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A group of activists, including prominent American journalist Marc Lamont Hill, from the movement released a video in January 2015, which was filmed in Nazareth in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle against Israeli
July 30, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
Bilin has long been one of the most active villages in peaceful organized opposition against Israeli policies, as residents have protested every Friday for 11 consecutive years, and are often met with tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and stun grenades from Israeli forces.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Helweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
July 30, 2016 - 09:21 GMT
By long-standing convention, the army does not enter the twelve Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, leaving the Palestinian factions themselves to handle security.
Picture released by the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) shows a rescue operation of refugees. (Courtesy photo/Marina Militare)
July 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Three Marina Militare vessels have so far intercepted six dinghies, and search and rescue operations are still ongoing, the statement said.
Yemenis woke up Thursday with a sense of foreboding over a peace deal between the government and Houthi rebels. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The United Nations says the deal threatens peace talks and Yemen's government has reportedly reacted by declaring the peace process over.
UN says it wants control of Aleppo humanitarian corridors. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Syrian government said Thursday it had opened three humanitarian corridors in Aleppo to help civilians leave the rebel-held neighbourhoods in the city's east.
Turkish parliament votes to close 'Gulen schools'. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Responding to Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Çavusoglu, the Kyrgyz government said it had carefully studied the Turkish request, and that Kyrgyzstan is an independent country which can take its own sovereign decisions.
Israel PM welcomes Sisi call for peace to be expanded to other Arab states. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt was the first of a handful of Arab countries to recognise Israel, in 1979, but the downfall of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 brought to power the government of Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, straining relations with Israel.
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) at an outpost near Manbij in the north of Syria. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 12:14 GMT
Daesh extremists have executed at least 24 civilians after seizing a village in northern Syria from a US-backed alliance, a monitor says.
Palestinian prisoners walk 06 November 2005 at the yard of Megiddo prison. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 11:17 GMT
According to Qaraqe, the Palestinian prisoners said they were dependent on the Ma'an TV channel for their main source of news on Palestine and deeply resented the IPS officials' decision.
People walk amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held area of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
An estimated 250,000 to 300,000 civilians are thought to remain in Aleppo's opposition-held sector where government forces have imposed a tight siege after blocking all supply routes.
Utilizing Twitter to attack with short comments, as is his wont, Trump opened by criticizing Clinton for not mentioning the term
July 29, 2016 - 09:04 GMT
Clinton spoke Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, and attacked what she portrayed as Trump's divisiveness, saying that the Republican nominee "wants us to fear each other."
Turkish solders stay at Taksim square as people protest against the military coup in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
On the agenda at the Supreme Military Council meeting: the failed military coup, the latest dismissals and the promotion of officers to fill the gaps in the top ranks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel waves upon her arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 21:33 GMT
Merkel said that only by "sticking to its principles" could Germany overcome the major test it is facing after four violent attacks since July 18, three of which were committed by registered asylum seekers.
The dismissals were the latest in a series of purges related to the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said 88 employees of the ministry were sacked on suspicion of having links to Fethullah Gulen.
The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan broke ties with the parent organization in Egypt last year. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A breakaway group from the Muslim Brotherhood has announced it will run in the upcoming elections and that coalitions have been formed.
Deir Ezzor, Syria. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Daesh executed four men accused of smuggling civilians out of the militant-controlled Deir Ezzor.