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A Lebanese activist holds his national flag during a mass rally on Aug. 29, 2015 at the iconic Martyrs Square in Beirut. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 19:46 GMT
Two activists were arrested Thursday for spray-painting parking meters during protests outside of the Interior Ministry.
Local residents threw rocks and a Molotov cocktail at a car with five passengers, leaving two injured. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 19:27 GMT
Local residents threw rocks and a Molotov cocktail at a car with five passengers, leaving two injured.
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms.
French prosecutors said poisoning the leader by polonium had
September 03, 2015 - 17:48 GMT
French prosecutors said poisoning the leader by polonium had "not been demonstrated."
Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi gather at a military site near the country's third-largest city Taiz on Aug. 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
September 03, 2015 - 17:38 GMT
The air raids continued as the death toll of mosque bombings in the capital rises.
Sixteen Lebanese servicemen are still being held by Nusra Front. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 16:53 GMT
Sixteen Lebanese servicemen are still being held by al-Nusra Front.
A photo of one of the journalists detained in Turkey, Jake Hanrahan. (Twitter)
September 03, 2015 - 16:33 GMT
Their Iraqi translator remains under arrest, judicial sources said.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban gives a press conference prior to his meeting with European Commission President and European Parliament President on the response to the asylum crisis at the European Union council building in Brussels, on September 3 2015. (AFP/Thierry Charlier)
September 03, 2015 - 15:25 GMT
Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban fired back at criticism of his country's policy concerning refugees, saying the crisis was a 'German problem.'
US Secretary of State John Kerry made the comments while speaking with CNN's Christian Amanpour on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 14:57 GMT
Washington's top diplomat acknowledged for the first time a need for acting forces on the ground in Syria to combat Daesh, but reiterated Obama's stance that American troops would not be deployed in the war-torn country.
As many as 2,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year trying to escape conflict zones in the Middle East and Africa. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
Turkish authorities have detained four Syrian nationals in connection with the smuggling of a Syrian family that ended in the drowning 12 people, including a toddler whose body washed up on the shores of Turkey Wednesday morning.
Daesh supporters raise their flag over an overrun Egyptian security checkpoint in Sinai. (YouTube)
September 03, 2015 - 12:55 GMT
In a 37-minute video, Sinai's Daesh-affiliate, Wilayat Sinai, showed the group using advanced anti-aircraft missiles, raising concerns for Egypt's heavy-reliance on air power to combat the militant group.