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At the age of just 4, Stbark finds soldiers and rockets more normal than classrooms and schoolmates.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports from the old city of Mosul where civilians remain trapped in the crossfire between the Iraqi army and ISIS fighters.
Six Israelis were charged Sunday in a monthslong hate crime investigation and a Palestinian was arrested in the stabbing of four Israelis on Sunday afternoon, a reminder that tensions are always bubbling under the surface, even in relatively quiet times.
A close associate of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who is tied to the New Year's nightclub bombing in Turkey was killed by US forces in Syria two weeks ago, the US Central Command announced Friday.
Hundreds of pot smokers unabashedly gathered outside the Knesset on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the unofficial "Weed Day" and the recent decriminalization of marijuana in Israel.
Joshua Geltzer: President Trump has made clear he intends to rely heavily on military force, but has failed to fully explain and justify using force -- and that sends a very bad signal to the world.
Members of the Qatari royal family held hostage in Iraq since 2015 were among 26 Qataris released on Friday, a Qatari source told CNN's Becky Anderson.
International chemical weapons inspectors have found "incontrovertible" evidence that Sarin gas, or a similar substance, was used in a chemical attack in Syria earlier this month that killed 89 people.
In its first 100 days, the Trump Administration has found itself in confrontation with two dictators: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
The Trump administration ratcheted up the rhetoric on Iran Wednesday, declaring the international deal to restrain Tehran's nuclear program had failed and that Iran continues to be "the world's leading sponsor of terrorism."
The evacuation of civilians and rebels from several besieged Syrian towns resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state media and a monitoring group reported.
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has told CNN that removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power is a priority, cementing an extraordinary U-turn in the Trump administration's stance on the embattled leader.
In a pair of statements, one a day before and another just after he launched a missile strike against Syria on Thursday, President Donald Trump told Americans that the chemical weapons attack launched by the Assad regime on its own people fundamentally altered his view of the long, bloody conflict.
Widespread human rights violations are a warning sign -- a loud, blaring siren -- that a breakdown in peace and security is coming, writes Nikki Haley.
A new report suggests American forces failed to take necessary precautions to avoid dropping a pair of bombs on a Northern Syria mosque full of hundreds of worshipers.
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.
CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern country.
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."
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.
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.
From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.