In open letter dated Tuesday and sent to VOA Persian, group of 16 Iranian lawyers said multiyear sentencing of fellow lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh violates Iran's human rights commitments
Hook said Iran is 'the last revolutionary regime on earth,' and it is trying to further destabilize the Middle East by reinforcing the sectarian divide
The site, expected to reopen Wednesday, was closed after a firebomb was thrown at a police station on the compound
Veteran diplomat Brahimi said he did not believe Bouteflika was widely contested, and he has 'great confidence in him and great friendship for him'
Peace has not returned, and it is neither safe nor sustainable for Syria's nearly 12 million refugees and internally displaced persons to go back home, according to the Commission of Inquiry
Who ultimately wins the contest between Algeria’s street and power system remains a big unknown
Thirty-seven-year-old man killed by troops during knife attack in Hebron, while 23-year-old man was killed during stone-throwing clashes with troops in West Bank village of Salfit
Syrian Democratic Forces closing in on the last shred of the Islamic State’s territory in northeastern Syria are expressing renewed optimism that victory is within reach. VOA national security correspondent Jeff Seldin has more.
Israeli police say they have closed the entrances to compound, which is revered by Jews as the Temple Mount and by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary
Lindsey Graham said Monday he aimed to change current US-designation of Golan, which Israel captured from Syria in 1967, as disputed territory
Israeli prime minister said that only Jews have a national home in Israel
Hundreds of IS fighters surrender as a spokesman for US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces predicts only a little more time is needed until the Islamic State enclave of Baghuz is liberated