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01/22/2018 10:09 AM
Turkish attack in northern Syria threatens to ignite broader conflict
Turkey's military incursion into northern Syria against Kurdish militia opens yet another front in the seven-year Syrian conflict, and risks giving ISIS breathing room just as it was being suffocated.

01/23/2018 12:20 AM
Tillerson fears Turkey's attack
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed "concern" about Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria, but stopped short of demanding an end to the operation.

01/21/2018 10:00 AM
Syrian rockets hit Turkey border
Turkey says rockets fired from Syria have hit inside its territory. It's not clear who fired the projectiles, but the attack comes a day after Turkey launched airstrikes on Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

01/22/2018 05:26 PM
Free-for-all in Syria explained


01/22/2018 05:38 PM
Pence says US embassy to open in Jerusalem by end of 2019


01/22/2018 04:35 AM
US warned ahead of Syria strikes. report says
Turkey warned the United States before carrying out airstrikes against U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday, according to a report by Reuters.

01/22/2018 11:50 PM
Mosul after ISIS: 'Only ones who lost'
The crew gently digs around the dark, matted hair protruding from the rubble. As they pull away bits of debris, the stench of rotting flesh grows more pungent.

01/20/2018 09:43 PM
Lebanese officials: Refugees found frozen
At least 14 Syrian refugees who crossed into Lebanon were found frozen Friday in a snowy, mountainous area near the border, Lebanese Civil Defense officials said Saturday.

01/20/2018 10:25 AM
Israel and Trump: United against the world
The Israeli Prime Minister stood before a crowd of journalists, a collection of reporters from the foreign press, gathered for an annual civil New Year's toast.

01/19/2018 07:26 PM
US settles on facility for Jerusalem embassy
The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN.

01/18/2018 04:12 PM
Cleric: meeting Pence would 'tear up my identity'
President Donald Trump's decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was "rash and uncalculated" and represented "aggression toward people, countries, cultures and civilizations," one of Sunni Islam's highest authorities said Thursday.

01/18/2018 01:21 PM
America's endgame in Syria?
It was as unanticipated as it was detailed. On Wednesday in Stanford, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spelled out, in rare and lengthy granular form, exactly what America's endgame in Syria looks like.

01/18/2018 02:00 PM
Turkey sees betrayal as US backs Syrian Kurds
It is the least bad of a series of pretty bad options. And it is perhaps as much about Iran as it is about Syria.

01/18/2018 03:29 AM
UN Palestinian aid agency: US cuts spark worst-ever financial crisis
The UN agency tasked with assisting Palestinian refugees says the Trump administration's decision to cut funds to the organization has sparked its largest-ever financial crisis.

01/16/2018 02:12 PM
Ritz-Carlton set to take bookings from next month
The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh looks set to reopen next month after the hotel was converted into a lavish prison for high-profile Saudis, detained in what the kingdom called an anti-corruption sweep.

01/16/2018 12:46 PM
Palestinian leaders: suspend recognition of Israel
Palestinian leaders have called on the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to suspend its recognition of Israel just days after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged the group to "revise" its agreements with the Jewish state.

01/19/2018 07:52 AM
Deserts of Qatar: Escape from Doha
Qataris are proud of their gleaming, ultramodern capital Doha, but their hearts are still in the desert.

01/16/2018 12:07 AM
Dubai Frame: Disputed mega structure opens
Visitors to Dubai now have an unusual vantage point from which to take in the emirate's ever expanding skyline.

01/17/2018 03:42 AM
Jeddah Tower: What does the world's next tallest skyscraper look like now?
These are the images that show what will soon be known as the world's next tallest building rising from the desert. When the 3,280-feet-tall (1,000-meter-tall) Jeddah Tower, in Saudi Arabia, opens in 2020, it will knock Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa off its throne as the tallest skyscraper in the world by 236 feet (72 meters). Construction of the landmark is estimated to cost $1.4 billion.

01/12/2018 09:00 PM
Saudi women attend soccer match for first time


12/14/2017 11:45 AM
Dubai film festival: 5 things to note
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) doesn't have to work hard these days to attract A-list talent. In its 14th year, Cate Blanchett chaired one of the juries, Irrfan Khan was honored, while for the second year in a row the festival hosted a "Star Wars" premiere.

01/23/2018 01:48 AM
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05/21/2017 10:25 PM
What makes the Arab world laugh?
Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.

07/12/2016 12:03 PM
DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani
The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."

07/07/2016 12:35 PM
UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted
CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.

07/07/2016 10:08 AM
Aspiring star killed by ISIS
Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.

07/05/2016 03:54 PM
Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show
From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.

07/03/2016 06:49 PM
Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad
Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

08/24/2017 02:59 AM
Is Ecuador's Mashpi Lodge the most sustainable way to stay in the jungle?


05/18/2017 09:22 AM
Dubai to build $1.7b man-made islands by 2020

 

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