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British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson speaks at Chatham House in central London, on December 2, 2016. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
December 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Johnson underscored the need for Syria to remain a united country, but said he could not 'see that happening under Assad.'
Authorities warned that Europe may see a rise in attacks by both coordinated militant groups or by lone wolf attackers. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The European law enforcement agency said in a report that defeats in Iraq and Syria may lead to a rise in attacks against western Europe.
Around 200 men, women and children protested outside the parliament building in Amman demanding amendments to laws that discriminate against women in Jordan. (File photo)
December 02, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Activists have noted a rise in murders of women, often at the hands of their male relatives, in Jordan.
The proposal was supported by two-thirds of Slovakia's parliament. (File photo)
December 02, 2016 - 14:18 GMT
A far-right group more than doubled the amount of members a religion needs to have to be considered an official religion in the country.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Abbas was an even greater threat to Israel than Yasser Arafat.
A Yemeni man inspects the damage on a street following clashes between pro-government militants and Shia Houthi rebels on November 22, 2016 in the country's third-city Taiz. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
December 02, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
It is still unclear whether China intends to play a role in mediating between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government.
A view of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
December 02, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Last month the House of Representatives voted almost unanimously to renew the sanctions.
Turkish Prime Minister and leader of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Binali Yildirim addresses the AKP group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara on November 29, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
December 01, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The country is expected to vote on a new constitution next year, which would most likely change Turkey to a presidential system.
Israel and Turkey are exchanging ambassadors for the first time in six years. (File photo)
December 01, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Eitan Naeh previously served with the Israeli embassy in Ankara during the 1990s.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said neither Russia nor the Syrian government had anything to do with the strike that killed four Turkish soldiers inside Syria. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Turkey earlier blamed the Syrian government for the strike that killed four Turkish troops.
An Egyptian anti-regime protester shouts slogans during a demonstration calling for the interim military rulers to step down in Tahrir Square in Cairo on 27 November 2011. (AFP/Odd Andersen)
December 01, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The UNDP urged Arab governments to seize "historic opportunities" provided by a new generation of highly-educated, urban youth.
On Wednesday, Iraqi Special Forces wrested the control of the al-Shaqaq neighborhood from Daesh. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 11:59 GMT
The victims were heading to government security checkpoints along with their families when they were hit.
Palestinians with Israeli citizenship constitute 20 percent of the population of Israel, and have long been targeted by discriminatory Israeli policies. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
They said that “many, many people complained to the municipality,” which in turn took the matter to the Ministry of Transportation.
Yemenis wave the national flag during a gathering in support of the Huthi-led parliament, in the capital Sanaa on August 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
In a ceremony marking the 49th anniversary of South Yemen's independence from the British colonial rule, the parties voiced their readiness to cooperate with the new government.
Scores of Palestinian prisoners have launched hunger strikes in Israeli prisons to protest various issues, most notably administrative detention. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Shadid, 20, and Abu Farah, 29, have been on hunger strike for 68 and 69 days respectively, in protest of being placed under administrative detention.
Hundreds of civilians have been killed in both sides of the divided city by government airstrikes and rebel shelling since November 15. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The meeting came hours after 45 people died attempting to flee rebel-held areas in the city's east under shelling.