Israeli warplanes have struck parts of the Gaza Strip in relentless bombardments including some of the dwindling slivers of land Palestinians had been told to evacuate to in the territoryās south.
Palestinian health officials say Israeli forces stormed into a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank to arrest Palestinian militants and unleashed fighting with local gunmen in which six Palestinians were killed.
Veteran climate negotiation observers say the oil industry is starting to sweat as United Nations climate talks heat up and threaten to plug fossil fuel-belching wells for good.
U.S. and Iraqi officials say a rocket attack at the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has caused minor damage but no casualties.
Protesters at the United Nationsā COP28 climate summit are demonstrating for several causes, but all are limited in what they can say, where they can go and what their signs can portray.
On sidelines of COP28, Emirati āgreen cityā falls short of ambitions, but still delivers lessons
A bold, innovative project begun nearly a generation ago to erect a āgreen-cityā in the United Arab Emirates has run into realities and largely missed its mark.
The publishing world made plenty of news in 2023, but not only because of the books themselves. Bannings continued to soar in the U.S., the Middle East war impacted everything from authors events to the National Book Awards and numerous authors took legal action in the hopes of containing AI.
Israeli troops round up Palestinian men in northern Gaza as UN warns aid operation is āin tattersā
Desperate Palestinians fleeing Israelās expanding ground offensive crowded into an ever-shrinking area of the Gaza Strip as the Israel-Hamas war entered its third month.
A Saudi Royal Air Force F-15SA fighter jet has crashed, killing its two crew members on board. The state-run Saudi Press Agency, quoting military spokesperson Brig. Gen.
The International Federation of Journalists says 2023 has been an unprecedented year for the number of media workers killed on the job.
Families had long dialogue after Pittsburgh synagogue attack. Now theyāve unveiled a memorial design
Preliminary designs are being released for an outdoor memorial to the 11 victims of the 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue attack.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in the Kremlin. That meetings continues a blitz round of Middle East diplomacy a day after he visited the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
Legal and human rights groups have filed a legal challenge with Britainās High Court, calling for the U.K. to stop granting licenses for weapons exports to Israel.
A British hedge fund trader extradited from the United Arab Emirates to Denmark where he was wanted for allegedly orchestrating a more than 9 billion kroner ($1.3 billion) tax fraud has been ordered to remain in custody until his Jan. 3 trial.
Two international human rights groups say two Israeli strikes that killed a Reuters videographer and wounded six other journalists in south Lebanon nearly two months ago were apparently deliberate and a direct attack on civilians.
The Israeli military hit Rafah in southern Gaza overnight, residents say, as United Nations officials warn there are no safe places left in the besieged territory.
Israeli forces struck the southern Gaza town of Rafah twice overnight, sowing fear in one of the last places where civilians can seek refuge.
Who are the Houthis and why hasnāt the US retaliated for their attacks on ships in the Middle East?
When Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen launched missiles and hit three commercial ships in the Red Sea, it triggered an immediate question: Will the U.S. military strike back?
The mood is about to shift, the hours grow longer and the already high sense of urgency somehow amp up even more as United Nations climate talks head into its final week.
War and natural disasters ravaged an increasingly unsettled Middle East throughout 2023, further straining countries already hit by worsening economic conditions and affected by extreme weather fueled by climate change.
UN chief uses rare power to warn Security Council of impending āhumanitarian catastropheā in Gaza
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has used a rarely exercised power to warn the Security Council of an impending āhumanitarian catastropheā in Gaza and urged its members to demand an immediate cease-fire.
Senior UN official denounces āblatant disregardā in Israel-Hamas war after many UN sites are hit
The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says thereās no safe haven in Gaza for civilians ā not even U.N. shelters and āsafe zonesā designated by Israel.
Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department is investigating the deaths and kidnappings of Americans during the Hamas attack against Israel on Oct. 7.
Egyptian authorities say a cargo ship broke down in the Suez Canal and crashes into a bridge over the crucial waterway.
Preparing for Hanukkah feels uniquely somber yet defiant this year for the Jewish communities in and around Miami Beach.
This yearās United Nations climate talks may have seen record numbers registered to attend, but activists who have spent years demonstrating at the annual event say their space to voice their demands is shrinking year on year.
Iranian media say authorities have arrested a popular singer who had criticized the government after he was handed over by police in Turkey.
Iran says it sent a capsule capable of carrying animals into orbit as it prepares for human missions
Iran says it sent a capsule into orbit capable of carrying animals as it prepares for human missions in coming years.
Fighting between Israel and Hamas rages in Gazaās second-largest city, blocking aid from population
Israeli troops say they are battling Hamas militants in the center of the Gaza Stripās second-largest city, Khan Younis.
After a first-day blur of rare quick action and agreement, negotiators at a critical United Nations climate conference Wednesday are finishing up their first week in a more familiar place for them: the murky middle where momentum and roadblocks intertwine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in a one-day lightning tour intended to raise Russiaās profile as a Middle East power broker, even as his war Ukraine grinds on.
The United Nations food agency says itās stopping food distribution in areas of war-torn Yemen controlled by the Houthi rebels, a move that will impact millions of people.
In a rare punitive move against Israel, the State Department says it will impose travel bans on extremist Jewish settlers implicated in a rash of attacks on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.
As leaders, officials and activists descend on Dubai for United Nations climate talks to discuss saving Earth, another environmental crisis is nearby.
Her book is called āMy Name is Barbraā and it runs nearly 1,000 pages. You expected less from Barbra Streisand?
European Union Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson is warning that Europe faces āa huge risk of terrorist attacksā over the Christmas holiday period.