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Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armored vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
February 09, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Iraqi forces and their allies were able to retake the last remaining Daesh strongholds surrounding Ramadi.
A powerful car bomb explosion in the centre of Damascus on February 21, 2013. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 11:17 GMT
A car bomb attack exploded in Damascus, killing at least eight and injuring others, according to initial reports.
Yemenis gather near the rubble of houses close to Sanaa Airport, March 31, 2015, after they were destroyed in an air strike a Saudi-led coalition warplanes. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
February 09, 2016 - 10:44 GMT
Saudi airstrikes targeting several areas across Yemen have killed at least five. Yemeni ballistics struck an airport in Saudi Arabia.
Detectives found 600 marijuana plants in a nursery near Nablus.  (AFP/ Raul Arboleda)
February 09, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Palestinian Authority find a nursery full of marijuana plants in Nablus.
Israeli border guards keep position during clashes with Palestinian youths following a protest over the rights of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, on February 05, 2016. (AFP/Musa al Shaer)
February 09, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The two girls were detained in separate incidents, one in Jerusalem and the other near the West Bank City of Hebron.
The city of Aden is subject to numerous skirmishes with the presence of Al Qaeda and Daesh militants. (AFP/Saleh Al Obeidi)
February 09, 2016 - 09:41 GMT
Al Qaeda fighters clashed with Yemeni forces loyal to the embattled president Hadi as they attempted to recapture parts of Aden city.
Jordan's King Abdullah II and US President Barack Obama speak during a joint press conference. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 09, 2016 - 08:25 GMT
King Abdullah and President Obama will tackle efforts to combat extremism across the Middle East.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 08:06 GMT
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center-right) and Defense Minister Ehud Barak (left) during the session of the Knesset in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 07:15 GMT
The bill was previously described as marking the return to a 'climate of hate'.
Egypt's interior minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar speaks during a press conference on February 8, 2016 in the capital Cairo. (AFP/Mostafa Abulezz)
February 09, 2016 - 06:46 GMT
“These accusations are totally unacceptable, and this is not Egyptian security policy at all," Egypt’s Interior Minister said.
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 09, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
"Our first goal is to host these refugees outside of Turkey.”
February 09, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
The scathing report details widespread incidents of torture, murder, and even sexual abuse.
Serry Siam was one of 28 parliamentarians to have been appointed by President Sisi. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Egyptian parliamentarian Serry Siam had complained about being marginalized during recent sessions.
Sources told Ma’an the man, identified only by his initials “M.M”, was a 24-year-old Palestinian from the village of Khirbet al-Aadas. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 20:06 GMT
The death comes along a string of tunnel collapses and flooding along the Strip.
A general view taken on February 3, 2016 shows the town of Tal Jabin, north of the Syrian embattled city of Aleppo. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 08, 2016 - 18:22 GMT
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, some of the barrel bombs contained toxic gas.
Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
February 08, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The results also confirmed that Regeni was not subject to any type of sexual abuse or assaults.