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Yemenis stand on a rooftop after an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UK refused to back the Netherlands proposal that the UNHCR launch a formal inquiry into Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen.
Iraqi army soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Defense Ministry stated that only Iraqi and local fighters will advance on Daesh on Mosul.
Syrian fire fighters put out a blaze at the scene of a reported barrel bomb strike. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 14:01 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the lull had been preceded overnight by regime shelling and bombing by unidentified warplanes on the rebel-held eastern section of Aleppo.
Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke on Sunday in an Israeli prison. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi waits for a meeting with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Palace Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
September 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
European representatives at the UN Human Rights Council meeting slammed the deterioration of human rights in Egypt.
A man cleans the blood of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar after he was shot dead outside a court in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016, where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. (AFP/Ahmad Alalameen)
September 25, 2016 - 11:39 GMT
Police are investigating Riaz Ismail Ahmed Abdullah as the suspected killer in the assassination of Nahed Hattar.
Afghan army soldiers are seen during an operation in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Two separate operations and airstrikes targeted the two militant groups.
Egyptian riot police are seen on patrol in Cairo. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Those arrested are said to belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and are accused of creating Egypt's financial crisis.
A member of the Iraqi government forces looks at a burnt-out vehicle as they secure the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of Mosul, on September 23, 2016, the day after recapturing city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The militants first opened fire on a checkpoint, then went on to detonate a car bomb.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016. (Twitter)
September 25, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Nahed Hattar was arrested last month for sharing a cartoon lambasting Daesh.
Riot police disperse migrants and refugees trying to get into trucks heading to Great Britain, on September 21, 2016 in Calais. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
September 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The French government has made repeated attempts to close the camp, which is still home to thousands of people living in squalid conditions.
A Palestinian girl stands outside an Israeli jail. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Some of the minors were held under administrative detention or had to pay a large fine to be released.
Palestinians hold banners in support of borther Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, and Malik al-Qadi, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 21 September. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Qadi ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, along with fellow prisoners Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, after an agreement with the Israeli prisons services not to renew their administrative detentions.
A Yemeni man sits on the rubble as people search for suvivors in houses destroyed by airstrikes. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The August toll marks a %40 increase compared to the number of casualties in July.
A Free Syrian Army fighter fires a weapon inside a damaged building during clashes with forces from the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Sources belonging to both the Syrian military and the militants confirmed the recapture of the Handarat camp on Saturday.
Members of the Palestinian Fatah movement and Lebanese army soldiers watch as an ambulance evacuates the wounded from Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon during clashes on August 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 10:41 GMT
Supporters of the so-called Islamic State Emir in Ain el-Hilweh, Imad Yassine, have shifted their allegiance to the Nusra Front, which rebranded itself as Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in July when it split from the al-Qaida movement.