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Before she was captured alive in Raqqa, the jihadi bride appeared to be questioning her future with ISIS and plotting her escape (Shutterstock/File)
October 17, 2017 - 09:17 GMT
Officials have seized the laptop of an ISIS jihadi bride in Raqqa to reveal she was baking recipes, listening to religious sermons and collating an enormous stash of porn.
Inflation has been on the rise since the currency flotation on November (AFP/File)
October 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt, a country with a population of 90 million, where more than 28 percent of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the Jan. 25 Revolution in 2011.
The completion of Athens’ first official mosque since the 19th century, in the downtown neighborhood of Votanikos, is set for the end of this year, according to plan (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Decrying how Muslims in Athens have no choice but to pray in unsanitary conditions in basements, a top Muslim cleric from Greece said there is a great need for a mosque in the Greek capital.
The announcement has been met with a mixed reaction on social media (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
Legislation is expected to be introduced into the New South Wales parliament this week which will force students who pose a "significant risk" to enroll in distance education.
Pope Francis (R) gives a rosary to Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri during a private audience at the Vatican, on October 13, 2017. /AFP
October 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Prime Minister Saad Hariri vowed Friday to maintain stability in Lebanon and consensus among rival factions to shield the country from the reverberations of regional turmoil.
(AFP Photo/File/Farjana Khan Godhuly)
October 14, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Two young Rohingya girls were killed by an elephant attack late Friday at refugee camp in coastal Cox's Bazaar city.
Both sides struck a deal in the Egyptian capital this week
October 13, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
The Israeli government has announced a list of conditions necessary for it to accept the historic reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah.
Many of the fanatical ISIS fighters who initially provided the leadership have been killed and those remaining on the battlefield are conscripts, who often lack the will to fight (AFP/File Photo)
October 08, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
"They're giving up," said Lieutenant General Paul Funk, who commands the coalition task force fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria. "Their leaders are abandoning them."
People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard in Las Vegas (AFP)
October 06, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
News tells the stories of people, but that can sometimes be muddled with big headlines, dramatized coverage, and an endless flood of hashtag reactions. By putting the week’s news in perspective, we share with our readers how we select stories and the perspectives we take to challenge mainstream narratives.
Migrant workers in Dubai (Wikimedia)
October 06, 2017 - 01:26 GMT
Migrant workers in Qatar are still dying due to poor working conditions despite pledges by the country’s rulers to improve their lives.
Egypt’s government is set to pour millions creating a national space agency (National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences)
October 05, 2017 - 15:58 GMT
Egypt’s government is set to pour millions creating a national space agency after draft legislation was given the go-ahead last week.
Greek authorities have been rejecting Muslims' request to build a cemetery for their own in the city, where nearly 300,000 Muslims live (Shutterstock/File Photo)
October 03, 2017 - 14:52 GMT
Greek authorities have been rejecting Muslims' request to build a cemetery for their own in the city, where nearly 300,000 Muslims live.
Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has one of the world's highest rates of execution with more than 2,000 people executed between 1985 and 2016 (AFP/File Photo)
October 03, 2017 - 13:13 GMT
The man was sentenced to death for murdering another Saudi man and an appeals court upheld the ruling.
Egyptian men, accused of having gay sex, cover their faces as they walk into a Cairo court 18 July 2001 (AFP File Photo/Andrew Black)
October 03, 2017 - 11:15 GMT
Egypt’s LGBTI community is facing the worst crackdown in almost 2 decades with widespread sexual assault and torture being carried out against those detained.
El Sisi has previously condemned North Korea (AFP)
October 02, 2017 - 14:40 GMT
Egypt’s ordered more than 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades from North Korea despite U.N. sanctions against the rogue state.
Regime-loyal militia soldiers overlooking a town near Deir Ezzour, AFP
October 02, 2017 - 14:12 GMT
As the battle for Syrian oil heats up, an ISIS counter-offensive against the regime has bought the Kurds more time to capture as much land as it can.