February 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
After protracted legal procedures and a long appeal process, a lower Egyptian court sentenced in June 2015 11 people to death, including one in absentia, in a retrial of the case after receiving the Grand Mufti's opinion on the verdict.
February 20, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
This comes a day after Iraqi forces began offensive in western Mosul.
February 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Iraqi forces captured Ramadi from Daesh a year ago and are now struggling to retake Mosul, Iraq's once second largest city, from the extremist group.
February 20, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump has pledged to introduce a revised travel ban after his executive order was shot down by federal judges.
February 20, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The "assassination team" accused of targeting Erdogan was among 44 suspects appearing.
February 20, 2017 - 09:14 GMT
The rockets landed in the Eshkol Regional Council in the northwestern Negev region.
February 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The upsurge in attacks has mostly taken place in Homs, the outskirts of Damascus, and Deraa province.
February 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Violence is escalating in the area near the Jordanian border as government forces try to retake the province from opposition fighters.
February 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The controversial politician previously called for a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest and gave women 'anti-refugee spray.'
February 20, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi prime minister on Sunday announced the start of a large-scale operation to retake the western half of the city from Daesh.
February 19, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
More than 100 died due to heavy snowfall just days earlier.
February 19, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Radical preacher Omar Abdel-Rahman, 78, died while serving a life sentence for his involvement in the 1993 World Trade Center attacks in New York.
February 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Spain has been slow to make good on its pledge to take in more than 17,000 refugees over a two-year period.
February 19, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Both Syria's Kurds - supported by the US - and Bashar al-Assad have condemned Turkey's military activity as a violation of Syria's sovereignty.
February 19, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
General Khalifa Haftar heads the Tobruk-based eastern government in Libya, which has been fighting the UN-backed government since 2014.