Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that he was freezing relations with Israel over controversial new security measures erected at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after deadly clashes erupted earlier in the day.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen finally got a stage victory at the Tour de France.
The death toll in anti-government protests in Venezuela since April has reached 100, after a third death was reported from a day-long nationwide strike against embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's rule, prosecutors said Friday.
US President Donald Trump has ordered the Central Intelligence Agency to end its programme aiding rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The Syrian army and members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group launched a major ground offensive on Friday aimed at ending the years-long presence of hundreds of militants in a border area between the two countries.
Tensions in Jerusalem over access to holy site
Germany and Turkey at odds over arrest
Deadly clashes erupted between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City Friday, amid tensions over new security measures at the highly sensitive holy site known as both the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque.
Crisis in Venezuela
General strike in Venezuela leaves two dead
Boko Haram suspects killed in custody in Cameroon, Amnesty says
Police in the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and stop them marching in defiance of a government ban.
GREECE - TURKEY
Two foreigners died and more than 100 people were injured on the Greek island of Kos when an earthquake shook popular Greek and Turkish holiday destinations in the Aegean Sea.
A nationwide strike brought parts of Venezuela to a halt Thursday as the opposition ramped up its challenge to President Nicolas Maduro that has already seen four months of deadly street protests and threats of US economic sanctions.