Saudi Arabia has one of highest rates of capital punishment in the world. Representational image. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 08:41 GMT
Al-Qaeda threatens retaliation attacks if Saudi goes through with the planned executions of more than 50 people for "terrorist crimes."
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by militants in early August 2014 watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved one in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
The body of Mohammad Hammieh was transferred to the Red Cross in Beirut for DNA testing.
A Turkish military vehicle parked near Turkey's border with Syria. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 07:40 GMT
A Turkish military source said six PKK militants and one Turkish soldier were killed in the fighting.
Israeli soldiers stand next to commuters at a bus station where a Palestinian attacker stabbed an Israeli woman before being shot dead by Israeli security forces, near the Gush Etzion junction south of Jerusalem on November 22, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 01, 2015 - 07:23 GMT
A 40-year-old Israeli man was lightly wounded in the attack.
In a file picture taken on September 27, 2014 a Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 jet prepares to land at the Akrotiri British airbase in Cyprus after returning from a mission to strike Daesh militants in Iraq. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 06:43 GMT
Cameron has faced opposition from UK lawmakers over extending strikes on Daesh targets in Syria.
Aljazi al-Hussaini, a candidate for the municipal council in the town of Diriyah, shows an electoral campaign license issued by the central municipal elections committee on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
December 01, 2015 - 06:22 GMT
This is the first election in Saudi Arabia in which women are allowed to vote and run for office.
Abdelslam's vehicle was stopped three times following the attacks, but was let go because he was not wanted at the time. (Screenshot)
December 01, 2015 - 05:38 GMT
French authorities believe Salah Abdeslam, a suspect believed to have connections to the deadly Paris attacks and an unexploded suicide vest found at the scene, has escaped to Syria.
Donald Trump's inflammatory comments have spurred his rivals to draw parallels to fascism. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump refuses to back down from his debunked claim that he saw thousands of Muslims cheering on 9/11.
Afghan police stand guard in a market destroyed by a truck bomb in Kabul on August 7, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
The US embassy warned the attack could take place in the next 48 hours.
Egypt has yet to recognize a systemic problem of torture by police officers, and instead refers to incidents as
November 30, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Reports of police brutality and torture have stirred public outrage among the Egyptian public.
Family member of captive Lebanese servicemen hold up portraits of their loved ones during a protest. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Nusra Front released a statement on Twitter saying negotiations were still underway for a proposed prisoner swap with the Lebanese government.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas during the family photo during the COP21 outside Paris, on November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The two leaders were made to stand next to each other during a joint photo-op.
Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, during a NATO meeting in Turkey in May. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
November 30, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The Afghan Foreign Minister and NATO civilian representative will video conference with the main NATO meeting to discuss the country's latest wave of violence.
A Palestinian bedouin woman stands next to her destroyed tent in the village of Atouf in the Jordan Valley. (AFP/Saif Dahlah)
November 30, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
The tents had been donated by the Red Cross after the families' homes were demolished by Israeli authorities.
A voter in Egypt's parliamentary elections holds up an ink-stained finger. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
After 34 candidates made various appeals about election violations, Mansoura city will render the current results null and have another runoff election.
An Egyptian national living in Oman casts her ballot during the first phase of parliamentary elections October 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Some ambassadors expect turnout to increase later on in the day.