Turkey has been increasing its capacity for halal tourism by offering segregated pools and beaches for women as well as halal foods with a no alcohol policy.
Saudi Arabia stands accused of blocking Palestinian communities' religious pilgrimages to Mecca as part of an effort to project their political will on the region.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki signed the deal in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah in the presence of Saudi King Salman and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Spain's foreign minister said his country will be honouring a 2015 contract signed by the previous government.
As casualties mount in what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the Trump administration says Saudi Arabia and UAE are doing enough to protect civilians in their military campaign in Yemen.
The ongoing war in Yemen has led to thousands of innocent civilians dying. The irony is that the people investigating the crimes, are the same people doing the bombing.
The Saudi-UAE cold war with Iran has been a hot war for most of the Middle East. Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen bare the brutal scars of outside powers competing for influence.
The House of Saud rules the country right now, but if Saudi Arabia wants to keep it that way, it will have to correct its course.
The Saudi-led coalition admitted Saturday that "mistakes" had been made in an August air strike on Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children, adding that those responsible must be "punished."
Comments from Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov came after his meeting with Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir in Moscow.
What many saw as mild criticism from Canada turned into a diplomatic row suddenly altering thousands of Saudi lives around the world. Why did Saudi Arabia react the way it did?
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's promised 'New Pakistan' is tied, he says, to peace in neighbouring Afghanistan. The odds are against him.
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