Hyderabad’s Old City, with the Charminar, Mecca Masjid and centuries-old Laad Bazaar, has long been the nerve centre of commerce, shopping and festivities during Ramzan. But these once boisterous streets are eerily quiet during the ongoing lockdown.
Jagannath Yatra passes peacefully through Ahmedabad; over 20,000 security personnel were deployed along route
Lakhs of people lined the streets of Ahmedabad to witness the 141st Jagannath Rath Yatra which passed through sensitive areas along the 18 kilometre route and ended peacefully.
Religious tensions at Al-Aqsa mosque defused as King Salman was in contact with US, says Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia said on Thursday King Salman had been in contact with the United States and other world powers to try to prevent Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City being closed to Muslims and to defuse political and religious tensions
Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years.
Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers.
Al Aqsa mosque shooting: Three Palestinians killed as fresh clashes erupt between worshippers and Israeli forces
Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers
Jerusalem shooting: Protests erupt after Israeli govt stops men under 50 from entering Haram al-Sharif mosque
Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site
Security forces locked down parts of Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday and an ultra-sensitive holy site remained closed after an attack that killed two police officers.
Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem's most holy places on Friday, and were then killed by security forces, police said
Three Arabs opened fire on Israeli police in Jerusalem, killing two before fleeing to Al-Aqsa mosque, where they were also shot dead in one of the most serious incidents in the city in recent years
Iraqi forces still faced pockets of resistance from Islamic State in Mosul's Old City on Friday, four days after the prime minister declared victory
Sporadic clashes continued on Tuesday in Mosul, a day after Iraq's prime minister declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group and at least one airstrike hit the Old City.
UNESCO declared Hebron an endangered world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel in a new spat with the Palestinians at the international body
Special forces have recaptured more of Mosul's historic heart as they press the final stages of an assault to drive the Islamic State group from the Old City
The attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State group, sowed panic among residents who returned to live in the Tanak and Yarmuk neighbourhoods of west Mosul.
Major wave of Islamic State attacks blocked by Iraqi forces outside Mosul, as per military statement
Iraq's armed forces blocked a major wave of attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers outside the old city of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.
Mosul offensive: Haider al-Abadi announces 'near victory' even as Islamic State puts up a strong resistance
The struggle to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State is about to come to an end with Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi announcing that "it's a matter of a few days".
The Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for the fatal stabbing of an Israeli policewoman outside Jerusalem's Old City.
Iraqi forces have retaken all but a handful of areas around Mosul's Old City, but the jihadists are fighting in densely populated areas, and have used civilians as human shields at various points in the battle.
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.