Moroccan TV presenter Soumia Derhouri will file a lawsuit against former employer channel Medi1 following her suspension over an on-air slip about the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Eight international energy companies have pre-qualified to bid for exploration contracts. Lebanon's government previously pre-qualified 46 companies back in 2013 but consequent political stasis ground the industry to a standstill.
Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh is set to lose her US citizenship after pleading guilty to immigration fraud in a case that centered around her imprisonment in Israel.
Rocket and artillery fire was exchanged between Kurdish and Turkish troops on the Syria border after a tense day between the two sides.
The death toll from Russia's fierce bombardment of Syria has shot up over the past two months, coinciding with regime ground offensives, and despite a ceasefire officially being in place.
The thwarted attack targeted an Aramco petroleum terminal in the Kingdom's Jizan province. No injuries were reported, the ministry reported.
Gaza-based Islamist movement Hamas are about the unveil a revised version of its founding charter with amendments that could see huge changes in its relationship with foe Israel.
Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged "extremism" that monitors say restricts fundamental rights.
Police in Kirkuk stormed a home in the city that had been turned into a 'drug manufacturing plant,' arresting two suspects and confiscating 'illegal pills'.
A pipeline that exports oil to Turkey from Iraq's Kurdistan region allegedly exploded early on Wednesday morning, local reports confirmed.
Robert Menard, the mayor of a southern French town said there were too many Muslim children at the schools in his town and that there were limits to tolerance.
Israel's former defence minister has said that the Islamic State group "apologised" to Israeli authorities for an attack in the first public admission of direct contact with the extremists.
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