Benjamin Netanyahu says he will take strong steps against people who incite violence. The prime minister barred Israeli officials from visiting the Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem in the wake of recent unrest.
The Syrian army's chief of staff said that Russia's airstrikes have greatly aided Damascus' ground offensive. The statement comes amid media reports that Russian cruise missiles went astray and landed in Iran.
Up to 15 people were killed after airstrikes struck a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen. Officials have accused Houthi rebels of employing a "maneuver" by accepting a UN-sponsored peace plan.
NATO will boost its rapid response troop numbers to support member states and allies on its eastern and southern borders, the alliance's secretary general has said. The move follows Russia's latest operations in Syria.
Israeli troops have shot and killed an Arab who had stabbed four Israelis amid new violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Prime Minister Netanyahu has tried to calm the conflict amid opposition in his own ranks.
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US President Obama called the head of Doctors Without Borders to offer condolences for the airstrike on the group's hospital. While the aid group wants a war crimes inquiry, the White House called the attack an accident.
Key factions among Houthi rebels have accepted the UN plan to end the war in Yemen. The peace terms include insurgents withdrawing from the captured areas and handing over their arms to the state.
Israel has reopened the Al-Aqsa mosque compound for Muslim worshippers. But rising tensions between Palestinians and Israeli security forces have prompted Prime Minister Netanyahu to cancel a trip to Germany.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, backed by Russia's warplanes, is reported to have launched a major ground offensive against rebels. Moscow has also fired cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea at "Islamic State" targets.
Ban Ki-moon has urged Israel to investigate recent clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for calm after weeks of heightened unrest with Israel.
A new "Islamic State" affiliate has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Aden. Ministers were evacuated from their temporary headquarters after a series of explosions that reportedly killed 15 people.
Following Russian violations of Turkish airspace, NATO has defended Ankara, urging Moscow to "avoid escalating tensions." But is the incursion a wildcard, or a ploy to test NATO resolve? DW talks to the experts.