While the Iranian nuclear deal promises to open up Iran's oil and gas reserves to the world, renewable energy may not be too affected by the oncoming flood. Could this mark a coming of age for renewables?
Israelis and Palestinians have been quick to condemn a West Bank house fire that claimed the life of a toddler. The incident is likely to increase tensions between the two groups in Israel.
An 18-month-old child has been killed in a house fire believed to have been set by Jewish extremists in the West Bank. The child's parents and brother were also injured in the fire.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish assailant has stabbed at least six people participating in Jerusalem's gay-pride parade. The incident marks the second time in a decade that the assailant attacked bystanders at the parade.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish assailant has stabbed at least six people participating in Jerusalem's gay-pride parade. The attack is not the first of its kind at the LGBT community's annual celebration.
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Israel's Knesset on Thursday passed a law allowing for prison authorities to force feed hunger striking prisoners. The Israeli Medical Association has said they will not abide by the law.
The Turkish military says three soldiers have been killed by militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in an attack in the southeast. The deaths come as Ankara steps up its campaign against the rebels.
Taliban leader Mullah Omar provided sanctuary to Osama bin Laden. Both men are now dead. But with the rise of Islamic State, there's no end in sight to America's 14-year-running "War on Terror."
A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has postponed the verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists, jailed for aiding a terrorist organization with false reporting. The case has caused a global outcry.
Israel has announced the immediate construction of several hundred homes in the West Bank settlement of Beit El and in East Jerusalem. The plans are likely to draw international rebuke.
Senior government official Bulent Arinc told a female lawmaker 'as a woman, you should shut up' during an emergency session in the Turkish parliament. The televised incident prompted outrage and demands for an apology.
The United Nations' envoy to Syria has invited the country's groups to hold discussions on political transition and fighting terrorism. The roadmap to peace until now envisages a government without President Assad.