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Pro-government forces approach Al-Anad military base, 50 kilometres from Aden, August 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Pro-Hadi loyalists seized around ten villages from Shia Houthi fighters Tuesday in southern Yemen while clashes continue across the country.
Human Rights Watch called for an investigation after the video emerged of Saadi Gaddafi being tortured in a Libyan prison. (Screenshot)
August 05, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Human rights groups have voiced concern after a video emerged of Saadi Gaddafi, the son of the country' s former dictator, being tortured in a Libyan prison.
Illustrative photo of a military operation by Egyptian security forced near the border with southern Gaza Strip on November 2, 2014. (AFP/Said Khatib)
August 04, 2015 - 15:45 GMT
Five civilians from one family were killed on Tuesday when their house in North Sinai was shelled, in tandem with intense clashes between security forces and militants.
Fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi gather on a road on the outskirts of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on August 3, 2015, during a military operation against Shiite Houthi rebels and their allies. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
August 04, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Forces loyal to Yemen’s president-in-exile say they have taken southern Lahij province from Houthi militia and pro-Saleh forces.
Volunteers from the Sant'Egidio charity community observe funeral rites next to some of the 13 coffins of migrants who died attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea, at Messina harbour on July 29, 2015. (AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
August 04, 2015 - 13:40 GMT
Over 2,000 people have died and 188,000 have had to be rescued while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, making it the most dangerous migrant route in the world.
The Kashmiri parents of Shafqat Hussain hold up a photo of their son who was believed to be 14 years old when arrested, March 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:05 GMT
A Pakistani teen was hanged by authorities despite claims from human rights groups he had been underage and tortured into confessing to a murder.
A worker carries out a routine check at a natural gas control center of Turkey's Petroleum and Pipeline Corporation, west of Ankara, on January 7, 2009. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
An investigation is underway after a blast hit the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars-Erzurum gas pipeline in eastern Turkey.
The death of Mullah Omar was announced earlier this week. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
The Taliban in Pakistan pledged allegiance to the group's new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a video released Monday.
The mother of late Turkish soldier Hamza Yildirim (2nd L) reacts at her son's funeral ceremony at Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Turkey, on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Adem Alten)
August 04, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A homemade mine detonated in Sirnak province, killing to Turkish security forces.
A picture shows two burnt trucks reportedly set on fire by Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in Tunceli, eastern Turkey, on August 2, 2015. (AFP/Stringer)
August 04, 2015 - 07:52 GMT
In light of recent violence between Turkish forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the US has called for the two parties to resume peace talks.
South Korean intelligence reported scud missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia were of North Korean origin. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
South Korean intelligence reported scud missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia were of North Korean origin.