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Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim has rejects the Barainin regime's accusations against him. (AFP/file)
July 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Bahraini regime has pressed charges of “illegal fund collections, money laundering and helping terrorism” against Sheikh Qassim.
An aircraft is seen at Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey, which the US has used to launch airstrikes against Daesh in Syria since last year. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Turkey had shut off electricity to the base and halted the US air campaign after some officers from Incirlik were said to be involved in the coup attempt.
Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces following Friday prayers on Friday, in West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli troops allegedly exchanged fire with Muhammad Faqih after surrounding the house.
Journalist Nazli Ilicak, a well-known government critic, has been detained after Turkey ordered the arrest of 42 journalists. (Twitter)
July 27, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Eight journalists, including Nazli Ilicak, have been captured in the ongoing clampdown in Turkey.
Since the Saudi onslaught, doctors have been struggling to procure medical provisions in Yemen. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
According to MSF, Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen has brought the country’s dialysis treatment centers to a breaking point.
Iraqi security forces gather at the site of a suicide bombing in the Shaab area in northern Baghdad on May 17, 2016. (AFP/Getty/File)
July 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Three bombs were detonated across Baghdad on Tuesday, killing eight and injuring 23.
A Palestinian girl photographs the rubble of a home demolished by the IDF on July 26, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
July 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Palestinians protested the demolition of four homes in east Jerusalem, and the IDF responded with stun grenades and tear gas.
Afghan soldiers inspect a destroyed vehicle after an operation to capture Islamic State fighters in Kot District in eastern Nangarhar province on July 26, 2016. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
July 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Afghan special ops captured a Daesh control center in the Nangarhar province.
French policemen search house-by-house in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray after attackers killed a priest at a church in the village. (AFP/Charly Triballeau)
July 26, 2016 - 17:10 GMT
Two attackers claiming allegiance to Daesh took hostages at a French church and killed a Catholic priest.
Taiz, Yemen during a brief ceasefire. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Troops from the Popular Resistance Committees recaptured a strategic area that overlooks the Houthi-held city of Taiz.
Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
July 26, 2016 - 15:36 GMT
Dubai police busted a sex trafficking ring of Vietnamese nationals after a girl called home for help.
Turkish army soldiers standing guard on March 22, 2016 as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew in the controversial operation against Kurdish rebels. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
July 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
An RPG launched in Diyabakir province killed one soldier and wounded another.
There are several buildings used by the United Nations near the airport, as well as barracks used by African Union troops, who are in Somalia to help the government fight against al-Shabaab. (Twitter/Amichai Stein)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The explosions occurred around 0630 GMT. At least one of them was believed to be a car bomb. Witnesses also reported hearing gunfire.
Migrants sit in a port in Tagiura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after 137 people were rescued by coast guard boats off the coast of Libya on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Bodies began washing up on Libya's western shores on Friday, and more were found over the weekend.
Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
"We are on the verge of an uprising of hatred, racism, darkness and upcoming killings," warned Isaac Herzog.
Palestinians stand at a house that was demolished by Israeli authorities in the Qalandia refugee camp. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Israeli authorities destroyed the homes, which had previously been issued demolition notices, claiming they were too close to Israel's separation wall and that they lacked the proper licenses.