Middle East

Sheikh Tamim: Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

Qatar's emir expresses readiness for dialogue but says any solution to the Gulf crisis must respect sovereignty.

Sheikh Tamim: Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestine suspends contact with Israel over al-Aqsa row

President Mahmoud Abbas' move follows deadly clashes that left three Palestinians dead and hundreds more wounded.

Middle East

Iran accuses US of nuclear deal 'sabotage'

Senior Iranian official vents anger over fresh US sanctions which it says violates terms of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran accuses US of nuclear deal 'sabotage'

Middle East

Israelis dead in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

At least three Israelis dead in West Bank settlement of Neve Tsuf in knife attack, Israeli radio says.

Israelis dead in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Three Palestinians killed as protests rage over al-Aqsa

Clashes continue to rage between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators across occupied territories.

Middle East

Three Palestinians killed as protests rage over al-Aqsa

Clashes continue to rage between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators across occupied territories.

UpFront

UpFront special: Islam, ISIL and the Papacy

In this special on religion, Tahir ul Qadri attacks ISIL's ideology, and we debate if Pope Francis is a reformer

Middle East

Rights group wants monitors to look into Qatar blockade

Brussels-based rights group says 'siege' is against principle of non-interference in other country's internal affairs.

Rights group wants monitors to look into Qatar blockade

UpFront

Islamic scholar: ISIL 'enemies of Islam'

'They are enemies of humankind, enemies of Islam,' says prominent Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir ul Qadri.

Middle East

UN blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly Yemen strikes

UN human rights office says strikes hit three families staying in a makeshift straw house after fleeing their homes.

UN blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly Yemen strikes

UpFront

Is Pope Francis a real reformer?

We debate Pope Francis’ reforms to the Catholic Church, and whether or not he is too progressive.

Middle East

Scores injured in Morocco protests

At least 72 security personnel and 12 protesters hurt during unrest in the northern port city of Al Hoceima.

Human Rights

Al-Aqsa: Clashes in Jerusalem's Old City

At least three Palestinians killed and over a hundred protesters injured in clashes over the al-Aqsa Mosque controversy.

Al-Aqsa: Clashes in Jerusalem's Old City

Middle East

Rex Tillerson hopes Qatar blockade will be lifted

Secretary of State calls for an end to siege of Qatar, saying US is happy with its efforts at combating terror funding.

Rex Tillerson hopes Qatar blockade will be lifted

Middle East

Iraqi prison hopes to reform ISIL recruits

More than 250 ISIL recruits are being held in a prison in the northern Kurdish region of northern Iraq.