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Iran to Trump: Stay in nuclear deal or ‘face severe consequences’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on US President Donald Trump to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, or "face severe consequences". In a televised speech, Details

Afghanistan: 31 dead in suicide attack on voter centre in Kabul

A suicide bombing at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, health officials said. Kabul's acting police chief, Mohammad Daoud Amin, said the Details

Heavy gunfire has been heard near the royal palace

Gunfire as police shoot down 'toy drone' near royal palace. NEws aljazeera. Heavy gunfire has been heard near the royal palace in Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh. The official spokesman of district police Details

North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced that his country will suspend nuclear and missile tests immediately, according to state media. The announcement on Saturday came amid increasingly decreasing tensions on Details

The Palestinian women at the forefront of Gaza’s protests

On one side of the fence, dozens of Israeli soldiers lay positioned behind sand dunes, tracking the Palestinian demonstrators through the crosshairs of their snipers. On the other side, young women, Details

Iran’s Rouhani: We will not wait for approval to produce weapons

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has declared that Tehran will not wait for any permission to produce the weapons it needs to defend the country. In a speech marking Iran's Army Day Details

US: Locked and loaded if Syria uses toxic gas again

The United States has warned it "is locked and loaded" to strike Syria if there are any more chemical attacks, hours after more than 100 bombs targeted facilities in Damascus Details

US sends mixed signals over military action in Syria

US defence chief James Mattis has urged caution in Washington, DC's response against Syria, dialling back President Donald Trump's rhetoric about possible military action following reports a chemical attack in Details

Pregnant singer shot at celebration in Pakistan

Musicians have held protests in Pakistan to demand justice for a pregnant woman who was shot dead while singing at a family function on Tuesday evening. It is not clear exactly Details

US to ‘respond’ to Syria attack; Russia warns of ‘repercussions’

An escalating war of words has broken out between Moscow and Washington over a suspected chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town, raising international tensions amid calls for action at Details

Syria chemical attack kills ‘70’

A chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held stronghold near Syria's capital, Damascus, has killed at least 70 people and affected hundreds, rescue workers have told. The White Helmets, a group Details

Israeli forces kill Palestinian journalist covering Gaza rally

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds. Yaser Murtaja, a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, was Details

Brazil court rejects former President Lula’s bid to avoid prison

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's former president, has been denied a habeas corpus request from the country's Supreme Court, a ruling that will almost certainly see him soon jailed Details

Funerals begin for Palestinians killed by Israel army on Land Day

Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza's border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day.  Palestinians in the besieged Details

China and North Korea confirm Kim Jong-un visit to Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula during his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, according to China's state news agency. Xinhua on Details

Dutch diplomat pulled out of Turkey over spy allegations

The Netherlands has pulled one if its diplomats out of Turkey on Monday after Turkish media reported that the consulate employee was exposed during spying activities. The Dutch foreign ministry said Details

Sinai Peninsula: Sisi’s offensive continues despite promises

Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has long been one of the most under-developed areas of the North African country, despite renewed pledges by successive governments to transform the volatile desert region into Details

What happened to Ukraine’s border wall against Russia?

A mannequin in a Ukrainian border guard uniform and a green beret low on its forehead is tied to the side rail of a 17-metre-high watchtower, facing Russia. Strong wind Details

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University

At least 29 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in a mid-day explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Tolo News reported that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Details

Beijing has no ‘personal interest’ in Rohingya issue: Envoy

China has claimed that they have no ‘personal interest’ in the Rohingya issue rather they are making genuine efforts to help Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the issue through friendly Details