Turkey's president has demanded Saudi officials prove their claim that missing journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, as the US called for a thorough probe into his disappearance.Full Story
The Washington Post has published an image it described as the last surveillance photograph of its missing Saudi contributor.
The Post's image showed Jamal Khashoggi walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a week ago. Khashoggi disappeared immediately afterward.Full Story
Forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Monday captured one of Egypt's most-wanted jihadists in the east of the chaos-ridden country, a spokesman said.Full Story
A top Senate ally of President Donald Trump warned Monday of a "devastating" impact on the U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia if allegations are confirmed that the kingdom killed a prominent journalist.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Riyadh must provide "honest answers" after a Turkish government source said that the Saudis killed Washington Post opinion contributor Jamal Khashoggi when he visited the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.Full Story
The young dust-covered rebel looked out warily from a dirt trench facing opposing regime forces as his unit pulled heavy weapons from a planned buffer zone in northern Syria.Full Story
Syrian rebels have completed the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline of the last opposition-held province of Idlib, Turkish state media reported Monday.Full Story
A blind Moroccan man fell to his death while taking part in a protest to demand jobs on the roof a ministry in the capital Rabat, authorities said on Monday.Full Story
Egyptian security forces pressing a campaign against Islamist militants have killed 52 suspected jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula in operations in which three soldiers also died, the army said Monday.Full Story
Turkey sought permission Monday to search Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul after a prominent journalist from the kingdom went missing last week, media reports said, amid claims he was murdered.Full Story
Tens of thousands of Syrians in areas recaptured by government troops this year remain starved of humanitarian aid, with the relief agencies helping them for years now unable to reach them.
As towns switched from opposition to government control, international aid groups were forced to halt their crucial health, food and protection services as they had no government authorisation to work.Full Story