Middle East

Palestinians killed in Israeli home demolition raid

Two Palestinians and one Israeli policeman killed during Israeli home demolition operation in southern Bedouin village.

Middle East

Fatah and Hamas to form unity government

Agreement reached after three days of talks in Moscow paving the way for the formation of a new National Council.


Court says ex-Libya rebel can sue Britain's ex-FM

Supreme Court says dissident, who helped topple Gaddafi, can sue ex-foreign secretary Jack Straw and MI6 officials.


Islands of contention: Tiran and Sanafir

A tumultuous tale of two islands that span decades.

Syria's Civil War

Russia 'inviting Trump officials' to Syria talks

Foreign minister says Russia and US could start discussions on 'fighting terrorism' in Syria at summit in Kazakhstan.


A letter to my brother in Egyptian prison

As his trial finally begins, Ibrahim Halawa's sister describes the family's ongoing anguish.

Middle East

Palestinians in Chile 'live and breathe Palestine'

Al Jazeera speaks with Ziad el-Aloul, a Palestinian activist, about ways to unite Palestinian diaspora in Latin America.

Middle East

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses': official

Governor of Istanbul says Abdulgadir Masharipov, who was captured on Monday, admitted to killing 39 on New Year's Eve.

Middle East

Istanbul club attack suspect caught

Man suspected of killing 39 people in Reina nightclub captured in apartment in Esenyurt district, say Turkish media.


Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine

'The US must start treating Palestinians as equals to Israelis.'

Middle East

Death toll in Yemen conflict passes 10,000

UN humanitarian aid office says 40,000 people also injured in the conflict while 10 million need 'urgent assistance'.

Middle East

Police officers killed in Egypt checkpoint attack

Authorities say at least eight dead in Naqb, about 70km from Kharga city, in New Valley province in the Western Desert.

Middle East

Roadside blast targets police in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Explosion targets armoured vehicle carrying riot police in Kurdish-majority province, killing at least four officers.

Middle East

Syrian rebel groups agree to attend Astana meeting

Delegation of opposition factions to attend peace talks but others, including Ahrar al-Sham, plan to stay away.