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Israel and Turkey have been working towards normalizing ties, however the issue of the Gaza siege remained a contentious stumbling block in negotiations until recently. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
After undergoing a mandatory Israeli security check, the relief supplies should begin to be distributed in Gaza on Monday or Tuesday - just in time for the multi-day festival of Eid.
A checkpoint in Mukalla, Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Daesh conducted a suicide bombing at a military checkpoint, killing 48 loyalist troops in Mukalla.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the Lebanon's border with Syria, on June 28, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
June 28, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
On Monday suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Christian border village.
French soldiers aboard an aircraft search for debris from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 over the Mediterranean Sea. Egypt enlisted a submarine on May 22 to search the Mediterranean seabed for the black boxes of EgyptAir MS804. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Experts at the French air accident investigation office will attempt to repair the second so-called black box, which contains sound recordings from the cockpit, tomorrow, according to the committee.
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas canisters towards Palestinian protesters outside the compound of the Israeli-run Ofer prison. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The decision was based on the grounds that there is no treaty or convention regarding extradition between the two states.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Palestinian Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 12:26 GMT
Sources close to senior figures in the Palestinian group ruling the Gaza Strip claimed that Ankara leaned on the Hamas leadership to curb its criticism until the deal with Israel was signed.
Footage showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visiting troops on the frontline near Damascus was broadcast on pro-government TV. (Euronews)
June 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Assad was seen touring several positions at a newly recaptured airbase in the Damascus suburbs.
Jordanian soldiers on patrol on the Jordan-Iraq border. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
The latest attack on Jordan's borders comes a day after the militant group claimed an attack at al-Rukban refugee camp that killed six officers.
The Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Islam's holiest site, pictured on October 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Jordan called on on Israel to immediately halt the unjustified violations, and to respect the status quo as an occupying power in the Palestinian territory
British-Lebanese journalist Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported from Egypt late Monday following accusations that she was close to the opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (Twitter)
June 28, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Eight police officers arrested Daoud at her home after she ended her contract with ONTV.
Turkish special forces at the site of a bomb attack in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, on March 31, 2016. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
June 28, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
The explosion occurred near a state hospital in the district of Dicle, north of the region's largest city Diyarbakir.
A candlelight vigil was held for the victims of the EgyptAir crash in May. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The prosecutor said the investigation would start as an accident inquiry, since there is not currently evidence linking the crash to an attack.
A Palestinian girl receives food from the tekiyya, Arabic name for the soup kitchen, during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan in Gaza City on June 13, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
June 28, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Turkey's President Erdogan said more than 10,000 tons of aid supplies will be sailed to Gaza in the coming weeks.
Wreckage from EgyptAir Flight MS804. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The crashed plane's black boxes were badly corroded by salt water, but are now ready for analysis.
Lebanese members of parliament count the votes after casting their ballots to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut on April 23, 2014. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
June 28, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
'The reason behind the presidential vacuum is that local political forces are awaiting foreign instructions, especially a Saudi decision,' Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Monday.“
Israeli security forces stand guard at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on June 27, 2016, following a second day of clashes between Israeli police and Muslims protesting Jewish visits to the holy site. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Clashes broke out two days in a row during visits to the religious site by Israeli settlers under military protection.