Israeli jets strike Gaza after militants fire rockets
The deals between Israel and Bahrain and the UAE could herald a dramatic shift in Middle East power dynamics, but they have been criticised for ignoring the Palestinians.
Iranian authorities confirmed two cases of the new virus on Wednesday, the first in the country. Officials later said the two patients had died.
Europeans, Iran to cross swords at nuclear talks
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the second day of the alliance's 70th-anniversary summit would focus on burden-sharing and the rise of China after a tense opening.
France is said to be seriously considering enacting a mechanism in the 2015 nuclear treaty with Iran, which would lead to UN sanctions.
The Turkish president will meet his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in Washington DC next week.
Turkish officals say they have captured the sister of dead Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the northern Syrian town of Azaz.
Saudi Arabia kick-starts IPO of world's largest oil company