Middle East

Iraq police issue warrants for mob who killed 'teenage gunman'

An act of violence at a demonstration divides Iraq's anti-government protesters.

United Nations

UN extends mandate for agency supporting Palestinian refugees

UNRWA's mandate overwhelmingly renewed for another three years, despite opposition by US and Israel.

UN extends mandate for agency supporting Palestinian refugees

Lebanon

Hezbollah: 'No easy feat' but Lebanon gov't must include everyone

Hassan Nasrallah insists on its ally, the FPM take part in next government, with consultations starting on Monday.

Hezbollah: 'No easy feat' but Lebanon gov't must include everyone

Middle East

Former PM declared Algeria president, but thousands protest again

Demonstrators who forced Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit vow to keep protesting after Abdelmadjid Tebboune's election win.

Former PM declared Algeria president, but thousands protest again

Algeria

Abdelmadjid Tebboune: Who is Algeria's new president?

Former PM and Bouteflika ally makes comeback but his election is rejected by protest movement seeking old guard's exit.

Abdelmadjid Tebboune: Who is Algeria's new president?

Libya

EU powers urge calm as Haftar threatens fresh Tripoli assault

Leaders of France, Germany and Italy call for restraint, say political solution only way to achieve stability in Libya.

EU powers urge calm as Haftar threatens fresh Tripoli assault

Turkey

Turkey: Former PM and Erdogan ally launches new party

Ahmet Davutoglu announces new political party, a move dismissed as a non-threat by president's supporters.

Turkey: Former PM and Erdogan ally launches new party

Middle East

Yemen peace talks anniversary: Little progress since Stockholm

Stockholm talks mediators say the agreement's language was too vague and too many details were left unresolved.

Middle East

Algeria elections: Four candidates claim victory

Four of the five candidates running for president claimed victory or said they were going through to the runoff.

Turkey

'Political show': Turkey slams US Senate 'Armenia genocide' vote

Turkish foreign minister says the US vote is 'not legally binding and has no validity whatsoever'.

'Political show': Turkey slams US Senate 'Armenia genocide' vote

Libya

Libya's Haftar announces 'decisive battle' to capture Tripoli

Commander of self-styled Libyan National Army says 'zero hour has come for broad, total assault' to take over capital.

Libya's Haftar announces 'decisive battle' to capture Tripoli

United States

US Senate adopts resolution recognising 'Armenian genocide'

Senate approves resolution recognising early 20th century killings of Armenians as 'genocide', a label Turkey rejects.

US Senate adopts resolution recognising 'Armenian genocide'

Algeria

Polls close in Algeria election denounced by protesters as 'sham'

Extremely low turnout reported in presidential vote as demonstrators in Algiers say deep reforms needed before polls.

Polls close in Algeria election denounced by protesters as 'sham'

Greece

Head of Tobruk parliament says Libya-Turkey deal 'invalid'

In Athens visit, chief of parliament in Libya's east rejects accord signed by rival UN-recognised government in Tripoli.

Head of Tobruk parliament says Libya-Turkey deal 'invalid'

AJ Impact

Saudi prince gets his $2 trillion Aramco valuation, but at a cost

Shares of the state-owned oil and gas giant surpassed the crown prince's target on company's second day of trading.

Saudi prince gets his $2 trillion Aramco valuation, but at a cost