Tunisians take part in a protest in Tunis on Thursday against US president Donald  Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/ EPA

For decades, the idea of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital served as a rare and powerful rallying cry that united the Arab world. King(...)

Women pose with guns in front of journalists in the Christian village of Qaa, where suicide bomb attacks took place on Monday, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon. Photograph: Hassan Abdallah/Reuters

The Lebanese government warned on Tuesday of a heightened terrorist threat after eight suicide bombers targeted a Christian village at the border with(...)