Iran has accused Bahrain of trying to “create a climate of tension” in the Persian Gulf by making unfounded allegations against Tehran.
NATO says it will hold emergency talks on July 28 to discuss Turkey's security operations against both Islamic State (IS) and Kurdish militants, as the country presses ahead with air strikes in neighboring Syria and Iraq.
Ukraine's border-guards service says it has detained a Russian officer who was driving in a military truck packed with ammunition in the country's war-torn east.
Pakistani police say gunmen have killed a local employee of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad.
Officials say Iraqi security forces have recaptured a university campus on the outskirts of Ramadi from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group after launching a surprise offensive with support from U.S.-led coalition air strikes.
Three years into President Vladimir Putin's third term and a renewed effort to banish conspicuous political dissent in Russia, local protests are bubbling up all over the capital.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for a united front among Middle Eastern states to fight against "the threat of extremism, terrorism, and sectarianism."
Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad has acknowledged that the Syrian Army faces a shortfall in manpower and had to give up some areas in the ongoing civil war.
The White House says that it welcomes Turkey's "increased focus and accelerated efforts" against the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
Afghan officials say the Taliban has taken control of a military base in the northeastern province of Badakhshan after three days of fighting.
Police say an Australian nurse has been charged with supporting the Islamic State (IS) militant group after he voluntarily returned home from Syria.
Britain’s Foreign Office has eased its travel advisory on visits to Iran.