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Hundreds of people have died crossing from Turkey to Greece this year alone. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have lost their lives crossing by sea from Turkey to Greece aboard small inflatable boats like the ones seized.
The Pentagon has released photos from criminal investigations into allegations of misconduct. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Supporters of hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Qiq hold portraits as they demonstrate in solidarity with him on February 7, 2016, outside the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani, File)
February 07, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Muhammad al-Qiq instead demanded an immediate release.
Aftermath of an airstrike dropped on eastern Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Airstrikes dropped by an unidentified warplane killed at least four people including a woman and her child.
Afghan Taliban Militants. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The Afghan government announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban this month.
UAE ground troops are ready to fight Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:13 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is ready to send ground troops to Syria in a US-led coalition, official says.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Camels resting in Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, February 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Lucie March/Flash 90)
February 07, 2016 - 14:38 GMT
Social media sources confirm reports of an earthquake felt near Petra.
Al-Adly was arrested on suspicion of money-laundering less then a week after Mubarak stepped down. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Former interior minister Habib al-Adly and a dozen other officials have been banned by Egypt from travelling after facing "abuse of office" charges.
Jewish men pray at the Western Wall, the most holy site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
February 07, 2016 - 13:22 GMT
Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
A member of the Israeli security forces aims fire during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 07, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
Iraqi soldiers patrol a suburb close to the area of Jweibah, east of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 07, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
According to Iraqi media, Shobaib Abu Majd al-Kanani, a Saudi-born commander, was killed along with eight other Daesh commanders in an airstrike.
Twitter users have posted images of the civilian damage in Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
An airstrike hit Dema, Libya and killed three.
A man stands on the downed border fence. Turkish security personnel have worked to prohibit the Kurds from entering Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 07, 2016 - 11:57 GMT
As thousands of Syrian refugees flock to Turkish borders fleeing the regime and its back up of Russian airstrikes, Turkey has no plans of letting them in.
Police say they suspect the arsonists were from the nearby Palestinian town of Halhul. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
Vaccination workers travel to rural areas to wipe out polio and other diseases. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Three vaccination workers have been found dead after being kidnapped two weeks ago.