Meeting with Turkey's president, the German Chancellor expressed hope that Turks could safeguard their democratic institutions. 'Opposition is part of democracy,' she said.
After a long legal battle, Israel's Supreme Court had ordered residents to evacuate the West Bank outpost of Amona, which was built on private Palestinian land. But now that residents are gone, the prime minister has vowed to build a new settlement for evicted families.
After re-capturing the Syrian city in December, Islamic State militants have destroyed the Tetrapylon and part of the Roman theater, local authorities confirmed Friday, what archaeologists say is a priceless loss for history.
After a fire caused Tehran’s first private high-rise to collapse, hundreds of people are engaged in rescue efforts.
They are deciding whether to return to villages once held by Islamic State – a decision that could affect the stability and religious diversity of the Middle East.
A series of bombings in and around Baghdad is the latest in a string of attacks blamed on the Islamic State.