A Syrian child runs from sniper fire in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
The prisoners were also charged with being associated with a
May 27, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.
The group allegedly attacked police during May Day demonstrations earlier this month. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
Former foreign minister of the Holy See, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, will land in Beirut on Friday. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
Rafah border crossing serves as the entry point to the Gaza Strip from Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad denied launching rockets into southern Israel prior to Israeli attacks. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
Abdullah al-Thani's convoy was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Libya. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.
Iraqi security forces and paramilitaries deploy, on May 26, 2015, in al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, during an operation aimed at cutting off Daesh in Anbar province before a major offensive to retake the city of Ramadi. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 27, 2015 - 07:09 GMT
Other Daesh targets were hit and vehicles destroyed during the clean up mission.
The UN called on Israel to implement steps towards having a two-state solution with Palestine. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The UN warned about the deteriorating political and security situation in the Palestinian Territories, highlighting dire living conditions and poverty in a new report.
Afghan security forces stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Kandahar, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
At least 26 people, including six members from the same family were killed in two separate attacks across Afghanistan.
Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.