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An Iraqi man holds a portrait of Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr during a demonstration against his execution by Saudi authorities in Baghdad on Sunday. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s execution of Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr could escalate tensions in the Muslim world even further. In the Shia theocracy Iran, the(...)

Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Arabia embassy on Saturday amid a backlash over the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Mohammad Reza Nadimi/EPA

The Saudi execution of dissident Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr has already deepened the regional rift between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran. Iran’s su(...)

 Shia Muslims  in Lahore, Pakistan   protest against the execution  of cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Photograph: Rahat Dar/EPA

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the dissident cleric executed by the Saudi authorities, was an outspoken critic of discrimination against the county’s marginalis(...)

1,200 players took part in the League over the weekend in Bahrain.

The biggest ever gathering of GAA players outside Ireland and the US took place in Bahrain over the weekend, with 151 games played by 80 teams for a r(...)

Sympathisers put a candle  outside the French ambassador’s residence in Dublin. Ireland should not be shy about making its  experience and position known. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Basing our response to Friday’s attacks in Paris on a long-held and comfortable self-image of Ireland as a non-aligned, benevolent country could le(...)

ARI runs airport retail businesses in eight countries across North America, the Middle East and Asia as well as The Loop outlets in Dublin and Cork

Dublin Airport Authority’s global duty free arm, Aer Rianta International (ARI), and its partners, plan to spend close to $50 million (€46m) on upgr(...)

The Al Qasr hotel after it was hit by rockets in Aden, Yemen. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Islamic State suicide bombers killed 22 people in attacks on Yemen’s government and its Gulf Arab coalition ally in the port city of Aden and on a Hou(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his first conference speech to send a message to voters: “You don’t have to take what you are given.” M(...)

Roy Kinnear: ‘It truly is paradise so I’m lucky to be working here even if that is on a 24/7 basis right now”

The first time Roy Kinnear visited the Seychelles was when he flew there to attend interviews for the role of chief executive with the national airlin(...)

Police officers attempt to negotiate with people taking part in a protest to block the arrival of military vehicles to the upcoming arms fair at the ExCel centre in east London. Photograph: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

More than 30,000 visitors are expected next week at the biannual arms fair organised by Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at the ExC(...)

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