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In 1988, extremist Rabbi Meir Kahane's party was banned from Israel's parliament for being racist and undemocratic. Now his followers are making a comeback, courted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he seeks a fifth term as the country's leader.
A group of Iranians attacked a police van last week after two young women were detained for "improperly" wearing the compulsory headscarf, according to state-owned Iranian media and activists.
See CNN's Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Turkish president and former prime minister.
A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been canceled after Israeli officials sparked outrage by accusing Poland of complicity during the Holocaust.
SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit is aiming to make Israel the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon. It will launch a spacecraft from Florida's Cape Canaveral Thursday on board a Falcon 9 rocket.
More than 1,000 ISIS fighters have likely fled from Syria into the mountains and deserts of western Iraq in the past six months, and they may have up to $200 million in cash with them, according to a US military official familiar with situation.
ISIS now controls an area of Syria measuring just 700 square meters, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday.
A suicide bombing hit a bus carrying members of the Iranian military's elite Revolutionary Guard in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, killing at least 23 and wounding 17, according to the semiofficial Fars News Agency.
In January 2016, a photo of young Murtaza Ahmadi went viral, thanks to his makeshift version of an Argentinian football shirt of his idol Lionel Messi. Today, plenty of people now may recognize Ahmadi -- but he's on the run, wishing they didn't.
Cornered and outnumbered, ISIS launched a counterattack Monday as Kurdish militias fight to uproot the terrorist group from its last stronghold. CNN witnessed their assault as US-allied fighters pulled back from the front line.
Hundreds of foreign ISIS members, including German national Lenora Lemke, are being held by US allies in Syria. When the US pulls out, it's unclear what will happen to them -- and most of Europe doesn't want their citizens back.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stood before a big crowd celebrating the Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary on Monday and vowed to boost his country's military and ballistic missile program, defying US pressure and sanctions.
As Iranian security forces step up their crackdown, dissidents have continued to protest throughout 2018.
Fighters from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched an assault to oust ISIS from its last remaining enclave in Syria, the final remnant of the jihadist group's so-called "caliphate."
Her face covered by a black veil, with just a slit for her eyes, Dura looks like dozens of other black-clad women clustered on blankets with their children, all former subjects of ISIS's crumbling caliphate in Syria.
At about 6 p.m. Saturday, as darkness crept over eastern Syria, Kurdish forces backed by US-led coalition aircraft and using artillery and heavy machine guns began an assault of the last ISIS enclave in the country.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen on Saturday denied supplying Iranian-backed Houthi militia and al Qaeda-linked fighters with US-made weapons, according to a report from Saudi state media.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that he would use "a bullet" on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a New York Times report citing US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports.
A little girl evaded tight police security Tuesday inside Abu Dhabi's city stadium and ran to Pope Francis to deliver him a letter.
Two boys in their early teens swing sledgehammers, knocking down what remains of a wall. Another is hauling pieces of wood across the rubble-strewn dirt in front of the house, or what was the house of Qais Diab Al-Sharina.
The UAE is "recklessly" supplying militias in Yemen with an array of advanced weaponry, according to an investigation by Amnesty published Wednesday. It comes on the heels of a CNN investigation into arms deals violations in the country.
Pope Francis' trip to the United Arab Emirates was a delicate journey: the first Pope in the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam and a region mired in religious and geopolitical conflicts.
The top US military commander in the Middle East suggested Tuesday that America would continue to back its allies waging war in Yemen, despite new evidence of arms deal violations uncovered by a CNN investigation.