'Cannabis burned during worship' by ancient Israelites - study
on May 29, 2020 at 11:42 am
Cannabis residues have been found on an altar in an ancient desert temple in Israel.
Romina Ashrafi: Outrage in Iran after girl murdered ‘for eloping’
on May 27, 2020 at 4:10 pm
Romina Ashrafi, 14, was allegedly killed by her father after she ran away with her older boyfriend.
Coronavirus: Lebanon's woes worsen as country pushed to the brink
on May 27, 2020 at 4:16 am
Country was already rocked by unrest over the cost of living - then came coronavirus.
Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia
on May 27, 2020 at 1:56 am
An Israeli judge says the suspect accused of 74 sex charges is fit to face extradition to Australia.
Coronavirus: Egypt doctors accuse government over medics' deaths
on May 26, 2020 at 11:05 am
A union says the health ministry bears "full responsibility" for doctors' deaths from Covid-19.
Trafficked Nigerian women rescued from Lebanon
on May 26, 2020 at 10:28 am
The 50 return home a month after a woman working as a maid in Beirut was found for sale on Facebook.
Coronavirus: Iran reopens Shia Muslim shrines after two-month closure
on May 25, 2020 at 1:53 pm
Worshippers will be allowed to access open courtyards and must follow social distancing rules.
Coronavirus in the Maldives: The couple trapped on never-ending honeymoon
on May 23, 2020 at 1:08 am
A Dubai-based couple are still stuck at a deserted resort, more than two months after their wedding.
Saudi Arabia: Just how deep are its troubles?
on May 12, 2020 at 11:13 pm
It has been rocked by coronavirus, an oil price collapse and the fallout from a high-profile murder.
Coronavirus: Israel turns surveillance tools on itself
on May 11, 2020 at 11:12 pm
Counter-terror technology is being applied in the fight against Covid-19, raising privacy concerns.