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    20 missing firefighters feared dead in Tehran building collapse

    20 missing firefighters feared dead in Tehran building collapse


    Emergency workers have dug tunnels into the wreckage of a collapsed high-rise in downtown Tehran in their search for survivors and bodies, Iranian state TV...

    Emergency workers have dug tunnels into the wreckage of a collapsed high-rise in downtown Tehran in their search for survivors and bodies, Iranian state TV reported.
    Building collapse caught on camera

    Building collapse caught on camera


    A huge building collapse has been captured on camera in Tehran following a...

    A huge building collapse has been captured on camera in Tehran following a fire.
    Collapse followed huge fire

    Collapse followed huge fire


    A high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, collapsed after a fire broke out inside it on Thursday, January...

    A high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, collapsed after a fire broke out inside it on Thursday, January 19.
    Why Iran fears a Trump presidency

    Why Iran fears a Trump presidency


    As Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington D.C., more than 6,000 miles away in the Iranian capital, Tehran, hardliners were gathering for their usual fiery Friday...

    As Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington D.C., more than 6,000 miles away in the Iranian capital, Tehran, hardliners were gathering for their usual fiery Friday prayers.
    ISIS destroys part of Roman theater

    ISIS destroys part of Roman theater


    ISIS fighters have destroyed part of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to Syrian state...

    ISIS fighters have destroyed part of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to Syrian state news.
    Al Qaeda documents reveal bureaucracy of terror

    Al Qaeda documents reveal bureaucracy of terror


    The National Intelligence Agency released 49 new documents Thursday that were recovered from Osama bin Laden's hideout during the US raid that resulted in his death in...

    The National Intelligence Agency released 49 new documents Thursday that were recovered from Osama bin Laden's hideout during the US raid that resulted in his death in 2011.
    'The most dangerous job in the world'

    'The most dangerous job in the world'


    It's a familiar sound: the whistle through the air over eastern Aleppo as another bomb falls from the...

    It's a familiar sound: the whistle through the air over eastern Aleppo as another bomb falls from the sky.
    Could Kushner resolve Mideast conflict?

    Could Kushner resolve Mideast conflict?


    Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly...

    Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic
    Police officer and ramming suspect killed

    Police officer and ramming suspect killed


    A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot...

    A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot dead.
    Will Turkey pass Erdogan's 'power bill'?

    Will Turkey pass Erdogan's 'power bill'?


    Turkish lawmakers begin a second round of voting Wednesday on controversial reforms that would hand sweeping powers to President Recep Tayyip...

    Turkish lawmakers begin a second round of voting Wednesday on controversial reforms that would hand sweeping powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
    Istanbul attack suspect 'confesses'

    Istanbul attack suspect 'confesses'


    A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist...

    A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist attack.
    Oman takes 10 Guantanamo detainees

    Oman takes 10 Guantanamo detainees


    Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has...

    Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
    Saudi can't have two Red Sea islands

    Saudi can't have two Red Sea islands


    A court in Egypt has blocked a deal under which the country would hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi...

    A court in Egypt has blocked a deal under which the country would hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
    The state of ISIS as Trump enters office

    The state of ISIS as Trump enters office


    It's been nearly 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration takes over, where does the campaign...

    It's been nearly 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration takes over, where does the campaign stand?
    12 Dubai restaurants with a great view

    12 Dubai restaurants with a great view


    The home of the world's tallest building offers some of the world's best panoramic...

    The home of the world's tallest building offers some of the world's best panoramic dining
    A testament to Kuwait's 'fearless men'

    A testament to Kuwait's 'fearless men'


    Iraqi troops set Kuwait's oil wells on fire during the 1991 Gulf War. Sebastiao Salgado photographed the men who fought the flames and stopped the...

    Iraqi troops set Kuwait's oil wells on fire during the 1991 Gulf War. Sebastiao Salgado photographed the men who fought the flames and stopped the spill.
    What makes the Arab world laugh?

    What makes the Arab world laugh?


    Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy...

    Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.
    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?

    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?


    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern...

    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern country.
    DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

    DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani


    The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On...

    The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."
    UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

    UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted


    CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al...

    CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.
    Aspiring star killed by ISIS

    Aspiring star killed by ISIS


    Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same...

    Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.
    Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

    Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show


    From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle...

    From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.
    Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

    Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad


    Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman...

    Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
    Iran: We don't have 'a fight to pick with Saudi Arabia'

    Iran: We don't have 'a fight to pick with Saudi Arabia'


    Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Christiane Amanpour that while Saudi Arabia is "panicking," the two countries can coexist in the...

    Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Christiane Amanpour that while Saudi Arabia is "panicking," the two countries can coexist in the region.