Iran elections swing in Rouhani's favor
A surge of moderate and independent representatives will give Iran's president more leeway in parliament.
Syria truce halts fighting, but not in Aleppo
U.S. and Russia helped broker a partial truce in two regions of Syria, hoping it renews peace talks, despite the escalating violence in Aleppo.
Protesters in Iraq take over Parliament
Protesters in favor of government reforms have demonstrated in Iraq for months. On Saturday, they stormed the Green Zone and then Parliament.
At least 7 dead in building collapse in Kenya
Over 120 people, including a child, have been rescued from the collapsed building, which an official warned was too close to a river.