Moroccan and US forces are among nearly 1,300 troops from across the world taking part in a major military exercise in southern Morocco
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.
Lebanon’s army says it has killed a Syrian Islamic militant fighter during a raid in the country’s east.
Interview: Has France's foreign policy helped recruit soldiers to Islamic State, and what should the republic's foreign policy be in Syria, Yemen and beyond? Melenchon's spokesperson, Charlotte
Jim Mattis meets Qatar's emir and defence chief as part of a tour aimed at rekindling relations after testing times under the Obama administration.
Trump is taking the unusual step of weighing in publicly ahead of a foreign presidential election, predicting the latest attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on voters there.
Jordan has rejected as “baseless” claims that it plans to deploy troops in neighbouring Syria in coordination with the United States.
Comment: The French system, incapable of recognising and confronting its own racism, preferred to represent a homogenous Muslim community in order to justify its attitude towards it, writes Jalila Sbai.
Comment: The Syrian revolution was about Syrians uniting, regardless of confession, but Assad and Iran are deliberately cultivating sectarianism to their advantage, writes Sam Hamad.
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was quick to turn a killing of a police officer in Paris on Thursday night into political issue.