The economic backlash for the Saudis over the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi found new dimensions as the kingdom’s currency fell to its lowest level in two years in Monday's trading.
The French agriculture ministry said that a case of the highly contagious H5N8 strain of bird flu had been confirmed on a farm in northern France and that it has put in place measures to contain the outbreak.
A Latino police officer has been cleared of manslaughter in the controversial shooting death of an African American man in Minnesota, triggering local protests and fueling debate over the use of force by law enforcement against minorities.
Victims of an Israeli raid that killed 10 people in 2010 on an aid flotilla fear a Turkish court is set to halt a case brought by them because of a deal to restore ties between Israel and Turkey, a lawyer representing the victims said on Monday.
Palestine says it is planning to lodge a complaint against Britain for its 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the occupation of Palestinian lands and the creation of Israeli on the occupied territories.
Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has established a committee to study whether an Iranian figure that died recently at a young age has fallen victim to bioterrorism, the council’s secretary general announced.
Turkey has launched an investigation into the case of hundreds of academics who have signed a petition criticizing Ankara’s military campaign against members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast.