Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Washington on Sunday, is expected to speak in front of the US Congress with a hardline stance on Iran's nuclear program.
A Palestinian girl looks on as a mural of a playful-looking kitten, presumably painted by British street artist Banksy, is seen on the remains of a house in Biet Hanoun town in the northern Gaza Strip, Feb 26, 2015.
The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi during preparations for next month's round-the-world flight, February 26, 2015.
A mosque was set ablaze early Wednesday in the West Bank village of Jabaa near Bethlehem, in another suspected hate crime by Jewish extremists, officials said.
A French woman was kidnapped along with her bodyguard in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Tuesday, an interior ministry official told Xinhua.
At least 90 Syrian Christians of the Assyrian minority have been confirmed kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) militants from two Assyrian towns in northern Syria.
France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier has started military operations against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, French media reported Monday.
Iran will quit nuclear talks if the other party aimed to impose their wills on Tehran in the ongoing negotiations, the country's senior negotiator told state IRIB TV on Monday.
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to five years in prison over charges of organizing unlicensed protests and inciting violence, state-run Nile TV reported.
A fire broke out in an illegal workers' compound in Abu Dhabi early Friday, leaving ten foreign workers killed and eight others injured, local media reported on Saturday.
Turkey has closed its embassy in Yemen, the latest of a number of foreign powers to withdraw their diplomats as the country's civil conflict worsens.
Iran wants to further advance its relations with China, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.