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Saif al-Islam who is currently being held in the town of Zitan was sentenced to death in absentia by a Libyan court. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's slain former leader Colonel Gaddafi was sentenced to death in absentia for committing war crimes during the country's unrest.
Egyptian police killed two men suspected of involvement in violence, state news agency MENA said late Monday. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 09:47 GMT
Egyptian police killed two men suspected of involvement in violence, state news agency MENA said late Monday.
Relatives of Palestinian teen Mohammad Abu Latifa mourn during his funeral in Qalandia refugee camp beside Ramallah, July 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 09:26 GMT
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas condemned Israel Monday for killing an unarmed 18-year-old Palestinian teen.
The increase brings yearly aid from Saudi to the PA to $60 million. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Saudi's government announced increasing financial aid to the Palestinian Authority budget to $20 million.
Bahraini police stand near the site of a bomb blast in a village south of Manama, on Dec. 9, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 28, 2015 - 08:49 GMT
A bomb in the Shiite village of Sitra killed two Bahraini police officers and injured six, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Turkish authorities said they believed the PKK was behind the attack. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 08:01 GMT
An explosion hit a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, some 15 kilometres away from Iran.
Hundreds of Israeli police Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in the West Bank settlement of Beit El. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
Hundreds of Israeli police special forces early Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in a West Bank settlement.
Ban Ki-moon said he was concerned a deadly conflict would occur between Turkey and the PKK. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
UK chief Ban Ki-moon said he was "concerned" amid heightened tensions between Turkey and the PKK.
A Kurdish man leans on his motorbike while smoke rises from the Syrian border town of Kobani in the background. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 06:18 GMT
American and Turkish authorities said they were working on establishing a safe zone between Turkey and Syria in order to secure stability in the area.
Daesh militants seized the city from the Syrian army in May. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian troops and volunteer forces have liberated some key positions around the central Syrian city of Palmyra, killing scores of Daesh militants in the area.
Beirut officials have been attempting to secure temporary landfills across Lebanon to dispose of the capital's trash. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan said he will propose a permanent solution to Lebanon’s waste management crisis at a meeting Monday night with the premier and other ministers.