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Mohammed Alloush, a Syrian opposition commander, at the Astana peace talks in January 2017. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Syrian peace talks appear to have foundered before they have even begun, with a the opposition's chief negotiation saying he does not to expect make progress.
According to El-Balshy’s comments following the verdict on Saturday, the syndicate’s case reflects a long struggle between security and press freedom. (File/AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The press syndigate in Egypt is demanding for investigations into the violations committed by the Ministry of Interior.
Daniel Levinson (L) shows a picture of his missing father, ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, during a press conference at the Swiss embassy in Tehran, Iran, on December 22, 2007 (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
March 27, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The agent went missing during an unauthorized CIA mission in Iran more than a decade ago.
Militants and their families gather as they prepare to board a bus ahead of their evacuation from the al-Waer neighborhood of the Syrian city of Homs, March 18, 2017. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The district of al-Waer has been under a government siege since 2013.
Mosul al-Jadida, March 26 2017, after airstrikes reportedly killed civilians. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubay)
March 27, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Following reports of hundreds of civilian deaths in Mosul, the Iraqi army has said it will stop using airstrikes and artillery in the city.
Members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, stand under an Islamic State (IS) group banner in the recently recaptured town of Al-Karamah, near the IS bastion of Raqqa, on March 26, 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
March 27, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Kurdish Syrian Democratic forces said they seized Taqba airbase near Daesh's last main stronghold in Syria.
In this photograph taken on February 9, 2017, an Italian soldier from NATO's Resolute Support Mission (L) trains Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers at a Military Training centre on the outskirts of Herat. (AFP/Aref Karimi)
March 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Qari Yasin, a prominent leader within the group, was behind multiple attacks including a 2008 bombing on a hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Elected president of the PA in 2005, Abbas indefinitely extended his mandate in 2009. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The Steiger Award said on its website that it had chosen Abbas for the prize as a 'clear signal'.
Around 7.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in South Sudan, according to the UN, in the midst of a man-made famine. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Aid workers were ambushed while travelling between the capital Juba, and the town of Pibor in Jonglei state.
Tabqa dam (File photo)
March 27, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Fighting at a dam in Syria held by Daesh "the Islamic State group" has put the water barrier at risk of a catastrophic collapse, a technical source said.
Women protest in Lebanon. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Scores of people from across Lebanon convened at Ain Al-Mreisse’s corniche Sunday to protest a law which prevents Lebanese women from passing their nationality to family members.
Bangladesh police inspect the crime scene as an attacker was killed in front of a police box at the entrance to Dhaka’s international airport on March 24, 2017. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Daesh, the "Islamic State" militant group has claimed responsibility for bomb blasts near a suspected militant hideout in Bangladesh that killed six people and wounded dozens.
Yemenis protest against a Saudi-led coalition which supports various factions aligned with Yemen's internationally recognised government against Huthi rebels. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of the country's capital Sanaa on Sunday to protest against the Saudi-led coalition's ongoing military intervention.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir faces charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch urge Jordan to bar Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from entry to the 28th Arab League Summit.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the press prior to a meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at the State Department in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The visit later this week is also expected to touch on the subject of extraditing US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by the Turkish government of orchestrating last year's attempted coup.
Iraq soldiers reach the boundary of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The governor, Faisal al-Issawi, was injured in the attack, but his current condition is not known.