Israel has invited bids to build nearly 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem.
Gunmen killed five Yemeni soldiers in their sleep early on Sunday in an attack on forces guarding the country's only liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal insouthern Yemen, a local official said.
A wave of car bombings, mainly targeting cafes and markets around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killed 91 people on Saturday as they were out celebrating the end of Ramadan.
Air strikes by the Syrian military have killed at least 20 people in the northwestern province of Latakia overnight, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The State Department says that 18 of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa that have been closed due to a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday or Monday.
Four Islamist militants were killed by a missile strike in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday as they prepared to launch rockets at Israel, Egyptian security sources said.
Muslims across the world began to celebrate the holiday of eid al-Fitr on Thursday, beginning the day with morning prayers after one month of fasting.
Protesters clashed with the police on Thursday in Cairo near Tahrir Square on the eve of the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Three police officers and dozens of protesters were injured in skirmishes after protesters tried to dismantle concrete barriers that had been set up around the Interior Ministry after previous
JERUSALEM — The final ballots in Israel’s national elections were tallied on Thursday, giving a right-wing religious party one more seat in Parliament than had been expected and the Arab-dominated parties one fewer. But the results also sustained the political shift that weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and left him scrambling to form a stable coalition.