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UN peacekeeping troops have been trying to restore order to northern Mali, which was overrun by militant Islamist groups and ethnic Tuareg rebel groups. (File Photo)
February 13, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The recent attacks may be a sign of competition between AQIM and Daesh in Libya.
Afghan Taliban militants gather around parts of a US F-16 aircraft that was struck over in eastern Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bombing attack in Helmand province killed one soldier and four fighters as well as the suicide bomber. A further 30 soldiers were injured in the attack.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir arrives at the Bayerischer Hof hotel to participate at the 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, southern Germany, on February 12, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)
February 13, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi jets are due to arrive at Turkey's Incirlik air base, already being used by US-coalition members.
John Kerry, the US secretary of state, meets ministers from countries that are both for and against Syria's regime in Vienna. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 13, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
As the Syria talks develop, an end to hostilities is due to take place within a week, but no formal ceasefire has been agreed to as of yet.
Afghan forces are seen through the shattered glass of a bus caught in a roadside bombing in Kabul. Improvised explosives are one of the main causes of civilian casualties. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:52 GMT
Dozens of passengers were rescued from militants by security forces, after they were forcebly disembarked from buses headed to Kabul.
Civilians and army soldiers gather at the site of a twin suicide bombing in Burj al-Barajneh, in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A man was detained for suspected links to the twin bombing attack on Beirut on November 12, 2015.
Yemeni supporters of the Houthi fighters attend a demonstration in the second largest city of Taiz (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 10:52 GMT
Following heavy clashes with Saudi forces, Yemeni fighters have reclaimed a mountainous area in the province of Ta'izz.
Mohammed al-Qiq, a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike, talks to a man in a hospital in the northern Israeli town of Afula on February 5, 2016. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
February 13, 2016 - 09:25 GMT
After a hunger strike that has lasted almost 80 days, Muhammad al-Qiq's health has severely detriorated with him experiencing acute chest pains, muscle spasms, impaired vision and losing the ability to speak.
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February 13, 2016 - 08:17 GMT
The assailants who carried out the attacks on the newspaper offices have been identified using CCTV security footage.
Iraqi special forces take part in a drill simulating a hostage rescue operation at an Iraqi army base on June 19, 2013. (Twitter)
February 13, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Iraqi military deployed troops to a base southeast of Mosul for a mission to recapture Mosul. The operation will involve approximately 4500 forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu about 450 miles east of Moscow, on February 12, 2016. (AFP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
February 13, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
"The truce does not apply to terrorists, and that is stated in today's document," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016, outside of the Italian embassy in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed al-Shahed)
February 12, 2016 - 19:20 GMT
Egypt has denied allegations that Regeni was kidnapped and killed by Egyptian security forces.
A Yemeni man walks past flames rising from the ruins of buildings destroyed in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on February 10, 2016 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 12, 2016 - 19:19 GMT
Saudi Arabia warned international aid organizations to stay away from 'areas that are obvious targets.'
Syrian people wait in front of the Oncupinar crossing gate to go back to Syria, near the town of Kilis, in south-central Turkey, on February 11, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 12, 2016 - 19:18 GMT
"We do not have the word 'idiot' written on our foreheads," Erdogan said of the EU's support for refugees in Turkey.
A Palestinian man overlooks destruction in Gaza City's al-Tufah neighborhood, during the second day in a ceasefire on Aug. 6, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 12, 2016 - 19:17 GMT
Israel has systematically denied access to Gaza by European Parliament delegates since 2011.
A Yemeni tribesman from the Popular Resistance Committees, loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President, holds a Yemeni flag west of Marib city, as the fight against Houthi rebels continues, on Feb. 11, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah al-Qadry)
February 12, 2016 - 19:16 GMT
Attacks against police are frequent in Aden, where al-Qaeda controls parts of the city.