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Mourners chant slogans and wave the national flag during the funeral of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar, who was shot dead earlier this week outside an Amman court, in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of the capital Amman on September 28, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 29, 2016 - 10:21 GMT
The Writer Nahed Hattar was laid to rest in his hometown of Fuheis, just north of Amman.
An Israeli-owned natural gas extraction field off the coast of Haifa. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Jordan's gas agreement with Israel has prompted widespread protests and outrage.
Syrians await to receive treatment at a make-shift hospital following air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of Aleppo on September 24, 2016. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
September 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Eastern Aleppo now has six functioning hospitals, only three of which are capable of handling emergencies.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, September 21, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
September 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Supporters of the bill said justice for victims' families 'shouldn't be thrown overboard' because of diplomatic concerns.
Syrian pro-government forces are seen on September 28, 2016 in the Farafira district, northwest of Aleppo's historic citadel. Syria's army took control of the rebel-held district after days of heavy air strikes that sparked allegations of war crimes. (AFP/Georges Ourfalian)
September 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The woman and her child, who was born in captivity, are said to be in good health.
US and British soldiers chat at a military base southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on January 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US military is deploying 600 more troops to Iraq to help government forces fight the Daesh (ISIL) group in the city of Mosul, according to the US Defense Department.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting in Moscow on December 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Kerry has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the US holds Russia responsible for the situation in Aleppo amid attacks on civilians by the Syrian regime.
Smoke rises from an airstrike in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Syrian regime forces launched another round of airstrikes in battered Aleppo.
A Palestinian child holds a national flag as she walks past the rubble of Palestinian homes destroyed by Israeli authorities on July 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Demolitions in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem have seen an unprecedented surge in recent months, as Israeli authorities demolished 769 Palestinian structures so far this year, in a large increase from 531 in all of 2015, according to UN documentation.
Jordanian King Abdullah II delivers a speech at the parliament. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 12:05 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah swore in a new government headed by Prime Minister Hani Mulki, who was given a second term after stepping down following last week's parliamentary elections.
Dozens drown as migrant boat sinks off Egypt coast. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:52 GMT
Thirty-three more bodies have been recovered since the sinking last week. Uncertainty remains over how many people might still be missing.
Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As violence mounts inside the Palestinian refugee camp, a Fatah al-Islam commander surrendered to Lebanese army forces in Sidon.
Protesters in Zurich call for Israel's suspension from FIFA. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch accused FIFA of sponsoring matches in sports clubs built for settlers on Palestinian land.
A file photo of a drone. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A US drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province killed over a dozen civilians.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L) holds a joint press conference with Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Ankara on September 26, 2016.  (AFP/Adem Altan)
September 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doing a 180 from lambasting Erdogan through satirical poetry, Johnson talks 'jumbo free trade deals' and backs Turkey's Syria policy.
This file photo taken on January 22, 1994 shows Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres (R) and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat (L) shaking hands as they pose with the new Norwegian Foreign Minister Bjoern Tore Godal in Oslo. (AFP/Stringer)
September 28, 2016 - 06:22 GMT
Lauded in the West for his peace advocacy, Peres leaves behind a complicated legacy for Arabs, having presided over massacres in Lebanon and leaving Palestinians without a clear road to peace.