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Syrians at a sprawling refugee camp in northern Jordan scrambled to batten down their tents against torrential rains and high winds as a blustery winter storm battered parts of the Middle East for a second day Thursday.
UN inspectors said Thursday that chemical weapons were definitely used in a widely publicized August 21 attack near Damascus and probably in four other locations around Syria between March and late August.
In a much-anticipated report, the United Nations has concluded that chemical weapons have been used in the Syrian conflict.
In this undated photo provided by the office of Najdat Anzour, a leading Syrian producer, Anzour works with a camera crew during his movie making.
Missiles fired by a U.S. drone slammed into a convoy of vehicles traveling to a wedding party in central Yemen on Thursday, killing at least 13 people, Yemeni security officials said.
Israel on Thursday suspended a controversial bill aimed at resettling nomadic Bedouin Arabs into government-recognized villages after a series of objections rendered the plan politically untenable.
Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica located at the traditional site of Jesus' birth is undergoing a much-needed facelift after 600 years.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: The United Nations Wednesday slammed Israel's demolition of 30 Palestinian properties in the West Bank, saying it displaced some families for the second time in less than two weeks.
Iran will set a date for a U.N. nuclear inspection of a uranium mine, an Iranian envoy said before talks on Wednesday between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency .
Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab neighbors wrapped up a summit meeting in Kuwait on Wednesday by agreeing to establish a joint military command, paving the way for tighter security coordination even as their regional rival Iran pursues outreach efforts in the wake of its interim nuclear deal.
The United States has suspended all non-lethal assistance destined for rebels fighting President Bashar Assad's forces in northern Syria, U.S. officials said Wednesday, citing fears the aid could fall into the hands of al-Qaida linked militants.
A Dutch water company says it has cut ties with Israel's national water carrier over its operations in the West Bank.
A blustery storm dropped torrential rain and snow on Lebanon on Wednesday, forcing aid agencies to scramble to distribute desperately needed winter supplies like blankets and plastic tarps to Syrian refugees who have sought safe haven in the country.
GAZA CITY: Gaza's Hamas government says its prime minister has held a rare phone conversation with Russia's foreign minister.
UN trucks carrying building materials which are part of projects funded by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees arrive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip after crossing the Israeli Kerem Shalom terminal on December 10, 2013.