Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi forces will fully recapture the northern city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists in the coming days.
The Russian Foreign Ministry says Daesh ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been most likely killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria last month.
Iraqi government forces make new territorial gains against Daesh terrorists in western Mosul.
Lavrov made the remarks in a meeting with Ahmad Jarba, leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, a Cairo-based opposition group, in Moscow on Thursday.
Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday underlined the need for "a full regional agreement” with what he called “all moderate Sunni states, including Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.”
The US defense secretary says the Pentagon will take back weapons supplied to Kurdish PYD militiamen after Daesh defeat in Raqqah.
An AP report says US forces are involved in interrogation of hundreds of inmates in secret UAE-prisons in Yemen.
The US president’s top aide Jared Kushner meets the Israeli premier and the Palestinian president to discuss the so-called peace talks.
Australia lifts a temporary suspension on sorties over Syria that had been implemented amid rising tensions between a US-led coalition and the Russian military in the Arab country.
The UNICEF warns that Iraqi children face “sheer horror and unimaginable violence” as Daesh struggles to save its last foothold in Mosul.
Turkey deploys military reinforcements, including soldiers, vehicles, and equipment to northern Syria, says a UK-based monitoring group.
France says his country no longer deems the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a pre-condition for resolving the conflict in the Arab country.
The US, Qatar and Israel take delight in the appointment of Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince.
Daesh blows up Mosul’s Grand al-Nuri Mosque, where the terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi announced the forming of a so-called caliphate in 2014.
Syrian government forces have made fresh gains on the eastern outskirts of Damascus.
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights calls on the Manama regime to grant distinguished human rights activist Nabeel Rajab access to his family and lawyers.
Iraqi government forces have advanced on the strategic Grand al-Nuri Mosque in the militant-held Old City of Mosul.
Egypt has begun the delivery of one million liters of fuel to Gaza.
The United Nations chief voices concerns over a hike in contacts between Israeli military forces and militants in Syria.
Doha says the same countries that are leading an economic siege against Qatar are behind the alleged cyberattack on its state news agency.
Saudi Arabia's monarch replaces Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with his own son, Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.
People around the world will hold massive demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinians on the International Quds Day.
Turkey’s top opposition leader challenges the president to resign if it is proven that he is influencing the Judiciary.
The World Health Organization says polio outbreak has paralyzed at least 17 children in Syria.
Israeli military forces have shoot dead a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank.
The WHO says 1,146 people have been killed due to an outbreak of cholera in Yemen since late April.
A court in Bahrain sentences an anti-regime activist to death and handed down life imprisonment to another.
Israel starts building its first new settlement in the West Bank since 1992.
Iraqi government forces have made advances in Mosul's militant-held Old City and rescued scores of civilians.
Manama will revoke passports of nationals who travel to Qatar, reside there, or even cross Qatari soil en route to another country.
Canberra stops its cooperation with the US-led coalition in Syria after an American warplane downs a Syrian fighter jet.
Damascus tells the world body that the downing of a Syrian air force jet exposes ‘the malicious intentions of the US and its illegal alliance.’
A former US ambassador to Syria says the Syrian government and its allies, including Iran, will ultimately prevail over the US and will drive it out of the Arab country.
Iran and Russia say the fifth round of the negotiations aimed at ending the Syria crisis will be held in the Kazakh capital on July 4-5.
The European Union will consider moving new security personnel into Iraq with the declared aim of helping protect stability there after the liberation of Mosul.
Several high-ranking Daesh commanders were among the terrorists killed in Iran’s missile attack against Daesh in Syria.
The pilot of the Syrian fighter plane recently shot down by the US-led coalition has been found in the countryside of Raqqah.
Qatar says it will not negotiate with Arab countries that imposed a raft of embargos on Doha unless they reverse the measures.
Iraqi PM Abadai arrives in Jeddah to hold talks on key regional issues and bilateral ties.
The Israeli regime begins reducing electricity supplies to the besieged Gaza Strip.
The European Union warns Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region against holding an independence referendum in September.
Two Israeli soldiers separately take their own lives in the occupied territories.
The UAE state minister for foreign affairs says some Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf region could continue to isolate Qatar "for years.”
Russia's deputy foreign minister has denounced the US shooting down of a Syrian warplane as an act of aggression.
Turkish troops take part in joint training exercises in the Qatari capital Doha.
Iraqi government forces push deeper in Mosul’s militant-held district of Old City.
Foreign Minister Lavrov's comments were made in reaction to the US shooting down of a Syrian aircraft engaged in operations against Daesh in Raqqah.
Turkey had initially stayed neutral in the dispute between Qatar and Saudi Arabia but soon became more assertive in its support of Doha.
The country’s Interior Ministry said the incident took place in the village of Diraz on Monday, blaming "terrorists" for the attack.
The Wall Street Journal says Israel's “secret engagement” in the war aims to install a buffer zone on the Syrian border with elements friendly to Tel Aviv.
A Syrian fighter plane engaged in operations against Daesh in Raqqah is shot down by the US-led coalition.
Syrian troops have met up with Iraqi forces at one crossing point along their shared border for the first time since 2015.
Turkey’s opposition chief says he is undeterred by prosecution threats from Erdogan.
Bahrain has reportedly asked Qatari troops to leave the island country as the Persian Gulf row escalates.
The Israeli premier urges the Palestinian Authority to halt payments to the families of Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers.
The Commander of Iraqi Federal Police Forces says government forces have advanced 100 meters in Mosul's Old City.
Mass food poisoning affects at least 731 soldiers at a military barracks in the western Turkish province of Manisa.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he will not allow the Iraqi soil to be used as a place for animosity against Iran.
Government forces launch the last chapter in the offensive meant to liberate the northern city from the grip of the militants.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was arrested in 2012 and sentenced in 2014 to 10 years in prison for allegedly insulting Islam.
The UAE calls for the formation of a Western monitoring mechanism to make Qatar change course over its alleged support for terrorism.
A Syrian official says while the US and its allies sponsor Daesh, the alliance supported by Russia and China stands against the expansion of terrorism in the Arab country.
The aircraft hit the al-Moshnaq market in Sa’ada Province Saturday night as people gathered to buy staples for Eid al-Fitr, a festivity which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Saudi Arabia says a Turkish military base would not be welcome on kingdom's soil after Ankara offers to build such a facility.
The Daesh terrorist group has trained over 1,600 Izadi children to become suicide bombers and executioners over the past three years.
A report by The Times says Saudi Arabia and Israel are in clandestine talks to open trade ties for the first time.
Saudi Arabia arrests two reporters of Turkey’s TRT TV channel during the Turkish foreign minister’s visit to Mecca.
Israeli authorities put the West Bank village of Dayr Abu Mash’al on lockdown following an alleged stabbing attack.
Turkish authorities free the top adviser to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the Gulen movement.
The Syrian military announces a 2-day cessation of all combat operations in the southern city of Dara’a.
The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas says Daesh did not kill a female Israeli soldier in the Tel Aviv-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds.
The US carries out a fresh drone attack on the south-central Yemeni province of Shabwah, killing three people.
Saudi King Salman issues a decree, stripping the country’s crown prince of powers overseeing criminal investigations.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement holds the UN Security Council responsible for Saudi crimes against the impoverished nation.
Iraqi forces have seized from Daesh one of the official border crossings between Iraq and Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on Saudi Arabia and the US to join the political process in Kazakh capital, Astana, aimed at ending the Syria crisis.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir calls Qatar an “ally” in what appears to be a softened stance toward Doha amid diplomatic tensions in the Persian Gulf region.
The Turkish foreign minister has arrived in Saudi Arabia to end a growing row between Persian Gulf Arab states with Qatar.
Three Palestinians are shot dead by Israeli troops in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds over an alleged stabbing attack.
Lebanon’s parliament gives its approval to a new electoral law that paves the way for parliamentary elections in May next year.
The Qatari and US naval forces have ended a three-day joint exercise in the Persian Gulf amid diplomatic tensions between Doha and its neighbors.
Djibouti says Eritrean forces occupied a disputed territory after Qatari troops withdrew.
At least four civilians have been killed in a US-led airstrike in Syria’s militant-held northern province of Raqqah.
UN human rights experts decry an escalation of human rights violations in Bahrain.
The UN says Takfiri Daesh terrorists are holding more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians as human shields in the Old City of Mosul.
Israeli military forces have conducted their first and largest military drill overseas, in Cyprus, drawing strong criticism inside and outside the island-state.
The US secretary of state threatens to supplant the UN Human Rights Council unless it stops criticizing Israel.
Russia's Defense Ministry says its airstrike may have killed Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the Syrian city of Raqqah.
The Turkish president slams US arrest warrants against his security aides for assaulting protesters in Washington.
Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation wins approval to go ahead with building a nuclear power plant in Turkey.
A court in Bahrain revokes citizenship of over two dozen anti-regime activists.