Issa Amro arrested a week ago for writing a Facebook post critical of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Riyadh, Tehran are rethinking their rivalry and highly tentative, as well as a deniable, courtship is underway, say analysts
Troops moving in from the west linked up with forces already in Deir el-Zour at the Panorama entrance to the city, bringing the whole road under their control for the first time in years
Sunnis have been barred from returning to their homes in numerous villages and towns that Kurds seized during fighting with IS militants in belt of territory across north stretching down to Iraq's eastern border.
Police raided two adjacent apartments used as hideouts by members of a splinter faction of outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group
Baghdad trying to determine their nationalities so they can be repatriated
Yair Netanyahu has drawn criticism for living a life of privilege at taxpayers' expense and for his crude social media posts