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Palestinian Mohammed Halabi (C), the Gaza director of World Vision, a major US-based Christian NGO, looks on during his indictment at a district court in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva on August 4, 2016. (AFP/Dudu Grunshpan)
March 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli pressure on aid agencies operating in Gaza has mounted steadily over the last two years.
Soldiers from the Rapid Response Division have captured Mosul's train station and its football stadium in recent days, as pressure has grown on the Iraqi military over civilian casualties.
March 29, 2017 - 09:03 GMT
The elite Ministry of Interior unit will continue to advance north, until Mosul's Old City is completely surrounded.
Israeli authorities have stepped up issuing demolition warrants for Palestinians in East Jerusalem. (File/AFP)
March 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Israeli authorities demolished two buildings under construction in occupied East Jerusalem.
There has never been a female member of the nine-member Supreme Court in Afghanistan. (File/AFP)
March 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Female judges have said a female appointment to the highest court would be a move towards a fairer justice system.
March 28, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
The move is likely to be seen as a prelude to annexing Kirkuk to the KRG and a possible future Kurdish state.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres (2nd R) talks with Syrian women during a visit to the Zaatari refugee camp which shelters some 80,000 Syrian refugees on the Jordanian border with war-ravaged Syria on March 28, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
March 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Guterres’s visit to Jordan is his first since he was elected the UN Secretary-General in January, though he previously visited in his capacity as head of the UNHCR.
Settlement building in the West Bank. (AFP)
March 28, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The PA's Central Elections Commission invited candidates to register for the local election due to take place in May.
According to a report released by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), there were 187 children among those arrested by regime forces in 2016. (File/Photo)
March 28, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Ali Naim Marhoun, 10, was summoned to a court on Sunday after the Public prosecution filed a lawsuit against the child.
A Yemeni boy school writes as he sits outside a school on March 16, 2017, that was damaged in an air strike in the southern Yemeni city of Taez. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
March 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
One child dies every 10 minutes from preventable causes like malnutrition, diarrhea and respiratory tract infections.
Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. (Shutterstock)
March 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Human rights groups in Tunisia have called for the scrapping of the law, which they said undermines "a fundamental human right".
The Al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock in occupied East Jerusalem. (AFP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Ahead of the Arab League summit in Jordan, the Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said there would be no changes to a 2002 Arab plan for peace.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting in Ankara, February 2 2017. (AFP/Adam Altan)
March 28, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Following tensions between the two countries, voting has begun for Turks living in Germany in a referendum on whether to hand the President Tayyip Erdogan new powers.
A photo by the Syrian defector known as
March 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
In the first case of its kind, a Spanish court is investigating Syrian government officials for their role in the disappearance and execution of a man in Damascus in 2013.
A pro-Israel rally in France in 2014. (AFP/Boris Horvat)
March 28, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A French newspaper has reported that Israel's intelligence service attempted to recruit French spies as double agents.
Mazen Fuqaha, the assassinated Hamas commander. (Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades)
March 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
In an attempt to combat rumors in the wake of the assassination of a Hamas commander in Gaza, the Attorney General has taken the unusual step of issuing a gag order.
Mohammed Alloush, a Syrian opposition commander, at the Astana peace talks in January 2017. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Syrian peace talks appear to have foundered before they have even begun, with a the opposition's chief negotiation saying he does not to expect make progress.