"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
At least one person was killed on Sunday in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman, according to a Jordanian security source.
New security cameras reportedly installed at the entrance of the Jerusalem mosque at the centre of deadly new tension between Israelis and Palestinians
Turkish police detained 47 protesters in capital Ankara on Sunday (July 23) demonstrating in support of two teachers arrested for going on a hunger strike
Residents of ISIL's self-described capital of Raqqa in Syria celebrated as they were released from the jihadist group's rule.
An all-out assault is said to be underway to drive Sunni militants from their last stronghold along the Syria-Lebanon border
Two Palestinians have been killed in violence prompted by Israel's installation of metal detectors at entry points of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
A Cairo criminal court has sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor
sraeli forces have raided the home of a Palestinian accused of stabbing to death three members of an Israeli family
The Emir of Qatar says his country is ready for dialogue to resolve a diplomatic crisis with a Saudi-led group, but stressed that any solution must respect national sovereignty.
Six people killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence following new Israeli security measures at Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem's walled Old City.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contact with Israel, as mass protests over new Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa compound turn deadly.
Jordan hosts first Arab opera festival
Turkey has reacted angrily to pressure from Germany to release the six human rights activists it is continuing to hold in pre-trial detention, one of them a German national.
Saudi Arabia has some of the world's strictest laws for women, who must wear loose-fitting, full-length robes known as abayas in public.
The brutal fight for Raqqa
Musims protest over Israeli security measures imposed at religious site in Jerusalem - dozens injured in clashes
Turkey releases four of ten detained Amnesty International activists but holds on to the other six while it investigates terror related charges
Several Britons and Americans have joined the decisive battle for Raqqa against the extremist group.
The group has been detained pending trial for membership of a terrorist organisation
Several arrests during protests over widescale sackings under Turkey's continuing emergency rule
Turkey extends emergency rule for another three months on Monday, almost a year after it was imposed in the wake of last July's failed military coup.
The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Monday.
Authorities in Yemen begin clean-up operation in Sanaa to combat deadly cholera outbreak
On the anniversary of the failed coup attempt, Turkey’s president openly backs reinstating the death penalty for supporters of the putsch.
Images have emerged of the attacker who stabbed to death two German tourists at an Egyptian beach resort on Friday.
The killer, who is believed to
people flock to mark event despite crackdown
French foreign minister in Qatar for talks
German authorities 'dismayed and angry' at the muder of two nationals
On the eve of the anniversary of last year’s military coup attempt, Turkey dismissed more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics as part of
Footage has emerged of gunmen shooting dead two Israeli police officers outside one of Jerusalem’s holiest and most sensitive sites in the early