Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl
The death toll in Aleppo is said to have risen above 200 in just two days, provoking a strong reaction from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Russian-backed Syrian forces seized strategic territory to the north of Aleppo on Saturday, marking the first major ground advance of an offensive to retake rebel-held zones and bring the entire city
Amateur video shows a baby boy and a little girl being rescued from the rubble in Aleppo, after the Syrian city is hit by a wave of heavy air strikes.
Russia and the United States continue their stumbling diplomacy over Syria on the margins of the UN General Assembly, with little sign of progress.
Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.
The latest example of road rage comes from Turkey, where an argument between a passenger and the driver on an Istanbul bus got out of hand, leaving 11 people…
The Syrian Army’s offensive in rebel-held eastern-Aleppo is said to have been the heaviest in months.
Rescuers in Egypt have pulled more bodies from the sea, two days after a boat sank as it carried migrants towards Europe.
A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.
The Syrian army’s new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo has intensified.
The Syrian Army, has announced a new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo, days after a week-long ceasefire crumbled.
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad has hit out at the US, saying it has no will to work with Russia to defeat ISIL and other groups seen as terrorist in…
The United Nations has said it will resume aid operations to Syria by sending trucks to a besieged district near Damascus.
Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested in Egypt after at least 42 people were killed when a boat carrying hundreds of African migrants capsized off the Egyptian…
At least 43 people have been killed and scores more are missing after a boat carrying almost 600 migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt.
The new acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has voiced his fears for the fate of Christians in the Middle East saying their presence in the region is under…
The short lived truce in Syria brokered by the US and Russia is in tatters after a UN aid convoy was destroyed.
An Israeli official said an attacker who tried to storm the Israel embassy in the Turkish capital has been captured.
Four medical workers from the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations were killed overnight by an airstrike in Syria.
The Obama administration has accused Russian forces of the airstrike on a UN aid convoy, which shattered the fragile peace agreement in Syria.
At talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the Syrian ceasefire is “not dead”, despite the devastating strike on a huma
Voter apathy in Jordan could be an opportunity for the country's re-branded Islamists to make gains
The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…
The people of Jordan are voting in parliamentary elections under a new system which it is claimed shows the pro-Western monarchy is bringing in democratic…
An international aid convoy has been hit by an air strike while delivering aid to 78,000 people in the hard-to-reach town of Urm al-Kubra in Syria.
An aid convoys which had been trying to reach a remote rebel-held area is hit in an airstrike - 18 of the 31 trucks are struck with many casualties reported, mostly drivers