Photos from around the region
U.S., Iraqi warplanes targeted militants in a sprawling complex in the city, officials said.
The campaign, with a coalition of Arab nations, is an effort to dislodge Houthi rebels sweeping through Yemen.
Suicide bombers in Yemen attacked two mosques linked to powerful Shiite rebels, possibly killing more than 100 and wounding scores of others.
The prime minister overcame a strong challenge from a center-left alliance, paving the way for a fourth term.
U.S.-led military coalition has begun airstrikes in the Iraqi city of Tikrit.
Some say they’ve come to fight for their religion — others just to fight. But their first battle is with Iraqi bureaucracy.
Six months after the cease-fire, 100,000 remain displaced, people cook over open fires and pledged aid has dried up.
Iran marked the anniversary of its 1979 Islamic Revolution on Wednesday with massive rallies.
Fighting between President Bashar al-Assad and rebel forces continues with estimated death toll at more than 200,000.
Tear gas and a stampede combined for a fatal melee late Sunday outside a stadium in suburban Cairo.
People gather to show support for King Abdullah II and the military after the Islamic State’s killing of Muath al-Kaseasbeh.
Hit Israeli satirical TV show “A Wonderful Land” is back for a 12th season, and the comedians say the timing is perfect.
Israel and Hezbollah exchanged deadly fire Wednesday across a border region monitored by U.N. peacekeepers.
Defeat of the Islamic State in Kobane, Syria, is a plus for U.S. and European governments concerned about domestic terror.
He cancels a visit to the Taj Mahal to attend the funeral and meet the country’s new leader.
The new monarch, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, is a veteran of the country’s top leadership.