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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas chairs a meeting of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on August 22, 2015. (AFP/Madi Mohammed)
September 01, 2015 - 13:28 GMT
Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has announced he has no intention to run in the upcoming elections following his resignation from the PLO Executive Committee.
motorbikes were used by gunmen on Mondays attacks in Aden. (AFP/file)
September 01, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Two Yemeni militia leaders loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi were gunned down in an attack by armed gunmen Monday in Aden.
Iraqi policemen are seen on patrol inside a military base in Baghdad, on June 11, 2014, after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 01, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
The new strategy will address the recent bombings across Iraq’s violence-wracked capital.
A protester makes obscene signs towards riot policemen as his comrades try to cross the barbed wire separating them from the governmental palace at the end of a mass rally against a political class seen as corrupt and incapable of providing basic services on August 29, 2015 at the iconic Martyrs Square in Beirut. (AFP/STR)
September 01, 2015 - 12:10 GMT
You Stink protesters demanded the immediate resignation of the environment minister over the country's worsening trash crisis.
A Yemeni man walks past a vehicle damaged by a Saudi airstrike in Sanaa, August 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
At least 18 civilians were reportedly killed by Saudi-led airstrikes across Yemen Tuesday. A number of areas were hit by Saudi jets in Yemen’s central province of al-Bayda and Taiz.
Several members of Islamic Jihad were arrested while dozens others are said to be injured. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
An Israeli troop was moderately injured in a gun battle with Palestinians in Jenin. The IDF initially raided the city to arrest an Islamic Jihad member, demolishing his home in the process.
Houthi rebels raise their weapons during a rally in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, August 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Houthi rebels raided the homes of political opponents and NGO workers in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, accusing them of belonging to Daesh and Al-Qaeda.
Egyptian authorities intend to fill the tunnels with water to prevent smuggling into Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 09:26 GMT
Egypt's military continued to crackdown on underground smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza Monday by filling them with water.
Over 250,000 refugees have entered Europe by sea this year. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 08:53 GMT
Libyan authorities recovered 40 bodies of refugees late Sunday after their boat sank in the Mediterranean near the city of Al-Khums, while 140 others remain missing.
The UN confirmed the extent of damage to the Temple of Bel with satellite images. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Satellite images confirmed the damage caused to the Temple of Bel by Daesh extremists in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
This is the closest Daesh has ever been to the center of the Syrian capital. (AFP/Ammar al-Arbini)
September 01, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Daesh has moved closer to the center of Damascus than ever before, as militants clash with Syrian rebels in the Al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood.