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Iraqi policemen are seen on patrol inside a military base in Baghdad, on June 11, 2014, after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 01, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
The new strategy will address the recent bombings across Iraq’s violence-wracked capital.
A protester makes obscene signs towards riot policemen as his comrades try to cross the barbed wire separating them from the governmental palace at the end of a mass rally against a political class seen as corrupt and incapable of providing basic services on August 29, 2015 at the iconic Martyrs Square in Beirut. (AFP/STR)
September 01, 2015 - 12:10 GMT
You Stink protesters demanded the immediate resignation of the environment minister over the country's worsening trash crisis.
A Yemeni man walks past a vehicle damaged by a Saudi airstrike in Sanaa, August 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
At least 18 civilians were reportedly killed by Saudi-led airstrikes across Yemen Tuesday. A number of areas were hit by Saudi jets in Yemen’s central province of al-Bayda and Taiz.
Several members of Islamic Jihad were arrested while dozens others are said to be injured. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
An Israeli troop was moderately injured in a gun battle with Palestinians in Jenin. The IDF initially raided the city to arrest an Islamic Jihad member, demolishing his home in the process.
Houthi rebels raise their weapons during a rally in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, August 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Houthi rebels raided the homes of political opponents and NGO workers in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, accusing them of belonging to Daesh and Al-Qaeda.
Egyptian authorities intend to fill the tunnels with water to prevent smuggling into Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 09:26 GMT
Egypt's military continued to crackdown on underground smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza Monday by filling them with water.
Over 250,000 refugees have entered Europe by sea this year. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 08:53 GMT
Libyan authorities recovered 40 bodies of refugees late Sunday after their boat sank in the Mediterranean near the city of Al-Khums, while 140 others remain missing.
The UN confirmed the extent of damage to the Temple of Bel with satellite images. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Satellite images confirmed the damage caused to the Temple of Bel by Daesh extremists in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
This is the closest Daesh has ever been to the center of the Syrian capital. (AFP/Ammar al-Arbini)
September 01, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Daesh has moved closer to the center of Damascus than ever before, as militants clash with Syrian rebels in the Al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood.
Five Palestinians were allegedly killed during the clashes with Israeli soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Violent clashes erupted in the West Bank city of Jenin late Monday after Israeli forces entered the city to arrest a senior Islamic Jihad member, reportedly killing five Palestinians.
Longterm Taliban leader Mullah Omar was killed two years ago. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 06:20 GMT
The Taliban admitted covering up the death of longterm leader Mullah Omar who was killed two years ago.