Police accused the arrested of throwing rocks and petrol bombs at Israeli armed forces (AFP/FIle)
October 23, 2017 - 10:27 GMT
Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday, police said in a statement.
International development minister Rory Stewart (Youtube/Sky News)
October 23, 2017 - 10:26 GMT
Rory Stewart, an international development minister, said U.K. citizens who had traveled to the war-torn country were a "serious danger" to Britain.
Yahya al-Sinwar, the Hamas leader in Gaza (AFP/File Photo)
October 23, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
Palestinian resistance group Hamas on Sunday denied reports about tension with Qatar.
Nearly 170,000 people have been displaced from the Kirkuk region by Iraqi forces following a referendum for Kurdistan's independence (AFP/File)
October 23, 2017 - 07:45 GMT
Kurdistan's two major political parties have announced they are prepared to enter unconditional talks with Iraq to discuss the nation's constitution.
October 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Sarmad Al Jilane, a founding member of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, initially sought safety from the Assad regime in Raqqa. Ultimately, he ended up risking his life to expose atrocities carried out by ISIS in their de facto capital.
If the Kurds themselves are divided on their relationship with Baghdad and on an independent state, the referendum cannot be expected to have any effect (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Whatever the explanations or reasons behind the collapse of the Kurdish defense around Kirkuk, it is obvious that Barzani resorted to the referendum without having secured first the Kurdish unity.
We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road. (
October 22, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road.
Qassem Suleimani, AFP/File
October 22, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
As Iraqi Kurdistan's dream of independence crumbles, Qassem Suleimani stands out as a key to knowing why some Kurds gave in to Baghdad
The samples will be sent to Iraq and Syria to be matched with captured people and recovered bodies (Shutterstock/File)
October 22, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
the Indian government has started the process of collecting DNA samples of the families of 39 missing nationals who were believed to have been captured by ISIS militants in Mosul, Iraq more than three years ago, officials and local media said on Sunday.
Last week's blast in Mogadishu killed about 360 people (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 12:49 GMT
At least seven people were killed on Sunday when a minibus hit a landmine in Somalia’s southern Middle Shabelle region, according to the Somali National News Agency (SONNA).
The General Traffic Department and Najm will develop a process of accommodating and serving Saudi females involved in road accidents (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 11:59 GMT
Arrangements are being made by the General Traffic Department to deploy women officials to attend to Saudi women drivers involved in road accidents.
The Philippines and Russia are on the right track in terms of forging better relationship (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Russian government on Saturday said there's no hidden agenda nor political conditionality behind its donation of military weaponry and equipment to the Philippines
No reference to the summit or the meeting was made by the official news agencies of the three countries in their accounts of the visit (AFP/FIle)
October 22, 2017 - 09:50 GMT
Kuwait has reportedly called for postponing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit scheduled in December in the northern Arabian Gulf country.
 84,000 civilians fled to Erbil, 78,372 to Sulaimani and 6,000 to Duhok and Zakho from Rabea and Zummar (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 07:56 GMT
The Kurdistan Regional Government said Saturday the region is facing a humanitarian crisis as nearly 170,000 people have been displaced from the Kirkuk region by Iraqi forces.
Some in the southern city of Aden are in favor of the split (AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 21:10 GMT
South and North Yemen look set to be divided again after almost three decades in a move supported and bankrolled by the UAE.
German police stands inside a security perimeter set after a man attacked passersby near Rosenheimer square in the southern German city of Munich on October 21, 2017 (Christof Stache/AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 11:52 GMT
The motivation for the attack is still unknown.