BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his pickup truck loaded with explosives, killing 32 people on Tuesday evening at a marketplace in an Iraqi town contested by both the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdish regional authorities, Iraqi officials said.
CAIRO (AP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for talks with the Egyptian president who, together with France's leader, is reportedly trying to mediate a way out of the crisis in Lebanon that would involve rolling back Hariri's resignation.
BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led fighters in northern Syria are accusing Turkey of being behind an attack there earlier this week.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a bombing in a town contested between Kurdish and Baghdad governments has killed 32 people.
CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group is urging Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to reveal the whereabouts of an Egyptian prisoner who has disappeared, apparently after serving his prison sentence in the Emirati capital.
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The barely functioning Libyan parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a new United Nations action plan, which is aimed at giving new life to stalled political talks and healing the country's deep divisions.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi authorities have closed schools and universities after flooding in the kingdom's second-largest city, Jiddah, and the country's Red Sea coastal regions.
BEIRUT (AP) — His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, hundreds of thousands have died and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likely to hold onto power for the foreseeable future.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament is holding a special session to mark 40 years since the historic visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia and its role in the war in Yemen.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s Mideast envoy warned Monday that if reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas fail there will most likely be "another devastating conflict."
BEIRUT (AP) — A senior Syrian opposition leader quit his post Monday, a week before a new round of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Geneva.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for an intercepted ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels there at the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Dozens of Algerian journalists and human rights activists have gathered in support of a newspaper editor who has been on a hunger strike for a week.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci may be out at the White House, but the short-lived former communications director says his political career is not over.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in early December to discuss threats against Israel from Hezbollah and Iran and "ideas to stabilize the situation in Lebanon."
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader has visited the earthquake-hit region along the border with Iraq and urged more efficiency and aid for residents.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Syrian Kurdish fighters have attacked a Turkish observation post in the northern Syrian province of Idlib with mortar rounds. There were no casualties.
CAIRO (AP) — The head of the World Food Program in Yemen said on Monday that millions of Yemenis face the risk of more deaths as aid deliveries cannot get to those in need because of the continuing blockade of the war-ravaged country by the Saudi-led coalition.