A Turkish special force police officer is pictured during clashes with attackers on August 10, 2015 at the Sultanbeyli district in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
An explosion injured one person at an intersection in Bayrampasa district on the European side of Istanbul.
Journalist Ismail Alexandrani. (twitter)
December 01, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Egyptian officials arrested journalist and Sinai expert Ismail Alexandrani after over 18 hours of interrogation.
A Tunisian guard patrols near the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, after a string of Daesh-related attacks. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
December 01, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Tunisia is beginning to lift the restrictions of the capital city of Tunis, though the country remains in a 30-day state of emergency.
US President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Centre in Paris on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Jim Watson)
December 01, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
President Barack Obama reiterated America's support for for their NATO ally following the shooting down of a Russian military jet which violated Turkish airspace.
Makeshift field hospitals throughout Syria provide essential medical treatment near areas of heavy fighting. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
"Double-tap" barrel bombs struck a hospital run by international aid organization Doctors without Borders in northern Homs. At least 47 people were injured.
Access to clean drinking water has been an ongoing struggle for Aleppo residents. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
A Syrian regime airstrike hit a water treatment plant, risking millions of civilians' access to clean water.
Smoke rises from the city of Taiz after fighting between the Houthi and pro-Hadi militants. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
December 01, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi warplanes have been targeting residential areas in Yemen this week, causing multiple civilian casualties.
Syrians check a damaged house, reportedly hit by US-led coalition air strikes, in the village of Kfar Derian in the western Aleppo province on September 23, 2014. (AFP/Sami Ali)
December 01, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Indiscriminate aerial assaults by the US and Russian-led coalitions have killed 2,800 civilians in Iraq and another 1,200 civilians in Syria.
Demonstrators outside the presidential palace in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (AFP/Mahmud Khaled)
December 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Egypt's statistics agency said the population inside Egypt will reach 90 million, with an additional 8 million Egyptians living abroad.
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man (2-R), who is suspected of stabbing and wounding a woman in north Jerusalem earlier in the day, in an Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 01, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
A 14-year-old, a 19-year-old, and two men in there early 20's were arrested after Israeli forces ransacked their homes in Abu Riyala.
Human rights groups have likened the state of migrant laborers in Qatar to modern-day slavery, as workers are restricted in their ability to change work and leave the country. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Qatari government recently passed revisions to the "kafala" laws, meant to reform the rights of migrant laborers in the country; however, Amnesty International says these reforms have had little impact.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen kidnapped by jihadist groups from the eastern border town of Arsal last year, react following the release of their loved ones on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 12:11 GMT
The sixteen Lebanese soldiers held captive by al-Nusra Front have been released to Red Cross.
Iraqi army forces drive through the embattled Anbar province. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
The Iraqi army issued a TV broadcast urging civilians in Ramadi to leave immediately.
Israeli security forces take aim during clashes in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
December 01, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
19-year-old Palestinian Maram Ramiz Hassouna has been identified by her family.
Egyptian election officials sit in an empty polling station during the first phase of parliamentary elections on October 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The polls opened in Egypt today at 9 am and will remain open until 9pm.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by militants in early August 2014 watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved one in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
The 16 Lebanese servicemen were delivered by pick up to the location where they will be exchanged for Nusra militant prisoners.