Over 250,000 people have been killed in the Syrian war since it erupted in 2011. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Cairo-based Arab League said both Western and Russian intervention in Syria would not help resolve the Syrian war.
A screen grab released by the Russian Defence Ministry shows a warship launching a missile from the Caspian Sea, October 7, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 08:01 GMT
Russian missiles targeting Syria from the Caspian Sea landed in Iran, according to US officials.
The UN's envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon made the announcement late Thursday. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Libya agreed on a UN-backed peace deal to form a new unity government years after the county descended into violence.
An Israeli soldier runs from Palestinian protesters in Beit El near Ramallah, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
A 20-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead and six others were injured by Israeli soldiers in the Shufat refugee camp.
Egyptian security forces travel along a highway during operations in the restive province of Sinai. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The second stage of Egypt's latest operation "Martyr's Right" includes the commencement of numerous major development projects.
An image grab from a video released by Russia's defense ministry shows a Russian warship firing cruise missiles into Syria from the Caspian Sea. (YouTube)
October 09, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A CNN report said at least four cruise missiles fired by Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had accidentally landed in Iran.
Niqab-clad Egyptian women queue outside a polling station in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria on May 24, 2012. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 18:09 GMT
Spokesperson to the Higher Elections Committee Omar Marawan said that women who refuse to remove the face veil will be barred, citing identity verification purposes.
Yemenis stand around a crater reportedly caused by air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on October 1, 2015.
October 08, 2015 - 17:54 GMT
Of the six couples taking part in the celebrations, three brides and two grooms were killed in the strike.
Iraqi peshmerga fighters keep position during clashes with Daesh militants near Kirkuk August 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 15:20 GMT
According to the Iraqi peshmerga ministry, sample taken from 35 Kurdish fighters showed traces of mustard gas.
A picture taken on October 3, 2015 shows the golden dome of the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 08, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Netanyahu barred politicians and lawmakers from accessing Al Aqsa Mosque compound. Now both Jewish and Arab ministers are attacking the PM's decision.
An Israeli policeman stands at a site where a Palestinian carried out a stabbing attack in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv on October 7, 2015. (AFP/Gil Cohen Magen)
October 08, 2015 - 14:51 GMT
A Palestinian man attacked Israelis in Tel Aviv with a screwdriver, injuring four people before being shot dead at the scene.