been killed in Aleppo, Syria, ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency announces. He...

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Twenty five Kurdish militants have been killed as Turkey continues to target Kurdish-held areas in Syria, near the border city of Jarablus, the Turkish...

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A Russian military helicopter has been shot down by rebels in Idlib, northern Syria, killing five people on board, Russia has said. The Mi-8 chopper...