Insurgency

bg
What 24 hours of chaos in Iraq says about who controls the country

What 24 hours of chaos in Iraq says about who controls...

It took just 24 hours for Iraq's most powerful man to showcase his might on the...

bg
Powerful Iraqi cleric tells supporters to stand down after day of deadly violence in Baghdad

Powerful Iraqi cleric tells supporters to stand down after...

Powerful Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his supporters to go home on...

bg
At least 10 killed in clashes in Baghdad's Green Zone after powerful cleric announces withdrawal from politics

At least 10 killed in clashes in Baghdad's Green Zone after...

At least 10 people were killed and more than 200 injured in violent clashes that...

bg
AQAP Fast Facts

AQAP Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about AQAP, which stands for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

bg
Four ways the Ukraine war has impacted the Middle East

Four ways the Ukraine war has impacted the Middle East

Six months on, the biggest European war since 1945 has had an outsized impact on...

bg
Bashar al-Assad Fast Facts

Bashar al-Assad Fast Facts

View the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Fast Facts on CNN and learn more information...

bg
Turkish pop star jailed after a joke about religious schools in Turkey

Turkish pop star jailed after a joke about religious schools...

Turkish pop star Gulsen Colakoglu has been jailed pending trial on charges of "inciting...

bg
Forty years on, Hezbollah is isolated but more powerful than ever

Forty years on, Hezbollah is isolated but more powerful...

Over the years, the Lebanese Shiite group has tried to rebrand itself from a paramilitary...

bg
Hamas executes five in Gaza, including two accused of spying for Israel

Hamas executes five in Gaza, including two accused of spying...

Hamas executed five Palestinians in Gaza, including two on charges of cooperating...

bg
Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM Bennett moves to dissolve parliament

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as...

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has effectively called time on his premiership...

bg
Saudi Arabia releases Murtaja Qureiris, once the youngest political prisoner​​ in the kingdom -- ESOHR

Saudi Arabia releases Murtaja Qureiris, once the youngest...

Murtaja Qureiris, once considered by lawyers and activists as the youngest political...

bg
Biden and Saudi have a lot to lose if talks are a bust

Biden and Saudi have a lot to lose if talks are a bust

Biden is doing what many expected him to do when he got into the White House: deal...

bg
How a failed vote on Jewish settlers shows the Israeli government is teetering

How a failed vote on Jewish settlers shows the Israeli...

Efforts by Netanyahu and his allies to bring down Israel's governing coalition risk...

bg
Why enemies Lebanon and Israel are talking now

Why enemies Lebanon and Israel are talking now

Lebanon and Israel, officially at a state of war, are holding indirect talks in...

bg
Iraq's most powerful politician has just caused a 'tectonic shift'

Iraq's most powerful politician has just caused a 'tectonic...

After eight months of political paralysis, the kingmaker of Iraqi politics has ordered...

bg
Israeli police conclude probe into conduct at Shireen Abu Akleh funeral, amid reports no officers will be punished

Israeli police conclude probe into conduct at Shireen Abu...

Israeli police say they have concluded the investigation into police actions during...

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.