April 17, 2017
The evacuees were being moved in a so-called population swap between government and rebel-held towns.
The opposition has vowed to challenge some 37 percent of ballots for lacking official seals.
What will change under the proposed 18-article draft constitution for the nation of 79 million?
Iraq’s federal police moved forces 200 meters deeper into the Old City.
The charges against Aya Hijazi, her husband and six others were thrown out by a judge after they spent three years in pre-trial detention.
The al-Nouri mosque is where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the "caliphate" in 2014.
April 16, 2017
A state news agency reported that the "yes" vote had won with 51.4 per cent of the vote.
Ahrar al-Sham, one of the opposition factions that had arranged the deal, said that many of its members were killed alongside civilians in Saturday's attack.
The two were briefly detained by Palestinian security forces before being returned to the Israeli authorities.
The figures were released by the UK government detail Britain's bombing of Daesh in the two countries.
The electricity crisis in the besieged enclave continues to grow, with both sides blaming the other.
Thousands more pilgrims waited in the square outside to receive the flame, passed from candle to candle in a symbol of eternity, peace and renewal.
The bomb targeted a convoy of buses carrying evacuees from two villages in Idlib that had been besieged by opposition fighters.
Turkey will be voting on proposed constitutional changes that would give President Erdogan sweeping new powers.
April 15, 2017
Libya's southern desert region has been neglected as the GNA and LNA vie for control of cities in the north.
The civilians were from two government-held villages that had been besieged by the opposition in Idlib.
Meanwhile, Daesh has claimed that not one of its fighters were killed in the massive bombing.
Ardous security checks are in place outside churches after the government declared a state of emergency.
Investigations in Turkey and elsewhere have suggested sarin gas was used in the attack that killed around 100 people.
Libya's southern desert, long neglected by central authorities, risks becoming an arena for score-settling between rival governments vying for clout across the war-torn country, analysts say.
Israel's decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza inside Israeli jails, and depriving them of family visits, is "cruel" and a violation of international law, Amnesty International has said.
April 14, 2017
A "mentally unstable" Palestinian man was detained Friday after committing a stabbing inside the Jerusalem Light Rail, leaving one Britsh woman in her twenties dead, according to official Israeli sources.
The "Mother of All Bombs" dropped by the US Air Force Thursday in Afghanistan killed 36 Daesh "Islamic State" militants, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said.
Civilians and militants begin leaving four Syrian towns in the provinces of Idlib and Rif Dimashq under a deal reached between the Damascus government and militant groups last month.
Kabul appears to have softened its stance on Russia’s alleged support for the Taliban as Moscow prepares the stage for an international conference on Afghanistan on Friday.
The Syrian Democratic Forces is a US-allied coalition fighting Daesh in Syria.
According to local Iranian media, the Telegram accounts were shut down after the activists were arrested.
April 13, 2017
The massive bomb was dropped on an area occupied by a large amount of Daesh fighters.
Palestinian security forces launched an offensive against al-Qaeda-linked extremists in the camps al-Tiri neighborhood.
The 21 migrants, all men, had their asylum applications rejected by Greece.
Turkish authorities initially said no foul play was suspected in an explosion at a police headquarters.
A new generation of unknown commanders have taken over Daesh after two-thirds of its founding leaders were killed.
30-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Abdullah has been identified as the suicide bomber responsible for Sunday's deadly attack.
The 65-year-old judge’s body was found floating on the on the Manhattan side of the Hudson River.
Yahia Abdulraqeeb al-Jubaihi is the first person to be sentenced to death by the Houthis on charges of spying for Saudi Arabia.
The move came as Parliament was about to extend its term due to a lack of agreement over an election law in a country that has not gone to the polls since 2009.
They used their veto to oppose a Security Council resolution to investigate a chemical attack in Syria's Idlib province last week.
Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered as a candidate for the May 19 presidential elections, despite being told not to by the country's supreme leader.
The Israeli Supreme Court has issued a temporary stop-work order against the construction of an illegal Israeli outpost in the central occupied West bank district of Ramallah.