Two Palestinian teenagers were killed and four members of an Israeli family were wounded in a daylong exchange of rockets and airstrikes in and around the Gaza Strip.
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The defection sheds light on the usually quiet disputes among the royal families of the seven monarchies that make up the United Arab Emirates.
Mr. Entezam, the first senior official of post-revolutionary Iran to face espionage charges, served 17 years in prison.
The discovery of a mysterious coffin on a construction site in Egypt has prompted ever-wilder theories about what secrets might lie inside.
As Syrian government forces press their offensive in southwestern Syria, the diplomatic battle has already turned to what postwar Syria will look like.
An estimated 6.6 million Syrians are displaced within their own country. One man's videos provide a rare look inside a camp for those who have fled their homes.
The new restrictions are aimed at forcing Hamas to crack down on kites and balloons that have caused hundreds of fires in Israel.
A 19-year-old who posted videos of herself dancing on Instagram had to publicly confess her “crime” on TV. Now, scores of women are posting videos of themselves dancing.
The arrest of a Russian belly dancer exposed simmering tensions in Cairo’s belly-dancing scene. Critics say foreigners are sullying an ancient art form. Many Egyptians love them.
Two others were wounded in the attack, which occurred at a base where American soldiers train their Afghan counterparts.
Thousands of Syrians who fled a new government offensive are sleeping in the open desert at the border with Jordan, unable to cross the frontier.
The U.S. and its allies are still waging a shadow war against a wide range of terrorist threats despite the Islamic State’s defeat in Iraq and Syria.
For years, the Israeli spy agency has tried to find the body of a spy who was executed in Syria. It has not found the body but it has found his watch.
Israel and Poland tried to put a dispute over a Holocaust law behind them with a joint statement. But Israel’s Holocaust memorial center found “grave errors and deceptions” in the statement.
More than 2,000 women and children from Europe, the Mideast and the U.S. are being detained in sweltering camps — and no one knows what to do with them.
Hudhayfah al-Badri, a son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed in the central Syrian province of Homs, the Islamic State’s news agency announced.
The Palestinian Authority pays families of people killed, hurt or jailed in conflict with Israel. Israel will withhold that amount from the authority.
The exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad writes about her protest against compulsory hijabs in “The Wind in My Hair.”
The Trump administration said it would not penalize reduced Iranian oil imports in at least some cases, a move that is likely to soothe market concerns.