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With no previous diplomatic experience, Jared Kushner has been talking peace in the Middle East. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
In a visit lasting just 20 hours, the 36-year-old real-estate developer also met with Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, in Ramallah on the West Bank.
The Turkish troops will take part in joint exercises with Qatari soldiers, pursuant to agreements signed between the two countries. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Turkish media reports said a contingent of 25 soldiers would depart for Doha on Thursday to join some 90 troops already there.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance in 2014 at al-Nuri mosque. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The 12th-century mosque, also known as the Great Mosque, is named after Nour al-Din Zanki, the Sunni Muslim ruler who ordered its construction.
The attack comes ahead of Eid celebrations on Sunday, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.(AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Police said at least 26 people were killed and 59 wounded in the attack outside a Kabul Bank bank in Lashkargah, the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand.
Doctors at the camps told them their children had died, but refused to hand over the bodies or death certificates. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
The 20-year-old allegations were presented to a special committee that has been investigating the case that involves more than 1,000 children from Yemen, who were illegally experimented on for research purposes.
In less than two months, at least 23 children have been killed and 123 have been injured in West Mosul alone. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Since 2014, in Iraq, 1,130 children have been maimed and injured, 255 in the first six months of 2017.
The stabbing occurred at about 9:45 am (1345 GMT) at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan - about 100 kilometres north-west of Detroit. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 08:58 GMT
Police in the US state of Michigan are holding a 50-year-old Canadian man in connection with the stabbing of a police officer.
IS proclaimed its self-styled
June 22, 2017 - 08:39 GMT
The Nuri and Hadba mosques, the city's two best known landmarks and the sites from which al-Baghdadi made his first and only public appearance in 2014.
Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the country’s security is a red line, pledging to firmly respond to any threats or acts of aggression against the Islamic Republic’s national security.
Egypt began to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, in an attempt to ease the Palestinian enclave’s desperate electricity crisis. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Egyptian authorities on Wednesday allowed several trucks laden with industrial fuel into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip to allow the enclave’s only functioning power plant to resume operations following a two-month hiatus.
The incident was reportedly caused by bad weather in Northern State. (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A Sudanese military helicopter has crashed in northern Sudan, killing all four people aboard.
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have strained since Riyadh severed diplomatic ties with Tehran early last year. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 21, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Tehran has denied the men were IRGC members and accused Saudi coast guards of killing another fisherman after opening fire on Iranian fishing boats.
A US soldier advising Iraqi forces is seen in the city of Mosul on June 21, 2017, during the ongoing offensive by Iraqi troops to retake the last district still held by Daesh. (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
According to International Press Institute’s Death Watch, Iraq ranked as the most dangerous place to be a journalist in 2016.
But Israel has not built a fully-fledged new settlement since the 1990s. (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Over 600,000 Israelis now live in settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
US special operations personnel ride in a pickup truck in the village of Fatisah in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016 (AFP Photo/Delil Souleiman)
June 21, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
A US senator has warned against the United States' measures in Syria, which is pushing Washington "closer and closer" to a military conflict with Iran and Russia.
The meaning of
June 21, 2017 - 11:29 GMT
Gotcha. As you clicked on the link which brought you to this article, you probably thought you had a pretty good idea of what “mainstream media” was (CNN, BBC, FOX...right?).