U.S.-led coalition forces are patrolling the Turkish-Syria border after Turkish military jets struck Kurdish fighters early last week.
The patrols, which began Friday, are being led by U.S. special operations forces, a U.S. official told CNN. Armored vehicles display U.S. flags.
The United States is aligned with People's Protection Units, or YPG, and the Peshmerga in Iraq -- both Kurdish...
The founder and chairman of the Persian-language Gem TV company has been killed in Istanbul.
Saeed Karimian was shot dead in the Maslak neighbourhood, along with his Kuwaiti business partner.
The vehicle used in the apparent assassination was later found burnt out. Turkish police are investigating.
Mr Karimian had previously been tried in absentia by a Tehran court and sentenced to six...
Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, one of the world's most popular websites.
It was not initially clear why the ban had been imposed.
The Turkey Blocks group said the site was inaccessible from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) by order of the Turkish authorities.
People in the capital Istanbul were unable to access any Wikipedia pages without using a...
Palestinians prepared for a "day of rage" across the occupied Palestinian territories on Friday in solidarity with more than 1,500 prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
A day of clashes was called for by Fatah, the political party of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and the national committee to support the prisoners' hunger strike.
Palestinians across the West Bank...
The Palestinian Authority has notified Israel that it will no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, as the World Bank warned of power outages deepening a humanitarian crisis.
The move could lead to a complete power shutdown in Hamas-ruled Gaza, and cut off medical services and water supplies for its two million residents.
COGAT, a branch of the Israeli military, said it...
Israeli strikes have hit an arms depot operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport, Syrian opposition sources told Al Jazeera.
Witnesses said a total of five strikes occurred near the Damascus airport road, about 25km from the capital, early on Thursday.
Syrian state TV quoted a military source saying rockets fired from Israeli territory targeted a military area in the...
An explosion has hit the area of Damascus International Airport and Mezze military air base followed by a fire in the same place, activists said.
The blast, reported by several activists' networks, occurred near the Damascus airport road early on Thursday.
The cause of the explosion was still not clear.
Rami Abdurrahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,...
France says it has evidence showing the Syrian air force "undoubtedly" dropped bombs containing the nerve agent Sarin on a rebel-held town last month.
Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told reporters that samples taken from the scene bore the "signature" of Sarin produced by Syria's government.
At least 87 people were killed in the incident in Khan Sheikhoun, according to an opposition-run...
Fighters have killed at least 10 off-duty Iraqi soldiers and injured another 20 in an ambush in a part of the country's western Anbar province.
Major Emad al-Dulaimi said on Monday that the attack occurred the night before near the town of Rutba.
He said the assailants were armed with assault rifles and rockets.
It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack but al-Dulaimi...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received a royal welcome from King Salman as he landed on Sunday in Saudi Arabia for a visit to boost ties after months of tension.
Salman, surrounded by key Saudi officials, greeted Sisi as he stepped off the plane in the capital Riyadh and hosted him for lunch, the official Saudi Press Agency said.
The Egyptian presidency announced the visit in a...