Turkish counter terrorism police carried out raids in three Istanbul neighbourhoods. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The suspects were reportedly apprehended in a joint operation between Turkish and Macedonian police on Aug. 12.
Katherin Jane Wilson. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 15:36 GMT
Katherine Jane Wilson, an Australian aid worker who was kidnapped in Jalalabad, has been released after four months.
Relations between Israel and Turkey were disrupted in May 2010 after Israeli commandos raided the Mavi Marmara, killing ten Turkish citizens as they attempted to sail to Gaza to break the blockade. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Last week the Turkish parliament approved the normalization of relations with Israel.
The Israeli Knesset may introduce measures to punish MKs who support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
MK Ahmed Tibi spoke out, saying 'the occupation deserves to be boycotted.'
Saudi soldiers from an artillery unit fire shells from a post close to the Saudi-Yemeni border. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Six other people were injured when a missile hit homes in the southern province of Najran.
The Turkish incursion into Syria was apparently aimed at preventing the Kurdish forces from further advancing. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
50 Turkish tanks have reportedly been deployed, under aerial cover by Turkish fighter jets, to the city of Jarablus in northern Syria.
Journalists protest the crackdown on press freedom in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Badr was arrested May 1 when security forces stormed Egypt's press syndicate.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed anti-Muslim sentiment against immigrants in the EU. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Several EU members oppose any plans to take in any refugees from the Mideast and South Asia.
Lebanese forces on patrol in a northern border village following a militant attack. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Lebanon is in the midst of an ongoing crackdown on extremist cells in the country.
Thousands attended the funeral of Ahman Halaweh who was beaten to death by Palestinian security officers. (Twitter)
August 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Mourners called for Nablus district Governor Akram Rujoub to resign from office and for those responsible for for the killing to be held accountable.
Onlookers gather at the site of a Daesh-group claimed twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016 (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
August 29, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
A bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a building of pro-government forces in northern Aden.
Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said on August 28, 2016. (AFP/Christof Stache)
August 29, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Last year 1 million refugees and migrants arrived in Germany.
French mayors refuse to remove the bikini ban despite France's Council of State suspending the ban. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
France’s Council of State suspended the controversial ban on Muslim women’s full-body swimsuits on the grounds that it violates the basic freedoms of dress, religious expression and movement.
Iraqi women and children sit in the back of a truck at an army checkpoint at Ayn al-Tamer crossing at the entrance to Karbala province on January 6, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 29, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
More than a dozen civilians have lost their lives in a powerful bomb explosion that ripped through a residential neighborhood in Iraq’s central province of Karbala.
Iraqi soldiers on patrol during an operation in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Seven Daesh militants were killed in the clashes.
A file photo of Free Syrian Army fighters. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The FSA field commander, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of Daesh retribution, said eight villages within a 20 kilometer (12 mile) radius of the city, which lies on the western bank of the Euphrates River, had been taken from PKK/PYD militants.