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US State Department spokesman John Kirby. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 08:06 GMT
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center-right) and Defense Minister Ehud Barak (left) during the session of the Knesset in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 07:15 GMT
The bill was previously described as marking the return to a 'climate of hate'.
Egypt's interior minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar speaks during a press conference on February 8, 2016 in the capital Cairo. (AFP/Mostafa Abulezz)
February 09, 2016 - 06:46 GMT
“These accusations are totally unacceptable, and this is not Egyptian security policy at all," Egypt’s Interior Minister said.
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 09, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
"Our first goal is to host these refugees outside of Turkey.”
February 09, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
The scathing report details widespread incidents of torture, murder, and even sexual abuse.
Serry Siam was one of 28 parliamentarians to have been appointed by President Sisi. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Egyptian parliamentarian Serry Siam had complained about being marginalized during recent sessions.
Sources told Ma’an the man, identified only by his initials “M.M”, was a 24-year-old Palestinian from the village of Khirbet al-Aadas. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 20:06 GMT
The death comes along a string of tunnel collapses and flooding along the Strip.
A general view taken on February 3, 2016 shows the town of Tal Jabin, north of the Syrian embattled city of Aleppo. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 08, 2016 - 18:22 GMT
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, some of the barrel bombs contained toxic gas.
Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
February 08, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The results also confirmed that Regeni was not subject to any type of sexual abuse or assaults.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
German Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister of Turkey Davutoglu
UAE pilot Major Mariam Al Mansouri led a strike against Daesh in Syria in October 2014.
February 08, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
The army chief officials discussed several issues including the fight against extremism in the region
A member of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service sits in a vehicle after being wounded in fighting with Daesh militants on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 08, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Some 4,500 soldiers are expected to arrive at a military base near Makhmur, 70 km southeast of Mosul.
A pair of Mi-17 helicopters operated by the Afghanistan air force. (Wikimedia)
February 08, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An Afghan National Army official said the helicopter made an emergency landing due to technical issues.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP/Yuri Cortez).
February 08, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Erdogan expressed anger at US support for Syrian Kurds and called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the PKK.
Several lawmakers are preparing legislation that would make attendance to presidential elections mandatory. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 18, 2015. (AFP/Tolgas Bozoglu)
February 08, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Merkel travelled to Turkey to meet the Prime Minister and the President concerning cooperation over the influx of refugees into Turkey and Europe.