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Explosion

Jan. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ADEN, Yemen -- A new powerful explosion hit the the state-owned oil refinery in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Saturday evening, injuring...
terrorism

Jan. 3 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit India and Iraq in the coming days for talks on boosting bilateral cooperation, Tasnim...
Iran

May 13 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TEHRAN -- Iran will remain in the international nuclear deal if the country's interests are secured by other parties to the agreement, President Hassan...
Person voting

May 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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Millions of Iraqis headed Saturday to polling stations across the country to elect the next parliament, for the first time after defeating the Islamic...
Iranians celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran, on July 14, 2015. The deal ushered in a new era for Iran's relations with the world. "If the deal is implemented, the wall of distrust between Iran and western powers will be gradually demolished," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

May 6 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Air Force on Sunday carried out an airstrike on a position of the Islamic State (IS) militants inside Syria near the...
Iraq

Feb. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TRIPOLI -- A car bomb explosion hit a security check point in eastern Libyan city Benghazi on Sunday, killing two soldiers and injuring four...
Islamic State

Feb. 20 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- A total of 34 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed on Monday in two separate cross-border airstrikes in...
Iraq

Feb. 19 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ABU DHABI -- The biennial International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) kicked off here on Sunday with special focus on disruptive technology. ...
Iraq

Feb. 14 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- Syrian army captured the Hayan gas field in central province of Homs, following battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants, pro-government al-Watan...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Feb. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ISTANBUL -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's ultimate goal in its military operation in northern Syria is not the...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Feb. 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- A Russian airstrike mistakenly killed three Turkish soldiers and injured 11 in Syria's al-Bab town, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a...
Islamic State

Feb. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Two Turkish soldiers were killed, 15 others wounded during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in town Al-Bab of northern Syria, Turkish...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Feb. 7 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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RAMALLAH/GAZA -- The Israeli parliament's vote to legalize settlement posts in the West Bank outraged the Palestinians on Tuesday, who warned that the vote...
Palestine, Israel

Feb. 1 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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JERUSALEM -- Violent confrontation erupted between Israeli far-right activists and police officers carrying out evacuation of an unauthorized outpost in the West Bank on...
Palestine, Israel

Jan. 29 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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JENIN -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health said a 19-year-old Palestinian was killed and five others wounded early Sunday by Israeli soldiers in a...
Turkey

Jan. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- The Turkish military said Thursday that it killed 23 Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in the previous 24...
A Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bomber hits ISIS targets in Syria's Aleppo, Deir Ez Zor and Idlib governorates. Best possible quality. (Sputnik Photo)

Jan. 25 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- At least eight civilians were either killed or wounded on Wednesday by Turkish forces in the northeastern province of Hasakah, state news...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

Jan. 22 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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JERUSALEM -- The Jerusalem municipality approved construction of 560 new housing units in settlement neighborhoods of the city on Sunday, two days after U.S....
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Jan. 20 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- The Islamic State (IS) group has destroyed the facade of the ancient Roman theatre as well as the Tetrapylon in the ancient...
Somkes rise following airstrike targeting rebels in Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus of Syria, on Feb. 24, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Jan. 17 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ISTANBUL -- The gunman who was captured overnight after 17 days on the run has admitted to a shooting spree he launched against a...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Jan. 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- As many as 48 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in military operations in the last 24...
UN Security Council

Dec. 25 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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MOSUL, Iraq -- A total of 97 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in heavy clashes with the security forces and...
AFP / Ameer Alhalbi A Syrian family runs for cover amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 29, 2016

Dec. 19 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ALEPPO, Syria -- As many as 1,000 rebels and their families evacuated the rebels few remaining strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo overnight,...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

Dec. 14 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ISTANBUL -- Turkish police have identified two suspects involved in the twin bombing attacks in central Istanbul on Saturday, which killed 44 people and...
missile

Nov. 15 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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RIYADH -- A Saudi-led coalition said that a missile fired from Yemen toward the border city of Najran was intercepted, Saudi Press Agency...
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet lands at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photo

Sept. 18 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- The Islamic State (IS) group downed a Syrian warplane in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Sunday, the Syrian national TV...

Sept. 13 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Turkish Justice Ministry officially asked the U.S. to arrest cleric Fethullah Gulen for ordering coup attempt on July 15, Hurriyet News reported...
elections

Sept. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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DAMASCUS -- Syria's Foreign Ministry denied claims about military gas attack in northern Aleppo province, according to state news agency SANA. The...
Palestine, Israel

Sept. 7 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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RAMALLAH -- Russia has officially informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that its efforts to arrange a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will...
Iraq

Sept. 6 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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BAGHDAD -- Up to five people were killed and 19 others injured in a car bomb explosion at a crowded commercial area in Karrada...