A Palestinian demonstrator covers her face during clashes with Israeli troops in Ramallah. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 14:08 GMT
Scores of Palestinian women staged a rally in the Gaza Strip on Monday to demand the release of their relatives held in Israeli prisons.
Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir received by Bashar Al-Assad in Damascus Airport. (Twitter)
December 17, 2018 - 13:23 GMT
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir made a surprise visit to Damascus on Sunday and met with Syria Regime President Bashar al-Assad, in a sign of revival of bilateral relations since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution in 2011.
A Syrian refugee family crosses at the Hadalat border into Jordan. (Khalil Mazraawi / AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 11:38 GMT
Thirty-two per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are sure that they will not return to their homeland, while only 14 per cent are “very determined” to return to Syria.
Palestinian medics evacuate a wounded Palestinian protester during clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian demonstrators in Ramallah. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 11:32 GMT
One Palestinian youth was injured by shrapnel from live Israeli bullets after Israeli forces opened fire targeting his vehicle in the Silwad town northeast of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, late Sunday.
A Lebanese demonstrator, dressed as Santa Clause, delivers a speech during a demonstration against the country's political and economic situation on December 16, 2018, in the capital Beirut. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 09:58 GMT
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Lebanon's capital, Beirut, on Sunday to protest against a political stalemate that has prevented the formation of a new government seven months after elections.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu gives a press conference in Ankara on July 25. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 09:51 GMT
In a clear turnaround on its previous stances, Turkey declared Sunday that it was prepared to cooperate with Syrian regime leader Bashar Assad if he were to be democratically elected to power.
A United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) soldier monitoring the border between Lebanon and Israel.(AFP/File)
December 17, 2018 - 09:40 GMT
Israel may present the coordinates for tunnels that it alleges Hezbollah dug into its territory at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council scheduled for Wednesday, local media reported Monday.
A Palestinian man looks out at the Dome of the Rock in the Old City of Jerusalem. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 09:33 GMT
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called Australia's decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel an “illegal move” that violates UN resolutions on the status of the city.
Smoke rises from buildings following a reported air strike on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of Daraa. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 08:08 GMT
At least 17 civilians were killed on Sunday when the U.S.-led coalition launched airstrikes at a mosque in Syria's eastern Deir Ez-Zour province.
Haunted by the past: A bombed building used as an Isis prison is the backdrop to head Ibrahim Ismail’s talk with pupils (dailymail)
December 17, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
With the ruins of a hellish Islamic State prison behind them, children clutching balloons sit in the playground of their bombed-out school reading text books.
Saifuddin Abdullah, Malaysian Foreign Minister (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
Malaysia on Sunday slammed Australia's decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, terming it as a "humiliation" to the Palestinians.
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 13:45 GMT
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Sunday called on Australia to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state.
Hamas celebrates its 31st anniversary in the territory of the battalion in Gaza City (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 13:40 GMT
Tens of thousands of Palestinians have attended a huge rally in the besieged Gaza Strip to mark the 31st anniversary of the establishment of the Hamas resistance movement.
Car bombing kills 4 in Syria (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:28 GMT
At least four people were killed in a car bombing in Syria’s northwestern Afrin province on Sunday, according to reporter.
War in Yemen (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:48 GMT
The United States is seeking a reimbursement of around $331 million from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies over 'unpaid' re-fuelling bills for the war in Yemen, a U.S. senator has said.
Cross-border tunnel (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
The Israeli army said Sunday it had found a cross-border tunnel allegedly dug by Lebanese group Hezbollah along the border with Israel.