April 30, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
Merkel embarks on Saudi Arabia visit to address important issues including Daesh, Yemen and the role of women in society.
April 30, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Meanwhile, in a separate decree, Turkey also banned television dating programs.
April 30, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Daesh leader had previously burned and killed three local residents and a police officer.
April 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Six Daesh fighters blew themselves up during a battle in Mosul's Old City.
April 29, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The clashes pitted the Saudi-backed rebel faction Jaish al-Islam (Army of Islam) against Fateh al-Sham, al-Qaeda's former branch in Syria, and Faylaq al-Rahman, which is backed by Qatar and Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
April 29, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The attempted arson was the third such attack targeting Turkish-Muslim mosques in the last two weeks.
April 29, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The government wants voter turnout to exceed 51 percent to avoid any doubt in the legitimacy of the Algerian Parliament.
April 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 'Pope of Peace' reiterated his message of interfaith dialogue in a visit to Egypt.
April 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities have announced that former leader Hosni Mubarak’s minister of interior, Habib Al Adly, is a fugitive of the law.
April 29, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Housing Ministry is reportedly pushing forward with a massive plan that would add some 25,000 new homes to Jerusalem, including 15,000 units over the Green Line.
April 28, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Clashes erupted in the occupied East Jerusalem-area village of al-Issawiya on Thursday evening after Israeli forces took down a sit-in tent set up in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners.
April 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Afghan Taliban launched their annual “spring offensive” Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict.
April 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Germany's national parliament, the Bundestag, approved legislation Thursday evening banning Islamic full-face veils for public officials and soldiers.
April 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Around 1,000 US soldiers are currently deployed in Syria, but their commander has flexible powers that allow him to ask for additional forces, a US official at the US Central Command (CENTCOM) told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday.
April 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The US recently called for increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan.