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About 30,000 refugees are currently massed along the Turkish border town of Oncupinar.  (AFP)
February 10, 2016 - 10:06 GMT
A Syrian group was caught trying to carry explosives and suicide belts into southeastern Turkey on Wednesday.
Israeli soldiers outside Nahhalin in 2015. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 09:41 GMT
Nahhalin is sealed off, and food suppliers and humanitarian cases cannot enter or exit the village.
Saudi trucks loaded with aid. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 08:26 GMT
Saudi is distributing food baskets throughout Taiz.
The former Israeli PM is now facing 19 months in prison for various corruption charges. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Judge refuses plea bargain and gives former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert additional month in prison for secret tapes saga.
The recently completed border fence is one of many new security updates for Tunisia. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Tunisia is increasing military and security patrols at the Libyan border.
Nigerian police on patrol. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
Nigeria arrested multiple militants and is tightening security against people leaving to train in Libya.
The Egypt State Council. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Eleven groups issued a statement against the ongoing exclusion of women from major judicial bodies in Egypt.
The rubble of a house in the Idlib province after an airstrike. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Russian airstrikes hit civilian targets in the Idlib province.
A woman holds up a sign at a demonstration in Cairo demanding freedom for all political prisoners in July 2012. (AFP/Gianluigi Guerci)
February 09, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Reports of 44,000 political prisoners in Egypt are a 'lie' according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
Smoke rises from an attack in the Sangin district of the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Afghan forces are moving in on the hotly-contested Sangin district.
Israeli Arab member of parliament, Hanin Zoabi, is one of three Palestinian lawmakers suspended. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Palestinian lawmakers vow to appeal their suspension as punishment for visiting victims' families.
A man walks past rubble from an airstrike in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
As Russian airstrikes increase, civilians are fleeing Aleppo in massive numbers.
Experts says the best protection against the H1N1 virus is a yearly dose of the flu vaccine. (AFP/Jesus Alcazar)
February 09, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
A Palestinian man has succumbed to the H1N1 virus after being treated in an Israeli hospital.
Cluster munitions. (Twitter)
February 09, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Cluster bombs have killed dozens of civilians in 2016 alone.
Saudi tanks deploy in Jizan close to the Yemeni border. (AFP/Fayez Nuraldine)
February 09, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri announced Saudi Arabia is prepared for land war in Syria to tackle Daesh as part of the international coalition against the organisation.
Along with dengue, Rift Valley fever, and the West Nile vrus, these pesky little creatures could also bring the Zika virus to the MENA region. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Middle East region is Zika-free according to the WHO, but the presence of mosquitoes in the region still makes the virus a possibility.