"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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
Total becomes first international energy company to invest in Iran since sanctions eased following nuclear accord
Qatar says its sovereignty is at stake and that it won't shut down the Al Jazeera satellite channel.
Pride rallies have taken place in previous years in Istanbul and some of those behind it are vowing to go ahead and stage the event this year as
A third journalist has died after being hit by an explosion in Mosul in Iraq earlier this week
Lebanese icon Fayrouz revealed on social media a sneak peak of her newest album to be released this fall.
A new light is being shone on centuries-old pieces of art from the Middle East at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art
Christina, an Iraqi Christianm was kidnapped by ISIL in 2014 after her home town was overrun by the militant group.
Reports suggest the late Libyan leader's son, who is wanted for crimes against humanity and was said to be Gaddafi's chosen successor, has been freed under amnesty.
A television advert in which the victims of a terrorist encourage society to “bomb hatred with love” has sparked a debate online.
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Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners have ended a 40-day hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails.
More than 1,000 inmates initially took
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
Donald Trump has said he believes he has a ‘‘rare opportunity’‘ to bring peace to the Middle East after arriving in Israel.
Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza have marked the anniversary of Nakba, the day Israel was created 69 years ago.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has prayed at the River Jordan, historically believed to be the site of Jesus’ baptism.
There’ve been fresh clashes in the West Bank between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesting over prisoners in Israeli jails.
The Arabian Travel Market is showcasing the region the World Tourism Organisation says is set to become a tourist hotspot.
Discontent has risen over steep rises in consumer prices, coupled with stubbornly high unemployment. Many Iranians are struggling to make ends meet, despite the lifting of international sanctions that
The so-called Islamic State group now only controls less than a fifth of the territory it held in Iraq in 2014, according to an Iraqi military spokesman.
In Iran, Iraq and Egypt, many called the move reckless.
International donors are expected to pledge billions more euros for Syrian refugees at a conference that has kicked off in Brussels.