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Despite the apparent victory in Sirte, Libya remains deeply divided, with the national unity government based in the capital Tripoli unable to gain recognition from the elected parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Another media official on the ground in Sirte as well as a Bunyan Marsous fighter, both of whom asked not to be quoted by name, confirmed the capture of the area.
Greek police vehicles next to a Turkish military helicopter at Alexandroupolis airport, after it landed there carrying eight officers seeking asylum after a coup bid in Turkey, on July 16, 2016 (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The soldiers' asylum requests were initially denied by a lower court.
Mohamed Morsi is currently serving out three lengthy jail terms on charges of
December 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
They have urged the UN to investigate the 'rights violations to which he is being subjected.'
However, despite restored ties, the Turkish leader has not ceased to criticize Israel harshly. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Israel’s national anthem echoes in Ankara’s presidential palace as Eitan Na’eh hands letter of credence to Erdogan.
Up until now, the only protection available for women being threatened by male relatives was imprisonment known as
December 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The current system places women under 'protective custody,' essentially spending years in prison without charges, when their lives are threatened over so-called 'honor crimes.'
Syrian Ahmed H listens to the verdict at the Szeged town court on November 30, 2016. A Hungarian court jailed a Syrian man for 10 years for allegedly inciting a border riot by migrants last year, ruling it an
December 04, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The man was handed a ten year jail sentence on charges of terrorism.
Moroccan women protest extremism in this file photo. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A rifle, ammunition "and documents inciting towards jihad" were seized during the operation on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement.
December 03, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The country’s young population willingly faces the challenges of a global world thanks to their strong national identity
British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson speaks at Chatham House in central London, on December 2, 2016. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
December 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Johnson underscored the need for Syria to remain a united country, but said he could not 'see that happening under Assad.'
Authorities warned that Europe may see a rise in attacks by both coordinated militant groups or by lone wolf attackers. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The European law enforcement agency said in a report that defeats in Iraq and Syria may lead to a rise in attacks against western Europe.
Around 200 men, women and children protested outside the parliament building in Amman demanding amendments to laws that discriminate against women in Jordan. (File photo)
December 02, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Activists have noted a rise in murders of women, often at the hands of their male relatives, in Jordan.
The proposal was supported by two-thirds of Slovakia's parliament. (File photo)
December 02, 2016 - 14:18 GMT
A far-right group more than doubled the amount of members a religion needs to have to be considered an official religion in the country.
A Yemeni man inspects the damage on a street following clashes between pro-government militants and Shia Houthi rebels on November 22, 2016 in the country's third-city Taiz. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
December 02, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
It is still unclear whether China intends to play a role in mediating between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government.
A view of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
December 02, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Last month the House of Representatives voted almost unanimously to renew the sanctions.
Turkish Prime Minister and leader of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Binali Yildirim addresses the AKP group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara on November 29, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
December 01, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The country is expected to vote on a new constitution next year, which would most likely change Turkey to a presidential system.
Houthi fighters in Yemen. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Yemen has been wracked by chaos since late 2014, when Houthi rebels overran capital Sanaa.