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Michel Aoun. (AFP/file)
April 27, 2017 - 12:31 GMT
Al Bawaba looks at Lebanon's political problems six months after Michel Aoun was elected president.
Russia's deputy UN ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, covers his ears during a Security Council debate on Syria, April 5 2017. (AFP/Timothy A. Clary)
April 26, 2017 - 15:17 GMT
Al Bawaba talks to international justice scholars to figure out why the council is failing in its responsibility to international peace and security.
'While my family live in Palestine under the daily injustices of apartheid, the legacy of the British is felt every day through their pain. The least Britain can do is apologise.' (AFP)
April 25, 2017 - 20:41 GMT
UK government rules out apology to Palestinians over Balfour stating 'We are proud of our role in creating the State of Israel'.
In a handout picture released by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Saudi Arabian air force pilot Prince Khaled bin Salman sits in the cockpit of a fighter jet at an undisclosed location on September 23, 2014. (AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 12:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia on Saturday named an air force pilot son of King Salman as ambassador to its major ally Washington. President Trump who employs both his daughter and son-in-law at the White House, is likely to approve the nomination.
American aid worker Aya Hijazi at her trial in Cairo, Egypt, 16 April 2017 (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
April 17, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
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.
This file photo taken on October 05, 2015 shows a Turkish police officer stand guarding a street in Silvan, after clashes between Turkish army and Kurdish rebels. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
April 12, 2017 - 08:40 GMT
Despite the Turkish military campaign in Kurdish cities, the AKP enjoys broad support among conservative Kurds.
This file photo taken on March 3, 2017 shows Senior Advisor to the President, Jared Kushner (L), walking with his wife Ivanka Trump to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 03, 2017 - 12:28 GMT
Like his father-in-law, Jared Kushner has no previous government experience but has quickly become one of the most powerful men in Washington.
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Jordan's King Abdullah II (2R) and Lebanese President Michel Aoun (2L) listen to their national anthems during a welcome ceremony for the latter at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on March 28, 2017 ahead of talks on the eve of the Arab League summit. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 30, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
Several Lebanese officials condemned the letter, saying it should have been delivered to Aoun himself.
People leave flowers at a make-shirt memorial following a commemorative march at La Bourse in Brussels on March 22, 2017 as Belgium marks the first anniversary of the twin Brussels attacks by Islamic extremists. (AFP/Thierry Roge)
March 22, 2017 - 18:12 GMT
One year after residents of the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek were found to be involved in two of the deadliest attacks on European soil, analysts warn that the Belgian government needs to tackle the root causes of local frustrations.
Patients wait for treatment in a hospital in eastern Aleppo during the siege of 2016. (AFP/File)
March 16, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
Patients suffering from chronic diseases requiring kidney dialysis have become among the most vulnerable as a result of supply shortages and medical facilities being targeted.
Palestinian children and their mother sit on the rubble of their house that was demolished by Israeli army bulldozers in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
March 02, 2017 - 13:11 GMT
In the West Bank village of Tana, more than 300 Palestinian homes were razed, prompting some displaced residents to seek shelter in nearby caves.
Al Bawaba refers to the extremist group as 'Daesh'. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In English, the group's name was most commonly translated as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Amnesty accuses Tunisian security forces of 'brutal abuses'. (AFP/File)
February 20, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
Six years after the country's revolution, such abuses pose a real risk of jeopardising gains made in the North African country.
Egypt's tourism industry effectively asks tourists to help subsidise the oppression of Nubians, to give them a bit of tourists' money, and contribute to a sort of rentier state in southern Egypt, in which cash is doled out in return for stolen land and silence over the lack of basic rights. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
The Nubian human rights defenders fighting for the right of return are slandered as anti-national trouble makers, digging up 'ancient history' to destabilise and disrupt Egypt's alleged march into the future.
The Trump administration has said the seven nations – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – have raised extremism concerns. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 11:25 GMT
Trump said he expected to win the legal battle over his original directive even though options were being considered by the White House.
Greek Orthodox Christians attend a Good Friday mass at the Meriamiah Church in the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
Some Assyrian and Syriac Christians fear injustice as Syriac language excluded from draft constitution in peace talks.