Israel deports Italian activist arrested in West Bank raid
Israel deported Stefania Costantin to Italy after security forces detained her during a raid in the occupied West Bank, Israeli authorities said, accusing her of having links to a Palestinian militant group.
UN names Pakistani linked to 2008 Mumbai attacks as terrorist
The United Nations has designated an anti-India militant being held in Pakistan as a global terrorist, the world body's second such designation stemming from the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that killed 166 people.
Israel kills Palestinian militant after West Bank shooting
The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade — an armed militia affiliated with Fatah, the secular political party that controls the Palestinian Authority — claimed the man as a fighter and said he had also been an officer in the Palestinian security forces.
Lunar relations: The US, China and a new brand of space race
More than 20 countries have signed on to what NASA calls the Artemis Accords, a legal framework that establishes rules for the peaceful use of space.
Nations express 'deep concern' at Israeli punitive measures
More than 90 countries have expressed "deep concern" at Israel's recent punitive measures against the Palestinians.
Jordan protests to Israel after envoy blocked from holy site
Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman on Tuesday to protest a move by Israeli police to block the Jordanian envoy from entering a volatile holy site in Jerusalem.
Yemen rebels, Saudis in back-channel talks to maintain truce
Amid Yemen's longest-ever pause in fighting — more than nine months — Saudi Arabia and its rival, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, have revived back-channel talks, according to Yemeni, Saudi and U.N. officials.
In France, Eiffel Tower display, march back Iran's activists
The Eiffel Tower display beamed the messages “Woman, Life, Freedom” and "Stop executions in Iran," highlighting a demand of protesters.
Palestinians say Israeli security forces kill 14-year-old during raid
Israeli security forces fatally shot a 14-year-old Palestinian during an early morning raid Monday into a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said, the latest incident in weeks of surging violence.
In threat, Hamas releases video said to show captive Israeli
Hamas’ military wing, the Qassam Brigades, shared the video, which purportedly showed Israeli prisoner Avera Mengistu. The release came on the day Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi was sworn in as the new commander of Israel’s military.
Kabul's mannequins, hooded and masked under Taliban rules
A small number of male mannequins can be seen in display windows, also with their heads covered, suggesting that the authorities are applying the ban uniformly.
Palestinians say Israeli troops killed man in West Bank
The circumstances of the shooting were in dispute. The Israeli army claimed the man tried to grab a soldier's weapon, while witnesses and relatives said he was shot while trying to defend himself during an inspection that turned violent.
Netanyahu moving ahead on legal overhaul despite outcry
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday his government plans to charge ahead with an overhaul of the country's judicial system, despite fierce criticism from top legal officials and protests against the changes.
South Korea president travels to UAE, seeks arms sales
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol received an honor guard welcome Sunday on a trip to the United Arab Emirates as he hopes to expand his country's military sales here.
Thousands of Israelis rally against Netanyahu government
Thousands of Israelis gathered in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the legal system and weaken the Supreme Court — a step that critics say will destroy the country's democratic system of checks and balances.
American who sought to join ISIS pleads guilty to terrorism charge
The man suffered from psychosis, a condition in which some people have difficulty determining what is real, court documents said.
Taliban hard-liners consolidate control with crackdown on women
Recent edicts by ultraconservatives based in Kandahar overrode the wishes of some Taliban officials in the capital and in the provinces.
US Navy seizes thousands of smuggled rifles in Gulf of Oman, blames Iran
The U.S. Navy accused Iran of smuggling weapons and war supplies for at least the third time in recent months.
In-demand Air Force jet boosts communications for troops in Middle East
Essentially functioning as a low-Earth satellite, the BACN system allows for data transmission between different aircraft systems and provides a signal boost to on-the-ground units.