Qatar says it will improve its appalling labor rights record, but human rights groups say the proposed changes will not do enough to change the slave-like conditions endured by foreign workers.
An assailant detonated an explosive-filled car as a bus transporting civil servants to work passed by, killing one and injuring 15.
Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannons at May Day demonstrators in Istanbul as crowds attempted to defy a government ban on assembling in iconic Taksim Square.
The breakthrough in Iran nuclear negotiations could potentially turn the former pariah state into a positive influence on geopolitics, says the UN, calling on the country to push for Syrian peace.
'There Are Just No Words for How Bad It's Gotten': Airstrikes Continue in Yemen Amid Humanitarian Crisis
Clashes and airstrikes in Yemen continued into Tuesday, as aid agencies warned hospitals would soon be forced to close and telecommunications would be cut off due to dire fuel shortages.
Armenians from around the world assembled in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square to mark the centennial of the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.
Human Rights Watch also said on Thursday that a coalition strike that killed one man and destroyed an Oxfam warehouse in Saada containing humanitarian aid appeared to have violated the laws of war.
VICE News visits a Misrata workshop that makes arms for Libya Dawn militias, where volunteers use ingenuity and resourcefulness to turn decades-old munitions and vehicles into battle-ready weapons.
The US Is Reporting Gains Against the Islamic State in Iraq — But How Much Ground Do the Jihadists Really Control?
Washington says a quarter of Iraqi territory seized by the Islamic State has been retaken since the US-led coalition began airstrikes — but the group is fighting back and progress will not be easy.
The jihadists have taken advantage of the country's turmoil to expand their self-styled caliphate from Iraq and Syria. VICE News met the Libyan militias battling them for control of the city of Sirte.
The Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition continued to launch airstrikes in Yemen on Friday, targeting rebel bases in a series of attacks that local officials say killed at least 39 civilians.
Iraqi forces have begun what officials say will be the final stage in retaking Tikrit from Islamic State (IS) militants, as the US launches its first airstrikes on the city.
Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is also reported to have left the country by boat after Houthi rebels advanced on his southern stronghold of Aden.
Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani will meet with US President Barack Obama to discuss the pace of American troop withdrawals from the troubled country.
The troubled country could degenerate into an "Iraq-Libya-Syria" scenario, waned a UN special envoy, as forces loyal to its embattled President repelled an assault on his southern stronghold.
The two men who killed 21 in an Islamic State-claimed attack on the country's national museum had traveled to a militant camp in neighboring Libya, highlighting the growing reach of extremist groups there.
The Al Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt are no longer behind bars, but they remain in a legal wasteland. The case comes at a time when the state of press freedom is arguably worse than it was under deposed dictator Hosni Mubarak.
Government troops and allied Shia militias carried out the destruction after breaking a siege by the jihadists on the town of Amerli in August last year, according to Human Rights Watch.
Monitoring and activist groups claim President Bashar al-Assad's forces are responsible for a gas attack on an opposition-held village late Monday that killed six and injured dozens.
The Iraqi government said that the assault had been paused to allow civilians to flee and to minimize damage and casualties. It reported that remaining Islamic State fighters are now surrounded.