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A file picture taken on July 18, 2013, shows Lebanese writer and actor Ziad Itani performing on stage in the capital Beirut. (Anwar Amro/AFP)
November 25, 2017 - 11:03 GMT
A statement released by State Security said that Itani was believed to have been providing information to and communicating with Israel.
View of the Rawda mosque, roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish, after a gun and bomb attack killed 235 there on November 24, 2017 (Stringer/AFP)
November 25, 2017 - 07:45 GMT
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah Al Sisi has vowed to respond forcefully after attackers killed at least 235 worshippers in a packed mosque in restive North Sinai province, the country's deadliest attack in recent memory.
The Bangladesh Foreign Ministry has said that the Rohingya repatriation process will
November 24, 2017 - 14:33 GMT
The Bangladesh Foreign Ministry has said that the Rohingya repatriation process will "commence within two months".
The attack happened at a mosque in the northern Sinai after Friday prayers (AFP)
November 24, 2017 - 14:23 GMT
A bombing and shooting attack against worshipers at a mosque in the northern Sinai after Friday prayers caused mass casualties.
Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday Castigated the U.S. policy in the Middle East region (AFP)
November 24, 2017 - 11:32 GMT
Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday Castigated the U.S. policy in the Middle East region and praised Russia for its support for his country on the international arena.
The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has said  that any future war in the region will result in the annihilation of Israel. (AFP)
November 24, 2017 - 11:13 GMT
The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened that any future war in the region will result in the annihilation of Israel.
The Syrian opposition stressed Thursday that the transitional process in Syria would not start before the departure of Bashar al-Assad and his loyalists (AFP)
November 24, 2017 - 11:02 GMT
The Syrian opposition stressed Thursday that the transitional process in Syria would not start before the departure of Bashar al-Assad and his loyalists.
Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran
November 24, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran "the new Hitler of the Middle East" in an interview with The New York Times published on Thursday, sharply escalating the war of words between the arch-rivals.
Pilgrims in Mecca (AFP/File)
November 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The kingdom intends to offer visits to historic sites such as Mada'in Saleh, a 2,000-year-old Nabataean city carved into the rocks of the northern desert.
Hariri returned to Beirut on Tuesday, more than two weeks after he abruptly announced his resignation from Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2017 - 15:58 GMT
Hariri returned to Beirut on Tuesday, more than two weeks after he abruptly announced his resignation from Saudi Arabia.
A suicide bombing in Adamawa state on Tuesday left at least 50 Muslim worshippers dead, just hours after 30 mostly women and children were killed in ethnic violence in the northeastern state. (AFP/File Photo)
November 23, 2017 - 14:55 GMT
A suicide bombing in Adamawa state on Tuesday left at least 50 Muslim worshippers dead, just hours after 30 mostly women and children were killed in ethnic violence in the northeastern state.
The mass execution came after an internal rift in the group. (AFP/File Photo)
November 23, 2017 - 14:08 GMT
The mass execution came after an internal rift in the group.
Police carried out the operations after receiving a tip that the suspects were plotting an attack. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
Police carried out the operations after receiving a tip that the suspects were plotting an attack.
Al-Shabaab soldiers, Al Bawaba
November 23, 2017 - 12:17 GMT
While ISIS evaporates, Al-Shabaab is here to stay, and promises to exacerbate an already-dire humanitarian situation in Somalia.
Syrian refugees queue to register their names for employment at the Zaatari refugee camp, on October 4. (AFP)
November 23, 2017 - 11:57 GMT
The Jordan Compact agreement pledged to create 200,000 jobs for Syrian refugees in the country in exchange for aid, yet its conditions limit how much they can actually contribute to Jordanian society.
Pope Francis (AFP/File)
November 23, 2017 - 11:11 GMT
The Vatican confirmed on Wednesday that Pope Francis would meet the military chief of Myanmar during his upcoming trip to the region.