Peter Greste says British PM David Cameron shouldn't host the Egyptian president in the UK later this year as it would send "a very negative message".
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for attacks that killed eight Afghani police and wounded 15 others.
A police officer has been killed and seven other people have been wounded in a blast in a Shi'ite village in Bahrain.
Scientists plan to use 3D cameras to catalogue buildings and artefacts and recreate them with 3D printers if they are destroyed by Islamic State.
Islamic State militants published photos on Tuesday purporting to show the destruction of a Roman-era temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, an act the UN...
Protests against the Lebanese government turned violent for a second day on Sunday, and Prime Minister Tammam Salam threatened to resign as public discontent...
Islamic State militants have blown up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra.
Lebanese police fired tear gas and water cannons to try to disperse thousands of protesters in Beirut calling on the government to step down for mishandling a...
As many as 50 Iraqi soldiers have reportedly been killed in Islamic State ambushes, as the Iraqi army struggles to drive the militants back.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says 80 people have been killed in fighting and air strikes in Yemen's third city, Taez.
At least six people were wounded early on Thursday in a car bombing near a state security building and courthouse in a Cairo suburb, security sources said.
IS has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that has injured 29 people in a Cairo police building.
Islamic State militants have beheaded a prominent archaeologist in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra after he reportedly refused to tell the group where...
Syrian government forces recaptured four northwestern villages on Tuesday in a counter-attack on insurgents threatening strongholds of President Bashar al-Assad,...
A Syrian government air strike northeast of Damascus killed at least 80 people in a marketplace on Sunday, rescue workers in the rebel-held area and the Syrian...

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