File photo of Sinai Province militants. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Egyptian military launched a drone strike that has reportedly killed Nagah Salaama Baraq, the current leader of the Daesh-affiliated Sinai Province group.
Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, a Syrian from Idlib, had served as Daesh's lead propagandist since 2014. (File photo)
August 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Abu Muhammed al-Adnani had been the group's chief propagandist for more than two years.
A Turkish judge is seeking political asylum in Greece amid the ongoing crackdown and mass arrests of suspected coup plotters. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
He arrived on a boat carrying Syrian refugees.
A child holds a placard reading
August 30, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
The Danish government put forth the proposal as part of a political and economic plan intended to spark growth and limit welfare provisions.
A Syrian rescue worker carries children in the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo after regime aircrafts reportedly dropped explosive-packed barrel bombs on August 27, 2016. (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
August 30, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The town lies near a main road connecting coastal areas with the Aleppo-Damascus highway.
Relatives of Iyad Hamed, 38, mourn during his funeral in the West Bank village of Silwad after he was killed by Israeli troops on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
August 30, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Three minors were among those swept up in nighttime raids across the Occupied Territories.
Tunisia's new Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and outgoing PM Habib Essid exchange documents during the handing-over ceremony in Carthage on August 29, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
August 30, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Outgoing Prime Minister Habib Essid addressed Youssef Chahed and Tunisia's security situation at the official handover ceremony.
Yemeni men walk amid the ruins of a building in Yemen's Houthi rebel-held capital Sanaa on August 29, 2016, after it was reportedly hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 30, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The UN added civilian casualty figures may actually be higher as many areas in Yemen are without medical facilities to provide such statistics.
A woman walks past a poster from a campaign to stop FGM in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt has increased the penalty for FGM, coupled with an awareness campaign to discourage the practice.
Syrian refugee children prepare to board a school bus at an unofficial refugee camp in Lebanon's town of Bar Elias in the Bekaa Valley on May 13, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
August 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Bassil singled out Palestinians and Syrians as not being eligible for Lebanese citizenship.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government on August 28, 2016 in Sirte during a military operation to clear IS group jihadists from the city. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The forces said that they “completely liberated” neighborhood Number One residential area in central Sirte on Monday.
Palestinians stand near a house that was demolished by Israeli authorities in the Qalandia refugee camp, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, on July 4, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
August 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The demolitions reportedly left 28 people, including 18 minors under the age of 16, homeless.
Thousands of Africans have been rescued from sinking vessels in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Forty rescue missions over the course of 24 hours saved the lives of over 6,500 African migrants off the coast of Libya.
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport on November 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Several gunmen reportedly fired at a group of policemen standing at the vicinity of the al-Sheikh Zuweid town's police station.
US President Barack Obama (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
August 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The two presidents will meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China on Sunday.
Israeli soldiers arrest a young Palestinian boy following clashes in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
One of the minors was shot at point-blank range when Israeli forces detained him for rock throwing earlier this month.