Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses told Ma'an that at least one Israeli artillery shell hit a military post belonging to what they called the "Palestinian resistance," east of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, next to the border with Israel.
The file photo shows Abu Wahib (L), a top commander of the Daesh. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The attack on Rutbah, near a strategic junction where the highway west from Baghdad forks towards the Syrian and Jordanian borders, is typical of the group's tactic of launching a major assault elsewhere when it comes under military pressure.
Former Qatari Emir Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, pictured in 1988, died last night, aged 84. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s former ruler and the grandfather of current emir Sheikh Tamim, has died at the age of 84.
Members and supporters of Hezbollah carry the coffins of Hezbollah's commander Hatem Hamadeh (R) and militant Jalal al-Effeh (L), who were killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria, on October 18, 2016. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
October 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
General Michel Aoun is known to have close ties with the Shia political and militant movement.
Migrants queue for transportation by bus to reception centres across France, from the
October 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The fate of some 1,300 unaccompanied minors is still to be decided.
A picture taken on October 18, 2016 from the east Jerusalem Arab neighbourhood of Issawiya shows a Palestinian youth looking on as the Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp (R) is seen behind the controversial Israeli separation wall. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
But the Israeli government often legalizes such outposts retroactively, declaring them official settlements once connected to the utility grid.
Iraqis hold crossed-out portraits of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a December 2015 demonstration to demand the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Iraq. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
October 24, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Yildrim also criticized Iraq's leadership, saying it was "being provocative" with recent comments and said Ankara will continue to have a presence in Iraq.
A Yemeni boy sits at a market in the old city of the capital Sanaa on October 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The lack of clean drinking water available in Yemen has seriously worsened the hygiene situation in the country.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters hold a position on the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometres east of Mosul.  (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Osama was reportedly killed when a warplane struck his hideout in Talasqaf town, south of Mosul.
A young boy pushes his sibling through the mud at a makeshift camp close to Calais.0 (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Saturday’s first wave of vulnerable children was welcomed by members of human rights organizations carrying balloons and placards reading “refugees welcome”.
The raids, among the most extensive carried out by the Egyptian military in its ongoing campaign against militants in the restive peninsula, followed the gunning down of Brigadier General Adel Ragaei. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Pre-dawn strikes on Islamic State-aligned group injured a further 70, destroyed vehicles.
TIOM also estimates that 3,654 migrants died or went missing in this year's Mediterranean crossings. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Some 463 migrants and the body of a pregnant woman in her mid-20s arrived in the port of Naples early on Sunday.
Hagai El-Ad, Executive Director of B'Tselem, at a press conference in Tel Aviv, February 05, 2016. (AFP/Jack Guez)
October 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
“For nearly 50 years Palestinians have not had citizenship or rights. Now the coalition chairman, the messenger of the Prime Minister, wants to cancel of the citizenship of those who speak out against this reality.”
Calais Jungle demolition begins as riot police move into migrant camp. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Dozens of people could be seen throwing rocks at police in images relayed by French broadcaster BFMTV. The authorities responded with tear gas.
Tribal gunmen loyal to the Houthi movement brandish their weapons in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Saudi-led coalition accused the Houthis of violating the ceasefire almost 1,000 times in the last 24 hours by launching mortar and armed attacks along Yemen's border with the kingdom and in several Yemeni provinces.
Iraqi troops on Saturday mounted a major attack to recapture a mostly Christian town near Mosul from Daesh. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
Speaking after meeting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Baghdad, al-Abadi denied that any agreement had been reached on a Turkish role in the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.