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Israel announced plans to construct a further 1,065 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Germany's foreign ministry criticized Israel for approving further construction of illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank.
Saif-al Islam was sentenced to death for committing war crimes during the 2011 uprising. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
The UN and lawmakers from various human rights groups condemned a Libyan court for handing down a death sentence to Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam.
John Kerry said the objective was to
July 29, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal amid criticism Tuesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting.
Davis said he has
July 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A US man who said he was “ready for jihad” before buying a one-way ticket overseas to join Daesh militants was sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
Mourners in Yemen bury the bodies of Houthi fighters killed in a car bomb attack at a funeral on July 22, 2015. (AFP/FIle)
July 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) says nearly 4,000 people have been killed in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its airstrikes inside the country in late March.
An image from al-Manar news shows the first moments of an explosion as Hezbollah destroys a tunnel used by opposition forces. (Twitter)
July 28, 2015 - 18:16 GMT
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
Jordanian security forces (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
Twelve Jordanians on Tuesday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 15 years for their involvement in recruiting members for the Hamas movement.
Kurds in Turkey hold up Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's banners. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 16:13 GMT
Turkey says an army sergeant has been killed in an attack near the country’s border with Iraq.
Pro-government loyalists recaptured Aden airport from rebels last week. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 15:07 GMT
Saudi-led coalition warplanes resumed airstrikes on Yemen rebels on Tuesday, marking the complete failure of a unilaterally declared humanitarian truce.
Those killed and injured in the fire were transferred to five different hospitals in Greater Cairo. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:36 GMT
A fire at a furniture factory in Egypt left 19 dead on Wednesday, the health ministry spokesman said.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.