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Iran President: US will pay high price if Trump scraps nuclear deal

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:08:55 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that America would pay a high price if US President Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.(image)


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Iran: The one issue Netanyahu wants to discuss with Trump

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:58:18 GMT

When US President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, the conversation itself will be private, but Netanyahu has made it very clear what he wants to discuss: Iran.(image)


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Russian forces fire on US-backed Syrian democratic forces

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:50:06 GMT

A Russian strike wounded members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the anti-ISIS coalition said Saturday. The strike occurred as both Russian and coalition forces converged on the former ISIS stronghold of Deir Ezzor.(image)


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Hamas to end Gaza administrative committee

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:40:10 GMT

Paving the way for possible reconciliation between the West Bank and Gaza, Hamas said Sunday it would dissolve the Gaza administrative committee, allowing a unity government to work in its place and agree on general elections.(image)


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Syrian forces free unit besieged for 3 years

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:34:58 GMT

Syrian regime forces have broken a three-year ISIS siege of the eastern city of , Syria's official news agency SANA reported.(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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Deir Ezzor: Relief after 3-year ISIS siege is broken

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:13:18 GMT

A massive dust cloud engulfed the Russian army chopper as we touched down on the landing zone. The fine sand made it impossible to see as we walked away from the helicopter.(image)


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US-backed forces launch new offensive in Syrian city

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:58:41 GMT

US-backed forces in Syria said Saturday they were launching an offensive against ISIS in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.(image)


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5-year-old girl shines light on Yemen's plight

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:01:11 GMT

In a hospital room in Yemen, well-wishers sing songs and play the guitar for five-year-old Buthaina. She smiles and tears begin to drop from her eyes. She then picks up her crayons and draws a sketch of her family.(image)


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Case of murdered Palestinian cartoonist reopened

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:48:49 GMT

UK anti-terror police have reopened an investigation into the murder of a famous Palestinian cartoonist 30 years after he was shot dead in central London.(image)


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Israeli mayors call on US to solve Gaza's electricity crisis

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 12:40:22 GMT

A group of local Israeli leaders have warned Israel and the United States that the sewage crisis in Gaza could lead to the spread of disease and cause long-term environmental damage.(image)


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Israel demolishes schools for Palestinians

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:37:57 GMT

Jana Zawahra sits outside a large tent, sobbing to herself on the ground where her school once stood.(image)


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Trump's negotiating skills are urban legends

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:49:00 GMT

The president can't fix US problems, so he shouldn't have offered, during a press conference with the Emir of Kuwait, to mediate the conflict between Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, writes Aaron David Miller.(image)


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One year later, Syria's child face of Aleppo still caught in the middle

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 10:13:05 GMT

There are few images from the Syrian war as haunting as that of Omran Daqneesh. Just over a year ago, the little boy was photographed — seemingly shell-shocked — in the back of an ambulance, covered in dust with blood on his face and clothing.(image)


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The West Bank's skateboard scene

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:20:27 GMT

A zoo in the Palestinian territories has become an unlikely location for a budding community of skateboarders.(image)


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What makes the Arab world laugh?

Sun, 21 May 2017 21:25:44 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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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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