Syria's Civil War

Syria blames Saudis and UN for talks failure

Chief negotiator Bashar al-Jaafari accuses UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura of undermining eighth round of talks.

Bashar al-Jaafari blames Saudis, UN for talks failure

United Kingdom

Memorial held for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Six months ago the Grenfell Tower fire shocked London and raised angry questions about the safety of council homes. A memorial service has been held to honour the memory of the 71 people killed in the fire.


Hamas marks 30-year anniversary with Gaza rally

Born from the first Intifada in 1987, the movement celebrates its 30-year anniversary with large rally in Gaza City.

US & Canada

US gun debate five years after Sandy Hook massacre

It has been five years since 26 people, including 20 school children, were massacred in the US state of Connecticut. But despite these incidents, there has been no congressional action on restricting guns.

US & Canada

US military ‘close’ to sending cyber soldiers to battlefields

Coming soon to the front lines of combat, US cyber soldiers, armed with keyboards, codes and electromagnetic tools to support traditional military operations.


Is Ukraine on the brink of another Maidan?

A dangerous populist political game in Ukraine is threatening the stability of the government.

Peter Zalmayev

by Peter Zalmayev

Peter Zalmayev


Upset win for democrats in Alabama Senate election

Democrat Doug Jones, buoyed by female and black voter support, won a surprising victory over Republican Roy Moore, who was dogged by accusations of sexual assault, pedophilia and racism, in a US Senate race in the conservative state of Alabama.


Netanyahu rejects OIC's East Jerusalem declaration

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rejects declaration of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Netanyahu: OIC Jerusalem statement fails to impress us


United Kingdom still split over Brexit negotiations

Brexit may have just become even more complicated for Theresa May, but the UK's 'Leaver' camp remains committed.

Middle East

Trump's Jerusalem move: Obstacles for US embassy plans

Working is taking place at a potential site in West Jerusalem for the US embassy, leased to the US in the 1980s, but Palestinian families claim that they own the land and have the documents to prove it.


British MPs vote to have final say on Brexit deal

British politicians vote in favour of giving parliament the final say on any withdrawal deal with the European Union.

May loses Brexit vote in parliament before EU summit

Inside Story

Can Muslim leaders alter Trump's Jerusalem decision?

Turkish president calls Jerusalem a 'red line' as he hosts an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul.

Syria's Civil War

Syrian and Russian fighter jets target rebel positions

Casualties reported from southern Aleppo and Damascus countryside amid fighting on the ground in Idlib.


Ireland and Brexit: Five things you need to know

The Republic of Ireland, an EU member state, is the only country to share a land border with the UK.

Ireland and Brexit: Five things you need to know

Middle East

Yemen: Houthis meet members of late president's party

Houthi political leader meets late President Saleh's party in a move suspected to aim at reviving a broken partnership.

Yemen: Houthis meet members of late president's GPC