Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani delayed an anticipated news conference on Erbil's controversial independence referendum as world powers call for its postponement.
An Iranian medium range missile Zelzal passes by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an annual military parade. (str/afp)
September 23, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Speaking at the parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran ''will strengthen [its] defense and military capabilities...whether you want it or not,'' in reference to Trump's words.
This file photo taken on February 28, 2015 shows Egypt's former Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide Mohammed Mahdi Akef looking on during his trial in the capital Cairo (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:06 GMT
Sentenced to 25 years behind bars in a court ruling that was later overturned, Akef was in the middle of a retrial at the time of his death.
A building destroyed after a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital Sanaa (AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition bomb that killed 16 civilians and destroyed a residential building in Yemen last month, was made in the US, Amnesty International said in a statement on Friday.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence (AFP)
September 22, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday warned of "counter-measures" if Iraq's Kurdistan region goes ahead with a planned referendum on independence.
Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27 (AFP)
September 22, 2017 - 07:24 GMT
Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) (AFP/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
One of the Philippines’ leading Muslim figures has called on lawmakers to pass the law to grant autonomy.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and President Trump (AFP/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 13:29 GMT
Topics included the Syrian refugee crisis and defeating ISIS
The bomb had been hidden in a large white bucket at Parsons Green station (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
The 17-year-old was detained under anti-terrorism powers early Thursday.
A number of Israeli warplanes violated Lebanese airspace over the South on Wednesday evening (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 10:51 GMT
Israeli warplanes dropped missile-deflecting flares over al-Mansouri.
Google announced Wednesday it will launch a $5 million innovation fund to counter terrorism worldwide (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 09:54 GMT
It will launch a $5 million innovation fund to counter terrorism worldwide.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AFP/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 09:08 GMT
Abbas Urges UN to Take Action Regarding Israeli Occupation
Female Members of the Islamic State Group (IS) (AFP/File  Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 08:32 GMT
They were moved to a detention center south of Mosul under control of Iraqi security forces.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 08:12 GMT
The documents provide evidence of Israel's war crimes
Hamed Sinno, Vocalist of Mashrou' Leila
September 20, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
He appears in a Marsa Sexual Health video tutorial teaching viewers how to use a condom.
Switzerland could soon become the latest European country to ban the burqa (AFP)
September 20, 2017 - 15:13 GMT
Switzerland could soon become the latest European country to ban the burqa. But why are suppoosedly liberal EU states trying to control the dress choices of Muslim women.