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Smoke rises from an airstrike in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Syrian regime forces launched another round of airstrikes in battered Aleppo.
A Palestinian child holds a national flag as she walks past the rubble of Palestinian homes destroyed by Israeli authorities on July 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Demolitions in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem have seen an unprecedented surge in recent months, as Israeli authorities demolished 769 Palestinian structures so far this year, in a large increase from 531 in all of 2015, according to UN documentation.
Jordanian King Abdullah II delivers a speech at the parliament. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 12:05 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah swore in a new government headed by Prime Minister Hani Mulki, who was given a second term after stepping down following last week's parliamentary elections.
Dozens drown as migrant boat sinks off Egypt coast. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:52 GMT
Thirty-three more bodies have been recovered since the sinking last week. Uncertainty remains over how many people might still be missing.
Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As violence mounts inside the Palestinian refugee camp, a Fatah al-Islam commander surrendered to Lebanese army forces in Sidon.
Protesters in Zurich call for Israel's suspension from FIFA. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch accused FIFA of sponsoring matches in sports clubs built for settlers on Palestinian land.
A file photo of a drone. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A US drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province killed over a dozen civilians.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L) holds a joint press conference with Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Ankara on September 26, 2016.  (AFP/Adem Altan)
September 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doing a 180 from lambasting Erdogan through satirical poetry, Johnson talks 'jumbo free trade deals' and backs Turkey's Syria policy.
This file photo taken on January 22, 1994 shows Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres (R) and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat (L) shaking hands as they pose with the new Norwegian Foreign Minister Bjoern Tore Godal in Oslo. (AFP/Stringer)
September 28, 2016 - 06:22 GMT
Lauded in the West for his peace advocacy, Peres leaves behind a complicated legacy for Arabs, having presided over massacres in Lebanon and leaving Palestinians without a clear road to peace.
A Turkish tank heads towards the Syria border at the beginning of Operation Euphrates Shield. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey is continuing its Operation Euphrates Shield, striking multiple Daesh targets in northern Syria.
Workers clear rubble from the destroyed MSF hospital in Yemen on August 18. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
MSF released their investigation on the Saudi airstrike on a hospital in northwestern Yemen in August 15 that killed 19 people.
Fire fighters try to extinguish a fire at a former hotel that was under reconstruction to become a home for asylum seekers on February 21, 2016 in Bautzen east of Dresden, eastern Germany. (AFP/Rico Loeb)
September 27, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
At the time of the first explosion, the imam of the mosque was inside with his wife and sons but they were not hurt.
The Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Tensions continue to mount in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after a grenade attack on the home of a Palestinian National Security Force member.
Iraqi soldiers and civilians check the damage after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in northern Baghdad's Sadr City, May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
September 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Police officials said the attacker approached a group of construction workers and detonated his explosives-laden vest on Tuesday in the Baghdad Jadida area.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 10:41 GMT
The head of the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Israeli regime.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over job creation, trade, extremism and policing. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
When the debate moved to international affairs, the former secretary of state vowed to support US allies, while Trump said the US should not be shouldering the burden of the world's defence needs.