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Terrorists attempting to hide explosives in devices, intel says

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:50:07 GMT

Intelligence obtained in recent weeks found that an al Qaeda affiliate was perfecting techniques for hiding explosives in batteries and battery compartments of electronic devices, according to a US official.(image)


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How ban is affecting travelers

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:52:30 GMT

The Trump administration's order banning passengers from major airports in the Middle East and North Africa flying with electronic devices on board is not even a day old and its impact is already being felt. Through WhatsApp and iMessage, CNN asked travelers, who'd be coming in from the 10 airports covered by the ban, how they'd be affected. This is what they said:(image)


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Former FBI agent's family sues Iran

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:38:55 GMT

The family of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran a decade ago is suing the country, according to court documents obtained by CNN.(image)


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Are the Middle East and Asia growing closer?

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:05:26 GMT

The Middle East and Asia are growing closer in the wake of US President Donald Trump's election, experts say, after a series of high-profile visits teased broader diplomatic and economic ties between the two regions.(image)


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Clashes in Damascus after surprise assault

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:34:37 GMT

Syrian rebel groups launched a surprise attack on regime forces on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, according to opposition groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state media.(image)


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Trump welcomes Iraqi PM to White House

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:30:35 GMT

President Trump will host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House on Monday.(image)


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Refugee boat attacked off Yemen coast

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:13:39 GMT

At least 42 refugees have been killed and dozens injured after the boat they were traveling on was fired upon off Yemen's western coast, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).(image)


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Rebels evacuated from Syrian city of Homs

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:26:04 GMT

The evacuation of a rebel enclave in the Syrian city of Homs started Saturday.(image)


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Trump and Saudis hit reset button

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:22:23 GMT

It's reset time for the United States and Saudi Arabia.(image)


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Could Trump win on travel ban appeal?

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:19:26 GMT

Hours after a federal judge in Hawaii issued a stay against the revised travel ban executive order, President Donald Trump insisted at a rally in Nashville that his administration would "fight this terrible ruling" and that he would "take this as far as we need to, right up to the Supreme Court."(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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