Recent

Police cordon off the area around a supermarket in the northern German city of Hamburg, where a man killed one person and wounded several others in a knife attack, on July 28, 2017 (Markus Scholz/DPA/AFP)
July 29, 2017 - 13:01 GMT
Authorities were aware that the man suspected of going on a deadly stabbing spree at a Hamburg supermarket had shown signs of radicalization prior to the incident, officials said Saturday.
July 29, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Iran on Saturday condemned new sanctions passed by the US Congress against its missile program, which President Donald Trump is set to sign into law, and vowed to continue it.
Contested security measures at the flash-point holy site were removed on Thursday (AFP)
July 29, 2017 - 09:24 GMT
Two weeks of tensions and violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police over a Jerusalem holy site appeared to come a standstill on Friday, following the peaceful conclusion of midday prayers at the al-Aqsa mosque.
New sanctions target Iran's ballistic missile program, a day after a
July 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
New sanctions target Iran's ballistic missile program, a day after a "provocative" satellite launch test.
'We are all Marek' (Facebook)
July 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Ma'arik al-Tawayha, the Jordanian soldier who has been convicted of murdering three US soldiers is a member of the Howaitat tribe, here is their side of the story.
Palestinians celebrate outdid the Lion's Gate entrance to Al Aqsa mosque on July 27 2017 after more Israeli barriers were removed from the holy site. (AFP)
July 27, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Israel on Tuesday removed the metal detectors - the most controversial Israeli measure - and by Thursday, extra metal barriers, scaffolding and railings were also removed.
XVideos Just Released World Porn Trends, And Middle East Searches Are Gruesome and Disturbing (Shutterstock)
July 27, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
XVideos Just Released World Porn Trends, And Middle East Searches Are Gruesome and Disturbing
Under the deal, remaining fighters from the former al-Qaeda affiliate once known as al-Nusra Front will withdraw from the region. (AFP)
July 27, 2017 - 11:35 GMT
Under the deal, remaining fighters from the former al-Qaeda affiliate once known as al-Nusra Front will withdraw from the region.
Speaking at an event on higher education in the Islamic world in Ankara, Erdogan continued: “Israel is attempting to damage the Islamic character of Jerusalem with new practices every day by taking advantage of the current weakness of Muslims.” (AFP)
July 27, 2017 - 11:04 GMT
The Jews should appreciate how good they had it under the Ottoman Empire, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday.
 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (L) at the State Department July 26, 2017. (AFP)
July 27, 2017 - 10:45 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri says he does not agree with the policies of Hezbollah group, clarifying his position after the Trump mishap.
A number of Arab countries have recently shut down their local al-Jazeera offices amid an ongoing spat with Qatar. (shutterstock)
July 27, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
On Wednesday Netanyahu announced that he had asked law enforcement authorities to shut down the station's Israel offices.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, a judicial source told AFP that all 60 of those charged were Shia Muslims. (AFP)
July 27, 2017 - 08:42 GMT
The 60 face a mass trial, scheduled to open on August 22, for charges including "forming a terrorist group, training in the use of weapons and explosives with the aim of carrying out terrorist attacks and the deliberate killing of policemen."
The US President went on Twitter to tell the world that the US Military would be discriminating against people based on gender identity. (AFP)
July 26, 2017 - 14:55 GMT
The US President went on Twitter to tell the world that the US Military would be discriminating against people based on gender identity.
Afghan security forces gather at the site of a Taliban attack in Kandahar. (AFP)
July 26, 2017 - 13:48 GMT
The Afghan defense ministry said Wednesday that at least 26 soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a blistering Taliban attack on a military base in the southern province of Kandahar.
Member of a military unit linked to Khalifa Haftar (AFP)
July 26, 2017 - 11:15 GMT
Libya officials should investigate and dismiss forces involved in atrocities, Human Rights Watch said this week, after a video appeared on social media purportedly showing a military unit executing 20 suspected militants.
Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. (AFP)
July 26, 2017 - 10:42 GMT
The United States announced that it is providing more than $140 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Lebanon to address the urgent needs of refugees from Syria and those of Lebanese host communities.