March 22, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
'We want to send a strong message to the people that killing women in the name of family honor will no longer be tolerated by our court and we chose Mother’s Day to send this message,' one of the judges said in a statement.
March 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
According to the US-backed YPG, the assault killed at least 10 civilians on the Syrian side.
March 22, 2017 - 15:17 GMT
An assailant has been shot by armed police outside the Houses of Parliament in Britain's capital, London, after he stabbed a police officer inside the perimeter of the parliament building.
March 22, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the US-led international coalition against the Islamic State [Daesh] bombed a school being used as a shelter, killing at least 33 civilians.
March 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Video has emerged that appears to show forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar executing prisoners in Benghazi.
March 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti politician has said that he wants to try to expel Israel from an international association of parliaments.
March 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Local witnesses reported tank shelling and heavy shooting in the eastern border of the Gaza Strip.
March 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Government forces are said to be edging towards the al-Nuri Mosque where Daesh declared their caliphate in 2014.
March 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The country has remained on high alert to potential attacks from home-grown militants.
March 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Trump has ordered generals to create an accelerated strategy to 'eradicate' Daesh.
March 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
UN forces have been attacked by warring parties and prevented them from accessing vulnerable people who are in need of protection.
March 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The decision comes ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes to boost the powers of Turkey’s president.
March 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The move marks the first time the EU has blacklisted Syrian officials for the government’s alleged use of chlorine gas during the six-year conflict.
March 21, 2017 - 17:06 GMT
Direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia are affected by the new restrictions, amid fears of attacks.
March 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Over 20,000 have made the dangerous sea crossing in the first three months of 2017.