Middle East


Protests and violence around Jerusalem

A Palestinian was shot dead as he attempted a suspected knife-attack on Israeli forces just kilometres from where the US President's was visiting Jerusalem's Old City.Meanwhile, a general strike was


Erdogan back as head of AK Party

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become the first president to lead a party since 1950. He took over the reins from Binali Yildirim, who will remain as Turkey's prime minister until elections set for 2019.


17 mummies found in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in a complex of catacombs in Minya province, the first discovery of its kind since 1950