A former candidate in Egypt’s presidential election has been detained as part of investigations that he might have offended “public decency” by making a rude hand gesture to a citizen before arriving in a court house.
Egypt orders arrest of former presidential candidate
Saudi-backed Bahrain forces have intensified their deadly crackdown against pro-democracy activists after US President Donald Trump held a series of secret meetings with monarchs of the oil-rich Persian Gulf countries during his recent visit to Saudi Arabia.
Trump’s visit signals crackdown on pro-democracy activists in KSA, Bahrain
A coalition of military forces allegedly fighting Daesh and other terror groups in Syria under the leadership of the United States has killed the highest number of civilians in a matter of one month since it began operations three years ago.
US-led strikes record highest civilian toll in Syria: monitor
Bahrain's Islamic Action Society opposition party says Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah, the king of the Persian Gulf's island country, is personally responsible for any harm, whatsoever, inflicted by regime forces on Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain's Shia majority.
Bahrain king responsible for any harm on Sheikh Qassim: Amal party
Thousands of Palestinians have staged a rally in the Gaza Strip to denounce a trip by US President Donald Trump to the occupied territories, while condemning his earlier designation of resistance against the Israeli regime as a from of terrorism.
Thousands of Gazans protest Trump visit to occupied territories
Iraqi military engineers installed a new floating bridge across the Tigris River on Wednesday, reconnecting the two halves of Mosul to facilitate troop deployments ahead of a final assault to dislodge Daesh terrorists.
New bridge reunites Mosul as Iraqi forces gear up for final assault
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly attempted to stab a police officer at a checkpoint near Bethlehem, on the eve of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city on Tuesday.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian ahead of Trump trip
Bahraini police opened fire Tuesday on a protest held in support of a top Shia cleric, with at least one demonstrator reported dead.
Bahrain police fire on protesters, one reported dead
US President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have met in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
US, Palestinian presidents meet in Bethlehem

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