A nuclear watchdog says Iran has eliminated its most-sensitive stockpile of enriched uranium gas as pledged under a temporary nuclear deal signed with six world powers last year.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says separatists in eastern Ukraine used a surface-to-air missile from Russia to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines plane on July 17.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi says an attack that killed 22 border guards will "not go unanswered."
Health officials and witnesses say some 40 Palestinians have been killed in the Shijaiyah neighborhood as Israeli forces widen their operation in the Gaza Strip.
The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for a series of car bombings in mainly Shi'ite neighborhoods of Baghdad that killed at least 27 people.
Memorial services have been held in Australia to honor those killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
Russia’s agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, says a ban that it announced on July 18 against imports of fruit from Moldova has gone into effect immediately.
President Jalal Talabani has returned to Iraq after more than 18 months in Germany where he was receiving medical treatment for a stroke he suffered in December 2012.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is heading for the Middle East on July 19 to help mediate the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.
An international monitoring group says militants from the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL, killed as many as 270 soldiers, guards, and staff when they captured a Syrian natural gas field on July 17.
Armed separatists in eastern Ukraine have for a second day stopped international monitors from reaching the wreckage of a Malaysian airliner that was shot down on July 17.
Iraqi officials say a series of car bombs in three mainly Shi’ite districts of Baghdad have killed at least 15 people, just hours after a suicide bombing in another part of the capital killed at least seven.