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Iraqi forces storm key village near airport

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:31:15 GMT

US-backed Iraqi forces have stormed a key village overlooking Mosul's airport "and are continuing to clear it" of ISIS fighters, the Iraqi army said Monday, less than 48 hours after an offensive was launched to retake control the western part of the city.(image)


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Leaflets dropped to warn of military offensive

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:30:55 GMT

The Iraqi Air Force dropped millions of leaflets over western Mosul late Saturday warning residents of an offensive by ground forces on the ISIS-held part of the city, which has so far been targeted only by airstrikes.(image)


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US Defense Secy: We're not in Iraq to seize oil

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:24:54 GMT

Before departing for his first trip to Baghdad as the new US Defense Secretary, James Mattis told reporters, "We're not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil."(image)


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UN: Syria ceasefire opens door for talks

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:53:44 GMT

The UN's envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says the latest ceasefire in the war-ravaged country is holding better than previous ones and that the pause in fighting should pave the way for talks toward a political solution.(image)


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1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:01:54 GMT

Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday.(image)


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Nuclear deal to stay, Iran says

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:28:01 GMT

Sending US ground troops to Syria to fight ISIS will fan flames of extremism in the region that will impact the security of the whole world, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN's Christiane Amanpour Friday.(image)


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Scores killed in Baghdad car bomb blast

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:05:52 GMT

A car bomb explosion killed 45 people and wounded at least 56 others in southwestern Baghdad on Thursday, a security official told CNN. The blast targeted a busy car market in the predominately Shiite al-Bayaa district, the official said.(image)


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'Telephone terrorism' rattles Jewish centers

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:55:15 GMT

Samantha Taylor was at Orlando's Jewish Community Center for a morning meeting when she heard reports of a bomb threat crackle from the director's walkie-talkie.(image)


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Bana visits Syrian boy who lost legs

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:37:37 GMT

Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.(image)


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Combat troops to Syria? Not so fast

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:48:10 GMT

Throughout the 2016 election campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly promised a new approach to battlefield victory over ISIS, saying he would ask "the generals" to provide a new plan within 30 days of his inauguration.(image)


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Why Netanyahu must stand up to Israel's right

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:02:08 GMT

Israel is at a crossroads: two states or not two states.(image)


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New Gaza leader raises fear of confrontation

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:13:16 GMT

Hamas has tapped one of its most hardline figures to become its new leader in the Gaza Strip, a move analysts say is a sign of the growing influence of the group's military wing.(image)


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Is the two-state solution dead?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:12:09 GMT

A veteran Israeli negotiator once quipped to me that someone or something could just be dead -- or dead and buried.(image)


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Palmyra treasures restored after ISIS attack

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:00:06 GMT

Two sculptures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, disfigured by ISIS fighters armed with hammers, have been painstakingly repaired by Italian restoration experts.(image)


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Sun, sea and cycling

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:44 GMT

Ben Hermans reveled in "the most beautiful" win of his career on Sunday, as the Belgian rider secured the overall victory in the Tour of Oman.(image)


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The cleric who altered the course of history

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:17:23 GMT

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Egyptian cleric who inspired terrorist plots in New York during the early 1990s and who died in an American prison on Saturday, was also the spiritual guide of key 9/11 plotters.(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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