The secretary of state flew to Aqaba for the previously unannounced meeting with King Abdullah II.
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Attempts by Israel’s political leaders to force ultra-Orthodox Jews to serve in the military has stirred anger.
The actress and U.N. special envoy made a surprise visit to Lebanon to draw attention to the plight of young Syrian refugees.
Two suicide bombers blew up their cars Wednesday trying to hit an Iranian cultural center in a Shiite district in southern Beirut.
Civilians were evacuated from a rebel-held area of the central Syrian city, raising hopes for progress at peace talks.
At least five people were killed in highest-profile attack on Egypt’s military-backed government since Morsi’s ouster last year.
Representatives of Syria’s government and the opposition are meeting.
Egyptians vote on a draft document backed by the military-appointed government that could lead to fresh elections.
The explosion killed at least 16 people and wounded dozens.
The trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi has been postponed until Feb. 1, prompting clashes in Cairo.
Tens of thousands of African immigrants have been protesting against the Israeli government’s treatment of them.
An eruption of violence in Iraq is raising the specter of a new civil war in a region already buckling under the strain of the conflict in Syria.
The secretary of state is trying to make peace, meeting for hours with Israeli and Palestinian officials.
Iraqi government forces have begun a major offensive to retake the militant-held Fallujah in western Anbar province.
An explosion rocks a stronghold of the Shiite Hezbollah group in suburbs of the capital, killing at least four people.
A powerful car bomb exploded a wide intersection in downtown Beirut on Friday, killing a former cabinet minister.
Many believe that century-old boundaries laid the foundations for today’s instability in the region.