Members of the Islamic State group blew up the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul on Wednesday. From one perspective, the loss of the 800-year-old mosque is a historic and religious tragedy. On the other hand, the destruction of Mosul’s last IS stronghold could signal the group’s impending collapse.
In response to the greatest unrest in the Gulf region in decades, Turkey is fulfilling its two-year-old promise to reaffirm its military presence in Qatar.
Wednesday’s twin attacks in Tehran, Iran, for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility, adds to widening political gap between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Tens of thousands of Moroccans march through the capital in a movement called Hirak al Chaabi. Activists call for royal intervention, expressing anger at the government and the king's entourage.
The UN announced that 'excessive air strikes' to help Syria regain control over the city of Raqqa have caused 'staggering loss of civilian life.'
ISIS's ambition for an Islamic caliphate has suffered significant setbacks in Iraq and Syria, but analysts warn that a spate of attacks, from Britain to Iran to the Philippines, shows the jihadist group is hardly defeated.
An attack Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah, killed 17 people and injured more than 40. Many across the country have suspicions Saudi Arabia had a hand in the siege.
Jack Barton (l.), the young son of Rep. Joe Barton (R) of Texas, manager of the Republican Congressional Baseball team, listens as his father speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 14 about the shooting that they were both present for in Alexandria, Va.
On the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, the United Nations calls for a lasting solution that would benefit both Israelis and Palestinians.
Qatar's neighbors accuse the state of engaging with extremist groups responsible for destabilizing the region. In an effort to begin building peace in the region, Kuwait is trying to navigate the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since 1991.
Four Arab nations sever diplomatic ties over Qatar's support of Islamist groups. The nations vow to cut air and sea traffic, sending Qatari's stock market tumbling.
Thousands took to the streets on Friday to protest Wednesday's bombing in Kabul, the worst the city has seen since the US-led campaign to topple the Taliban began in 2001.
The bomb, one of the deadliest in the city, exploded in the center of Afghanistan's capital in the middle of the morning rush hour.
On March 17, US forces reportedly targeted two IS snipers in a single building, which set off a series of explosives in the house that killed many civilians. Iraqi officials, however, say that there were only civilians killed in the blast, and that there were no hidden munitions.
The attack reportedly bears the hallmarks of groups linked to the Islamic State.