Shelling kills 32 civilians fleeing Yemen fighting by sea.

  Aden - At least 32 civilians were killed and 67 wounded Wednesday in shelling tha...

3 Palestinian gunmen killed in Egypt's Sinai: security.

  Cairo - The Egyptian military Wednesday shot dead three Palestinian gunmen who in...

Iran leader tells nuclear team to avoid 'humiliation'.

  Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday instructed...

Netanyahu races to form government ahead of deadline.

  Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was locked in a last-ditch ...

Shelling from Yemen kills 5 in Saudi border city: civil defence.

  Riyadh - Shells fired from Yemen killed five people in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday ...

Kerry to talk Yemen bombing 'pause' with Saudis.

  Riyadh - Top US diplomat John Kerry was to hold talks with Riyadh Wednesday on a ...

IS launches offensive in east Syria city: monitor, activist.

  Beirut - The Islamic State jihadist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Deir...

Syria safe zone would require 'combat mission': US.

  Washington - Creating a humanitarian safe zone in Syria would entail a "majo...

Tight security as Tunisia hosts Jewish pilgrimage.

  Djerba, Tunisia - An annual Jewish pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue in...

UAE says on track to send probe to Mars in 2021.

  Dubai - Oil-rich United Arab Emirates said Wednesday it was pressing ahead with p...

Tunisia hosts Jewish pilgrimage under tight security

    Djerba, Tunisia--The Jewish pilgrimage to Ghriba synagogue on the Tunis...

UN envoy heads to France, Saudi Arabia to revive Yemen talks

  United Nations, United States--The UN envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, ...

Houthi missiles hit Saudi border town

Al-Daryiah Mayor, Prince Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman (centre) looks on as French Pr...

Indonesia to stop sending maids to Middle East

A family member of beheaded Indonesian maid Siti Zainab holds a poster bearing her portrait...

Gulf leaders gather amid growing concern over Yemen.

Riyadh - Gulf monarchs gathered Tuesday for an extraordinary summit amid growing internatio...

International troops suit up for Jordan war games.

Amman - Thousands of soldiers from 18 countries took part Tuesday in military drills in Jor...

Turkey arrests 24 May Day protesters on 'terror' charges.

Istanbul - Turkish authorities on Tuesday formally arrested and charged with "terroris...

Qatar to house 250,000 labourers in new 'cities'

    Doha--Qatar is to build seven "cities" to house more than a q...

Aid groups urge coalition to spare Yemen airports.

Sanaa - Saudi-led bombing of Yemen's airports is obstructing aid deliveries aimed at ea...

France's Hollande in Saudi calls for death penalty ban.

Riyadh - French President Francois Hollande called on Tuesday for abolition of the death pe...

Four killed in Baghdad car bombing near Shia HQ.

Baghdad - A car bomb blast near the Baghdad headquarters of a Shia militia fighting the Isl...