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A Lebanese soldier monitors an area in the Abra district of the southern city of Sidon on June 28, 2013. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
May 04, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The Abra battle of 2013 pitted loyalists of a radical preacher against the Lebanese army.
A truck parked in front of a bombed building in Sirte, Libya. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Families continue to flee Sirte, and nearby towns face major infrastructure challenges to accommodate the new arrivals.
A file photo of a rocket fired from Gaza. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Palestinians and IDF soldiers exchanged fire at the border fence.
A picture taken on May 3, 2016 shows a Yemeni security forces member patrolling a street with a banner hung by Al-Qaeda militants in the Yemeni port of Mukalla, 300 miles east of Aden. (AFP/Stringer)
May 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Yemeni government stalled the peace talks following Houthi attacks on a military base on Sunday.
A representational image of a pigeon. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2016 - 10:15 GMT
Jordanian border guards seized a homing pigeon and spy drone sent from Daesh.
Abu Sayyaf militants raise their weapons. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Abu Sayyaf threatened to behead the remaining Western hostages unless a ransom is paid immediately.
US Secretary of State John Kerry stressed that finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria was crucial to avoid more bloodshed. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The US and Russia are also working toward a new ceasefire that would include Aleppo.
Journalists celebrate after being held hostage in Libya during the 2011 uprising. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 08:36 GMT
Libya ranks as one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, with 118 attacks on journalists last year.
Egyptian journalists protest outside of Syndicate headquarters in Cairo on World Press Freedom day. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 04, 2016 - 08:14 GMT
The prosecutor general issued a gag order about the police raid as the investigation continues.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man after he struck three soldiers while driving a truck. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 07:29 GMT
Witnesses said it appeared the driver hit the soldiers by accident and fled the scene fearing for his life.
Defendant Aria L (C) talks with his lawyer Andreas Bensch as he waits for the opening of his trial at court in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on May 3, 2016.(AFP/Torsten Silz)
May 04, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A 21-year-old man of Iranian origin was arrested in Frankfurt for allegedly posing for photos with severed heads of two victims in Syria.
Fighters from the Iraqi pro-government forces take position during an operation to retake the town of al-Bashir, near Kirkuk, from the Islamic State group (IS), on April 30, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 04, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
About 40 Daesh militants were reportedly killed in the clashes.
Yosef Haim Ben-David. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Israeli man who kidnapped and burned alive a Palestinian teenager has been sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years.
Iraqi army forces. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi forces retook four villages in the west of the country.
Migrants, mostly Afghan, wait outside a refugee reception centre in Tornio, Finland on September 25, 2015. (AFP/Panu Pohjola)
May 03, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Afghanistan and Finland are collaborating on a plan to address the 7,000 asylum seekers currently in Finland.
The Jordanian flag. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The Jordanian senate approved amendments to the constitution addressing the king's powers and rights of dual citizens.