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(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 10, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Jordan is the Custodian of Jerusalem’s Muslim and Christian holy sites, a legacy of the Hashemite rulers that dates back to 1924 is now under threat as the U.S. declared the whole of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in late 2017.
Pakistan (Al Bawaba)
January 10, 2018 - 14:46 GMT
China promises to remake Pakistan entirely, while Trump tweets angry threats. For Pakistan, the choice is easy.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (Thibault Camus/AFP)
January 07, 2018 - 15:08 GMT
Leaked tapes show Egyptian government officials trying to peddle acceptance of Trump's Jerusalem move to the Egyptian people
The prince was among those who paid money to the government in return for not going to court (AFP/File)
December 31, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, former head of the Saudi National Guard, arrested on corruption charges and later released, met on Saturday.
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December 30, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Iran to demonstrate against the country's president, mullahs and price rises for the second day.
Azra Basic, seen here after her extradition in 2016 to Bosnia, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for crimes committed during the Balkan war. (Bosnia state prosecutor's office)
December 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A court in Bosnia sentenced a former female fighter known as the "mistress of life and death" to 14 years in prison for war crimes on Wednesday.
(AFP)
December 28, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
A suspected suicide attack at a facility hosting a news agency and a cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday has claimed multiple lives.
Giza (AFP)
December 23, 2017 - 10:20 GMT
The Church of al-Amir Tadros in Giza was attacked on Friday by a mob according to a statement from the Archbishop of Atfeeh. He says the attackers chanted hostile slogans that demanded the demolition of the church.
Al Bawaba
December 20, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
As diplomatic space closes off to negotiate a two-state solution, signs emerge that a populist movement could form in Palestine.
Al Bawaba
December 17, 2017 - 14:11 GMT
The biggest loser in Trump's Jerusalem move? Palestinians
Trump and the Senators that supported his Jerusalem move (Al Bawaba)
December 13, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Trump, for the first time in his time as President, seemed to have enthusiastic and bipartisan support for one of his many blunders.
A Rohingya outside Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state (Ye Aung Thu/AFP Photo)
December 11, 2017 - 14:48 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke with Rohingya activist Nay San Lwin about the ongoing genocide and the lack of international action to end it.
Chinese police in Urumqi, Xinjiang Province in 2009, (AFP/File)
December 10, 2017 - 14:56 GMT
Thousands of Chinese jihadist separatists are threatening China, and China doesn't seem to have a workable plan to stop them.
Daoud Kuttab is an award winning journalist, born in Bethlehem, who has worked in Jerusalem covering the occupation and fighting for press freedom in both Palestinian and Israeli media. (Al Bawaba)
December 07, 2017 - 16:32 GMT
Award winning journalist Daoud Kuttab, born in Bethlehem, has reported on occupied Jerusalem for decades and talks to Al Bawaba about how President Trump's announcement to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is detrimental to both peace and the American people.
The Turkistan Islamic Party, Al Bawaba
December 07, 2017 - 15:11 GMT
Their presence means the war in Syria has fundamentally changed, and the future of jihad may change with it.
The American and Israeli flags projected onto Jerusalem's Old City Walls. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP
December 07, 2017 - 12:32 GMT
Yesterday, Donald Trump effectively ended the fifty year charade of a Peace Process by declaring “it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”