Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to cancel a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel if the top diplomat sits down with representatives of pro-Palestine NGOs.
The Russian Defense Ministry says Syrian government forces will suspend counter-terrorism operations near a town in the northwestern province of Idlib to help experts carry out an investigation into a suspected chemical incident there.
Yemeni sources have revealed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is trying to establish control over the strategic island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea, which resigned president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi had rented out to the Persian Gulf kingdom for nearly a century.
Turkey has filed an official lawsuit against a former French diplomat, accusing him of inciting an act of assassination against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the results of a recent constitutional referendum tipped the power scale in favor of the Turkish leader’s side.
Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a military base, and U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul as Washington looks to craft a new strategy for the country.
A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of seven people after find them guilty of terror charges as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues with its oppressive measures against political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.