Mohammed Vall

Mohammed Vall

Middle East

Saudi Arabia accused by its neighbours of politicising Hajj

Riyadh has been accused of using the annual pilgrimage to Mecca as a tool of pressure in its foreign politics.

Saudi Arabia accused by its neighbours of politicising Hajj

Africa

Mali: Candidates claim election rigging

Opposition candidates in Mali say the vote was rigged and that they will not accept results from stations they suspect of being meddled with.

Mali: Candidates claim election rigging

Mali

Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum

Cisse came in second to President Keita in 2013, but instability in Mali may provide him the circumstances to win this time around.

Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum

Middle East

Anti-government protesters injured in Iran's Khuzestan

At least eleven people have been wounded in two days of clashes between demonstrators and police across the southeast of Iran.

Anti-government protesters injured in Iran's Khuzestan

Middle East

Iraq elections: Manual recount to begin on Tuesday

The recount of Iraq's disputed election has yet to begin, but in the interim, the mandate for the Council of Representatives - Iraq's legislature - has expired, triggering a constitutional crisis.

Iraq elections: Manual recount to begin on Tuesday

Turkey Elections 2018

What do Turkey's 2018 election results mean for the Kurds?

The pro-Kurdish HDP party passed the election threshold to win almost 12 percent of the 600 seats in parliament.

What do Turkey's 2018 election results mean for the Kurds?

Middle East

Turkey election: Votes for pro-Kurdish HDP party could be pivotal

Though one of the main opposition parties represents the Kurdish minority, particularly in the southeast, its vote could be decisive in the election.

Turkey election: Votes for pro-Kurdish HDP party could be pivotal

Middle East

Turkish candidates brace for surprises ahead of Sunday vote

Candidates are bracing for surprises at a crucial time in the political landscape as a large number of swing voters have been shifting allegiances

Turkish candidates brace for surprises ahead of Sunday vote

Middle East

Turkey's Syrian refugees hot-topic issue in upcoming election

As the Turkish economy slows down and people are getting ready to elect new leadership, the presence of millions of Syrian refugees living in the country returns to the fore.

Turkey's Syrian refugees hot-topic issue in upcoming election

Middle East

Eid bringing hope to children of Idlib

This area of Idlib is one of a few territories still under rebel control and the Syrian army continues to launch attacks in an effort to retake it.

Eid bringing hope to children of Idlib

Cyclone

Cyclone Mekunu: Oman braced for massive storm

Thousands moved away from coastal and low-lying areas as the most powerful storm to hit Oman approaches.

Cyclone Mekunu: Oman braced for massive storm

Middle East

Yemen: UAE attempting to 'colonise' Socotra

Standoff over the Yemeni island of Socotra worsens as government officials accuse United Arab Emirates of trying to colonise the country.

Yemen: UAE attempting to 'colonise' Socotra