Middle East

Three rockets fall inside Baghdad's Green Zone

No reports of casualties in rocket attack, which comes amid rising violence in Iraq following US killing of Soleimani.

Three rockets fall inside Baghdad's Green Zone

Middle East

Lebanon officials vow to deter 'infiltrator' attacks

Protesters lobbed stones, firecrackers and street signs at riot police in weekend clashes that injured over 540 people.

Lebanon officials vow to deter 'infiltrator' attacks

AJ IMPACT

Norway finance minister quits over ISIL woman's return from Syria

Populist Siv Jensen's departure comes after Norway decided to repatriate woman whose child needed medical treatment.

Norway finance minister quits over ISIL woman's return from Syria

Iraq

'Here to stay', vow Iraqi protesters as deadly violence surges

At least five demonstrators killed in Baghdad, Karbala, and Baqubah as security forces open fire.

Inside Story

Who has the power to stop Libya's civil war?

World leaders meeting in Berlin agree to stop sending weapons fuelling the conflict.

US-Iran escalation

Iran threatens to quit nuclear non-proliferation pact

Tehran says it will abandon key global treaty if European powers bring nuclear-deal breaches to the UN Security Council.

Iran to quit NPT if its nuclear programme referred to UN: Zarif

Iraq

Iraqi security forces kill five protesters

Demonstrators in the capital and several southern cities blockade major roads as anti-government rallies intensify.

Opinion

Iran will go beyond missile strikes to avenge Soleimani

And that will cause even more instability in the Middle East and beyond.

Sara Bazoobandi

by Sara Bazoobandi

Sara Bazoobandi

Libya

After the Berlin summit, what's next for Libya?

Analysts doubt good faith is enough to end bloodshed as world powers pledge to end foreign interference and back truce.

After the Berlin summit, what's next for Libya?

Soleimani assassination

Iran's new Quds leader vows 'manly' revenge for Soleimani killing

Esmail Qaani says the US killed his predecessor 'in a cowardly way' as he promised to hit back 'in a manly fashion'.

Iran's new Quds leader vows 'manly' revenge for Soleimani killing

Middle East

Saudi Arabia, UAE slam 'Houthi' missile attack in Yemen's Marib

Key players in Yemen war condemn Saturday's 'terrorist' attack that killed over 100 soldiers and blame it on Houthis.

Saudi Arabia, UAE slam 'Houthi' missile attack in Yemen's Marib

Start Here

What's happening with the war in Libya? | Start Here

Why is renegade military chief Khalifa Haftar trying to take over Tripoli? We explain the battle for Libya's capital.

AJ Impact

Oman's Sultan Haitham and the strategic Musandam peninsula

Maintaining security of the Musandam Peninsula will remain a top priority for new sultan, say analysts.

Oman's Sultan Haitham and the strategic Musandam peninsula

Libya

What did world powers agree at Libya summit?

Key foreign actors commit to limiting external interference as part of plan to end Libya's war.

Berlin summit on Libya conflict: What did world powers agree?

NewsFeed

Inside the base targeted by Iranian missiles

Cameras have been allowed into Iraq's Ain al-Asad base after it was hit by Iranian ballistic missiles on January 8.