A cartoon depicting Netanyahu piloting an airplane heading for New York's Twin Towers has set off a firestorm.
Burkina Faso has long been known for its relative stability in volatile West Africa.
Israel recalled its ambassador to Sweden for "consultations", hours after Stockholm recognised Palestine.
The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.
Islamic extremists overran a major northeastern town that is home to Nigeria's defense chief on Wednesday.
Malala, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate USD 50,000 to help rebuild UN schools in Gaza.
Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.
Voters sought security and stability with familiar faces from Tunisia's more authoritarian past.
Muslim extremists from Britain, who went to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State, are now desperate to return home.
The Kurdish regional government unveiled plans for up to 200 well-trained peshmerga to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending Kobane.
The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades was leading Saturday in early results.
Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias took control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar.
A top Israeli minister says there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with US that must be fixed.
Islamic State insurgents surrounded Kobani more than a month ago and are using weapons including tanks and armoured vehicles to attack Kurds.
The Islamic State jihadist group has again surrounded Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq.
US Central Command (CENTCOM) said it conducted four airstrikes, while three others were conducted by its partner nation forces.
A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera journalists convicted of terror-related charges.
Israel expressed concerns about the direction of talks between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to move away from unilateral actions.
The Assembly of Experts grants Iran's supreme leader an indefinite term but it retains the power to sack him.
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The announcement comes after 42 days have passed _ twice the disease's maximum incubation period _ since the last case in Nigeria tested negative.
The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani.
The fate of more than 200 missing schoolgirls abducted by the insurgents six months ago still is being negotiated.
Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters.
US-led airstrikes kills at least eight in ISIS-held Syria border town.
Six airstrikes took place near Kobani in Syria where reports indicate they successfully struck three IS buildings.
The fighting took place around 130 kilometres south of Gao and lasted more than six hours.
Gonzalo was expected to slowly weaken late Thursday, a trend set to continue through Friday, forecasters said, but was still likely to hit Bermuda as a Category 3 hurricane.
The heavily guarded capital has been under nearly daily attacks by Sunni militants who have overrun vast areas in western and northern Iraq since early this year.
"One of the reasons why you're seeing more strikes there is because there is more ISIL there," said Pentagon spokesperson.
Larijani, formerly Iran's top nuclear negotiator, told a news conference in Geneva that it's necessary to build more confidence with West.
Bombers attack govt centre, kill at least 60
The clash came after demonstrators protested against Jews visiting the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
IS poured in reinforcements and fired at least 11 rocket-propelled grenades into the town centre, said the Britain-based monitoring group.