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    Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

    Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile


    Iran has displayed a new ballistic missile which it claims has a range of 2,000 kilometers (about 1,250 miles), a semi-official news agency in the Islamic Republic reported on...

    Iran has displayed a new ballistic missile which it claims has a range of 2,000 kilometers (about 1,250 miles), a semi-official news agency in the Islamic Republic reported on Friday.
    Iranian President spoke a day after Trump called Iran deal 'the worst'

    Iranian President spoke a day after Trump called Iran deal 'the worst'


    Iran will not violate the international deal that lifted sanctions in exchange for curbs on Tehran's nuclear program, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, adding that it would be a "great pity" if "rogue newcomers" destroyed the...

    Iran will not violate the international deal that lifted sanctions in exchange for curbs on Tehran's nuclear program, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, adding that it would be a "great pity" if "rogue newcomers" destroyed the deal.
    Trump's 'decided' on the Iran deal but won't reveal it

    Trump's 'decided' on the Iran deal but won't reveal it


    President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has "decided" how he is going to proceed on the Iran nuclear deal struck by the Obama administration that he has long...

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has "decided" how he is going to proceed on the Iran nuclear deal struck by the Obama administration that he has long derided.
    Explaining the Iran nuclear deal

    Explaining the Iran nuclear deal


    CNN's Becky Anderson explains what you need to know about the landmark nuclear deal with Iran and what could happen if it's scrapped by US President...

    CNN's Becky Anderson explains what you need to know about the landmark nuclear deal with Iran and what could happen if it's scrapped by US President Trump.
    Queen of Jordan: Why global leadership on refugees counts

    Queen of Jordan: Why global leadership on refugees counts


    This weekend, I picked up Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk to Freedom" and reread parts of this well-thumbed tome. The last time I read it, the world was a very different place; this time, I found that its themes of social inequality, injustice, resilience...

    This weekend, I picked up Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk to Freedom" and reread parts of this well-thumbed tome. The last time I read it, the world was a very different place; this time, I found that its themes of social inequality, injustice, resilience and courage resonated in new ways.
    Palestinians rebuild school toppled by Israel

    Palestinians rebuild school toppled by Israel


    Weeks after Israel toppled several Palestinian schools in the West Bank, activists have rebuilt one of the schools under the cover of...

    Weeks after Israel toppled several Palestinian schools in the West Bank, activists have rebuilt one of the schools under the cover of darkness.
    Airstrikes target hospitals in Syria's province

    Airstrikes target hospitals in Syria's province


    Several hospitals in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib were targeted in airstrikes on Tuesday, local activist media and a monitoring group...

    Several hospitals in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib were targeted in airstrikes on Tuesday, local activist media and a monitoring group said.
    Netanyahu pitches his UN address to Trump

    Netanyahu pitches his UN address to Trump


    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took aim at Iran in his speech to more than 190 nations in the UN General Assembly, but the Israeli leader was clearly tailoring his message for one man: President Donald...

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took aim at Iran in his speech to more than 190 nations in the UN General Assembly, but the Israeli leader was clearly tailoring his message for one man: President Donald Trump.
    Hamas to end Gaza administrative committee

    Hamas to end Gaza administrative committee


    Paving the way for possible reconciliation between the West Bank and Gaza, Hamas said Sunday it would dissolve the Gaza administrative committee, allowing a unity government to work in its place and agree on general...

    Paving the way for possible reconciliation between the West Bank and Gaza, Hamas said Sunday it would dissolve the Gaza administrative committee, allowing a unity government to work in its place and agree on general elections.
    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?

    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?


    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern...

    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern country.
    Deir Ezzor: Relief after 3-year ISIS siege is broken

    Deir Ezzor: Relief after 3-year ISIS siege is broken


    A massive dust cloud engulfed the Russian army chopper as we touched down on the landing zone. The fine sand made it impossible to see as we walked away from the...

    A massive dust cloud engulfed the Russian army chopper as we touched down on the landing zone. The fine sand made it impossible to see as we walked away from the helicopter.
    US-backed forces launch new offensive in Syria

    US-backed forces launch new offensive in Syria


    US-backed forces in Syria said Saturday they were launching an offensive against ISIS in the eastern city of Deir...

    US-backed forces in Syria said Saturday they were launching an offensive against ISIS in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.
    5-year-old girl shines light on Yemen's plight

    5-year-old girl shines light on Yemen's plight


    In a hospital room in Yemen, well-wishers sing songs and play the guitar for five-year-old Buthaina. She smiles and tears begin to drop from her eyes. She then picks up her crayons and draws a sketch of her...

    In a hospital room in Yemen, well-wishers sing songs and play the guitar for five-year-old Buthaina. She smiles and tears begin to drop from her eyes. She then picks up her crayons and draws a sketch of her family.
    Case of murdered Palestinian cartoonist reopened

    Case of murdered Palestinian cartoonist reopened


    UK anti-terror police have reopened an investigation into the murder of a famous Palestinian cartoonist 30 years after he was shot dead in central...

    UK anti-terror police have reopened an investigation into the murder of a famous Palestinian cartoonist 30 years after he was shot dead in central London.
    The Saudi artist sending up Beyonce

    The Saudi artist sending up Beyonce


    Clad in Bedouin attire from head to toe, "Sheikh" William of Arabia is smiling, seemingly content with having swapped Kensington Palace for a humble tent and...

    Clad in Bedouin attire from head to toe, "Sheikh" William of Arabia is smiling, seemingly content with having swapped Kensington Palace for a humble tent and camels.
    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.