A reporter for a Spanish newspaper has fled Egypt before his "imminent arrest." In a DW interview, he tells his story, stressing that this may be the start of a crackdown on foreign journalists. Naomi Conrad reports.
Jihadi militants belonging to the "Islamic State" ("IS") have carried out the first beheadings of female civilians in Syria. The two women were executed over accusations of "sorcery."
A car bomb has exploded behind a military hospital in Yemen's capital, Sanaa. The blast caused dozens of casualties, including civilians, according to security officials.
The Israeli navy has intercepted a Swedish vessel leading a four-ship flotilla carrying activists who intended to breach a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. Israel says no violence occurred during the incident.
Ban Ki-moon has called for an investigation into a Saudi-led airstrike on a UN compound in Yemen. Airstrikes began in late March to stop an advance by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who drove the president into exile.
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The interior ministers of the UK, Germany and France have vowed to help Tunisia fight terrorism, laying wreaths at the scene of the recent beach massacre. Authorities have made the first arrests related to the attack.
Russia has promised to support Syria's government "politically, economically and militarily." President Vladimir Putin also called on the Middle East to unite against the 'Islamic State' (IS).
A year after the fall of Mosul to "IS" extremists, the city’s residents are marking Ramadan for the second time under militant rule. IS have consolidated their hold, limiting public freedoms, as Cathy Otten writes.
After nearly two months of a hunger strike that left him close to death, Khader Adnan is to be released from prison. The same day, the Israeli navy stopped a flotilla of activists from reaching the blockaded Gaza Strip.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented over 3,000 executions carried out by the "Islamic State" militia since a year ago. Over half of those executed were civilians.
Kuwait's interior ministry has said that a suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack in a mosque in Kuwait City was a Saudi national. The announcement follows several arrests in connection with the bombing.
Police in Kuwait have reportedly made several arrests in connection with a deadly bombing at a mosque on Friday. Those detained include the driver suspected of taking the suicide bomber to the site of the attack.