TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Supporters of an arrested Tunisian media magnate who is running for president say he's being targeted for political reasons.
ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's official Anadolu news agency is quoting the country's defense minister as saying that a joint operation room with the United States has begun its activities as part of a deal for a safe zone in northeastern Syria.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's president said Saturday his country will emerge from its difficult economic conditions by making decisions that boost production, and a top politician said politicians will be called for a meeting "to discuss the challenges."
CAIRO (AP) - The trial of Sudan's autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges was adjourned for one week following testimony from several witnesses Saturday.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni military officials say forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government have wrested control of a military camp from a separatist militia backed by the United Arab Emirates just outside a key southern city.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 34, Iraqi security officials said Saturday..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Arab Emirates' highest civilian honor during a visit Saturday to the oil-rich Gulf nation, reinforcing ties between the countries even as he pursues stripping statehood from the disputed Muslim-majority region of Kashmir.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local):
CAIRO (AP) - The rights group Amnesty International is urging Egyptian authorities to carry out an impartial investigation into the death of an inmate at Egypt's most notorious prison amid torture allegations.
BEIRUT (AP) - Fitch Ratings downgraded Lebanon's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to CCC from B- Friday, while Standard & Poor's Global Ratings affirmed its long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings for Beirut at B-/B, saying the country's outlook remains negative.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - A leading presidential candidate in Tunisia has been arrested and jailed on allegations of tax evasion and money laundering.
JERUSALEM (AP) - An explosion Friday near a West Bank settlement that Israel said was a Palestinian attack killed a 17-year-old Israeli girl and wounded her brother and father, Israeli authorities said.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad's troops seized control of a string of villages in the northern countryside of Hama province, completing their takeover of the formerly rebel-held region just south of Idlib province for the first time since 2012, the Syrian army and a war monitoring group said Friday.
BAGHDAD (AP) - An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq, confirmed by U.S. officials, is threatening to destabilize security in the volatile country that has struggled to remain neutral in the conflict between Washington and Tehran.
BAGHDAD (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Iraq, after U.S. officials confirmed Israel last month bombed a weapons depot belonging to Iran-backed Shiite militias (all times local):
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government have taken full control of a key southern city after overnight clashes with separatists there, Yemeni security officials said Friday.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack.
BAGHDAD (AP) - The head of Iraq's paramilitary forces supported by Iran on Thursday walked back a statement by his deputy the day before in which he blamed Israeli drones and held the U.S. responsible for a series of attacks on bases run by the militias.