Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory

Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory

Image copyright IDF Image caption Israel’s prime minister said security forces would soon bring the killer to justice Israeli security forces are searching for a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis and wounding a third in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, and Ziv Hajbi, 35, were shot dead at a […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey investigates missing journalist

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey investigates missing journalist

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since lunchtime on Tuesday Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi journalist. Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since Tuesday, when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi prince allows consulate search for missing journalist

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi prince allows consulate search for missing journalist

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since lunchtime on Tuesday Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said his country’s consulate in Istanbul can be searched for a missing Saudi journalist. Turkish authorities were welcome to search the building for Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been heard from since […]

Nobel Peace Prize for Yazidi Nadia Murad

Nobel Peace Prize for Yazidi Nadia Murad

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Murad and Dr Mukwege made a “crucial contribution” to fighting violence against women The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Ms Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Washington Post blanks out missing Saudi writer’s column

Jamal Khashoggi: Washington Post blanks out missing Saudi writer’s column

Image copyright Washington Post Image caption The blank column appears online and in the print edition The Washington Post has printed a blank column in support of its missing Saudi contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi – a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – has not been seen since visiting the Saudi consulate […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Mystery over missing Saudi journalist deepens

Jamal Khashoggi: Mystery over missing Saudi journalist deepens

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since lunchtime on Tuesday Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul insists a prominent Saudi journalist critical of the government left its building on Tuesday before vanishing. State media cited the consulate as saying it was “following up reports of the disappearance” of Jamal Khashoggi, who […]

US to end Treaty of Amity with Iran after ICJ ruling

US to end Treaty of Amity with Iran after ICJ ruling

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mike Pompeo said the decision was long overdue The US will pull out of a decades-old treaty with Iran which was used by Tehran as a basis for a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. Iran took the US to court after […]

International Court of Justice orders US to ease Iran sanctions

International Court of Justice orders US to ease Iran sanctions

Image copyright EPA Image caption The ICJ is the main judicial organ of the United Nations The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered the US to ease sanctions it re-imposed on Iran after abandoning a nuclear deal in May. Judges ruled that the US had to remove “any impediments” to the export of humanitarian […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist vanishes in Istanbul

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist vanishes in Istanbul

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since lunchtime on Tuesday A prominent Saudi journalist known as a fierce critic of his country’s policies has vanished after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey. Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, entered the consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday afternoon. Khashoggi went […]

Iraq parliament elects Barham Salih as country’s new president

Iraq parliament elects Barham Salih as country’s new president

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Barham Salih has previously served as Iraqi Kurdish PM and Iraqi deputy prime minister Iraq’s parliament has elected the moderate Kurdish politician Barham Salih as president. Mr Salih, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), beat his main rival Fuad Hussein, of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP), by […]