The Syrian army backed by popular forces wins back four strategic villages in the coastal province of Latakia.
Saudi Arabia says the US has welcomed Riyadh’s offer to contribute troops to a possible ground incursion in Syria.
At least four people are dead and more than 100 others injured in a train accident in southern Germany, police say.
Israel sets conditions on returning the bodies of 10 Palestinian protesters shot dead by the regime's forces.
Ayatollah Khamenei says European countries have no independent will in the face of the US.
A leaked report has revealed that the Turkish president had threatened EU leaders with a flood of refugees if not offered better funding.
An anonymous hacker has released the details of 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel online.
UN human rights investigator Carla Del Ponte supports Russia's airstrikes against terrorists in Syria.
The US is using North Korea’s nuclear activities as a pretext for military build-up in Asia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani bestows medals of honor on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and a number of other senior officials.
The United States’ presidential hopefuls are intensifying their efforts on the campaign trail ahead of the country’s first national primary.
An American author says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be thanked for his services as a journalist.
At the Yagu Ninjutsu Academy dojo in Nara, Japan, students are ushered into the secrets of the ninja.
Borna Coric of Croatia has defeated Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands in the first round of the Rotterdam Open.
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, has temporarily suspended three lawmakers from its meetings over their visit of the families of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces.
The possible US deployment of an anti-missile system to the Korean Peninsula is meant to curb China’s ability to counter a US nuclear attack, a political analyst says.
Indian authorities say a bus driver has been killed by a falling meteorite.
Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said “there’s a special place in hell” for women who don’t vote for Hillary Clinton.
Kazakhstan says it sees a "brilliant" future in partnership with Iran to capture the Eurasian market.
The world’s largest independent oil trader Vitol Group says it’s "business as normal" with Iran after the end of economic sanctions on the country.
US medical authorities say it will take years to develop a widely-available vaccine for the Zika virus.
France's energy giant, Total, starts gas production from two offshore fields in the North Sea.
Venezuela's oil minister has met his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh to discuss stabilizing the oil market which is flooded by a surplus of two million barrels per day.
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami plans to earn a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Israel is back on the British mainstream political agenda as an intense internal struggle about the Zionist entity is raging.
Syria says it will firmly respond to any foreign intervention into the Arab country.
This edition of The Debate focuses on the UN ruling on the detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
A huge part of what makes a country stand out is its culture. A large part of Iran’s culture are the annual Fajr festivals.
This edition of The Debate is about Bahrain government's crackdown on female activists.
The Syria peace talks failed in even getting off the ground after the Saudi-backed opposition walked out amid Syrian army advances.