Saudi Arabia allows cinemas in kingdom after lifting 35-year ban

Saudi Arabia has decided to lift its decades-long ban on cinemas, as part of a series of social reforms to "modernise" the oil-rich kingdom. Saudi cinemas...
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VIDEO: Palestinian children run for their lives as Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza

Video footage of Palestinian children running for safety after Israeli warplanes bombed Gaza on the evening of Thursday 30 November 2017.

British aid workers in Syria stripped of citizenship could be on drone kill list

Aid workers in Syria who have had their citizenship revoked by the UK Government could now be targets of British and American drone strikes. Whilst...

Senior Saudi prince accused of corruption freed in $1 billion settlement agreement

The detained Saudi Prince, Miteb bin Abdullah, has been freed after reaching an "acceptable settlement agreement" with authorities that saw him pay more than...

Israeli minister reveals that his country has “covert contact” with Saudi Arabia

Israel's energy minister has revealed that his country has "covert contact" with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure of its...

Outrage against Saudi Arabia as Israeli blogger posts photos from Masjid an-Nabawi

Images posted on social media by an Israeli blogger inside the mosque of the Prophet Muhammad in the holy city of Madina have sparked...

Former justice minister of Saudi Arabia says “violence against Israel is unIslamic”

Saudi Arabia’s former Minister of Justice, Muhammad Bin Abdel-Kareem Aleissa, has stated that any form of violence against Israel is “unIslamic”. There is no justification...

Two people killed in aerial attack on British aid convoy ambulances in Syria

Two Syrian civilians, including a medic, have been killed in an attack by Bashar al-Assad's forces on British aid convoy ambulances in the city...

Turkey bans all LGBTQ events in Ankara due to public security concerns

Turkish officials have banned all events organised by LGBTQI groups in the country's capital Ankara amid security concerns. The announcement which was made on Saturday...

Jail sentences for unauthorised religious meetings in the UAE

Unauthorised religious gatherings and Quranic recitations in the UAE could be outlawed if a new law is passed. Members of the Federal National Council (FNC)...
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