Damascus denied accusations it was behind the chemical attack. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
US warns President Bashar al-Assad will pay a "heavy price" if further chemical weapons attack goes ahead.
Hopkins lost her job after using the phrase, which was also used by Nazis during the Second World War. (twitter)
June 27, 2017 - 09:58 GMT
Graffiti in the house read: "Pakis out. We need a final solution #Machester (sic)."
Security forces seize a demonstrator in Rabat on June 20, 2017 during a protest in support of the grassroots movement for the neglected Rif region. The Rif has long had a tense relationship with the central authorities in Rabat, and it was at the heart of the Arab Spring-inspired protests in Morocco in February 2011.(Fadel Senna/AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has slammed ministers for delays in a development programme designed to ease tensions in a region rocked by months of protests.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (center) with his Kuwaiti and Omani counterparts at the GCC summit. (file photo)
June 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Bahrain’s foreign minister said Qatar was stirring up a military escalation in a dispute with Gulf states, in an apparent reference to Doha’s decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory.
Protesters demonstrate against the travel ban (file photo)
June 26, 2017 - 16:28 GMT
The US Supreme Court will allow a partial enforcement of President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations until it reviews it later this year.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on the outskirts of Raqa, June 7, 2017, two days after finally entering the northern city. (Delil Souleiman/AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
US-backed fighters seized a quarter of Syria's Raqqa from the Islamic State group, a monitor said on Monday, less than three weeks after they first launched the offensive to recapture the northern city.
U.S. Rep. Christopher Smith honouring Liu Xiaobo (pictured in the background). (Kevin Dietich / UPI)
June 26, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Chinese author Liu Xiaobo ("No Enemies, No Hatred"), incarcerated as a political dissident in 2010, has been released from prison, his lawyer has said.
Protests against the so-called
June 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The US Supreme Court could determine the fate of US President Donald Trump's travel ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations as early as Monday.
Turkish riot police officers block ways to Istikjlal avenue for LGBT rights activist (C) as they try to gather for a pride parade, which was banned by the governorship, in central Istanbul, on June 25, 2017. (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
This year's parade fell on the same date as the conclusion of Ramadan.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends a meeting on June 20. On Sunday, he suggested that the list of demands placed on Qatar by its allies would be very difficult to meet. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images North America/AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Tillerson said some of the demands presented by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE will be very difficult for Qatar to meet, while calling on both sides to focus on areas which provide a basis for dialogue.
Protesters gather at JFK International Airport's Terminal 4 to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's executive order in New York. (AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A US judge has been urged to expand a temporarily block on the deportation of 114 Iraqi immigrants arrested in Detroit to apply to Iraqis nationwide.
Iraqi forces make gains in east Mosul in January 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
June 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have retaken two thirds of old Mosul, a week after launching an offensive against Daesh's last bastion in the city, a senior commander said on Sunday.
US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering abandoning Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations following a "tense" meeting between senior adviser Jared Kushner and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
Qatar Airways A350. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The United Nations aviation agency will hold a special hearing on June 30 after Qatar requested that the UN body intervene in the diplomatic crisis which has seen a Saudi-led bloc close its airspace to flights from Doha.
(Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
At least six people have been wounded after a car ran ploughed into a large crowd of people marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan in the British city of Newcastle.
Smoke billowing following a suicide car bombing in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, that targeted buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns of Fuaa and Kafraya. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a vehicle bomb exploded in the town of Dana.