Economic crisis assailing country's rial currency, which has hurt ordinary Iranians and emboldened critics to openly call for president's ouster
The suffering of the Yemeni people has reached a scale not seen in living memory, with about 80 percent of the population in need of humanitarian assistance and protection
Iraqi security officials say they have received custody of a second batch of captured Iraqi Islamic State fighters from US-backed forces in Syria
Princess Reema bint Bandar was appointed the kingdom's first woman envoy to Washington, replacing Prince Khalid bin Salman, who was named vice defense minister
Fifteen people executed in Egypt this month have claimed their confessions were extracted under torture
Citizenship of Hoda Muthana has come into question after she requested to return to US from Syria
Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led alliance that is aided by the US in the fight against IS, said the decision has come at a critical time
He says remaining troops are small fraction of those being withdrawn
In confidential quarterly report distributed to its member states and reviewed by AP, International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has been abiding with key limitations set in so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
US-backed forces hope to have all civilians in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz out by midnight Friday
Researchers at Israel's Tel Aviv University who are monitoring the effects of plastics on animals have found an ocean dwelling helper. They're using a tiny nuisance of a creature called the sea squirt. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Spokeswoman says 'small peacekeeping group' will remain for a 'period of time'