Al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Aqsa prayers pass peacefully after weeks of unrest

Palestinians of all ages enter mosque compound in East Jerusalem after Israel lifts restrictions on male worshippers.

Al-Aqsa prayers pass peacefully after weeks of unrest

Middle East

Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt

Palestinian shot dead north of Hebron after reportedly trying to stab Israeli soldiers, army says.

Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt

War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Kabul attack to cholera in Yemen

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including protests in the Philippines and floods in India.

Week in pictures: From Kabul attack to cholera in Yemen

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian dies as Israel restricts al-Aqsa access

Young protester succumbs to wounds after being shot by Israeli forces, as police renew ban on men under 50 at holy site.

Palestinian dies as Israel restricts al-Aqsa access

Human Rights

Israeli settlers occupy Palestinian home in Hebron

Tensions grow after around 100 Israeli settlers forcibly take over a Palestinian home in the flash point city of Hebron.

Israeli settlers occupy Palestinian home in Hebron

Opinion

The energy factor in the GCC crisis

Gas production from the world's largest gas field takes centre stage in Qatar-Iran relations and the GCC crisis.

Susan Kurdli

by Susan Kurdli

Susan Kurdli

Middle East

Qatar: UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis

Qatar's foreign minister also accused the four Arab countries that have blockaded Doha of violating international law.

Middle East

UN struggles to deliver humanitarian aid in Syria

The UN has delivered aid to only a few hard-to-reach areas in Syria and not a single besieged location this month.

UN struggles to deliver humanitarian aid in Syria

Middle East

Jordan asks Israel to put embassy guard on trial

Kingdom seeks to question guard who has returned to Israel after dispute that left two Jordanian citizens dead.

King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial

Opinion

The crisis of regional order in the Gulf

An approach that ignores the demands and desires of people is destined to fail to produce a new coherent regional order.

Prof Dr Ahmet Davutoglu

by Prof Dr Ahmet Davutoglu

Prof Dr Ahmet Davutoglu

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinians met with tear gas upon return to al-Aqsa

More than 100 injured as Israeli forces fire tear gas on worshippers re-entering holy after two weeks of protests.

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 vicious attack' against network.

Al Jazeera slams Netanyahu bid to shut Jerusalem office

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

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.