Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen kidnapped by jihadist groups in early August 2014 in the eastern border town of Arsal, watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved ones in a tent erected outside the government's offices in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
November 30, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Despite previous reports that the exchange would be imminent, new developments are preventing the swap from happening.
A Syrian girl eats bread in the Al-Shallal suburb of the northeastern town of Al-Hol in Syria's Hasakeh province, bordering with Iraq, on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
November 30, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The bakery was built by a Turkish agency in Idlib, where it produced about 65,000 loafs of bread per day serving about 40,000 people.
It remains unclear if the impact will have long term effects on the group. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A high rate of death in Iraq as well as increasingly frequent defections indicate Daesh is losing man power.
Broken egg shells are seen on the emblem of the Turkish embassy in Moscow following a protest, November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 06:57 GMT
The remains of a Russian pilot who was killed after his Sukhoi Su-24 was shot down by Turkish forces is to be returned.
Women and children react as they sit on shore after arriving with other migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos by crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 26, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
November 30, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
The refugees were of Syrian, Palestinian, Tibetan and Indian nationalities.
A Sukhoi Su-24 warplane operated by the Russia Air Force. (Wikimedia/Alexander Mishin)
November 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Last week and Israeli military official said his country wouldn't attack Russian planes that crossed into Israeli airspace.
An Israeli soldier holds a Palestinian flag seized from protesters during clashes following a demonstration by Palestinians against Israeli occupation, in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
November 30, 2015 - 05:20 GMT
17-year-old Ayman Samih al-Abbasi died after he was shot in his chest in the Ras al-Amoud area of Silwan. Police say they were unable to find his body.
Egyptian security forces patrol the street in military combat gear. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The suspects were detained in security raids following a drive-by shooting that killed four policemen.
Hundreds of mourners follow a vehicle transports the coffin of killed Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci during his funeral the day after his assassination in Diyarbakir, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
November 29, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Tahir Elci, 49, the president of Diyarbakir Bar Association, was killed in Diyarbakir’s Sur district just after he spoke at a news meeting.
Family members of Lebanese servicemen being held by militants hold up portraits of their loved ones during protests. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
Prime Minister Tammam Salam was set to attend international talks on climate change in Paris.
Palestinians rush to help a demonstrator, wounded in the eye, during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against Israeli occupation, in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
November 29, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Israeli forces fired live ammunition as a means of crowd dispersal, injuring at least 12 Palestinians.
Egyptian women march in Cairo on International Women's Day. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The move is part of an effort to appoint female judges in a male-dominated field.
EU leaders are offering extensive aid packages and renewed accession talks in exchange for greater cooperation from Turkey on the current migrant crisis. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
EU heads of government view Turkey as the first line in slowing the flow of refugees and migrants into the continent.
Cumhuriyet published a story on the search, stating that Turkey was sending weapons to Syria. The Editor in Chief is also being accused of espionage and of aiding an armed group. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The three suspects are linked to an investigation involving the search of trucks belonging to the Turkish intelligence in January.
Earlier this year, Daesh published online the executions of two activists from the Syrian city of Raqqa. (YouTube)
November 29, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 53 people in Syria were executed by the militant group last month alone.
Iran is shutting down inactive centrifuges and revamping its nuclear plan. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Iran is shutting down thousands of unused centrifuges, as part of their nuclear deal for other countries to lift sanctions.