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Asylum seekers are rescued from boats that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Libya arrested three people suspected of involvement with two boats that capsized and killed up to 200 asylum seekers off the coast of Libya.
UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon stressed the importance of concluding the talks within two weeks.  (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
The United Nations says it will host a fresh round of peace talks among different Libyan factions in Geneva next week.
Hezbollah destroys a rebel tunnel in Zabadani. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Fighting has resumed in Zabadani and two nearby villages, breaking a two-day ceasefire, and ending hopes of extension.
Al Jazeera journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy (left), and Egyptian Baher Mohamed stand outside Cairo's Torah prison, July 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt, following a retrial Saturday.
Kurdish fighters take position. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 09:38 GMT
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have managed to retake seven villages in the northern part of Iraq from Daesh militants as they continue to push the terrorists back from the area.
Junaid Hussein recruited Daesh supporters in the West
August 29, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
The US on Friday confirmed the death of a top Daesh recruiter and cyber expert, killed in an airstrike in Syria.
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week.
Egypt's Criminal Court referred 12 defendants to the Grand Mufti on charges of forming a Daesh-affiliated
August 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt's Criminal Court referred the defendants to the Grand Mufti on charges of forming a Daesh-affiliated "terrorist cell."
Members of the Libyan Red Crescent, wearing protective white clothing and masks, collect the body of a migrant that had washed ashore on a beach on Aug. 28, 2015 in the port town of Zuwara west of Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 28, 2015 - 20:23 GMT
Hundreds of bodies were found in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday after two boats capsized near the coastal Libyan town of Zuwara.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his interim cabinet Friday. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 20:08 GMT
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced the choice for his cabinet positions Friday.
Libyans cross the border into Egypt from Libya's Matrouh governorate. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 19:54 GMT
An Egyptian governor from Matrouh met with Libya's interior minister to discuss reopening the border.