Turkish police have captured the man believed to be responsible for the New Year's Eve attack in an Istanbul nightclub.
Around 5.5 million people, including 2 million children, have been cut off from running water in Damascus.
In Syria, Ahmad Najjar is surrounded by a silent enemy. He's risking it all to get rid of the threat.
Scuffles erupted between ruling and opposition legislators in Turkey's parliament during deliberations.
Video released shows two hostages' plea to President-elect Trump to negotiate with the Taliban for their release.
Dozens of people are dead and injured - including a member of parliament - after twin attacks by Taliban.
It's no state secret that the Israeli PM and his wife enjoy life's luxuries. But now he faces police questions.
OPINION: The soldiers of Israel are required, at all times, to demonstrate the "Purity of Arms".
Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday at the age of 82.
Killed bombmaker behind deadly attack in Saudi Arabia lived in NZ studying engineering for five years.
Death of man described as a "pillar of Islamic revolution" a big blow to those wanting reform in Iran.
Truck driver who rammed a group of soldiers 'was an Isis supporter', Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says.
Israel to cut $6m in funding to UN in protest over the NZ-backed resolution demanding an end to settlement building.
Ten injured after car bombing in Turkey, as country experiences further violence, a week into 2017.
Military tribunal convicts soldier of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an incapacitated Palestinian assailant, sparking protests.
Father of ten, Tariq, beamed with happiness on returning to his family home in Iraq.
"Worst case scenario is that I will die," she wrote, presaging her fate in a nightclub massacre.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned for three hours in bribery and corruption investigation.
Bombs explode at Baghdad market, killing at least 18 and injuring dozens more.
PM Bill English urged to make statement after NZ government's UN actions over Israel.
Thick seasonal fog has caused flight delays at the world's busiest international airport.
A ceasefire will take effect across much of Syria from Friday, the Syrian army announced.
An attack targets Russia's embassy in Syria after ceasefire announced.
OPINION: New Zealand has taken a principled stand on the Palestinian problem.
Opinion article says Jews have much in common with Maori - marginalised in their own land.
John Kerry comes to NZ's defence over UN vote, warning the Middle East peace process is in jeopardy.
Former Turkish police officers in court over failed overthrow of government.
Israel's attorney-general reportedly investigating two cases involving the country's PM.
After a report claimed Israel saw UN resolution as a "declaration of war" by NZ, Israel pauses further sanctions.
Domestic critics say Israeli PM is harming the country's standing following sanctions over UN vote.