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Saudis undermined Khashoggi probe, says UN

Saudis undermined Khashoggi probe, says UN

Premeditated killing was planned and carried out by Saudi officials, UN human rights expert says.

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Iran suspected of launching satellite
World Politics

Iran suspected of launching satellite

Satellite images suggest Iran has attempted a second satellite launch despite US criticism of its program.

Palestinians warm to Netanyahu rival after settlement comments
Israel

Palestinians warm to Netanyahu rival after settlement comments

Centrist candidate Benny Gantz has signalled an openness to territorial compromise in the occupied West Bank

  • by Stephen Farrell and Dan Williams
Islamic State will be wiped out soon, Trump tells Australia, other allies
Islamic State

Islamic State will be wiped out soon, Trump tells Australia, other allies

US President believes the terror group's caliphate in Syria and Iraq will be erased in the coming week.

  • by Peter Mitchell
Pope says he is committed to ending clergy abuse of nuns
Sex abuse

Pope says he is committed to ending clergy abuse of nuns

Some priests kept nuns in sexual slavery, pontiff says.

  • by Philip Pullella
IS could be back in Syria 'in six months'
Islamic State

IS could be back in Syria 'in six months'

A new US report says as America prepares to withdraw troops, members of the terrorist group are getting ready to move back in.

  • by Shabtai Gold
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Egypt MPs petition to give El-Sisi more time as president
World Politics

Egypt MPs petition to give El-Sisi more time as president

The former general-turned-president has repeatedly said he serves at the pleasure of Egyptians and has no ambition to become another 'pharaoh'.

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb with 50 mystery mummies
Archaeology

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb with 50 mystery mummies

The identities of the mummies has yet to be established but mummification method indicates that they had held important or prestigious positions.

  • by Sayed Sheasha
Iran defies US with display of long-range cruise missile
World Politics

Iran defies US with display of long-range cruise missile

Iran has expanded its missile program, particularly its ballistic missiles, in defiance of opposition from the US and concern by European countries

Residents killed as building collapses in war-ravaged Aleppo
War

Residents killed as building collapses in war-ravaged Aleppo

Eight years of war has killed more than 400,000 Syrians and left a trail of devastation and unsafe buildings.

Dear Mariah Carey and other celebrities: Stop going to Saudi Arabia
Opinion
Saudi Arabia

Dear Mariah Carey and other celebrities: Stop going to Saudi Arabia

Four months after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the Saudi regime is trying its hardest to pretend nothing ever happened.

  • by Karen Attiah