Daesh supporters raise their flag over an overrun Egyptian security checkpoint in Sinai. (YouTube)
September 03, 2015 - 12:55 GMT
In a 37-minute video, Sinai's Daesh-affiliate, Wilayat Sinai, showed the group using advanced anti-aircraft missiles, raising concerns for Egypt's heavy-reliance on air power to combat the militant group.
Egypt's top prosecutor made a similar move last month by releasing 125 detainees - some on medical grounds, others, students (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Egypt's top Prosecutor-General Ali Omran ordered the release of 77 pro-Morsi prisoners on medical grounds.
A Turkish policeman carries the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi after the toddler's body washed ashore, September 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Three-year-old toddler Aylan Kurdi was denied asylum in Canada before the young boy and his family drowned off the Turkish coast.
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin speaks during a UN Security Council meeting, July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Russia delayed the launch of an investigation into the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, according to a Reuters report.
An average of 37 Palestinians are injured every week by the IDF, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A 15-year-old Palestinian teen was shot and arrested by Israeli forces overnight Wednesday near Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
Turkey has witnessed an upsurge of attacks against security forces by PKK militants in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
A bomb attack in Turkey's Mardin province killed at least four police officers Thursday by suspected Kurdish fighters.
Thousands of refugees have crossed perilous waters into Europe in recent weeks, prompting politicians to take more action. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron faced mounting pressure to accept more Syrian refugees, a day after harrowing images emerged of a dead Syrian child washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach.
The IDF said no injuries were reported after gunfire hit two homes in the north. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Israel's air force raided a Hamas facility in the Gaza Strip Thursday after gunfire hit two Israeli houses north of the Strip.
Mahmoud Abbas resigned as head of the PLO last month. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A recent poll revealed that a mere 16 percent of the Palestinian public supported PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
The US aid package will include advanced weaponry and F-16 fighter jets. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:39 GMT
Jordan will receive over one billion dollars in military aid from the US over the next three years.
A Yemeni boy comforts another child in a hospital following twin bomb attacks by Daesh in a Sanaa mosque, September 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
A twin bomb blast in a Shia mosque killed at least 28 people in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. Scores of people were injured while Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.