October 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Germany-based group had been attempting to deliver first-aid supplies to the migrants' boat when a speedboat bearing Libyan coastguard markings arrived on the scene.
October 22, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The French interior ministry said Friday that workers will begin closing the camp on Monday and the process will last for much of the week.
October 21, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Saad Hariri is expected to endorse Christian politician Michel Aoun, despite being a close ally of Hezbollah.
October 21, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The PA has faced widespread criticism over the vague circumstances in which Palestinian fugitives have been arrested and killed amid a security crackdown.
October 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A campaign of violence continues in Baghdad, targeting a local market and killing civilians.
October 21, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Russia has told the UN it will stop bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo for 11 hours a day over the next four days.
October 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Rahiq Birawi, 23, became the 234th Palestinian to be killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the last year.
October 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Continued shelling from both sides casts doubt on the 'humanitarian pause' in fighting that was supposed to take place.
October 20, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Lebanon's General Security said the cell was made up of eight Syrian nationals planning to carry out attacks in cafes and restaurants throughout the country.
October 20, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A group of unaccompanied children between the age of 14 and 17 were sent to England from the Calais refugee camp, causing a furor among British lawmakers who thought some of the migrants might be over the age of 18.
October 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey launched an unprecedented military operation in northern Syria on August 24, sending tanks and striking extremist targets along with Kurdish groups seen by the West as an effective force in combatting Daesh.
October 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A Kurdish security source said coalition forces aim to strike Daesh from three sides in the mission to recapture Mosul.
October 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Yemeni army sources said Houthi rebels were shelling residential areas to the east and west of Taiz.
October 20, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The shipment was in support of Lebanon's continued fight against Daesh and other militant groups operating in the country and on its border with Syria.
October 20, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The arrests came amid growing calls on social media for mass demonstrations to protest economic conditions and price hikes.