April 12, 2017
Towns besieged by both the opposition and the Syrian government will be evacuated under the deal.
The United States, Britain and France are among the nations accusing Bashar al-Assad's regime of gassing civilians.
The European Council of member states said it decided to extend the sanctions in response "to serious human rights violations in Iran."
The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies surveyed 18,000 people across the region, and this is what they found.
The resolution has been brought forward by the UK, US and France, and calls for the Syrian government to cooperate fully with the investigation.
The MP later apologised, but other legislators suggested the bill - designed to prevent domestic violence - was a western conspiracy against Jordan.
The blaze started during a fight between Kurds and Afghans at the Grande-Synthe camp, near the port of Dunkirk.
Despite the Turkish military campaign in Kurdish cities, the AKP enjoys broad support among conservative Kurds.
The fighting broke out after Houthis tried to infiltrate army positions, killing nine Houthis and two Yemeni army soldiers.
Sadr also condemned the American missile strike, urging all foreign parties involved in the Syria conflict to withdraw.
It is believed that Khartoum's decision was triggered following the arrests of several Arab nationals after a blast in the capital in February.
April 11, 2017
Four children and seven other civilians injured when a mortar shell exploded in Afghanistan.
Supplies and instructions for building an explosive device were found during a raid of the Cologne asylum shelter where the teen lived.
One person was killed in the blast and several others were wounded.
It significantly widens the sort of military activity by Assad that would warrant a response from the United States.
The World Food Program warns of 'unprecedented levels of vulnerability' among the Iraqi population due to years of war.
Medics on the scene said at least four people were injured, with no fatalities reported so far.
The rights group said that China was the world's leading executioner, but that countries from the Middle East and North Africa region took up the next five spots in the rankings.
For the first time in six years of war, the Iraqi government issued a statement condemning the actions of Syria's Assad after the chemical attack in Idlib.
Jassem Muhammad Nakhla, 17, died in hospital in Tel Aviv.
Russia knew about the attack and did nothing to stop it, the US official told the Associated Press.
A statement from Prime Minister Netanyahu's office said Israelis would not be allowed to cross into Egypt, however, citizens in Egypt would be allowed to cross back into Israel.
The US, UK and Germany voiced support for possible sanctions against Syrian and Russian military figures.
April 10, 2017
46 Egyptian Christians were killed in two bombings targeting churches on Palm Sunday.
Rallies for the referendum led to a feud with European countries, while opposition campaigners at home are often banned from appearing on TV.
“We were not expecting people who live with us in the same country, people whom we’ve shared love and friendships with, and whom we’re familiar with, to do these things,” said a priest.
The attack came after the country's President declared a "state of war" against Islamist rebels.
As Israel closed its border with Egypt amidst warnings of an attack, militants in Sinai fired a rocket into the country.
The activists hope Bensouda could finally ask the judges in the ICC to authorize a full-scale inquiry into alleged crimes committed by international forces including US troops, the Taliban and Afghan government forces.
Days of clashes between secular Palestinian faction Fatah and hardline Islamist factions in Ein el-Hilweh have left seven people dead.
For Palestinian Jerusalemites, the Jewish holiday season means an escalation in arbitrary detentions, house raids, and searches -- measures that terrify families.
In the wake of last week's executions of 3 "collaborators", the authorities in Gaza have announced plans to execute more people.
Defeating Daesh "the Islamic State group" remains the top priority for the United States in Syria, even before stabilising the country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced late on Sunday a three-month state of emergency following the bombings of two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt.