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An armed Yemeni man stands outside a building destroyed by a Saudi airstrike in Sanaa, July 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 08, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
One person was killed and five others injured after Daesh militants targeted a Shia mosque in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
Egyptian journalists protest what they consider to be an attack on press freedoms inside the country. (AFP/File)
July 08, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Seventeen rights groups in Egypt stated their concern that the proposed anti-terror law will usher in an "indefinite, undeclared state of emergency" within the country.
Tehran has already extended some $4.6 billion in credit to Damascus since the start of the conflict. (AFP/File)
July 08, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Syria's parliament on Tuesday voted to approve a deal with Iran for a line of credit worth $1 billion.
The allegations threaten to widen the growing rift between the two Palestinian factions. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 18:29 GMT
Hamas on Tuesday said more than 200 of its members had been detained by the Palestinian Authority, and that most had been tortured.
The number of recruits is far below expectations. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 17:08 GMT
The number of recruits being trained in the US anti-Daesh program is disappointing to say the least.
Wounded men rest in the Sadaka hospital in Aden, the largest city in southern Yemen, on July 5, 2015. Overwhelmed by the flood of sick and injured of a long conflict, Aden hospitals became hospices due to lack of beds and medicine. (AFP/Saleh Obeidi)
July 07, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Since the start of the crisis in Yemen, 1,528 civilians have been killed and more than 3,000 have been injured.
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi march through Cairo on September 6, 2013, wearing the hand logo recently adopted by the group. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
July 07, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Roughly 430 non-governmental organizations have been dissolved since February.
Jordanian security forces foiled an alleged Iranian terror plot. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
July 07, 2015 - 15:58 GMT
Iran is rejecting Jordanian state media reports that a suspect arrested in Jordan for allegedly planning attacks against the kingdom had ties to an Iranian group.
General John Allen is in Ankara to meet with Turkish officials to discuss the fight against Daesh, a source told AFP. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 15:10 GMT
The US special envoy for the coalition against Daesh was in Ankara Tuesday to meet with officials following speculation Turkey was considering a military intervention inside Syria
The wreckage of a burnt vehicle remains in front of burning shops following a bomb blast in central Nigeria (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
According to authorities, the blast was likely carried out by a suicide bomber.
Kurdish fighters are pictured during clashes with fighters from Daesh on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Hasakah on June 30, 2015. (AFP/Uygar Onder Simsek)
July 07, 2015 - 14:17 GMT
About 80 Daesh fighters have been killed by Kurdish fighters and intensified coalition airstrikes since Sunday morning, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.