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Netanyahu battles to stay in power in potential last weekend as Israel's Prime Minister

June 12, 2021

On what may turn out to be his final weekend as Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing for one final fight to remain in power and extend his 12 consecutive years at Israel's helm.

Iran says its naval vessels have reached the Atlantic for the first time

June 11, 2021

An Iranian navy destroyer ship has reached the Atlantic Ocean, Iran's deputy army commander, Admiral Habibullah Sayyari said, according to official news agency IRNA.

Uyghurs are being deported from Muslim countries, raising concerns about China's growing reach

June 8, 2021

After reports of Uyghur disappearances in some major Arab countries, such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, some of China's ethnic Muslims fear they are no longer safe in parts of the Islamic world.

Process to replace Netanyahu drags out as Israeli security chief warns violence could follow

June 7, 2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies are dragging out the political process, seeking to undermine a new government set to remove him from power, as the head of the Israel Security Agency warned of incitement to violence in the charged environment.

Drones shot down over Iraqi airbase housing US troops and coalition forces

June 6, 2021

Two drones were shot down over an Iraqi airbase housing US troops and Iraqi and coalition forces on Sunday, the Iraqi military said in a statement.

Israeli opposition parties strike coalition deal, paving the way for Netanyahu's exit

June 2, 2021

A coalition of Israeli political parties announced Wednesday night they had agreed ​to a deal to form a new government, paving the way for the exit of Israel's longest serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

One of Iran's biggest navy ships sinks after catching fire

June 2, 2021

One of the largest vessels in the Iranian navy has caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman, according to the country's semi-official Fars News Agency.

Midnight deadline approaches for Israeli coalition to unite and challenge Netanyahu

June 2, 2021

A coalition of Israeli opposition parties were approaching a midnight deadline on Wednesday to form a government, in the most serious challenge yet to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rule.

Benjamin Netanyahu's life in pictures

May 31, 2021

See photos from the life and career of Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest-serving Israeli prime minister in history.

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