A Bahraini court also jailed the 36 citizens convicted of forming a 'terrorist group' with the aim of attacking police.
Hana Mansour-Khatib's appointment as Israel's first hijabi judge may sound like a civil rights triumph, but it is not, writes Gehad Quisay.
Mussallam al-Barrak is one of Kuwait's best known political figures, and just left jail to a crowd of supporters after serving a two-year jail term.
A Russian marine major has been killed in Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, confirming an earlier report that one of Moscow's highest-ranking officers there had lost his life.
Police launched a raid on the IS-affiliated outfit in eastern Algeria, after intelligence hinted at a planned suicide bomb attack on the city of Constantine.
A tale of two camps: Refugees in Greece face dramatically different experiences, depending on which camp they end up in, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.
Comment: There are many fundamental similarities between Ataturk's rule, and the system of governance soon to be in place under Erdogan, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.
The long read: Nael Shama asks what future lies ahead for Arab societies, if the choice - six years after the Arab Spring, is between tyrannical regimes and Islamist parties.
As thousands of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel go on hunger strike, Palestinian groups are also highlighting the lesser-known plight of thousands of Palestinian detainees held by the Syrian regime.
Algerian politicians have kicked off their campaign for parliamentary elections next month — and the biggest campaign issue is voter apathy