French far-right chief calls Assad solution to Syria crisis
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen tried to raise her international profile and press her pro-Syria, pro-Christian stance with a visit to Lebanon, holding her first campaign meeting with a head of state
UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?
UN envoy for Syria reconvenes talks between the government, opposition in new bid to end six-year war
Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul
Iraq's government-sanctioned paramilitary forces, made up mainly of Shiite militiamen, have launched a new push to capture villages west of the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants
Iran's leader calls Israel a 'fake' nation, 'dirty chapter'
Iran's supreme leader calls Israel a 'fake' nation and 'dirty chapter' at pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran
US lawmakers want North Korea added to terrorism blacklist
The apparent assassination of the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother is strengthening bipartisan calls among U.S. lawmakers to re-list Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism
Official: IS kills 8 Iraqi militia near Tikrit
An intelligence official says the Islamic State group has attacked a battalion of state-sponsored militia southeast of Tikrit, killing at least eight fighters
US envoy: US supports 2-state Israel-Palestinian solution
The Trump administration's ambassador to the United Nations says the United States absolutely supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and anyone who thinks it doesn't is in "error."
A broader Israel-Arab deal _ rare opportunity or diversion?
The U.S. and Israeli leaders say they will seize what they believe is an opportunity for a broader Israeli-Arab deal, a plan seen by some as a diversion from the traditional goal of establishing a Palestinian state
Israel warns Hezbollah after threats to hit reactor
Israel has warned Lebanon's Hezbollah against attacking the Jewish state after the leader of the Iranian-backed militant group threatened to strike its nuclear reactor