From bombs and bullets to the glare of a WC

When Hazem Attar fled the stricken Syrian city of Aleppo seven years ago, he could not have imagined his brutal journey would lead him to a World Cup football match.

Dhaka urges UN to halt violence in Palestinian territories by Israel

Bangladesh urges the Security Council to prevail upon Israel to immediately halt its illegal settlements and violence in the occupied Palestinian territories.

US Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, US Vice President Mike Pence says in a speech to the Israeli parliament that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.

What's behind Trump's Jerusalem gambit?

Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has not only angered Palestinians but also outraged world leaders.

FROM A BYSTANDER / 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.

Israeli-Palestinian violence: Gaza rocket lands in Israel

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

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.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

Palestinians formally join International Criminal 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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