Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday rejected a request for clemency by jailed ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert, who is serving a 27-month prison sentence for corruption, his office said.
Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit urged Arab governments on Monday to do more to resolve the conflict in Syria rather than leaving it to other powers.
Qatar will invest £5 billion in the UK over the next five years in a boost for the post-Brexit economy looking to find non-European investors.
The family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorised CIA assignment has filed a lawsuit against the Islamic Republic
Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday, March 26, as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption.
SDF forces, backed by US-lead coalition airstrikes, are closing in on IS de facto capital of Raqqa, preparing for a decisive battle set to begin in the coming days.
Iran's sanctions target US firms that provide arms and equipment to Israel "for use against the Palestinians", state news agency IRNA said on Sunday.
The court found President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi guilty of 'instigating attacks by Saudi Arabia' and 'undermining the independence and integrity of the Republic of Yemen.'
UN mediator Staffan de Mistura has urged Russia, Iran and Turkey to help restore a ceasefire in Syria, warning that escalating violence was threatening peace talks in Geneva.
US authorities charged on Friday a long-wanted alleged Hizballah financier extradited by Morocco with violating US terror-related sanctions.
A Lebanese university will pay $700,000 to settle a US lawsuit over allegations it provided "material support" to entities linked to Hizballah, US officials said.
While Iraq's parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that may have killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul.
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