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Members of Israeli security forces on July 24, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
July 30, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
The Israeli military is reacting to an alleged "threat of terrorism" from Egypt's Sinai region after the Daesh affiliate formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from Sinai into southern Israel earlier this month.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man during clashes between protesters and police after authorities limited access for Muslim worshipers to the flashpoint al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
July 30, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Clashes broke out after Israeli forces disguised as Arab citizens arrested and beat a group of Palestinian teens.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, April 12, 2015 (AFP/File).
July 30, 2015 - 09:08 GMT
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke in front of the Security Council on Wednesday, expressing his disappointment in the failure to implement previous peace resolutions in Syria.
A file picture taken on June 12, shows a girl holding a placard of her relative during a demonstration to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, outside the Red Cross building in east Jerusalem. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
July 30, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Israel's parliament on Thursday legalized the ability to force-feed in times of hunger strikes.
Kuwaiti security forces stand next to a body wrapped in shrouds as they inspect the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
July 30, 2015 - 08:40 GMT
The cell consists of five Kuwaitis who claim to have been trained and indoctrinated by Daesh.
A photo purportedly showing Daesh militants preparing to execute dozens of captured Iraqi security force members in the Salahuddin province. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
July 30, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Turkish soldiers patrol the border town of Ceylanpinar at the Turkish-Syrian border. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.
Egyptian firemen put out the flames at the al-Helw factory north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
July 30, 2015 - 06:44 GMT
Egypt's interim prosecutor general ordered the detainment of both the owner and manager of a Qalyubia factory Wednesday.
A relative of a Lebanese soldier captured by the Daesh militant group burns tires in protest in Beirut. (Twitter)
July 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.