As Trump takes office, hundreds of illegal Israeli settlements get the green light in East Jerusalem
January 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The new settlement housing was scheduled to be approved a few weeks ago, but the municipality decided to wait out Barack Obama's administration because it was critical of settlement activities, while Trump has been a vocal supporter of illegal settlements.
January 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Sinai Province militants planted two explosive devices under the transmission towers in the Red Sea coastal area of Oyoun Mousa south of the Suez canal.
January 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The president stressed to the visiting parliamentary delegation the need for international cooperation to end extremism, which threatens all countries.
January 22, 2017 - 11:36 GMT
Representatives from the Syrian government and opposition are set to meet Monday to reinforce a fragile cease-fire and put an end to the six-year deadlock in the country.
January 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Bahraini police forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at the protesters in several areas, including Sitra Island as well as the villages of Ma’ameer and Nuwaidrat.
January 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel's ultra-right Education Minister Naftali Bennett has been keen to introduce the bill, with its introduction having reportedly been delayed until the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.
January 22, 2017 - 09:08 GMT
The suspected bomber, who was wearing an explosive vest, was stopped as he attempted to enter the cafe and before he was able to detonate it.
January 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh's militants were targets while seeking to cross the Tigris River to west Mosul as Iraqi security forces secured the city's eastern half.
January 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The bomb went off on Saturday night in a street behind both of the embassies outside the country’s ministry of planning.
January 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi government forces have registered more territorial gains in Mosul as they are battling in joint operations with volunteer fighters and Kurdish Peshmerga forces to push Daesh out of their last urban stronghold in the Arab country.
January 22, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
France is concerned about the return of French extremists fighting for Daesh and Nusra Front in Syria and Iraq with all the security threat they represent.
January 21, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
The camp is home to refugees and to opposition groups who are active against both the regime of Bashar Assad and the Daesh extremist militant group, and was targeted by bombings last year.
January 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The protest was launched in order to raise warnings of the backlash that wil likely erupt both in Palestine and around the world if the new administration went through with the move.
January 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The meeting was held in coordination with the Turkish co-guarantor of the cease-fire in Syria, the Syrian opposition's military delegation said in a statement.
January 21, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
In 2015 Danish Defense Minister Peter Christiansen pledged to accelerate efforts of Denmark's special forces, working within NATO, against the Daesh in the Middle East.