Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C-L) Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat (2-L), Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi (2-R) speak during a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, on May 28, 2016. (AFP /STRINGER)
March 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Palestinian cause will be granted huge attention in the coming Arab summit. The Palestinian Authority wishes to reformulate solutions and present them at the talks.
Jordan's top court rejected a Criminal Court decision to ease the jail term for two men who murdered their sister in the name of family
March 22, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
'We want to send a strong message to the people that killing women in the name of family honor will no longer be tolerated by our court and we chose Mother’s Day to send this message,' one of the judges said in a statement.
A woman places flowers at Brussels' international airport in Zaventem during a memorial ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the twin Brussels attacks on March 22, 2017. (Emmanuel Dunand)
March 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The country has remained on high alert to potential attacks from home-grown militants.
Turkey's President Erdogan accused Berlin of using
March 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The decision comes ahead of a referendum on constitutional changes to boost the powers of Turkey’s president.
Passengers flying from several Middle Eastern countries will no longer be allowed to bring electronics larger than 16 cm in length on board with them. (Shutterstock)
March 21, 2017 - 17:06 GMT
Direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia are affected by the new restrictions, amid fears of attacks.
Would be immigrants wait to disembark in the port of Catania, on the island of Sicily on March 21, 2017 from the ship
March 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Over 20,000 have made the dangerous sea crossing in the first three months of 2017.
Yemeni women hold placards at a protest outside the Saudi embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on March 18, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Clashes between Saudi-backed Yemeni forces and Houthi rebels in northern Yemen have been escalating in recent days.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Plaza Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP Photo/Dominick Reuter)
March 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The trip will be Sisi's first state visit to the United States since being elected president in 2014.
Bahraini protesters have clashed with police on a regular basis since an uprising in 2011. (AFP/File)
March 20, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Last week, the Swiss ambassador to the UN expressed alarm over the kingdom's 'repression of civil society.'
Child refugees protest on the Greek island of Chios, April 3, 2016. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
March 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, humanitarian agencies warned on Friday.
The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (AFP)
March 19, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen conducted a four-day visit to Europa during which he urged governments and the international community to promote a political settlement to the conflict and provide urgent humanitarian support.
The Arab League meeting over Syria. (AFP/Mohamed Hossam)
March 18, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The Arab League hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the raging conflict in conflict-ridden Libya.
Bahraini protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with police in the village of Sitra, south of the capital Manama, on January 29, 2016. (AFP)
March 18, 2017 - 09:07 GMT
Bahraini police have clashed with the thousands of demonstrators who had turned out for the funeral procession of an activist who died in regime custody.
This image shows displaced residents of western Mosul fleeing their neighborhood on March 15, 2017, as Iraqi forces continue to advance in the embattled city against Daesh occupiers. (AFP)
March 18, 2017 - 08:16 GMT
UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande has warned the UN would not have enough resources to confront a mass exodus from west Mosul.
A picture taken on March 17, 2017, shows bodies of people who were killed in a boat carrying Somali refugees arriving in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida. (AFP/Stringer)
March 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The ship was carrying mostly people from Somalia and Yemen fleeing conflict.
Morocco's Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, October 22, 2016. (AFP)
March 17, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
In a highly unusual move, Morocco's king ousted the designated prime minister in an effort to settle a five-month deadlock over forming a new government.