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October 28, 2015 6:25 pm

Abbas deplored Netanyahu's comments a week earlier referring to Nazi sympathizer Haj Amin al-Husseini, a former grand mufti of Jerusalem.

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October 22, 2015 11:04 am

Moscow announced afterwards that Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov would meet tomorrow with US Secretary of State John Kerry and their Turkish and Saudi counterparts to discuss Syria.

October 21, 2015 1:07 pm

Mohammed's voyage was part of an historic movement of humanity as more than 600,000 migrants this year have crossed land and sea, seeking sanctuary in Europe.

October 21, 2015 8:15 am

While Canada remains "a strong member of the coalition against ISIL," Trudeau said he made clear to the US leader "the commitments I have made around ending the combat mission."

October 20, 2015 2:24 pm

Hashlamoun, a member of radical group Islamic Jihad, was given two life sentences by a military court in March for the November 10, 2014 murder of Dalia Lemkus, 26, and the attempted murder of two other people on a road in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, south of Jerusalem.

October 20, 2015 1:00 pm

"We've extended a helping hand and that's how it should be," said 70-year-old Tamara Vlasenko, a resident of the town 65 kilometers (40 miles) outside Moscow.

October 20, 2015 10:06 am

The toll keeps rising from the Sept. 24 disaster outside Mecca as individual countries identify bodies and work to determine the whereabouts of hundreds of pilgrims still missing.

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October 15, 2015 10:11 am

The Associated Press count is more than double Saudi Arabia's official tally of 769 killed and 934 injured in the September 24 disaster in Mina, a few miles from the holy city of Mecca.

October 14, 2015 10:01 pm

Iranian state television reported that the Guardian Council, one of the top leadership bodies in Iran's cleric-ruled system, gave final approval to a bill passed by parliament to implement the deal.

October 14, 2015 8:50 pm

Iran's arrival is almost certain to fuel a civil war in Syria which has already claimed the lives of more than 250,000 people and displaced half of the country's population.

October 14, 2015 5:15 pm

Al-Jazeera spokesman Hasan Salim Patel confirmed Baher Mohammed's arrival in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Wednesday. He says he is in the country for a temporary visit.

October 13, 2015 9:40 pm

Later, police said they concluded the man was hoping to stab an Arab in revenge for a wave of violent attacks against Jews that has spread across Israel.

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October 13, 2015 3:58 pm

The Israeli army said Tuesday that it had determined the rockets were errant fire that spilled over from the Syrian civil war.

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October 13, 2015 4:07 pm

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were sentenced along with their 87-year-old father, who was toppled in a popular uprising in 2011 and now resides in a Cairo military hospital, to three years in prison in a re-trial of the case last May.

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October 12, 2015 7:08 am

Qassem Soleimani put the map of Syria on the table. The Russians were very alarmed, and felt matters were in steep decline and that there were real dangers to the regime.

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October 11, 2015 7:31 pm

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Kurdish rebels and Islamic State militants were the most likely culprits.

October 10, 2015 8:02 pm

The wave of attacks started in Jerusalem weeks ago and is linked to tensions over a sensitive holy site in the Old City that is sacred to Jews and Muslims.

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October 10, 2015 11:51 am

Under the new policy, the US would provide equipment packages and weapons to a select group of "vetted leaders and their units" in their fight against ISIL (also known as ISIS or IS), he said.

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October 10, 2015 8:18 am

For the first time since the current violence began, clashes broke out along the Gaza border, six Palestinians were killed and a dozen were wounded.

October 9, 2015 10:22 pm

Islamist faction Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, had declared Friday a day of rage against Israeli actions in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

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October 9, 2015 6:12 pm

Carter is speaking at a press conference in London with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.

October 9, 2015 5:52 pm

A 14-year-old Israeli and a police officer were stabbed in separate assaults while four Arabs were stabbed by an Israeli in the southern city of Dimona, police said.

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October 9, 2015 5:06 pm

A state television report said that Gen. Hossein Hamedani was killed in the suburbs of Aleppo while "carrying out an advisory mission."

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October 9, 2015 3:08 pm

Now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans themselves to approve it.

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October 9, 2015 1:29 am

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles landed in Iran yesterday, but did not provide details about where they might have landed or whether they caused any damage.

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October 8, 2015 1:38 pm

The official says Netanyahu imposed the ban because of concerns that any high profile visits there could spark further violence.

October 8, 2015 12:12 pm

Soleimani and Putin reviewed maps and surveillance photos and shared intelligence, all suggesting the militant group would expand its reach to Russia's doorstep in the Caucuses if Moscow didn't act, the two officials said.

October 8, 2015 8:57 am

The strikes targeted the home of the tribal leader in Sanban yesterday, a region in Dhamar province 113 km southeast of the capital, Sanaa, the officials and witnesses said.

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October 8, 2015 8:45 am

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said four Russian navy ships in the Caspian launched 26 cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria.

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October 7, 2015 9:21 am

The rebels say the airstrikes are meant to weaken the rebellion against President Bashar Assad, not just crush the Islamic State and other militants as Moscow contends.

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October 7, 2015 8:12 am

A blast struck the front of the 239-room hotel along the Arabian Sea, west of the port city's downtown, sending thick black smoke rising over it for hours as sirens wailed.

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October 6, 2015 10:04 am

The air forces of multiple countries are on the attack, often at cross purposes in Syria's civil war, sometimes without coordination. And now, it seems, they are at risk of unintended conflict.

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October 6, 2015 7:51 am

The largest bombing took place in the Shiite-majority town of al-Khales in Iraq's eastern Diyala province. At least 32 people were killed in the attack and 58 were wounded.

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October 6, 2015 7:19 am

Turkey, which has the second-largest army in NATO, scrambled two F-16 jets on Saturday after a Russian aircraft crossed into its airspace near its southern province of Hatay, the Turkish foreign ministry said.

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October 4, 2015 4:42 pm

A Palestinian man stabbed and killed two people in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday before police shot him dead, officers said, amid an uptick in violence in the city and occupied West Bank.

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October 3, 2015 3:50 pm

"Following a coordinated rescue operation at scene of multiple explosions in both Nyaya and Kuje, which are satellite towns of Federal Capital Territory Abuja, so far 15 persons lost their lives and 41 injured," NEMA said.