World Bulletin / News Desk
A Palestinian foundation has protested a concert held Sunday at the courtyard of Masjid al-Aqsa to celebrate the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah.
Al Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage slammed the event held at a venue adjacent to the Qibla Mosque as "the violation of Masjid al-Aqsa's sanctity," calling on the Islam world "to step up and stop attacks on Masjid al-Aqsa and Jerusalem."
Strong opposition and protests forced Israeli authorities to move a wine festival off-limits of a historic mosque in the Israeli city of Be'er Sheva earlier this month.
The wine festival was originally planned to be held at the courtyard of the Be'er Sheva's Great Mosque, but it was moved outside the premises of the mosque.
A neo-Nazi has been arrested after threatening to massacre refugees
Counter-terrorism service forces forces entered the city under air cover from the international coalition, the Iraqi air force and army aviation and supported by artillery and tanks
The IMF has refused to back Greece's rescue plan with some seeing the move as the IMF making an effort to protect its own reputation
Hissene Habré, 73, is a former rebel leader who took power by force in 1982 and was then supported by the US and France to remain at the helm as a bulwark to Muammar Gaddafi, the leader of Libya.
Serbia says it has no intention of joining any military alliance, unlike its neighbors, which hope to join NATO
In a warning to the EU, Turkey has said that if a visa-free deal is not granted, there will be no agreement with the EU
An Israeli court ruled that Imad Barghouti should be freed, but he was charged over alleged ties to Hamas
Kyiv claims Russian-backed separatist have used heavy armor in several assaults
The 'peshmerga-led ground offensive, backed by international coalition warplanes' has started
Ambitious scheme comes amid fears for country's oil production as militants attack infrastructure in Niger Delta
'Based on current assessment, cancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus,' the WHO says
The convention this year honors the holy Quran, and speakers address everyday challenges facing US Muslims
'Common religion and mutual sympathy unite our peoples and help us overcome difficulties,' says Russia's president
In the third attack in 72 hours, militants bomb another gas pipeline in the volatile delta region
Abdel-Fattah Sharif was killed two months ago by Israeli soldier despite being unarmed and injured at the time