A deadly al-Qaeda attack on an Ivory Coast resort town in March reminded the world that the terror network once led by Osama Bin Laden…View More What has happened to al-Qaeda?
Angered by the suffering of civilians in Syria’s war-torn province of Idlib, a young student there has come up with his own form of protest…View More Protesting against the Syrian war – in rap
Most of the 31 parties in the running have declared their stance on Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. Jerusalem – Israelis head to the polls…View More Israel election: Where do the parties stand on the occupation?
Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley yesterday said they had been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…View More Palestinians vow 'never to give up land' Israel covets
WASHINGTON — President Trump left open the possibility on Wednesday of relaxing economic sanctions against Iran before starting new nuclear negotiations, seeming to undercut his…View More Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Easing Iranian Sanctions to Spur Nuclear Talks
TEHERAN (DPA) – Iran intends to stick to banning women from attending sports events in stadiums despite a countrywide protest, a government official said on…View More Iran insists on banning women from sports events despite protests
GAZA (REUTERS) – Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday (Sept 11) hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister…View More Israel strikes Gaza after rocket sirens force Netanyahu off stage
Part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands celebrated Ashoura yesterday in Iraq, causing a stampede and killing at least 31 pilgrims on one…View More Walkway collapse and stampede kill 31 pilgrims taking part in holy ritual
Sahar Khodayari, arrested for trying to enter a football stadium, set herself on fire last week outside a courthouse. Tehran, Iran – An Iranian female football…View More 'Blue girl': Iran's football fan, denied stadium entry, dies
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – A Turkish newspaper says in his final words, slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth…View More In last words, slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi asked killers not to suffocate him
An Iranian female football fan who set herself on fire a week ago has died. The woman set herself alight in Tehran after her trial,…View More Iran’s ‘blue girl’ dies after setting herself on fire
Qatari envoy, tasked with rebuilding Gaza’s infrastructure, says local, regional parties taking advantage of situation. Doha, Qatar – There is no hope of achieving peace between…View More No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'
German doctor and nun, hailed for her efforts in containing leprosy in Pakistan, would have been 90 on Monday. Described as a pioneer and hailed…View More Ruth Pfau: Why Google honours her today
BEIRUT (AFP) – Air strikes hit positions of pro-Iranian forces and allied militias in eastern Syria overnight, killing 18 fighters, a war monitor said Monday…View More Air strikes kill 18 pro-Iran fighters in east Syria