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Police and civilians gather outside the court in Amman's Abdali neighborhood, where cartoonist Nahed Hattar was shot and killed. (AFP/Ahmad Alameen)
September 26, 2016 - 08:02 GMT
The suspect in the assassination of Nahed Hattar was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism' charges.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
Yemenis stand on a rooftop after an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UK refused to back the Netherlands proposal that the UNHCR launch a formal inquiry into Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen.
Iraqi army soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Defense Ministry stated that only Iraqi and local fighters will advance on Daesh on Mosul.
Syrian fire fighters put out a blaze at the scene of a reported barrel bomb strike. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 14:01 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the lull had been preceded overnight by regime shelling and bombing by unidentified warplanes on the rebel-held eastern section of Aleppo.
Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke on Sunday in an Israeli prison. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi waits for a meeting with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Palace Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
September 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
European representatives at the UN Human Rights Council meeting slammed the deterioration of human rights in Egypt.
A man cleans the blood of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar after he was shot dead outside a court in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016, where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. (AFP/Ahmad Alalameen)
September 25, 2016 - 11:39 GMT
Police are investigating Riaz Ismail Ahmed Abdullah as the suspected killer in the assassination of Nahed Hattar.
Afghan army soldiers are seen during an operation in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Two separate operations and airstrikes targeted the two militant groups.
Egyptian riot police are seen on patrol in Cairo. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Those arrested are said to belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and are accused of creating Egypt's financial crisis.
A member of the Iraqi government forces looks at a burnt-out vehicle as they secure the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of Mosul, on September 23, 2016, the day after recapturing city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The militants first opened fire on a checkpoint, then went on to detonate a car bomb.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016. (Twitter)
September 25, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Nahed Hattar was arrested last month for sharing a cartoon lambasting Daesh.
Riot police disperse migrants and refugees trying to get into trucks heading to Great Britain, on September 21, 2016 in Calais. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
September 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The French government has made repeated attempts to close the camp, which is still home to thousands of people living in squalid conditions.
A Palestinian girl stands outside an Israeli jail. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Some of the minors were held under administrative detention or had to pay a large fine to be released.
Palestinians hold banners in support of borther Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, and Malik al-Qadi, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 21 September. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Qadi ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, along with fellow prisoners Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, after an agreement with the Israeli prisons services not to renew their administrative detentions.
A Yemeni man sits on the rubble as people search for suvivors in houses destroyed by airstrikes. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The August toll marks a %40 increase compared to the number of casualties in July.