The Jordanian government on Sunday survived a no-confidence vote in the parliament amid street protests against recent hikes in prices and taxes.
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire, Gaza medical sources said on Sunday, after four soldiers were wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border with the Palestinian enclave.
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster said yesterday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account.
A US drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a security official said Saturday.
Indian oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday that Indian companies seek a stake in Iran's South Azadegan field.
Syria's civil war is in danger of flaring into a regional or even global conflict, but some diplomats hope the high stakes could, paradoxically, pave the way for a peace accord.
Turkey and United States yesterday agreed to work together in Syria after weeks of tensions over Ankara’s latest cross-border operation that raised fears of a military confrontation between the two Nato allies.