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Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj addresses the UN-backed unity government (GNA). (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj presented a new cabinet lineup days after parliament issued a no-confidence vote in the UN-backed government.
A car bomb struck a police headquarters in the southeastern town of Cizre in Turkey. (Twitter)
August 26, 2016 - 08:29 GMT
The 'massive' bomb killed 11 officers and did significant damage to the building.
Members of Libyan pro-government forces hold a position as they fight to clear DAesh from its main Libyan stronghold of Sirte on August 13, 2016 in Sirte. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Airstrikes continue to pound Sirte in the battle to oust Daesh from their Libyan stronghold.
CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was targeted by gunfire as he traveled in a convoy in northeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kemal Kilicdaroglu escaped unscathed when his convoy came under fire in northeastern Turkey.
Egyptian Coptic church. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Egyptian Coptic church is fighting for better legislation to build and restore churches.
People walk past a government building in Kef, Tunisia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Tunisian forces found a militant camp in Kef.
Qatif, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 12:20 GMT
Saudi forces stopped two suicide bombing attempts near a mosque and a popular tourist restaurant.
Abu Sayyaf militants marching in Philippines. (Screenshot)
August 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded an eighteen-year-old captive when his family could not pay the ransom.
A Syrian rebel tries on a gas mask in the northwestern province of Idlib, on July 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
The UN is expected to publish a full report on the use of mustard and chlorine gas by Syrian regime forces and Daesh militants.
Palestinian protestors hold posters of Bilal Kayed, protesting his administrative detentio at Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
August 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Bilal Kayid has suspended his hunger strike after 71 days after reaching an agreement to end his administrative detention.
Afghan security personnel stand guard near the site of explosion that targeted the elite American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on August 24, 2016. (AFP/Wakhil Kohsar)
August 25, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Security forces ended the attack on the American University of Afghanistan, with at least seven civilians killed.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (R)and US Vice President Joe Biden (L) hold a joint press conference following their meeting on August 24, 2016 at the Cankaya Palace in Ankara. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
So far US officials have said Turkey has failed to supply any evidence that Gulen was involved in the coup attempt.
Strawberries. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
After US media linked a hepatitis A outbreak to strawberries imported from Egypt, the country is doing an in-depth agricultural investigation.
Gunmen have stormed Kabul's American University of Afghanistan, with many reportedly trapped inside. (File photo)
August 24, 2016 - 17:06 GMT
Professors and students are said to be trapped inside, but reports of casualties have not been confirmed.
Afghan police search a car at a checkpoint in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
A bomb in Lashkargah City killed a US soldier and wounded seven others.
The Saudi flag. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia sentenced an Egyptian national to six years in prison on charges of espionage for sending documents about the country to Iranian contacts in Lebanon.