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Head of Egypt’s Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US vice president over Jerusalem decision

Head of Egypt’s Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US vice president over Jerusalem decision

[ad_1] The head of Egypt’s Al-Azhar, Ahmed El-Tayyeb, has cancelled a planned meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence after this week’s decision by the US to recognise Jerusalem as ...

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Defector says thousands of Islamic State fighters left Raqqa in secret deal

Defector says thousands of Islamic State fighters left Raqqa in secret deal

[ad_1] A high-level defector from Kurdish-led forces that captured the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State has recanted his account of the city’s fall, saying thousands of IS fighters ...

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North Korea condemns ‘dotard’ Trump over Jerusalem

  SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, renewing its description of him as a “dotard” in a statement released ...

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Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move

Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move

[ad_1] Hundreds of Muslims attended Friday prayers in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Responding to the ...

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Sia: ethics of fame and Maddie Ziegler ‘a question I have asked myself often’

Sia: ethics of fame and Maddie Ziegler 'a question I have asked myself often'

Performing artist Sia Furler has responded to concerns about her use of 15-year-old dancer Maddie Ziegler as a creative partner, saying the use of children in entertainment is “a conversation we should all be ...

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Winter Olympics doping ban met with righteous anger in Russia

Winter Olympics doping ban met with righteous anger in Russia

Russian officials and public figures have referred to the ban on the Russian teamfrom taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics as “war”, “racism” and “genocide”, as Tuesday evening’s announcement by ...

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Did American missile defense fail in Saudi Arabia?

Did American missile defense fail in Saudi Arabia?

[ad_1] The official story was clear: Saudi forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebel group last month at Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. It was a victory for the ...

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Turkey threatens to ax diplomatic ties with Israel if US recognizes Jerusalem as capital

[ad_1] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would be a “red line” for Muslims. He also warned such a step would ...

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, has won TIME’s Person of the Year 2017

Trump administration slaps sanctions on Saudis over Khashoggi's death

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has won TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 online reader poll, earning more votes than other world leaders, industry titans, entertainers and activists. ...

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Yemen’s ex-president killed

[ad_1] Yemen’s Interior Ministry has issued a statement confirming the death of the country’s ousted president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, during clashes in capital Sana’a. The confirmation came after a Yemeni ...

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