The 36 people are believed to have been taken to an unknown location. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Some 36 people were abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq’s northern province of Salahuddin, according to al-Forat news agency.
A Hezbollah fighter looks out over Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Reports indicate that Hezbollah killed a Beirut bombing suspect during an operation in Syria.
A paper plane placed outside of the Turkish embassy in Russia. (AFP/Dmitry Serebryakov)
November 26, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Turkish embassy in Lebanon is increasing security, fears being targeted after Russian plane downing.
Palestinians carry a wounded friend during fighting in the West Bank on October 30. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
A Palestinian was shot in the head by IDF forces early Thursday, marking 100 Palestinians killed in the current wave of fighting.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Iran said Turkey made a "big mistake" for downing a Russian jet, after a pilot was killed.
Children walk through the rubble after an airstrike in Sana'a, north of Taiz. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
UN aid trucks are not being allowed into Taiz, where over 200,000 civilians require desperate emergency assistance.
British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with Royal Navy personnel as they stand alongside a Royal Navy Wildcat multi-role helicopter in London, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to set out a "comprehensive strategy" against Daesh Thursday amid increasing pressure from politicians to approve airstrikes in Syria.
The Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after the US airstrike. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
The US Army investigation into the Kunduz hospital airstrike shows "gross negligence" by US forces.
The US Treasury Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Karen Bleier)
November 26, 2015 - 07:03 GMT
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against people and businesses in Russia that actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Egyptian election officials sit in an empty polling station during the second day of the first stage of parliamentary elections October 19, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A watchdog agency recorded 60 cases of interfering with journalists during the recent round of elections in Egypt.
Tunisian police continue to investigate the wreckage of the bombed bus in Tunis, Tunisia. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 26, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Daesh officially claimed responsibility for the bus bombing that killed thirteen and wounded 20 in Tunis, Tunisia.
A young Egyptian woman casts her vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo on November 23, 2015, on the second day of the final round of the country's parliamentary elections. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights said 19 women will compete for seats in the runoffs for Egypt's second phase of parliamentary elections.
The suicide rate for children in Egypt has risen dramatically in 2015. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
At least 44 Egyptian children have committed suicide in 2015 - and the number is rising.
A video emerged online of the Russian jet being shot down. (screenshot)
November 25, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The surviving Russian fighter pilot claims they were never in Turkish airspace and received no warnings.
The Tunisian bus bombing is the latest a string of Daesh-affiliated attacks in MENA. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 25, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Hezbollah condemns the recent bombings in Egypt and Tunisia, and calls for solidarity against terrorism.
Taliban fighters have kidnapped Afghan National Army soldiers after their helicopter crashed. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The Afghan National Army launched a mission to rescue eight soldiers who were taken captive by the Taliban after their helicopter crashed.