Jordan

Is Jordan paying the price for Jerusalem criticism?

Observers say Amman's vehement condemnation of President Trump's Jerusalem announcement has upset the US' Arab allies.

Is Jordan paying the price for Jerusalem criticism?

Jerusalem

Latest: OIC to call for recognition of Palestine

Here are the latest developments since Donald Trump's decision to recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Trump's Jerusalem move: All the latest updates

Palestine

'Mishandled explosives' kill 2 Palestinians in Gaza

Islamic Jihad says the deadly explosion near Beit Lahia in northern Gaza was an accident.

'Mishandled explosives' kill 2 Palestinians in Gaza

Yemen

Russia suspends diplomatic mission in Yemen's Sanaa

Decision attributed to situation in Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital facing bombardment by Saudi-led military coalition.

Russian diplomatic staff leave Yemen's Sanaa

Yemen

Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis

A senior UN official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow "sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access" for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease.

United Kingdom

UK defence minister on $6.7bn arms deal with Qatar

Gavin Williamson made the comments a day after Qatar agreed to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain in a $6.7bn deal.

Middle East

Amnesty: EU governments complicit in abuse of refugees, migrants

Amnesty International is accusing European governments of knowingly exposing thousands of refugees to torture and abuse in their efforts to curb migration.

Battle for Jerusalem

'Beaten' Palestinian boy in viral photo to face charges

Fawzi al-Junaidi, 16, denies accusations of throwing stones and protesting, saying he was severely beaten by Israelis.

'Beaten' Palestinian boy in viral photo to face charges

Middle East

African asylum seekers face deportation from Israel

Thousands of African asylum seekers and refugees are facing deportation from Israel, after parliament approved a bill allowing the government to force them out of the country.

Yemen

More than 8 million 'a step away' from famine in Yemen

UN calls for unimpeded aid delivery to war-torn Yemen as Saudi-led coalition's blockade of ports continues.

More than 8 million 'a step away' from famine in Yemen

Qatar

Latest: Withdrawal of Saudi from Gulf Cup denied

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its sixth month.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

India's deafening silence after Trump's Jerusalem shift

Deliberately vague response contradicted decades of solidarity with Palestine as an integral part of its foreign policy.

India's deafening silence after Trump's Jerusalem shift

Jerusalem

Putin, Erdogan warn US move risks escalating tensions

Russian leader ends whirlwind regional tour in Turkey, criticising Trump's decision to call Jerusalem Israel's capital.

Inside Story

Does the EU have a role in the Middle East?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his first visit to the EU's headquarters in Brussels.

Palestine

PLO member: US has ripped legal foundation of peace

PLO member denounces US VP after Palestinian president withdrew from scheduled meeting amid Jerusalem fury.

Hanan Ashrawi: US ripped legal foundation of peace