Pope Francis will hold mass Sunday for nearly 10,000 members of Morocco's Catholic minority, on the second day of a visit during which he has already met migrants and trainee imams.Full Story
Pope Francis on has joined Morocco's King Mohammed VI in saying Jerusalem should be a "symbol of peaceful coexistence" for Christians, Jews and Muslims, on the first day of a visit to the North African country.Full Story
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in Israel on Sunday just ahead of the country's polls in which his ally Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election fight.Full Story
An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced 18 people to life in prison for joining the Islamic State (IS) group and plotting to bomb a church, a judicial source said.Full Story
Thousands of Gazans began gathering to mark the first anniversary of mass protests along the Israeli border on Saturday, testing a fragile truce only 10 days ahead of an Israeli general election.
Egypt has sought to mediate between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas to rein in violence and avoid the sort of deadly response from the Israeli army that has accompanied past protests.Full Story
A governor on the run, officials summoned to court and candidates accused of bribing councillors: the Mosul ferry disaster has brought renewed attention to the scourge of corruption in Iraq.Full Story
A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border early Saturday, hours ahead of mass protests that could severely test a fragile calm between the Jewish state and the territory's Islamist rulers Hamas.
They mark the first anniversary of the often violent weekly border demonstrations in which around 200 Palestinians and an Israeli soldier have been killed.Full Story
Tunisia's presidential poll has been postponed a week to November 17 to avoid a clash with a Muslim holiday for the Prophet Mohammed's birthday, the electoral commission said Friday.Full Story
The United Nations has urged Tunisia to release a U.N. expert charged with investigating sanctions violations in Libya following his arrest on suspicion of spying, a spokesman said Friday.Full Story
Malnourished children struck down by chronic diarrhea, mothers too weak to breastfeed -- in northeastern Syria's Al-Hol camp, a humanitarian emergency is unfolding.Full Story