Shia fighters from the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) paramilitaries drive through a desert area near the village of Al-Boutha al-Sharqiyah, west of Mosul, on December 2, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
December 05, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Meanwhile, four Iraqi soldiers were killed during a Daesh attack on a military facility in Haditha.
Mohamed Morsi is currently serving out three lengthy jail terms on charges of
December 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
They have urged the UN to investigate the 'rights violations to which he is being subjected.'
However, despite restored ties, the Turkish leader has not ceased to criticize Israel harshly. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Israel’s national anthem echoes in Ankara’s presidential palace as Eitan Na’eh hands letter of credence to Erdogan.
Russia's security service says it has killed an
December 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Aselderov, 35, was described as the ringleader of provincial Daesh operations in a statement from the Federal Security Service, once known as the KGB.
Aid convoys in Syria. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
December 05, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs calls for help for 93 million people around world.
Lebanese soldiers are seen deployed on a street in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on March 14, 2014. (AFP/Ibrahim Shalhoub)
December 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Two soldiers were initially wounded in the shooting, but the army said in a statement Monday that one of the soldiers had succumbed to his wounds.
On Saturday that Syrian forces were in control of over 60 percent of Aleppo's militant-held areas. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Officials from the two countries have been exploring possible ways of flying aid missions, with options ranging from parachute drops to edible drones that can be taken apart and eaten.
Palestinians hold posters with slogans and portraits of detainees during a demonstration on 10 June, 2014 outside the Red Cross building in Jerusalem in support of Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike for six weeks. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Israeli use of torture against Palestinian prisoners had dramatically increased the number of disabled prisoners, with many suffering from permanent disabilities due to injuries sustained during violent interrogations.
Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
'Civil March For Aleppo’ initiative aims to stop bombings, provide humanitarian aid to Syrians.
In north western Syria activists claim at lest three children and 18 others were killed in a series of airstrikes on the opposition controlled town of Kafranbel. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 06:49 GMT
Syrian forces have also made gains in rebel-held areas of Aleppo's Old City, thrusting deeper into opposition parts of the city in their relentless attack.
Syrian men search for survivors following an air strike on the village of Maaret al-Numan, in the country's northern province of Idlib, on December 4, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed al-Bakour)
December 05, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The deadliest attack took place when warplanes struck a marketplace where civilians were gathered.
Up until now, the only protection available for women being threatened by male relatives was imprisonment known as
December 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The current system places women under 'protective custody,' essentially spending years in prison without charges, when their lives are threatened over so-called 'honor crimes.'
Iraqis walk past the wreckage of a vehicle in the aftermath of a bomb explosion in Baghdad's Al-Karkh district on December 4, 2016. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
December 04, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Daesh has been stepping up its attacks in different parts of Iraq in revenge for the heavy hits the group has taken in the Mosul fight.
Syrian Ahmed H listens to the verdict at the Szeged town court on November 30, 2016. A Hungarian court jailed a Syrian man for 10 years for allegedly inciting a border riot by migrants last year, ruling it an
December 04, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The man was handed a ten year jail sentence on charges of terrorism.
Afghanistan's security force and rescue personnel and NATO troops inspect the site of a suicide attack. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Local residents said the fighting had ceased but Taliban militants still existed in various parts of the district.
A handout image made available by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on March 11, 2013, shows women attending the Shura Council in the capital Riyadh on March 10, 2013. (File photo)
December 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Ten women members retained their posts out of 30 women appointed by the late King Abdullah to the Council for the first time in royal decrees issued in January 2013.