August 30, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The town lies near a main road connecting coastal areas with the Aleppo-Damascus highway.
August 30, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Three minors were among those swept up in nighttime raids across the Occupied Territories.
August 30, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Outgoing Prime Minister Habib Essid addressed Youssef Chahed and Tunisia's security situation at the official handover ceremony.
August 30, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The UN added civilian casualty figures may actually be higher as many areas in Yemen are without medical facilities to provide such statistics.
August 30, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt has increased the penalty for FGM, coupled with an awareness campaign to discourage the practice.
August 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Bassil singled out Palestinians and Syrians as not being eligible for Lebanese citizenship.
August 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The forces said that they “completely liberated” neighborhood Number One residential area in central Sirte on Monday.
August 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The demolitions reportedly left 28 people, including 18 minors under the age of 16, homeless.
August 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Forty rescue missions over the course of 24 hours saved the lives of over 6,500 African migrants off the coast of Libya.
August 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Several gunmen reportedly fired at a group of policemen standing at the vicinity of the al-Sheikh Zuweid town's police station.
August 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The two presidents will meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China on Sunday.
August 30, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
One of the minors was shot at point-blank range when Israeli forces detained him for rock throwing earlier this month.
August 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Ankara launched a bloody offensive in northern Syria last week and killed 25 Kurdish forces on Sunday.
August 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Civilians on the way to an engagement party were killed by a land mine in the road.
August 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
MSF reports the death toll of the Daesh-claimed suicide bombing in Aden to be at least 45.