Palestinians in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem have closed all shops in a general strike in support of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails whose mass hunger strike has entered its 36th…
The US President has called on Arab leaders to do their share to fight "Islamist extremism" in a speech that put the responsibility on the region to combat militant groups while urging unity among rel
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Palestinians go to the polls for the first time since 2012 today in the West Bank, again without the participation of Hamas, which is not allowing any vote in the Gaza Strip.
Thirty couples paraded through Aleppo garbed in white and military uniforms before taking their vows, in what has been described as the city’s biggest wedding celebration in six…
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he expects talks in Washington with Donald Trump next week will mark a new beginning in their troubled relations.
Israeli police investigating why a 14 year-old was kept secluded and mostly indoors in his Hadera home said they no longer suspect the boy's parents.
Turkish authorities detain dozens suspected of involvement in last July's failed coup attempt, following which thousands were taken into custody.
Wikipedia, which was blocked in Turkey two weeks ago, has been warned that its content gives the impression that Ankara supports terrorist organisations.
US-backed Syrian militias say they have fully seized the town of Tabqa and the country’s largest dam from the so-called Islamic State.
Import-dependent Egypt has been hit by soaring inflation since it floated its currency last November as part of reform to get an IMF loan.
by James Lynch, Deputy Programme Director at Amnesty International After a tumultuous few years of corruption allegations, internal upheaval and