Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov Monday opened talks between the Syrian government and rebels aimed at consolidating a shaky ceasefire.
The Islamist Hamas movement warned US President Donald Trump on Monday of the dangers of following through on his promise to move the US embassy to "occupied" Jerusalem.
US President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet him at the White House next month, the White House said.
Dozens of people have been killed in clashes in war-torn Yemen's south-west, a source in the Yemeni military told dpa on Sunday.
Syrian government and opposition delegations were arriving in the Kazakh capital Astana for talks planned to start Monday, Russia's state news agency TASS and Syria's official SANA news agency...
New US President Donald Trump should review US policy towards Afghanistan and not follow in the footsteps of his predecessors, Barack Obama and George Bush, said the Taliban in a statement late...
The US will attend Russia-Turkey sponsored peace talks on the conflict in Syria next week, the State Department said Saturday.
The bodies of 89 people, thought to be soldiers killed by Islamic State jihadists, were found in a mass grave in north-central Iraq on Saturday, a security official said.
At least four people were killed in a car bombing at a Syrian refugee camp near the border with Jordan on Saturday, a monitoring group reported.
The United Nations on Saturday appealed for 550 million dollars in humanitarian aid for Afghanistan in order to target 5.7 million people in need of assistance in 2017.
A bomb blast in north-western Pakistan killed at least 21 people on Saturday and wounded dozens others, local officials said.
Russia and Syria have signed agreements to indefinitely prolong Russia's use of a naval base and an airbase on Syrian territory, according to copies of the contracts published Friday.
Thirty per cent of the Old City of Aleppo has been destroyed and 60 per cent significantly damaged amid the ongoing conflict there, UNESCO said Friday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's eponymous Roshen chocolate factory in the Lipetsk region of western Russia announced on Friday that it would end production in the coming months.
As many as 170 people were killed by an accidental military airstrike on a refugee camp in north-east Nigeria, aid organization Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Friday.