Former Israeli chief rabbi Yona Metzger has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail on a slew of corruption and bribery charges.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says as many as 876 civilians have been killed by US-led strikes in Syria since September 2014.
UK Defense Secretary Sir Michael Fallon says Britain is investigating more than 250 alleged violations of humanitarian law by Saudi Arabia in its war on Yemen.
US President Donald Trump says he wants to expand America’s nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack."
The WHO says millions of Yemenis are at risk of malnutrition and disease across the war-torn country.
Two mass graves containing some 130 bodies, mostly militants, are found in Syria’s Idlib.
A Saudi officer was killed by sniper fire at the al-Karas military base in Jizan on Thursday, while rocket fire killed a policeman in Dhahran al-Janub late Wednesday.
Riot police used tear gas against students and their backers who tried to block the entrances to a dozen schools in the capital on Thursday.
Protesters in the capital of Guinea-Bissau demand for the president's departure.
Protests broke out Wednesday night in Anaheim, California, after an off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired his gun during a confrontation with a teenager.
President Putin says Moscow's military deployment to Syria has "contributed directly to Russia's security."
The Catalan regional government on Thursday confirmed that the ducks are to be killed to stop the spread of the highly contagious disease.
A Spanish top court jails former IMF chief for 4.5 years over embezzlement.
The head of Myanmar’s powerful Wa rebel group threatens to derail the government push for peace.
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik says pro-Ankara militants have entered the al-Bab city center.
Former US President Barack Obama’s top lawyers have formed an organization aimed at preventing President Donald Trump from breaking ethics rules.
Somalia's new president Farmajo appoints Hassan Ali Khayre as prime minister.
Speakers at Thursday’s demonstration denounced Canberra's strong support for Tel Aviv as protesters held placards reading, “Netanyahu is a war criminal.”
The regional court in the Manila suburban city of Muntinlupa on Thursday ordered the arrest of Leila De Lima who is presently a senator.
The US has entered the battle of Raqqah in Syria to cover-up its own role in the creation of Daesh, says an analyst.
The Syrian government and opposition groups hold a fresh round of UN-led peace talks, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Unknown gunmen abducted two Germans in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna on Wednesday morning, Nigerian officials announced on Thursday.
Iran’s president visits Khuzestan Province to closely examine the environmental crisis caused by dust storms.
Iran says the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will not benefit if oil prices increase beyond $55 per barrel.
Authorities have announced a death toll of six from the first blast only.
Representative Keith Ellison says Trump’s conduct over the past weeks necessitates an “impeachment investigation.”
A West Virginia-based expert says Bahrain’s decision to try civilians in military courts is not in line with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The UK and France have signed a deal with MBDA to upgrade an air-launched cruise missile used by their air forces.
Russia says it has presented a proposal to Iran for the joint production of its Ilyushin planes in the Islamic Republic.
Three soldiers and a civilian are killed as an Indian army convoy is ambushed in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Greek police, coast guards, and firefighters held anti-austerity protests in the capital, Athens, on Wednesday.
IRGC forces unveil a new model of anti-helicopter mine during their three-day military drills.
North Korea says the autopsy conducted on the body of King Jong-nam, the exiled half-brother of the North Korean leader is a breach of Korean sovereignty.
A journalist says the only way to solve the Palestinian-Israeli crisis is the withdrawal of all Zionists from the Palestinian territories.
Iraqi ground forces, backed by the air forces, retake the strategic Mosul airport from the grip of Takfiri Daesh terrorists, reports say.
Protesters gather at the Munich Airport to protest the deportation of Afghan refugees by the German government.
The United Nations and the European Union slam Israeli demolition plans in the West Bank village of Khan al-Ahmar.
North Dakota police arrested a number of pipeline protesters who refused to leave their camp.
The Arab League condemns the short jail sentence for the Israeli soldier, who killed a wounded Palestinian, as an indication of “racism.”
Amnesty International accuses Israel of unlawful killing of Palestinians, arbitrary arrests and detentions, torture and other human rights violations.
US Republican Senator John McCain secretly visited war-ravaged Syria last weekend.
Scientists find seven Earth-like planets in the orbit of a small star located some 40 light-years away.
The government of Mexico rejects any “unilateral” measures by the administration of President Donald Trump on immigration.
Turkey says talks over the purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia are progressing significantly.
Syria's main opposition group says it wants face-to-face negotiations with the Syrian government on the eve of a new round of peace talks.
US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has dropped to a new low at 38 percent, a new poll shows.
MEP Neoklis Sylikiotis denounces the Israeli obstruction of the lawmakers’ access to the Palestinian coastal sliver.
US President Donald Trump's travel ban won't make Americans safer, says an analyst.
Iran warns against Israel’s warming ties with the Arab countries of the region.
Bahraini police once again clash with protesters condemning the killing of a young activist.
Life expectancy in the United States is expected to fall further behind other high-income countries by 2030, new research published predicts.
A political expert says new US President Donald Trump does not respect world public opinion as he shamelessly supports the Zionist regime.
Russia says its planes have performed 1,760 sorties and conducted 5,682 airstrikes against terrorists’ infrastructure in Syria.
Berlin has approved a draft law that will enforce the deportation of refugees denied asylum.
Saudi King Salman is to travel to Indonesia on a lavish visit with an entourage of 1,500 people.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) reports violations of a newly-agreed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
Iran says it will send pilgrims to this year’s Hajj if Saudi Arabia accepts Tehran’s conditions.
The British economy picked up its pace of growth in the final three months of 2016 but over the whole year, it was weaker than previously estimated.
In a major blow to Riyadh, Yemeni fighters reach the eastern outskirts of Mocha.
Washington has currently about 500 Special Operations troops in Syria.
The Iranian women’s national rollball team defeats defending champion Kenya to advance to the final match of the fourth edition of Rollball World Cup.
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Sydney with a nearly three-hour delay due to Indonesia's ban on the Israeli plane.
A number of world's leading authors and artists have asked President Donald Trump to revoke an executive order that bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.
The national Iranian and Kazakh Olympic committees have signed an MoU on mutual sports cooperation.
Muslim Americans have raised thousands of dollars to repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery.
The US president's immigration policies show that he acts without thinking first, says an analyst.
Israeli fighter jets have reportedly struck Syrian army positions outside Damascus.
The North Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday that the governent decision to leave the ICC without parliamentary approval was “unconstitutional.”
President Hassan Rouhani reassures Syria of the Islamic Republic’s steady support for the Arab nation.
An academic says the Saudis have no intention of ending their attacks and don't mind seeing the Yemeni population starve to death in this war of attrition.
US prosecutors allege those indicted used "black bloc" tactics, causing violence and attempting to disguise their identities during Inauguration Day protests.
US officials claim that China is about to deploy long-range missiles in special storage facilities it is building on its South China Sea islands.
Yemeni forces strike a gathering of pro-Saudi militants with a missile, killing the Emirati commander and a militant commander loyal to the former government.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Forces partake in the third and final day of military drills in northeastern Iran.
An analyst says Wahhabism and Zionism are ideologies engineered by imperial powers to sow division among religious communities in the region.
A runoff has now been scheduled in Ecuador’s presidential election for April.
British prisons are holding child inmates in solitary confinement in defiance of UN torture rules, an investigation finds.
A Wednesday report by Amnesty International slammed Australia’s abuse of Aboriginal children and asylum seekers held in offshore facilities.
The Iranian capital hosted the second and last day of an international conference in support of the Palestinian Intifada (Uprising).
Sisi and King Abdullah II voice support for a “two-state solution” that would lead to the formation of a sovereign Palestinian state with East Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital.
Police seek to question the second secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur over the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
Amnesty International says Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric will unleash “the darkest aspects of humanity.”
Juhel Miah, a British Muslim teacher, is removed from a US-bound flight without any explanation.
Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart editor and far-right writer, resigns after the release of his remarks backing pedophilia.
US-backed militants make their first major incursion into the Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr.
US Treasury calls on International Monetary Fund to provide "frank and candid analysis" of exchange rate policies.
France’s Marine Le Pen walks away from a meeting with Lebanon’s Grand Mufti after refusing to wear a headscarf.
Britain will have to pay a "very hefty" bill to leave the European Union, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says.
China stresses that it respects the freedom of navigation but will not permit other countries to undermine its sovereignty.
The official guidelines expose an expansion of immigration raids and a new definition of criminal aliens.