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Egypt hopes to end female circumcision by 2030
February 07, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
Egypt’s Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said his country plans to end female circumcision by 2030
Israeli soldier poses in Gaza tunnel. (vk.com)
February 07, 2016 - 19:30 GMT
According to Israeli minister, Egyptian authorities flooded the tunnels between Gaza and Egypt at the request of the Tel Aviv regime. The two countries launched a campaign to destroy the tunnels and security cooperation is reportedly "at its best".
International journalists call on Egypt's Sisi to release imprisoned colleagues. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
A documented 782 violations against journalists in Egypt have been carried out in the past year according to annual report published by Egypt's Press Syndicate.
Records said the accused forced the woman to have sex with him. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A legal consultant admits he raped woman in Dubai.
Hundreds of people have died crossing from Turkey to Greece this year alone. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have lost their lives crossing by sea from Turkey to Greece aboard small inflatable boats like the ones seized.
The Pentagon has released photos from criminal investigations into allegations of misconduct. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Supporters of hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Qiq hold portraits as they demonstrate in solidarity with him on February 7, 2016, outside the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani, File)
February 07, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Muhammad al-Qiq instead demanded an immediate release.
Aftermath of an airstrike dropped on eastern Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Airstrikes dropped by an unidentified warplane killed at least four people including a woman and her child.
Afghan Taliban Militants. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The Afghan government announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban this month.
UAE ground troops are ready to fight Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:13 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is ready to send ground troops to Syria in a US-led coalition, official says.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Camels resting in Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, February 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Lucie March/Flash 90)
February 07, 2016 - 14:38 GMT
Social media sources confirm reports of an earthquake felt near Petra.
Al-Adly was arrested on suspicion of money-laundering less then a week after Mubarak stepped down. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Former interior minister Habib al-Adly and a dozen other officials have been banned by Egypt from travelling after facing "abuse of office" charges.
Jewish men pray at the Western Wall, the most holy site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
February 07, 2016 - 13:22 GMT
Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
A member of the Israeli security forces aims fire during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 07, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
Iraqi soldiers patrol a suburb close to the area of Jweibah, east of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 07, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
According to Iraqi media, Shobaib Abu Majd al-Kanani, a Saudi-born commander, was killed along with eight other Daesh commanders in an airstrike.