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Read CNN Fast Facts about former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy and learn more about Egypt's first democratically-elected leader.
Video taken by one of the Yemeni schoolboys killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike last week shows the children laughing and playing hours before tragedy struck.
Four days after the Taliban launched its most serious challenge to Afghanistan's government in three years, heavy fighting was taking place in Ghazni.
Iran's Supreme Leader is standing firm against reimposed US sanctions, saying Monday there would be "no war, nor will we negotiate with the United States."
Egyptian security forces foiled a suicide bombing attack at a Christian church outside Cairo on Saturday, state media reported.
Videos from Houthi media capture snapshots of the horrific scenes that have played out in northern Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus. The strike was the worst attack on children since Yemen's brutal war escalated in 2015, UNICEF said.
Read Fast Facts from CNN about Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq.
Read CNN's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Iranian Supreme Leader.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children.
Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, according to the Houthi-controlled Health Ministry.
Israel launched scores of air strikes on Gaza after Hamas militants fired rockets into its territory, prompting warnings over the risks of escalation.
Lebanon's parliament may soon legalize medicinal cannabis and its cultivation. Farmers affected by global warming say the change can't come soon enough.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Gilad Shalit and learn more about the Israeli soldier abducted and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to 2011.
Saudi Arabia's response to Canadian criticism over detained activists has struck some as disproportionate. Regional analysts, however, say it is consistent with Mohammed bin Salman's approach.
Syria's first lady Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the Syrian Presidency office announced in a tweet on Wednesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, to Tehran on Tuesday, hours after the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Even before the United States reimposed a raft of sanctions on Iran Tuesday, the mere threat of them had begun to hit home for people in the capital Tehran.
The first wave of "snap back" sanctions -- reimposed due to the US departure from the nuclear deal -- will hit Iran's vulnerable economy harder than many are anticipating.
Saudi Arabia's state airline will suspend all flights to and from Toronto starting next week, amid a intensifying diplomatic row between the two countries following Canada's refusal to back down from comments in defense of human rights inside the Kingdom.
More than ever, the UAE feels it must manage the optics of its more muscular approach to regional politics, including the war in Yemen.
Amid escalating tensions that are damaging economic and diplomatic ties between the countries, Saudi Arabia said Monday that it would relocate about 7,000 Saudi scholarship recipients studying in Canada.