ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's president is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this week in talks crucial to the outcome of Turkey's latest incursion into northern Syria , and to the broader Syrian war.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's Cabinet approved sweeping reforms on Monday, hoping to appease the thousands of protesters that have taken to the streets for the last five days to demand the government step down.
BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Lebanon's anti-government protests (all times local):
CAIRO (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets throughout Sudan on Monday to call for disbanding former President Omar al-Bashir's party, the political organ he used to control the country during his 30 years of autocratic rule before being ousted in April.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook southern Iran Monday, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard says it's intercepted 126 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast.
KABUL (AP) - US Defense Secretary says troops to stay near Syria's eastern oilfields during US pullout which will take weeks.
BEIRUT (AP) - Residents of a Kurdish-dominated city in northeastern Syria pelt US troops with potatoes as they drive through.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign ministry says it has sent a list of names it is demanding in a prisoner swap Tehran is proposing with the United States and other Western nations.
BEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese protesters of all ages flooded major cities and towns nationwide Sunday demanding an end to corruption and the rule of the country's political elite. Each hour brought hundreds more people to the streets for the largest anti-government protests yet in four days of demonstrations.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a group of American lawmakers on a surprise visit to Jordan to discuss "the deepening crisis" in Syria amid a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire.
CAIRO (AP) - Libya's coast guard says it's intercepted dozens of Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader said Saturday he is against the government's resignation as nationwide protests gained momentum on their third day, calling for the removal of the country's political elite.
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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - Egyptian security officials and medics say shells hit two houses in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilians, including a child.
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's antiquities authorities on Saturday revealed the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins that were recently discovered in the southern city of Luxor.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - About 200 Israelis are demonstrating in Tel Aviv in solidarity with an Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia on drug charges.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities released more than 100 people who were among hundreds more arrested in a sweeping crackdown following small but rare anti-government protests last month, rights lawyers and officials said Saturday.
BARDARASH, Iraq (AP) - For months, every time Turkey threatened to invade northern Syria, Salwa Hanna told her husband they should take their children and flee from the border town of Kobani. And every time, he told her not to worry, because the Americans were there.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese prime minister gives political adversaries 72-hour ultimatum to back his reform agenda amid growing protests.