An alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters taking on the Islamic State group in Syria claim the extremists will soon be defeated in the city of Raqqa.
Arab-Kurdish forces enter key IS-held town of Tabqa amid 'intense' airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Syria.
British opposition leader says he could reconsider the UK's position on Syria airstrikes and nuclear deterrent if elected as prime minister in June.
Saudi Arabia on Saturday named an air force pilot son of King Salman as ambassador to its major ally Washington, with which ties are improving under President Donald Trump.
After being forced into hiding by IS due to his love for music, Ameen Mukkad returned to Mosul and filled the city's streets with the sound of music.
An Egyptian policeman has been killed and four others wounded in an attack by Islamic State group militants on a checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai.
Can threatening war crimes charges or offering a safe exile persuade President Bashar al-Assad to leave? Such long-shot proposals now being seriously considered by the Trump administration.
Anti-IS coalition boosted by tactical helicopter squadron as Iraqi forces continue to gain on the Islamic State group in Mosul.
Iraqi forces plan to advance on a symbolic IS-held mosque in the city of Mosul, as officials have warned indiscriminate shelling of the city's west could lead to "civilian massacres".
US defence secretary makes his first MENA visit amid heightened concerns about the future of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and the post-Islamic State recovery plan.