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UN to vote on Aleppo ceasefire

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:46 GMT

The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a proposed ceasefire in Syria's Aleppo to allow desperately needed aid into the war-ravaged city, but Russia has indicated that it will likely veto the resolution.(image)


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CNN goes inside Aleppo

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:17:18 GMT

Syrian regime forces have shelled rebel-held Aleppo for the past 24 hours straight, gaining more ground in a bloody bid to seize control of the whole city.(image)


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Beloved Aleppo clown killed in airstrike

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:19:26 GMT

Happy children dance with a rosy-cheeked clown in a floppy birthday cake hat and oversized orange tie, their Eid celebrations a rare moment of joy amid the horrors of life under siege in Syria.(image)


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ISIS turns water into weapon of war

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:46:10 GMT

At least half a million people caught in the crossfire inside the Iraqi city of Mosul now have no access to running water, the United Nations told CNN on Wednesday.(image)


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Iraq disputes number killed in battle

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:47:25 GMT

Iraq's military has disputed UN figures indicating that nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across the country in November, saying the number was "not accurate and much exaggerated."(image)


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First Israeli ambassador in five years arrives in Turkey

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:55:59 GMT

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey -- the first since 2010 -- arrived in Ankara Thursday, marking the full restoration of ties between the two countries after six years of animosity.(image)


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Yemen's Houthis form surprise new government

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:10:01 GMT

The Iranian-backed Houthi movement has formed a new government in the capital of Yemen, in a surprise move that is expected to hinder efforts to end a 20-month-old civil war in the impoverished country.(image)


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Opinion: Pres. Carter is wrong on State of Palestine

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:13:21 GMT

The key to solving the Israel-Palestinian conflict does not rest in President Obama's hands, nor in those of his successor, writes Aaron David Miller.(image)


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Sunnis outraged by law legalizing Shiite-led militias

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:10:59 GMT

Sunni politicians raised an alarm Monday after the Iraqi Parliament passed a law recognizing Iraq's Shiite-led Hashad al-Shabbi, known as the Popular Mobilization Units, or PMU, as an independent military force.(image)


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Israel detains 23 in string of wildfires

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:02:29 GMT

Police have detained 23 people on suspicion of arson in connection with wildfires that swept across central and northern Israel this week, said police spokeswoman Luba Samri.(image)


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Mannequin Challenge in Aleppo was 'error'

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:53:28 GMT

It's a familiar scene: Syrian Civil Defense, also known as "White Helmets," rushing to rescue a man covered in rubble, but unlike thousands of other videos from Aleppo, this one is staged.(image)


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Can architecture save Syria?

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:46:21 GMT

Marwa al-Sabouni's new book, "The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria" looks at how how architecture can heal the city on Homs.(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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