British-Egyptian Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has been released without charge in Berlin after he was detained for two nights, accused by Cairo of a series of crimes.
The peace talks on the Yemen conflict in Geneva are being carried out through go-betweens, after a delayed arrival by the Houthi representatives. Meanwhile, the death toll in the
The capture of Tal Abyad is a major blow to the Islamic State, cutting off a key supply line — but Turkey is getting worried about the growing strength of the Kurds in the border region.
United Nations-led talks many hope will bring relief to millions suffering in Yemen were to begin in Geneva Monday, but the Houthis never made it.
When villagers tried to stop a Tunisian al Nusra member from seizing a home, jihadists called in reinforcements.
Erdogan had hoped to transform turkey into a presidential system, a move that critics feared would would encourage his authoritarian tendencies.
Polls have closed in the Turkish election, with initial results indicating that the president's plans for constitutional change will not be successful.
The huge influx of Syrian refugees has led to tensions in Turkey, and many are worried about the possibility of a backlash after Sunday’s election.
Tens of thousands of volunteers have signed up to monitor Turkey's general elections amid fears that the process will not be free and fair.
Turkey will go to the polls on Sunday in a general election that could make or break President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to vastly increase his own powers and further shape the country to his vision.
Islamic State militants may have captured as many as 2,300 US-provided armored Humvees from Iraqi armed forces when they seized Mosul in June 2014, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi admitted on Sunday.
Car bomb attacks on two upmarket Baghdad hotels killed 15 and wounded 42 on Thursday night, Iraqi authorities said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says if the Pope has a private jet then so should his country's top cleric — although it turns out the pontiff actually travels by Alitalia.
An attack on an area of Kabul that is home to many foreign embassies and senior Afghan officials follows a recent surge in violence that has left dozens dead across the country.
Iraqi forces and allied militias have launched an attempt to retake Anbar from Islamic State militants and partially encircled the provincial capital of Ramadi, an official said on Tuesday.
The Islamic State has reportedly captured the Iraqi city of Ramadi, hours after a recording emerged which claimed to feature Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calling on supporters to take up arms.
Islamic State's recent targeting of ancient cultural sites and relics in Iraq and Syria has stirred worries that Libya's irreplaceable heritage could be next.
Security officials in Afghanistan said that armed insurgents killed three police officers and four civilians in the attack, which took place in the capital of Helmand Province.
Qatar is holding its fifth ever election, but in a country where the monarchy makes all the decisions and where hardly anyone can vote, is there any point?
More than 200 regime loyalists are holed up in a hospital complex encircled by rebel fighters in the northwestern city of Jisr al-Shughour.