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    Demonstrations in Jerusalem, West Bank and Jordan

    Demonstrations in Jerusalem, West Bank and Jordan


    Protests are expected to take place in Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza and Jordan on Friday as anger mounts over US President Donald Trump's controversial decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

    Protests are expected to take place in Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza and Jordan on Friday as anger mounts over US President Donald Trump's controversial decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
    'Jerusalem is our right': Palestinians enraged

    'Jerusalem is our right': Palestinians enraged


    Disillusioned and disappointed Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem on Thursday following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

    Disillusioned and disappointed Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem on Thursday following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
    Israel closes Gaza border crossings

    Israel closes Gaza border crossings


    The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice "due to the security events and in accordance with security...

    The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice "due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments."
    Airstrikes kill at least 35 in Yemen

    Airstrikes kill at least 35 in Yemen


    At least 35 people were killed and 20 others were missing following Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a military police facility in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Wednesday, a senior Houthi defense ministry official has told...

    At least 35 people were killed and 20 others were missing following Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a military police facility in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Wednesday, a senior Houthi defense ministry official has told CNN.
    US to present evidence Iran arming rebels

    US to present evidence Iran arming rebels


    The Trump administration will present evidence Thursday of what it says is proof that Iran has provided missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen, missiles like those the rebels have recently fired into Saudi Arabia, three defense officials told CNN...

    The Trump administration will present evidence Thursday of what it says is proof that Iran has provided missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen, missiles like those the rebels have recently fired into Saudi Arabia, three defense officials told CNN Wednesday.
    Muslim leaders demand East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

    Muslim leaders demand East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital


    Leaders from the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation recognized East Jerusalem as the occupied capital of a Palestinian state and called on the international community to do the same, according to the final communique from the group's emergency...

    Leaders from the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation recognized East Jerusalem as the occupied capital of a Palestinian state and called on the international community to do the same, according to the final communique from the group's emergency summit on Wednesday.
    Where ISIS gets its weapons

    Where ISIS gets its weapons


    The majority of weapons used by ISIS since 2014 originated in China, Russia and Eastern Europe, according to a new report from a Belgian research group that studied the...

    The majority of weapons used by ISIS since 2014 originated in China, Russia and Eastern Europe, according to a new report from a Belgian research group that studied the issue.
    Turkey PM calls Israel 'child-murderer' state

    Turkey PM calls Israel 'child-murderer' state


    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist" and "child-murderer state" in an address Sunday as he criticized President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's...

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist" and "child-murderer state" in an address Sunday as he criticized President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
    Putin orders withdrawal of troops in Syria

    Putin orders withdrawal of troops in Syria


    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday.
    Iraq 'fully liberated' from ISIS, military says

    Iraq 'fully liberated' from ISIS, military says


    The Iraqi military has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory of "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, it said Saturday in a...

    The Iraqi military has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory of "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, it said Saturday in a statement.
    Iran postpones court appearance of jailed Briton as UK minister visits

    Iran postpones court appearance of jailed Briton as UK minister visits


    Hopes that a British woman jailed in Iran will soon be freed rose Sunday following a visit to Tehran by UK Foreign Secretary Boris...

    Hopes that a British woman jailed in Iran will soon be freed rose Sunday following a visit to Tehran by UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
    Women in Saudi Arabia still can't do these things

    Women in Saudi Arabia still can't do these things


    In a first for the conservative religious kingdom, Saudi Arabia has declared that women will finally be able to drive, the culmination of years of activism and appeals both from within and outside the Gulf...

    In a first for the conservative religious kingdom, Saudi Arabia has declared that women will finally be able to drive, the culmination of years of activism and appeals both from within and outside the Gulf nation.
    Why Jerusalem declaration is so controversial

    Why Jerusalem declaration is so controversial


    US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US embassy there, upending seven decades of US foreign policy in a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the...

    US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US embassy there, upending seven decades of US foreign policy in a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace.
    Dubai's royal family dominates racing's 'Game of Thrones'

    Dubai's royal family dominates racing's 'Game of Thrones'


    It's been dubbed the "Sport of Kings" -- and no wonder given the number of royal families investing in horse racing and competing across the...

    It's been dubbed the "Sport of Kings" -- and no wonder given the number of royal families investing in horse racing and competing across the world.
    UAE plans Mars colony

    UAE plans Mars colony


    The Emirates is no stranger to moonshot projects, but it's set its sights on the red planet...

    The Emirates is no stranger to moonshot projects, but it's set its sights on the red planet instead.
    What makes the Arab world laugh?

    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...

    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.
    DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

    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...

    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."
    UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

    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...

    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.
    Aspiring star killed by ISIS

    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...

    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.
    Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

    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...

    From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.
    Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

    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...

    Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
    Why all eyes are on the Middle East's new billion dollar museum

    Why all eyes are on the Middle East's new billion dollar museum


    On Saturday, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public, more than 10 years after France agreed to loan the name of the Louvre to the United Arab Emirates as part of a deal with Agence France-Museums reportedly worth in excess of $1...

    On Saturday, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public, more than 10 years after France agreed to loan the name of the Louvre to the United Arab Emirates as part of a deal with Agence France-Museums reportedly worth in excess of $1 billion.