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Houthis ride a truck while patrolling a street in Sana'a January 21, 2015. (Twitter)
February 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Six staff and a contracted driver, all Yemeni citizens, were detained earlier this week by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea coastal district of Hodeida.
Sirte was recaptured from Daesh last December by forces loyal to the national unity government. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Some 5,325 families have reportedly returned to eight districts of the city
A Palestinian family, whose house was demolished by Israeli bulldozers, walk past a tent on April 21, 2015 in the southern West Bank. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
“Khan al-Ahmar is one of the most vulnerable communities in the West Bank, struggling to maintain a minimum standard of living in the face of intense pressure from the Israeli authorities to move to a planned relocation site.”
Syria's United Nations ambassador and head of the government delegation Bashar al-Ja’afari (2nd L) leaves after a meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura during the first day of a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 23, 2017. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 13:53 GMT
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is convening his first morning meeting with the delegation of Syrian government envoys.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
Russia began a bombing campaign in Syria in September 2015 in support of President Bashar al-Assad.
The Syrian town of Deraa, which has seen intensified shelling and aerial bombardment, is just a few kilometers away from Jordan's border town of Ramtha. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan's Ministry of Education announced that government and private schools would temporarily be closed as a result of the heavy clashes going on in Deraa.
Abu-Zakariya al-Britani, a British-born militant joined Daesh after being released from Guantanamo in 2004. (Twitter)
February 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Abu-Zakariya al-Britani, believed to also be known as Jamal al-Harith, blew himself up earlier this week at a military base near Mosul.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The comments come as the US has seemingly pivoted away from the two-state solution.
A member of the Iraqi security forces poses from inside an armored vehicle in the village of al-Buseif, south of Mosul, during an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the western side of the city from Daesh on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The commander in charge of Iraq's Federal Police Forces said much of Daesh's fortifications had already been destroyed.
A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City on July 22, 2014. (AFP/file)
February 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip.
People take part in a demonstration against the deportation of some 50 Afghan refugees from Munich airport, southern Germany, on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Matthias Balk)
February 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Protesters described the decision as 'unjustifiable,' arguing most of Afghanistan is not safe for return.
Salem al-Meslet (R), spokesman for the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), speaks to journalists on the eve of resumption of peace talks on Syria, on February 22, 2017 in Geneva. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
February 23, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
Salem al-Muslat criticized the Syrian government, saying peace talks were just a way to buy time and continue 'committing more crimes' in Syria.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In an editorial published in The Australian newspaper, Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday that he would never back "one-sided UN resolutions", as he welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Down Under.
Pro-government Iraqi forces south of Hawijah, on 10 October 2016 prepare to retake Mosul. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The attack by the pro-government Popular Mobilization group is aimed at seizing areas west of Mosul, Daesh's last key stronghold in Iraq.
An Israeli F-15 jet fighter takes off from the Negev desert in December 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
February 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Lebanese armed forces report the airstrikes were made from Lebanese airspace in order to bypass Russian air defences in the south of Syria.
Bahraini youth holding signs calling for the boycott of the parliamentary elections, during a rally in the village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
February 22, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
After a lengthy session attended by officials of the military judicial system, the parliament approved the amendment of Item (b) of Article 105 of the constitution concerned in granting military judiciary broader authority.