Palestine

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Four Palestinian groups allege high-level Israeli officials are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Middle East

Qatar and Saudi Arabia to compete at show jumping competition

At Ashghabat 2017 in Turkmenistan, riders from Qatar and Saudi Arabia will compete while their countries are locked in a bitter political dispute.

Middle East

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Palestinian community of Khan al-Ahmar pessimistic over upcoming verdict by Israel's top court on forced eviction case.

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Al Jazeera World

Oman's Sailing Stars

How four young Omani women sailors challenge stereotypes and push the limits to represent their country internationally.

Politics

Erdogan: Turkey mulls sanctions over Kurdish referendum

Turkish leader says Ankara is mulling sanctions if Iraq's Kurdistan region proceeds with September 25 referendum.

Erdogan warns of sanctions over Kurds' independence bid

Opinion

Invention of the Mizrahim

Israel invented the word Mizrahim to strip Arab Jews of their histories as they tried to do with Palestinians.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Middle East

'Deadly air strikes' target hospitals in Syria's Idlib

War monitor says Syrian and Russian jets struck four facilities, including maternity hospital, in retaliatory assault.

Middle East

Trump says Gulf crisis can be 'solved pretty quickly'

US president and Qatari emir discuss Gulf diplomatic crisis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Gaza

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

The latest episode of the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation saga is not a step closer to a unity government, analysts say.

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

Middle East

Controversial Israeli film Foxtrot wins at Ophir awards

It is a film that's been denounced by Israel's culture minister, but that did not stop Foxtrot from winning best picture at the country's annual movie awards.

Middle East

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

As Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu meet in public for the first time, analysts say relations have never been closer.

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

Inside Story

Censorship, social media and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia orders Snapchat to block Al Jazeera in latest move after Riyadh-led bloc imposed blockade on Qatar in June.

Middle East

Sheikh Tamim: 'Siege' states seek to destabilise Qatar

Sheikh Tamim renews call for talks 'based on mutual respect for sovereignty' to end the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Qatari emir condemns 'unjust blockade' in UNGA speech

Opinion

Regional implications of the Kurdish independence vote

Iraqi Kurdistan's neighbours will not allow the upcoming referendum to trigger wholesale changes in the regional order.

Ranj Alaaldin

by Ranj Alaaldin

Ranj Alaaldin

Middle East

UK firms make huge profits on arm sales to Saudi Arabia

Arms sales to Riyadh exceed $8bn, while UK government receives just $40m of corporate tax, War Child report says.

UK firms make huge profits on arm sales to Saudi Arabia