Intifada: From civil disobedience to armed resistance

stinian Intifada erupted in late 1987 when an Israeli military vehicle struck a car, killing four Palestinian passengers

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh calls for new Intifada


Hamas on Thursday called for a new Palestinian Intifada in the wake of the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital

Turkey to host meeting on Jerusalem

urkey will host an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Dec. 13 to discuss the U.S.’s planned recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Pope urges Trump to respect Jerusalem’s status

Pope Francis has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to respect Jerusalem’s status ahead of his expected announcement to recognize the city as Israel’s capital

Theresa May terror plot foiled


The security services have foiled an alleged plot to assassinate the Prime Minister in Downing Street, it emerged on Tuesday night

Yemen's former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh 'killed'


Reports from Yemen say ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with his former allies

Bosnian Croat war criminal died in hospital after drinking poison in a UN court..Video


A former Bosnian Croat general convicted of war crimes died in hospital after drinking poison in a UN court on Wednesday

Anti-terrorism Muslim alliance meets in Saudi capital


A meeting of the defense ministers of a Saudi-led anti-terrorism alliance of Muslim countries kicked off in Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday

Syrian warplane strikes orphanage in Eastern Ghouta


A Syrian warplane struck an orphanage in Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus on Saturday, according to a spokesman for the Turkish IHH humanitarian agency

Germany calls on Russia to put pressure on Assad regime


Germany has called on Russia to put pressure on the Bashar al-Assad regime to achieve progress on the Syrian peace process

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratoko Mladic found guilty of genocide

A UN tribunal has convicted former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war and sentenced him to life in prison

Three young Rohingyas were found dead and tortured after their news broke

Local residents of Rohingya Muslims yesterday found in Arakan the bodies of three young men whose news had been cut off from their families a week ago. Residents of the village told Arakan

Myanmar's discrimination against Rohingya Muslims is 'apartheid': Amnesty International


Myanmar's policies that restrict ethnic Rohingyas from travelling, visiting a hospital or going to school amount to apartheid, Amnesty International says

Zimbabwe's Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule


Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman

US lawmakers call Rohingya violence war crimes

A delegation of American lawmakers called the atrocities of Myanmar security forces on the Rohingya community "war crimes" during their meeting with the premier in capital Dhaka

Rohingya crisis: Rape victims face shame and ongoing trauma as they plead for justice


Amid mounting evidence Myanmar's military used mass rape in its apparent ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, the ABC has met survivors of this trauma, who have detailed gang-rape and cruel violence by soldiers

Zimbabwe: Ruling party agrees to expel President Mugabe


Zimbabwe’s ruling party has unanimously agreed to expel President Robert Mugabe, signaling an end to his rule that lasted close to four decades

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrives in France, says he wasn't Saudi prisoner


Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has arrived in France from Saudi Arabia, seeking to dismiss fears that he had been held against his will and forced to resign by Saudi authorities

Canada 'concerned' about human rights abuses in Myanmar


Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement on Thursday welcoming the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee resolution about human rights violations in Myanmar

UN warns of trafficking, sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya refugee crisis

Human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the United Nations migration agency has found