Tunisia

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

Kais Said and Nabil Karoui say exit polls show they've made it to runoff, with preliminary results due on Tuesday.

Tunisia presidential vote: Outsiders claim lead in first round

AJ Impact

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil facilities

The attack has taken nearly six percent of global oil production offline, but US, Saudi could tap into large reserves.

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil facilities

Israel

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

The Palestinian Authority has not hidden its desire to see the back of long-term Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

Inside Story

How will Saudi Arabia respond to attacks on its oil plants?

Drone attacks have forced the world's largest oil exporter to cut production in half.

Tunisia

Tunisia: Polls close in vote marred by low turnout

No clear frontrunner in race involving 24 candidates vying for presidency with struggling economy a main focus.

Tunisians vote in unpredictable presidential contest

AJ Impact

Saudis race to restore oil output after Aramco attacks

For the global oil market, the 5.7 million barrels a day outage is the worst single and sudden supply disruption ever.

Saudis race to restore oil output after Aramco attacks

Opinion

Junket journalism in the shadow of genocide

What a visit of a group of journalists and activists to Damascus can tell us about 'laundering' genocidal regimes.

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

by Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Middle East

Saudi oil attacks: Iran rejects US accusation

Iran has rejected a US claim that it is responsible for drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil installations.

Israel

Israel's Ethiopian community denounces racism ahead of election

Ethiopian-Israelis, who constitute a small minority of the population, say they face institutional discrimination.

Israel's Ethiopian community denounces racism ahead of election

Middle East

Palestinian refugees protest to demand asylum in Lebanon

Lebanese law already bans refugees from working in many professions and denies them access to public services.

Middle East

Trump's secret Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in doubt

Analysts say the resignation of Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump company lawyer and the man who was leading the effort, is a bad sign.

Middle East

Iran rejects US accusation over drone attacks on Aramco plants

Foreign ministry dismisses as 'meaningless' allegations by US top diplomat that Tehran is behind Houthi-claimed attacks.

Iran rejects US accusation over drone attacks on Aramco plants

Palestine

'We're doomed anyway': Palestinians on Israeli election

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank cannot vote in the parliamentary poll and say they have little hope of change.

'We're doomed anyway': Palestinians on Israeli election

Inside Story

What will end the protests in Algeria?

The army chief and ruling elite have been refusing the protesters' calls to step down.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt corruption: President el-Sisi denies wrongdoing

At a Cairo youth summit, president says the Egyptian army has been 'defamed' but does not directly address corruption claims against himself.