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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.
Yemenis gather near the rubble of houses close to Sanaa Airport, March 31, 2015, after they were destroyed in an air strike a Saudi-led coalition warplanes. (AFP/ Mohammed Huwais)
February 09, 2016 - 10:44 GMT
Saudi airstrikes targeting several areas across Yemen have killed at least five. Yemeni ballistics struck an airport in Saudi Arabia.
The city of Aden is subject to numerous skirmishes with the presence of Al Qaeda and Daesh militants. (AFP/Saleh Al Obeidi)
February 09, 2016 - 09:41 GMT
Al Qaeda fighters clashed with Yemeni forces loyal to the embattled president Hadi as they attempted to recapture parts of Aden city.
Jordan's King Abdullah II and US President Barack Obama speak during a joint press conference. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 09, 2016 - 08:25 GMT
King Abdullah and President Obama will tackle efforts to combat extremism across the Middle East.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
German Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister of Turkey Davutoglu
UAE pilot Major Mariam Al Mansouri led a strike against Daesh in Syria in October 2014.
February 08, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
The army chief officials discussed several issues including the fight against extremism in the region
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP/Yuri Cortez).
February 08, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Erdogan expressed anger at US support for Syrian Kurds and called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the PKK.
Several lawmakers are preparing legislation that would make attendance to presidential elections mandatory. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 18, 2015. (AFP/Tolgas Bozoglu)
February 08, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Merkel travelled to Turkey to meet the Prime Minister and the President concerning cooperation over the influx of refugees into Turkey and Europe.
Two Boats capsized off the coast of Turkey, killing 33 (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
February 08, 2016 - 12:37 GMT
The capsizing of two boats in two separate incidents off the Turkish coast have cost 33 migrant lives.
Security forces inspect the aftermath of deadly attack carried out by Daesh in a mall in Baghdad. (Hindustan Times)
February 08, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The Iraqi Interior Ministry's spokesman said the "wall" would include an increased number of checkpoints around Baghdad.
The aftermath of a car bombing in Baghdad in November. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A string of attacks in Iraq yesterday left ten dead.
Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen Monday morning. (AFP/Kim Jae-Hwan)
February 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Scud missile fired from Yemen missed its target after being intercepted by Saudi air defenses.
Taliban militants. (AFP)
February 08, 2016 - 10:23 GMT
A bomb attack on a army minibus in Balkh killed three soldiers and injured another 18.