• OIC Summit calls for unity

    The Muslim world needs to develop a common denominator of issues over which no Muslim country will differ. Had the Muslim nations been united, the Palestinian issue would have been resolved long ago.

  • Palestinian kills US tourist in Israel

    The American, named as Taylor Force, is one of 10 people stabbed by an attacker in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv.

  • Fears of escalation in Israel-Palestinian violence

    Deadly violence between Israel and the Palestinians flared Friday as a Jewish holy site was torched in the West Bank, prompting a "very concerned" US President Barack Obama to call for calm.

  • Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel

    The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fire a rocket into southern Israel, amid a sharp increase in tensions.

  • Mecca's Grand Mosque

    Why do thousands want to show off Mecca on a chat app?

    Saudis are asking Snapchat to host this live coverage on the 27th day of Ramadan (13 July this year) as it is believed to be one of the more blessed nights of the month.

  • '2,000 removed from Syrian camp after IS advance'

    Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it, a Palestinian official told AFP.

  • Palestinians join war crime court

    The Palestinians have formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), a key step towards being able to pursue Israelis for alleged war crimes.

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