Iran says no nuclear deal better than bad one

2015-02-08 17:57:55

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that he agrees with US officials that no nuclear deal is better than a bad deal.

Thousands rally in Jordan demanding revenge for pilot's death

2015-02-06 21:53:24

Thousands of Jordanians packed the streets of the capital Amman on Friday, urging their monarch to step up air strikes on Islamic State to avenge its killing of pilot Mouath al-Kasaesbeh.

Yemen's Shiite rebels move to finalize their power grab

2015-02-06 21:37:28

Yemen's Shiite rebels announced on Friday that they will release a "constitutional declaration" - a move that will likely mark their formal takeover of the government and finalize a power grab that has been months in the making.

Jordan military jets pound IS as king comforts pilot's family

2015-02-06 09:25:55

Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, before roaring over the hometown of the pilot killed by the militants while King Abdullah consoled the victim's family.

Mortar rounds rain down Damascus as rebels threats more escalation

2015-02-05 17:01:08

Tens of mortar rounds slammed into residential districts of the capital Damascus on Thursday.

Iran rejects US call for anti-terror co-op

2015-02-04 16:44:01

The Islamic republic has rejected a United States call for anti-terror cooperation, a senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official was quoted as saying by Press TV on Wednesday.

Flock of migrating starlings in Israel makes for stunning images

2015-02-04 10:26:25

Migrating starlings fly in formation across the sky near the southern Israeli town of Rahat February 3, 2015.

Israel highway crash kills 8, injures 20

2015-02-04 09:45:11

A crash in southern Israel on Tuesday involving a bus and a truck carrying two tractors killed eight people and wounded at least 20, police said.

Civilian killed, several injured in Egypt bombings

2015-02-03 21:12:41

A civilian was killed and several others were wounded in a series of bombings that hit Egypt on Tuesday.

Iraqi cabinet approves draft law to set up national guard

2015-02-03 19:21:37

Iraq's cabinet approved on Tuesday two draft laws aimed at ending sectarian rifts: one creating a national guard and the other reforming government policies towards ex-members of the Baath party.

Cairo airport on alert after bombs found

2015-02-03 16:48:20

Cairo airport authorities tightened security after finding two bombs near the arrivals hall and a homemade explosive device exploded in the centre of the capital on Tuesday.

Egypt court sentences 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

2015-02-02 20:30:52

An Egyptian court sentenced 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges of killing police officers, part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists.