Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa 360: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Millions of feet have walked these grounds, and now you can join them.

Al-Aqsa 360: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Middle East

HRW expresses fears for Saudi Arabia's ex-crown prince

In letter to government, rights group seeks clarification on reports of restrictions on movements of Mohammad bin Nayef.

HRW seeks information on Saudi Arabia's Nayef

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israelis fire tear gas at Palestinians in al-Aqsa

Worshippers make their way to holy site after two weeks of protesting against Israeli-imposed obstacles to free entry.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Muslims return to worship in al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel removes barricades and surveillance equipment around holy site after two weeks of protests by Palestinians.

Middle East

France to conduct asylum-seeker checks in Libya

Macron announces plan to set up 'hot spots' to handle asylum requests, just two days after brokering talks in Paris.

Emmanuel Macron: Hot Spots for asylum seekers in Libya

Jerusalem

Timeline: Al-Aqsa Mosque

A review of the critical events that have marked the history of al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Timeline: Al-Aqsa Mosque

Middle East

US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Human Rights Watch urges US to suspend all support for Iraqi army division pending probe into alleged executions.

US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Middle East

Al Jazeera slams Netanyahu bid to shut Jerusalem office

Doha-based outlet says Israel leader's defamatory claims are latest episode of 'ongoing viscous attack' against network.

Al Jazeera slams Netanyahu bid to shut Jerusalem office

Opinion

Al-Aqsa: One encroachment too many?

The metal detector fiasco at al-Aqsa compound is the latest step in Israel's gradual encroachment on Palestinian land.

Harry Hagopian

by Harry Hagopian

Harry Hagopian

Middle East

Hezbollah announces ceasefire in northeast Lebanon

Group 'close to military victory' calls truce with Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, whose fighters will reportedly return to Syria.

Middle East

Libyan forces warn ISIL is regrouping

Libyan forces allied to the UN-backed government in Tripoli have warned that ISIL fighters are regrouping and could launch attacks on the port city of Misrata.

Middle East

Israel removes more al-Aqsa security installations

Palestinians rejoice as new restrictions at entrance of holy site, including metal railings, are removed after protests.

Middle East

ICRC decries Yemen’s ‘dire’ health woes

The International Committee of the Red Cross has raised an alarm over Yemen’s challenges in the health sector.

Middle East

Families in Yemen demand release of 'prisoners of war'

Protesters call for ICRC intervention in securing freedom for those held in UAE-run prison network and Houthi-run jails.

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition blamed for boat deaths off Yemen

UN investigators point finger at coalition helicopters for raid on Somali refugee vessel in March that killed 42 people.