Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said that the practical response to the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is to consolidate the recognition of the Palestinian state and expand its circle, calling on Washington to back down from this unjust, dangerous and irr
The Middle East saw a fifth day of protests yesterday over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while further global condemnation followed the deeply controversial move.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin warned yesterday that Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel risks escalating tension in an already tense region.
An Uzbek jihadist who confessed to killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub in a New Year gun attack refused to testify Monday on the first day of his trial as his wife denied any links to extremists.
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said the group and its allies in the region would renew their focus on the Palestinian cause after what he called their victories elsewhere in the region.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) urged potential host countries on Monday to take in 1,300 vulnerable refugees currently in Libya, part of an international effort to tackle the migration crisis ...
US-backed militias in Syria said they have formed a joint military centre with the Iraqi army to protect their common border region after ousting Islamic State militants.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.
Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) will show that US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday.
Iraq’s armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad yesterday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State group.