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Saif-al Islam was sentenced to death for committing war crimes during the 2011 uprising. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
The UN and lawmakers from various human rights groups condemned a Libyan court for handing down a death sentence to Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam.
Jordanian security forces (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
Twelve Jordanians on Tuesday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 15 years for their involvement in recruiting members for the Hamas movement.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered.
Vendors salvage goods in the rubble after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hits their shops in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 28, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
The monitor called for a UN investigation into all parties' actions in Yemen.
Saif al-Islam who is currently being held in the town of Zitan was sentenced to death in absentia by a Libyan court. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's slain former leader Colonel Gaddafi was sentenced to death in absentia for committing war crimes during the country's unrest.
Bahraini police stand near the site of a bomb blast in a village south of Manama, on Dec. 9, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 28, 2015 - 08:49 GMT
A bomb in the Shiite village of Sitra killed two Bahraini police officers and injured six, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Ban Ki-moon said he was concerned a deadly conflict would occur between Turkey and the PKK. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
UK chief Ban Ki-moon said he was "concerned" amid heightened tensions between Turkey and the PKK.
A Kurdish man leans on his motorbike while smoke rises from the Syrian border town of Kobani in the background. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 06:18 GMT
American and Turkish authorities said they were working on establishing a safe zone between Turkey and Syria in order to secure stability in the area.
Security forces have rounded up 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, bringing the total number of group members to 119. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Security forces have rounded up 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, bringing the total number of group members to 119.
Supporters of the Houthi movement rally in the capital, Sanaa, and perform the traditional Baraa dance on July 24, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 27, 2015 - 11:53 GMT
Residents and Saudi media said Yemen's Houthi rebels have continued clashes in the north and south despite the ceasefire agreement.