The team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war.
As Ould Abdel Aziz steps down after two terms, will his close ally Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ghazouani take over in a country that has been wracked by coups since 1978?
As the president steps aside and his fellow coup instigator and former army chief of staff looks set to win the election, Mauritania could struggle to shake the military’s iron grip on power.
UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock says since Syrian forces began their push into Idlib on April 30 an estimated 330,000 people have been forced to flee their homes and more than 230 civilians have died.
President Abdelfattah el-Sisi’s landmark conference was the subject of a social media backlash, with many users pointing out rampant corruption in the country under his rule.
Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in court as part of anti-graft investigations which have also swept up other key ministers who once formed part of the ‘deep state’ that ruled Algeria from independence in 1962.
Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook users are turning their profile pictures blue in solidarity with protesters in Sudan.
The demonstration in Tel Aviv was attended by nearly all opposition parties, a rare show of unity for Israel's splintered political system.
Addressing the UN Security Council, US adviser Jason Greenblatt said UNRWA was a "bandaid" and that it was time to hand over services assured by the UN agency to countries hosting the Palestinian refugees and NGOs.
With elections set to take place on July 4, the country risks an institutional vacuum as interim leader Bensalah steps down. Why are protestors really opposed to the set election dates and how does Algeria's military benefit?
Israel used the hugely popular song contest to rebrand itself as a tolerant country, but political conflict and controversy will not make that an easy task.
Forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar bring down the plane south of Libyan capital, witnesses and Libyan National Army say, as head of internationally recognised government, Fayez al Sarraj, kicks off EU tour to drum up support.
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