Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backs government's gasoline price hike, terms protesters 'thugs'
Since the hike, demonstrators have abandoned their cars along major highways and joined mass protests in the capital, Tehran, and elsewhere
US Secretary of State said he had informed Congress of plans to review whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran under the nuclear deal was in the United States' national security interests.
A car bomb at a Baghdad auto dealership killed at least 55 people and wounded more than 60 on Thursday, Iraqi officials said.
This operation against the Islamic State in Mosul is the largest deployment of Iraqi forces since the 2003 US invasion.
Jihadist leaders are fleeing Mosul, a top US general in the coalition battling the Islamic State group said.
The UN deputy Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief voiced grave concern at risks faced by civilians as operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul began.
The Islamic State could use mustard gas against an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, the US Defense Department said on Monday.
At least 38 people were killed in a string of bombings inside government territory in Syria, state media reported on Monday.
A popular Turkish television and film thriller franchise staring an action hero dubbed the "Turkish James Bond" will make a movie about the failed coup.
Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh will leave for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night to assess difficulties of thousands of Indians.
Authorities in the Gulf Arab states of Kuwait and United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of security dangers to playing the wildly successful new smartphone app Pokemon GO.
A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group ripped through a busy Baghdad shopping district on Sunday, killing at least 119 people.
A conference on the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, due to be held on 30 May in Paris, has been postponed, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.
A huge fire ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel, injuring 16 people, just a few hours before the emirate celebrated the new year.
A fresh instance of alleged torture of an Indian domestic help in Saudi Arabia has come to light.
Looking to reduce tensions at a Jerusalem holy site that set off weeks of Mideast violence, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Saturday that Israel and Jordan had agreed on steps, including round-the-clock video monitoring, to bring an end to the unrest.
A Palestinian driver rammed a car into a group of Israelis in the West Bank Wednesday, before soldiers shot and seriously wounded him, the army said.
Palestinian assailants carried out five stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Saturday, authorities said, as a month-long outburst of violence showed no signs of abating. The unrest came despite new security measures that have placed troops and checkpoints around Palestinian neighborhoods in east Jerusalem.
Whatever effect Russia's airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.
US president Barack Obama says the time is ripe to press for a resolution of the long conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis