World Bulletin / News Desk
The assistant of the joint UN and Arab League's special envoy on Syria Lakhdar Brahimi, Nasir al-Qudwe on Wednesday said that new ideas and proposals would be discussed in Brahimi's tour in the Middle East in mid-October.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), al-Qudwe stated that Brahimi would visit Cairo and hold extensive talks with the officials of the Arab League on Syria.
Brahimi will also visit Turkey and Saudi Arabia as part of his tour in the Middle East.
The Iranian foreign ministry has confirmed the release of a Marshall Islands-flagged container ship and its crew on Thursday
Heavy clashes in Yemen has increased the death toll to more than 120, with aid groups not being able to work with so little resources for much longer.
Yemen's President appointed a new commander after the military zone commander prior was killed in clashes with the Houthi in Yemen
Hariri and Hollande spoke about strengthening the capabilities of the Lebanese security forces in order to counter looming threats.
Iran will release the cargo vessel once the shipping firm pays the fine.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that he will send further troops to help soldiers in the town of Jisr al-Shughour
Despite foreign envoys trying to break deadlock, Fatah and Hamas remain at odds.
Qatari authorities arrested a German television crew for filming a documentary without permission. The documentary was screened on Monday and highlighted harsh conditions facing migrant workers in Qatar.
Federica Mogherini, the UN head for foreign policy has said that the conflict has opened the doors for al-Qaeda to "fill in the gaps" as a result of lawlessness in the country
Irans Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has stated that Iran will not continue nuclear talks under the shadow of any threats.
Khader Adnan was moved into solitary confinement in Hadrim Israeli prison two weeks ago and has begun a second hunger strike protesting his imprisonment. In 2012, Adnan held a 66-day hunger strike, protesting his continued detention and was released on April 17 that year.
The leader of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, has said in a televised speech that his group will launch an attack inside Syria
People have been injured in earthquake that has hit northeastern Iran.
The Gulf summit brings together leaders from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. All but Oman are in the Saudi-led coalition that launched air strikes in Yemen in late March against the Houthi
Hezbollah fighters ambushed a Nusra Front convoy on the outskirts of an east Lebanon border town Tuesday, killing at least a dozen gunmen.
Oil production to be reduced seems unlikely with a meeting for OPEC set for June 5.