Israel's Netanyahu calls on rival Gantz to join him in unity government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his main challenger Benny Gantz on Thursday to join him in forming a unity government as election results showed both without an obvious path to a …

Pompeo calls attacks on Saudi oil sites an 'act of war'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in an attack on its oil sit…

Saudi Arabia displays fragments from attack site it says ‘unquestionably’ prove Iranian involvement

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that strikes on its petroleum infrastructure that suspended half of the kingdom's oil production were "unquestionably" sponsored by Iran. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

Focus - The horrific reality of a psychiatric hospital in Venezuela

It's one of the most devastating aspects of Venezuela's political and economic turmoil: the collapse of the public health system. Venezuela suffers from a severe shortage of medication, while many do…

Putin aims a weaponised barb at Trump over Saudi attack – and hits the mark

Russian President Vladimir Putin joked this week about selling defense systems to Riyadh following weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities. The gag was aimed at US President Donald Trump and it hit t…

Exit polls signal setback for Israel's Netanyahu in election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections Tuesday, initial exit polls showed.

LIVE: Israeli PM Netanyahu in tight race with Benny Gantz for unprecedented repeat vote

Israel votes in an unprecedented repeat of April elections pitting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against ex-military chief Benny Gantz in a race that Israeli media are reporting is too close to c…

Kais Saied and Nabil Karoui head to run-off in Tunisian presidential election

Official results in Tunisia’s presidential election confirmed Tuesday a duel in the second round between law professor Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui.

Blast kills dozens at Afghan president's election rally

An explosion near an election rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed 24 people and injured 31 others, a health official said, but Ghani was unhurt according to an aide.

Israel votes with Netanyahu's political survival at stake

Israel began voting in its second election in five months Tuesday that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s term as the country’s longest-serving prime minister despite c…

‘Looks like’ Iran was to blame for Saudi attack, says Trump

The United States readied its response Monday to the "unprecedented" attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said Iran was likely to blame, fanning new fears of conflict in the Gulf …

Netanyahu in tight race against Benny Gantz as Israel prepares to vote in run-off

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz sought to galvanise supporters Monday on the eve of a tense election with the political fate of the country's longest-servi…

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