Middle East

Palestinians drive Saudi man out of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Mohammed Saud was part of an Arab delegation hosted by the Israeli foreign ministry, the first visit of its kind.

Palestinians drive Saudi man out of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Syria's War

'Boundless criminality': Dozens killed in Idlib market bombing

Residents and rescuers say 50 killed in Syrian and Russian air raids on rebel-held Idlib.

'Boundless criminality': Dozens killed in Idlib market bombing

Twitter

The Khashoggi affair: Twitter manipulation in the Gulf

From the Gulf crisis to the Khashoggi affair, Al Jazeera investigates how bots influence online conversations.

The Khashoggi affair: Twitter manipulation in the Gulf

AJ Impact

US sanctions Chinese oil trader over alleged Iran violations

With tension rising between Tehran and the West, Washington's new punitive measures could worsen trade instability.

US sanctions Chinese oil trader over alleged Iran violations

United Kingdom

UK seeks European naval force to counter 'piracy' in Gulf

FM Jeremy Hunt says UK in talks with a number of countries to ensure safe shipping after Iran seized its oil tanker.

UK seeks European naval force to counter 'piracy' in Gulf

Qatar

Qatari national freed by Saudi Arabia after arbitrary detention

Qatar human rights body welcomes release of Mohsen Saleh Saadoun al-Karbi who has been held in Saudi since April 2018.

Qatari national freed by Saudi Arabia after arbitrary detention

Middle East

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

The 78-year-old's candidacy reinforces expectations that he is seeking to play a bigger role in the country's politics.

Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi to stand for Tunisia parliament polls

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near separation wall

Israeli troops knock down scores of Palestinian homes in Sur Baher village despite international outcry.

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near separation wall

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian homes demolished by Israeli troops

Palestinians accuse Israel of using 'security' as a pretext to force them out and expand illegal settlements.

Palestinian homes demolished by Israeli troops

Somalia

At least 17 killed as car bomb hits Somalia's Mogadishu

The deadly blast happened at a busy security checkpoint near the city's airport, according to officials.

Somalia: Car bomb explodes near Mogadishu airport

United Kingdom

UK tells Iran to release seized oil tanker and crew immediately

British prime minister chairs emergency meeting to decide on how to respond after Iran seized its oil tanker.

UK tells Iran to release seized oil tanker and crew immediately

Iran

Iran says it arrested 17 CIA spies, sentenced some to death

Iranian official says 17 were recruited by the CIA to spy on Iran's nuclear and military sites, a claim the US denies.

Iran says it arrested 17 CIA spies, sentenced some to death

Japan

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

The longtime Japanese diplomat held the IAEA's top job since December 2009.

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

Water

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Middle East

Iraq's polluted water supply sickens 120,000 people

Tens of thousands of Basra residents have required hospital treatment because of government mismanagement and neglect.