Saudi Arabia’s execution of 151 this year highest for two decades

At least 151 people executed in Saudi Arabia so far this year is the highest recorded figure since 1995, said Amnesty International.

Muslim council calls for ban of all Jews from Temple Mount

The Muslim council of clerics in Jerusalem issued a call to ban all Jewish presence from the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism.

Jordan policeman kills South African and American trainers

A Jordanian policeman opened fire at a police training centre outside Amman, killing two Americans, a South African and a Jordanian, officials were reported to have said.

Sinai jihadist leader Gharabli ‘killed’

A leader of so-called Islamic State's affiliate in northern Sinai was killed, Egypt's interior ministry said.