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Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
Iraqi forces prepare to fire on Daesh positions in the Garma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. (AFP/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
April 27, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
The Iraqi government troops reportedly make gains in Daesh-held territory of Anbar province, between Baghdad and Fallujah.
Bashar al-Assad's uncle was probed by French authorities for his $98 million family assets. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The uncle of Bashar al-Assad has been investigated in France for his $98 million fortune and suspicious activities.
Militants holding AKM-S assault rifles vowed to kill Yemen's Houthi rebels during the nine-minute clip. (Image: Information Bureau of Wilayat Sanaa)
April 27, 2015 - 07:16 GMT
Daesh militants released a new video online, claiming their official presence in Yemen, according to Al Arabiya news.
Israeli F16s (Wikipedia)
April 27, 2015 - 07:10 GMT
For the second time in three days, Israel's airforce bombed weapons caches allegedly belonging to Hezbollah and pro-Assad forces north of Damascus; casualties unconfirmed.
Mourners carry the body of Mahmoud Abu Jheisha after he was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier in Hebron, April 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of 20-year-old Palestinian Mahmoud Abu Jheisha who was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier.
An Israeli soldier patrols the occupied Golan Heights near the Quneitra crossing, August 30, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
An Israeli air raid killed four people in the occupied Golan Heights Sunday near the Syrian border.
Syrian citizens abroad, even those with lost or unofficial documents, will have greater ease obtaining passports, according to new rules.  (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian citizens abroad, even those with lost or unofficial documents, will have greater ease obtaining passports, according to new rules.
Syrian refugees cross the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq, on Feb. 18, 2013. Jordanian army buses, ambulances and medics as well as water tankers wait at the border to receive Syrian refugees and take them to shelters. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
April 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Jordanian Armed Forces on Sunday received new arrivals, who were provided with first aid and other humanitarian support.
Friends and family have heard no word from six UAE residents stranded in Nepal. (Courtesy/Gulf News)
April 26, 2015 - 22:00 GMT
Friends and family have heard no word from six UAE residents stranded in Nepal.
Turkish Cypriot independent candidate for the presidential elections, Mustafa Akinci, and his wife Meral arrive with their family at a polling station on April 26, 2015 in the northern part of Nicosia. (AFP/Birol Bebek)
April 26, 2015 - 20:37 GMT
Independent candidate Mustafa Akinci won over the voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the election committee announced Sunday.