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20 missing firefighters feared dead in Tehran building collapse

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:30:23 GMT

Emergency workers have dug tunnels into the wreckage of a collapsed high-rise in downtown Tehran in their search for survivors and bodies, Iranian state TV reported.(image)


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Building collapse caught on camera

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:14:46 GMT

A huge building collapse has been captured on camera in Tehran following a fire.(image)


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Collapse followed huge fire

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:05:44 GMT

A high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, collapsed after a fire broke out inside it on Thursday, January 19.(image)


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Why Iran fears a Trump presidency

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:47:47 GMT

As Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington D.C., more than 6,000 miles away in the Iranian capital, Tehran, hardliners were gathering for their usual fiery Friday prayers.(image)


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ISIS destroys part of Roman theater

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:04:47 GMT

ISIS fighters have destroyed part of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to Syrian state news.(image)


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Al Qaeda documents reveal bureaucracy of terror

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:17:23 GMT

The National Intelligence Agency released 49 new documents Thursday that were recovered from Osama bin Laden's hideout during the US raid that resulted in his death in 2011.(image)


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'The most dangerous job in the world'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:51:03 GMT

It's a familiar sound: the whistle through the air over eastern Aleppo as another bomb falls from the sky.(image)


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Could Kushner resolve Mideast conflict?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:03:36 GMT

Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic(image)


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Police officer and ramming suspect killed

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:46:02 GMT

A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot dead.(image)


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Will Turkey pass Erdogan's 'power bill'?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:33:38 GMT

Turkish lawmakers begin a second round of voting Wednesday on controversial reforms that would hand sweeping powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.(image)


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Istanbul attack suspect 'confesses'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:39:30 GMT

A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist attack.(image)


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Oman takes 10 Guantanamo detainees

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:06:04 GMT

Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.(image)


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Saudi can't have two Red Sea islands

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:07:49 GMT

A court in Egypt has blocked a deal under which the country would hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.(image)


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The state of ISIS as Trump enters office

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:01:31 GMT

It's been nearly 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration takes over, where does the campaign stand?(image)


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12 Dubai restaurants with a great view

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:42:15 GMT

The home of the world's tallest building offers some of the world's best panoramic dining(image)


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A testament to Kuwait's 'fearless men'

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:20:59 GMT

Iraqi troops set Kuwait's oil wells on fire during the 1991 Gulf War. Sebastiao Salgado photographed the men who fought the flames and stopped the spill.(image)


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What makes the Arab world laugh?

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:52:10 GMT

Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.(image)


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What are Russia's objectives in Syria?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:22:52 GMT

CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern country.(image)


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DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:03:57 GMT

The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."(image)


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UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:35:16 GMT

CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.(image)


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Aspiring star killed by ISIS

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:08:34 GMT

Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.(image)


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Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:54:31 GMT

From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.(image)


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Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:49:19 GMT

Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.(image)


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Iran: We don't have 'a fight to pick with Saudi Arabia'

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:46:24 GMT

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Christiane Amanpour that while Saudi Arabia is "panicking," the two countries can coexist in the region.(image)


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