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Migrants disembark from Swedish Coast Guards ship
August 28, 2015 - 18:55 GMT
The asylum seekers were killed when they were forced to stay in the hold of a boat on the way to Europe.
The body of a police officer was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen on a road outside of a Sohag village. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 18:08 GMT
The body was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen on a road outside of a Sohag village.
Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa continue as Yemeni government forces take steps toward recapturing the capital. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 17:31 GMT
Air raids on military targets in the central city of Ibb killed ten total, officials said Friday.
Iraqi police and internal security forces stop cars at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 28, 2015 - 16:31 GMT
A bomb detonated in eastern Baghdad on Friday in a suspicious car that had been taken to a police station.
Al-Qaeda has taken advantage of conflict in Yemen to gain territory in the Hadramawt province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
The extremist group gave the men 80 to 100 lashes in the Hadramawt province.
An injured Yemeni man after Houthi shelling in Aden on July 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:47 GMT
Yemenis injured from the conflict seek treatment in Jordan and face difficulties when they don't carry the proper documents.
A cell in Lebanon's Roumieh prison. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Inmates at the controversial prison said Thursday they will fast until they were provided with cold drinking water and fans for the hot summer heat.
Beirut's trash crisis began in July when Lebanon's Environment Ministry closed its largest Naameh landfill site. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 28, 2015 - 12:56 GMT
A large crowd of demonstrators has once again taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to express anger over the worsening garbage crisis in the Arab country.
The seventy-one people found in the back of a refrigerated truck likely suffocated to death. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 28, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
Seventy-one people found dead in the back of a truck left on the side of an Austrian highway are believed to be Syrian asylum seekers and likely suffocated.
Turkish police detain two PKK demonstrators in Ankara on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 28, 2015 - 10:07 GMT
The supporters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey have launched a rally in the city of Istanbul to protest against Ankara’s growing crackdown on Kurdish militants.
Doctors Without Borders estimated that approximately 110 people survived, while 200 died. Image used for illustrative purposes (Al Bawaba/File)
August 28, 2015 - 08:21 GMT
At least 40 people died and hundreds more were feared dead Thursday after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the coast of Libya.