Lebanon's capital, Beirut, is decorated in celebration for the return of 16 servicemen. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
December 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
As Lebanon celebrates the return of sixteen servicemen held captive by al-Nusra Front, nine more are still held by Daesh.
Train operations have been suspended since the blast. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 19:15 GMT
Latest reports suggest the blast was caused by a power transformer; however, the mayor of the district, has reportedly told Turkish television it was a pipe bomb.
British Prime Minister David Cameron walks out of 10 Downing street in London on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Leon Neal)
December 01, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The proposal highlights "military action, specifically airstrikes, exclusively against ISIL [Daesh] in Syria" but prohibits British ground troops.
Jordanian police standing guard at a border crossing near Syria. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Gunmen attacked the policemen while they were on patrol in Irbid, near the southwestern Syrian city of Daraa', causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The policemen later died after succumbing to their injuries.
Yemeni Prime Minister and Vice President Khaled Bahah. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Yemeni Prime Minister and Vice President, Khaled Bahah, rejected the embattled President's announcement to replace multiple cabinet members.
An armed Turkish police officer stands guard outside the offices of Cumhuriyet. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Cumhuriyet newspaper published photos purportedly showing Turkish intelligence trucks delivering weapons to Syria. Several journalists and high-ranking police officials have since been charged with terrorism and espionage.
A Turkish special force police officer is pictured during clashes with attackers on August 10, 2015 at the Sultanbeyli district in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
An explosion injured one person at an intersection in Bayrampasa district on the European side of Istanbul.
Journalist Ismail Alexandrani. (twitter)
December 01, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Egyptian officials arrested journalist and Sinai expert Ismail Alexandrani after over 18 hours of interrogation.
A Tunisian guard patrols near the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, after a string of Daesh-related attacks. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
December 01, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Tunisia is beginning to lift the restrictions of the capital city of Tunis, though the country remains in a 30-day state of emergency.
US President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Centre in Paris on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Jim Watson)
December 01, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
President Barack Obama reiterated America's support for for their NATO ally following the shooting down of a Russian military jet which violated Turkish airspace.
Makeshift field hospitals throughout Syria provide essential medical treatment near areas of heavy fighting. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
"Double-tap" barrel bombs struck a hospital run by international aid organization Doctors without Borders in northern Homs. At least 47 people were injured.
Access to clean drinking water has been an ongoing struggle for Aleppo residents. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
A Syrian regime airstrike hit a water treatment plant, risking millions of civilians' access to clean water.
Smoke rises from the city of Taiz after fighting between the Houthi and pro-Hadi militants. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
December 01, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi warplanes have been targeting residential areas in Yemen this week, causing multiple civilian casualties.
Syrians check a damaged house, reportedly hit by US-led coalition air strikes, in the village of Kfar Derian in the western Aleppo province on September 23, 2014. (AFP/Sami Ali)
December 01, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Indiscriminate aerial assaults by the US and Russian-led coalitions have killed 2,800 civilians in Iraq and another 1,200 civilians in Syria.
Demonstrators outside the presidential palace in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (AFP/Mahmud Khaled)
December 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Egypt's statistics agency said the population inside Egypt will reach 90 million, with an additional 8 million Egyptians living abroad.
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man (2-R), who is suspected of stabbing and wounding a woman in north Jerusalem earlier in the day, in an Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 01, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
A 14-year-old, a 19-year-old, and two men in there early 20's were arrested after Israeli forces ransacked their homes in Abu Riyala.