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Volunteers in Aleppo put on gas masks during a class on how to respond to a chemical attacks. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh used mustard gas in an attack in the northern Syrian town of Mare'e on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on August 31, 2015. (AFP/Ronen Zvulun)
September 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Nearly 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes.
Egyptian policemen stand guard outside at a polling station. (AFP/Virginie Nguyen Hoang)
September 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
The five publishing houses are now under the management of the ministry of culture.
A Yemeni man sits amidst debris following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the capital Sanaa on August 31, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 01, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
According to a UN human rights official, 2,112 Yemeni civilians were killed between March 26 and Aug. 27 of this year.
More than 7,000 Palestinians are reportedly imprisoned in 17 Israeli jails and detention centers. (AFP/Jack Guez)
September 01, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Six Palestinian detainees on a hunger strike have been transferred from solitary confinement in the Negev desert prison to an undisclosed location.
Mohammed Tamimi rests his head on his mother's lap at their home in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah, on August 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
September 01, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The parents of Mohammed al-Tamimi, a young Palestinian boy beaten recently by an IDF soldier during a demonstration, have been detained by Israeli forces.
An Egyptian soldier near the Rafah border with Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Egyptian security forces claim to have thwarted a potential suicide bomber, killing the suspected assailant in an exchange of gunfire.
The journalists were originally accused of filming a military base in Diyarbakir without permission. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Three journalists, two British and one Turkish, are accused of allegedly supporting Daesh and the PKK, as well as for filming a military base in Diyarbakir without permission.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas chairs a meeting of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on August 22, 2015. (AFP/Madi Mohammed)
September 01, 2015 - 13:28 GMT
Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has announced he has no intention to run in the upcoming elections following his resignation from the PLO Executive Committee.
Motorbikes were used by the gunmen in Monday's attacks in Aden, bringing to mind a similar attack carried out last month. (AFP/file)
September 01, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Two Yemeni militia leaders loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi were gunned down in an attack by armed gunmen Monday in Aden.
Iraqi policemen are seen on patrol inside a military base in Baghdad, on June 11, 2014, after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 01, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
The new strategy will address the recent bombings across Iraq’s violence-wracked capital.