BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government troops bombarded a camp hosting displaced people near the Turkish border in the country's northwest Wednesday, striking an area close to a maternity hospital and killing at least 15 people, including six children, Syrian opposition activists said.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival announced Wednesday that he had failed to form a new government, dashing his hopes of toppling the long-time Israeli prime minister and pushing the country closer toward an unprecedented third election in less than a year.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition activists say government shelling of camp housing displaced people in northwestern Idlib kills 15.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Anti-government protesters blocked access to Iraq's main Gulf port in Umm Qasr for a third day Wednesday, as protesters said recent efforts by political parties to placate them were insufficient.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - As a cold rain fell on a suburb of Iran's capital on Wednesday, women swallowed by black chadors and men in green military-style jackets walked alongside the flag-draped coffin of a Revolutionary Guard member, one of over 100 people reported to be killed in protests across the country.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Every other day, the editor, bespectacled and perpetually pecking at a laptop, sends a top secret 8-page document to an anonymous printing house near Baghdad's Tahrir Square, a central plaza which has transformed into the hub of what has become the largest grassroots protest movement in Iraq's modern history.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on the situation in the Mideast following latest Israeli airstrikes in Syria (all times local):
CAIRO (AP) - South Korea's Foreign Ministry says Iran-backed rebels fighting in Yemen have released three foreign vessels they seized earlier this week south of the Red Sea, freeing 16 crew members.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on Israeli politics (all times local):
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli officials say dozens of world leaders will attend what's expected to be the largest-ever gathering focused on combatting anti-Semitism in January in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military said it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday, carrying out a "wide-scale" strike in response to rocket fire on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights the day before.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Dubai's carrier Emirates announces firm order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in deal valued at $8.8 billion.
BEIRUT (AP) - War monitoring group says Israeli airstrikes in Syria killed 11 people, including 7 non-Syrians, most likely Iranians.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A U.S. aircraft carrier ordered by the White House to rapidly deploy to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran has transited the Strait of Hormuz for the first time since its deployment.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli military says it is carrying out 'wide-scale' strikes on Iranian targets in Syria after rockets fell on Golan.
ALON SHVUT, West Bank (AP) - Israel's prime minister traveled to the West Bank on Tuesday to celebrate the U.S.'s announcement that it does not consider Israeli settlements to violate international law.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Amnesty International, citing 'credible reports,' says it believes at least 106 people killed in Iran protests.
CAIRO (AP) - An international medical relief agency says it has reopened a hospital it runs in western Yemen two weeks after an attack damaged the facility.
BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of protesters rallying against the Lebanese political elite blocked roads in central Beirut on Tuesday, preventing lawmakers from reaching the parliament and forcing the postponement of a legislative session.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A hard-line newspaper in Iran is suggesting that those who led violent protests will be executed by hanging as the unrest continues.