Middle East

Women used as bargaining chips in South Sudan customary courts

A strike by judges in South Sudan means more people are turning to customary courts to settle legal issues.

Middle East

Qatar: Ending blockade should precede dialogue

Qatar's defence minister warns of legal action if the four Arab nations do not end siege that is in its second month.

Qatar: Ending blockade should precede dialogue

Middle East

Saudi-led group blacklists 18 individuals, groups

Additions to 'terror list' include nine groups from Libya and Yemen, and nine Qataris, Yemenis and Kuwaitis.

Saudi-led group blacklists 18 individuals, groups

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa compound

Palestinians continue to protest as mosque official says move does not fulfill Muslims' demands to remove CCTV cameras.

GCC

Saudi lobby pays $138,000 for anti-Qatar ads in the US

Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee buys 30-second TV spots for ads accusing Qatar of funding 'terrorism'.

Saudi lobby pays $138,000 for anti-Qatar ads in the US

Middle East

Arsal, Lebanon: Hezbollah close to expelling Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

The Lebanese group Hezbollah says it is close to driving out Jabhat Fateh al-Sham fighters from the Syria-Lebanon frontier.

Middle East

Jordan seeks to question Israeli embassy guard

The guard sought by Jordanian security agencies in connection with deadly embassy shooting returns to Israel.

Jordan seeks to question Israeli embassy guard

Al-Aqsa Mosque

UN says al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday

UN envoy warns of "catastrophic costs" if al-Aqsa Mosque compound crisis is not resolved swiftly.

Inside Story

Will calls for direct talks to end Gulf crisis work?

During Gulf Arab tour, Turkey's president says blockade against Qatar must end for diplomatic efforts to be effective.

Middle East

Clashes over al-Aqsa compound persist amid diplomatic efforts

Senior officials from the US and Israel are meeting at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem - the scene of more clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters on Sunday night.

Middle East

UN delegation visits Yemen amid cholera outbreak

UN officials meet Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher for talks on international aid, state news agency Saba reports.

UN delegation visits Yemen amid cholera outbreak

GCC

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Speakers at conference in Doha question Saudi-led group's accusation that Qatar is funding terrorism.

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Turkey

Qatar's Emir and Erdogan discuss Gulf crisis

Turkish president reviews Gulf row with Qatar's Emir on the last leg of his shuttle diplomacy tour in the region.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Five things you need to know about al-Aqsa

Amid growing tensions at al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Al Jazeera explains why the holy site is a flashpoint.

Five things you need to know about al-Aqsa

Opinion

How Gaza was made into an unlivable place

What is it like to live in a place with a few hours of electricity a day and eight hours of water every four days?

Michael Lynk

by Michael Lynk

Michael Lynk