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Hollywood star Angelina Jolie called Sunday for a larger focus on conflict prevention rather than responding to its repercussions, during a visit to Iraq with the UN refugee agency.
Israelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city.
Tourists and pilgrims returned to the Jerusalem church built at the site many see as the holiest in Christianity on Wednesday as it reopened following a rare three-day closure in protest at Israeli measures.
US Vice President Mike Pence met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks on Monday, the second day of a visit to Israel that has been boycotted by the Palestinians.
Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal imprinted with images and Hebrew words that may have belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem.
Israel is to name a planned new railway station close to Judaism’s hallowed Western Wall in annexed east Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump, the transport minister has said.
An Israeli court has released three Turkish men a day after they were arrested at the entrance to al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.
Thousands of Palestinians took part in fresh protests Friday against Washington's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but a week on there is no sign of a threatened new intifada.
The leaders of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member-states will adopt a road map on the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the upcoming extraordinary summit on Wednesday, President Recep Erdogan said.
Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces on Friday after calls for a "day of rage" as US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital sent shockwaves through the region for a second day.
US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sparked Palestinian protests, clashes and a call for a new intifada on Thursday as fears grew of fresh bloodshed in the region.
Israeli archaeologists in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday unveiled a newly unearthed section of the Western Wall and the first Roman public structure ever discovered in the city, they said.
Flicking through before-and-after photos of Aleppo's Umayyad mosque on his phone, the city's mufti Mahmoud Akkam said he initially wanted the celebrated landmark to be restored by fellow Syrians.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.
The Nigeria Football Federation has offset the backlog of camp allowances and match bonuses owed the Super Eagles ahead of the final group game against Argentina.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the just-concluded National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not about winner-takes-all but for building a party that will serve the nation diligently.
Gernot Rohr’s men sit in second position in Group D with three points following their 2-0 win against Iceland on Friday.
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee wielded its big stick again on Sunday in Moscow, sanctioning the Danish Football Association with a fine of 20,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.
Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe have the potential to be even better than France icon Thierry Henry, says David Trezeguet.
Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Friday asked the anti-migrant SDS party, which came out top in this month's elections, to try and form a coalition government.
The police in Kaduna State have arrested 42 members of Islamic Movement of Nigerian (IMN) in connection with the murder of a police officer, who was killed while discharging his lawful duty in the state.
The bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport has been replaced with another one that presents a greater likeness to the Portugal captain.
Novak Djokovic is pleased to see technology being embraced at the World Cup, despite watching Serbia lose in controversial circumstances against Switzerland on Friday night.