As rumour mill on imminent attack by Israel on Iran's nuclear plant grinds into top gear, IBTimes UK examines the various scenarios.
Youth mob chanted racial slurs and jumped Palestinian trio, beating one so badly he is in critical condition.
Lebanon claim Israeli forces have fired smoke shells over the border, targeting protestors returning from an annual al-Quds celebration organized by militant group Hezbollah.
Powerful clan says it has enough Syrian rebel hostages to act as bargaining chip to get captive Hassan Meqdad freed.
Yuaarab al-Sharaah jumps ship while atrocities rock region including government jet bombing homes in Azaz and killing 40.
Egyptian soldiers' sweep through troubled region in hunt for killers of border guards could provoke further violence.
Power struggle at top of Iranian politics pushes for 'government of all talents' to reduce president's strength.
Fires continue to rage across Canary Island after laying waste to a tenth of landscape.
Short and brutal conflict 'on several fronts' would follow air assault on Iranian nuclear facilities, says outgoing civil defence chief, Matan Vilnai.
'Drunk' officers assault activists in Harare HQ and jail them overnight.
Reuters Hacked: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal Died After 'Gut Surgery' Claimed Bogus Blog
Latest breach at Reuters news agency follows a series of infiltrations over recent weeks, which suggest pro-Assad sympathies.
Xolile Mngeni accused of shooting Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani pleads not guilty.
Meqdad clan takes revenge on Syrian rebels for kidnap of alleged Hezbollah fighter Hassan Salim al-Meqdad.
London couple who abused their children for a decade jailed for seven years.
Tunnel rented out for mushroom growing in Rome reveals elaborate marijuana farm concealed behind false wall and €3m in drugs ready for sale.
A court has sentenced to death 14 Islamist militants convicted of carrying an attack in Sinai in 2011.
Dubai police continue search for MacColl three months into his disappearance.
School and sports centre wrecked as violence erupts in deprived part of northern French city.
Protesters angry that draft constitution undermines women's status and would set back gender equality by decades.
China's most wanted fugitive has been on the run for eight years.
Shock 'retirement' of Supreme Council leaders Mohamed Tantawi and Sami Anan sparks mixed reactions.
Attack on Otash refugee camp results in shoot-out with peacekeeping troops.
Joint military-police force kills 20 people in shoot-out in tip-off about Boko Haram meeting
National peace and reconciliation rally draws 60,000 people to capital Bamako.
Egyptian forces swoop on suspects wanted over murderous border guard attack in northern Sinai that left 16 dead.
Pressure on camps across Middle East growing as tide of refugees shows no sign of abating.
TfL refusal to kill bus ad campaign by alleged anti-Israeli group is 'dangerous move'.
Saudi Arabia will intercept any Israeli air force aircraft crossing en route to Iran, Washington warns Israel.
Israel discover Hamas cell in Ramallah and arrest two militants suspected of the lynching of two IDF soldiers in 2000
Lebanese former minister close to Bashar Al- Assad arrested after police discover "terror plot".