Four Yemeni soldiers were killed in the town of Loder after an attack by militants.
EU foreign affairs head reaffirms commitment to nuclear accord days before Donald Trump – an arch critic of the accord – is set to take office as president.
US transfers 10 Guantanamo prisoners to Oman
Power-aid: Qatar picks up Gaza electricity bill
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Top Egypt court rejects islands transfer to Saudi Arabia
The Egyptian court on Monday said it was its 'unanimous' decision that the two islands, Tiran and Sanafir, were sovereign Egyptian territories.
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Turkish cargo jet crash kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan
The Turkish Boeing 747 crashed just outside the Manas airport killing people in the residential area adjacent to the airport as well as those on ...
Egypt drops investigation into mob attack on Christian woman
Egypt prosecutors have suspended investigations into an assault on a Coptic ...
Indignant KRG questions Iran over commander's Saudi consulate-bashing
The KRG has said only it had the right to decide if foreign states can operate consulates on its territory after an Iranian commander said Riyadh should not be permitted.
Trump calls Syrian refugees 'illegals' in NATO-bashing, Brexit-backing interview
US President-elect Donald Trump has made a series of explosive comments likely to rattle US allies as he calls NATO "obsolete", praises Brexit and slams Merkel's "catastrophic" refugee policy.
Death count rising in Yemen's contested Bab al-Mandab strait
On Sunday pro-Houthi media outlets reported that the Iran-affiliated group had carried out a successful special operation in Taiz province that had left 40 Saudi-affiliated troops dead or injured.
Trump suggests easing Russia sanctions in nuclear deal
President-elect Trump has suggested brokering a deal with Russia that would "substantially" reduce nuclear arms and ease sanctions against ...
Sudan's Bashir orders six-month ceasefire extension in three regions
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered a six-month extension to a ceasefire in the war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South ...
Activists call 'massacre' as blood flows in Damascus water-wars
At least 10 people were killed in Syrian regime shelling of a centre for internally displaced people in Wadi Barada on Sunday, according to activists, as clashes continue to rage.
Hamas implore Qatar, Turkey to alleviate Gaza electricity crisis
Qatar agreed on Sunday to pay $12 million over three months to Gazan authorities after protests erupted in the blockaded strip on Friday. Hamas is also seeking Ankara's help.
Palestinians welcome Paris summit statement amid UK 'reservations'
The PLO has welcomed the closing statement of a Middle East peace summit held in Paris on Sunday to reaffirm global support for a Palestinian state alongside an Israeli state.
Is Russia set to train Libyan strongman Haftar's troops?
Moscow is set to send military experts to Tobruk, Libya, to train forces loyal to the former Gaddafi ally, reports by Radio France International have claimed.
Western Libya was plunged into darkness late on Saturday as a blackout already affecting the south spread to the capital, Tripoli, and other major cities.
Following earlier claims from Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces militias that Baghdadi had escaped besieged Mosul, a leader from the group now believes the IS leader is stuck in the city.
Protests erupted in Bahrain after three Shia men were executed for allegedly killing police officers in a bomb attack, despite concerns surrounding the evidence in the case.
Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Iceland to strengthen ties between Washington and the Kremlin in the president-elect's first overseas visit as US leader.
A student from Saudi Arabia has been badly hurt in a vicious assault in the US, while another American man was arrested suspected of murdering a Saudi student last year.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault warns of 'extremely serious consequences' if US President-elect Donald Trump moves the US embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem as Paris peace summit begins.
An Israeli armoured vehicle has been struck by gunfire from the southern Gaza strip, leading to 'retaliatory tank fire'.
Algerian security forces say they have uncovered an Israeli spy ring operating in the south of the country and arrested ten people on Friday, according to local media reports.
A Libyan war plane was shot down over the eastern city of Benghazi after being targeted by 'extremist militias'.
An explosive interview with Egypt's former Vice President Mohammed ElBaradei has claimed that former French President Jacques Chirac told him US intelligence 'knew' that Iraq had no WMDs in 2003.