April 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia, a country where women are not allowed to drive cars, has been elected to the United Nations women's rights commission, sparking anger.
April 26, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Turkish authorities arrested another thousand people on Wednesday over suspected links with the exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, the archenemy of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
April 26, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The war that is now in its third year has left 17 million of Yemen's 27 million people at risk of hunger.
April 25, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Musallam al-Barrak was jailed for 'undermining the status of the emir.'
April 25, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Turkey has said it is reconsidering its relationship with the Council of Europe over the decision.
April 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Many blame Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for signing the deal that paved the way for refugees to be forcibly removed and returned to Afghanistan.
April 24, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
They were among a group of 156 people accused of killing two policemen near Cairo in 2013.
April 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Mattis' visit, his first to Afghanistan, comes days after a deadly army base attack that left 140 Afghan soldiers dead.
April 24, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The revised penal code will force rapists to serve out their sentences and calls for tougher punishment on other crimes.
April 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Three Syrian forces have been killed in a fresh Israeli attack on a military camp near the southwestern city of Quneitra, a military official says.
April 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Campaigning for Iran's presidential elections scheduled for 19 May began on Friday, as "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani looks to defend his post from more conservative challengers.
April 21, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would meet US counterpart Donald Trump in May, a month after he won a contested referendum that will tighten his grip on power.
April 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose diatribes against the United States and Israel made him a polarizing figure, was barred Thursday from running again.
April 21, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Daesh-affilitated outlets have become active in Algeria's eastern mountainous region.
April 20, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Gabriele Del Grande, who writes for a blog and has made documentaries on human rights issues, says he has not been charged but has had his phone confiscated and been denied access to a lawyer.