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Saudi Arabia moves to indict some 'radical' Twitter users

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:49:45 GMT

Saudi Arabia has said it will indict a group of "radical" Twitter users charged with "harming the public order," according to a statement on its state news agency website on Sunday.(image)


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In Syrian, the battle against ISIS is evolving

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:53:45 GMT

Standing on a hill overlooking a massive expanse of desert in central Syria, local commander Almunqez al Salamuni delivered his verdict on what drives ISIS militants.(image)


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In Aleppo, Syrians return and rebuild

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:09:27 GMT

The battle for Aleppo, especially in its final stages, was among the most fierce and brutal of Syria's civil war. Nine months later the city has changed remarkably.(image)


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Lebanon abolishes 'marry-the-rapist' clause

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:57:42 GMT

Lebanon's Parliament has voted to repeal a clause that lets rapists off the hook if they marry their victims, according to the country's official news agency.(image)


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Rouhani: Iran could quit nuclear deal

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:24:23 GMT

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to quit the 2015 nuclear deal "within hours" if the United States continues to impose new sanctions on the country.(image)


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Two US service members killed in Iraq

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:02:05 GMT

Two US service members were killed and five were injured Sunday during combat operations in northern Iraq, according to a statement from US Central Command.(image)


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Netanyahu strikes defiant tone amid probes

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:51:57 GMT

Hundreds of Israelis welcomed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a Likud Party rally in Tel Aviv where he delivered a defiant speech Wednesday night.(image)


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Iraq sentences 27 to death over massacre

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 22:25:13 GMT

Iraq sentenced 27 prisoners to death for their part in a 2014 massacre that killed as many as 1,700 men in ISIS-controlled territory, according to a statement released by Iraq Central Criminal Court.(image)


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Al Jazeera decries Israel's planned ban

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:31:37 GMT

Al Jazeera has denounced Israel's decision to shut down its operations, saying it ran counter to the nation's claim to be democratic.(image)


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Prosecutor quits Syria inquiry over UN inaction

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:57:38 GMT

Veteran war crimes prosecutor Carla del Ponte is quitting the UN's Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, the panel confirmed on Sunday.(image)


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Saving endangered turtles in Lebanon's former war zone

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:31:32 GMT

In southern Lebanon, near the border with Israel, lies a distinctive orange house.(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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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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