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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, a Self-proclaimed "Warren Buffett of Arabia" was born in 1955. He is the nephew of King Salman of...

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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia has announced he will donate his $32 billion personal fortune to philantropy. The 60-year-old nephew of King Salman...

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Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say. Hisham Barakat died of his wounds...

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Benghazi attack suspect Ali Awni al-Harzi has been killed in an US airstrike in Iraq, the Pentagon says. Ali Awni al-Harzi died on June 15...

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Former Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to life in prison for espionage. Ex-President Mohamed Morsi was accused of spying on behalf of the...

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Top al-Qaeda commander Nasser al-Wuhayshi has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen, the AQAP group confirmed. Nasser al-Wuhayshi’s death was announced by...

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At least seven people died after a suicide bomber has blown himself up near the ancient Temple of Karnak in the Egyptian city of...

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Saddam Hussein's aide, Tariq Aziz, has died in an Iraqi hospital at the age of 79, officials say. Tariq Aziz served as Iraq’s foreign minister...

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will stand trial again over the killing of protesters in 2011, an appeals court has ordered. Hosni Mubarak, 87, was...

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The UAE recently postponed their participation in airstrikes in December after concerns about their pilots’ safety while flying. Leaders in the UAE were worried...

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Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian’s trial has begun in Tehran, Iran, behind closed doors. Jason Rezaian, a US-Iranian citizen, was detained in Iran for almost...

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Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in jail for fraud and breach of trust, a Jerusalem court rules. Ehud Olmert...

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According to new reports, ISIS has taken near complete control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Palmyra is home to some of the world's...

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A third of Syrian town Tadmur, next to Palmyra, one of the Middle East's greatest archaeological sites, has been captured by ISIS. The Islamic State...

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Israel has decided to suspend a new segregated travel rule which separates Palestinian and Jewish passengers on buses travelling to the West Bank. The defense...

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Iran-backed Shia militias have been sent by the Iraqi government to Ramadi to recapture the city seized by Islamic State (ISIS) militants on May...

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The Islamic State (ISIS) has seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi after government forces abandoned their positions, officials say. The police and military made a...

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Senior ISIS member Abu Sayyaf and captured his wife in a rare US special forces ground raid in eastern Syria. According to a US Department...

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Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other people have been sentenced to death over a mass prison break in 2011. Mohamed Morsi...

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ISIS deputy leader Abdul Rahman Mustafa Mohammed, also known as Abu Alaa al-Afri, has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in northern...

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Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to 3 years in prison on corruption charges after a retrial in Egypt’s capital, Cairo. The former Egyptian president’s sons,...

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King Salman of Saudi Arabia has fired the head of royal protocol, Mohammed al-Tobayshi, days after he was filmed slapping a photographer. In a decree...

10 Interesting Facts About Israel

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This year Israel celebrates 67th anniversary of its independance. On the eve of this event, Site Jewish News has collected 10 most interesting facts...

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King Salman of Saudi Arabia has announced a major cabinet reshuffle that puts in place a new generation to succeed him as head of...

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Nano Bible - a copy of the Hebrew Bible the size of a pinhead - has gone on display at the Israel Museum in...