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The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
A soldier stands guard in Benghazi. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
Daesh has reportedly slain five troops loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognized government in the country’s east.
Saudi soldiers shell Yemen from a post in southwestern Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 08:32 GMT
At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed and seven others injured by a Houthi rocket attack on a military base in Saudi Arabia.
A Syrian refugee man selling beans at the Zaatari refugee camp home to more than 55,000 Syrians, located close to the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.
President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office issued a statement on Friday extending the state of emergency until August 3rd. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi ordered the state of emergency on July 4th for an initial 30 days after a Tunisian student used an MK-47 assault rifle to kill tourists at a hotel near the city of Sousse.
Over 80 percent of Yemen's population is in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
The UN launched an aid distribution program to around 340,000 people in the Yemeni port city of Aden Thursday as the humanitarian situation worsens.
Turkey's government blamed the PKK for the attack, which left two police officers dead. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 09:18 GMT
Two officers and two suspects were killed during an assault on police headquarters in Turkey's Adana province. The Turkish government has blamed the PKK for the attack.
A fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi walks with crutches in Yemen's second city of Aden on July 30, 2015. (AFP/STR)
July 30, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour is said to have replaced Mullah Omar, whose death was confirmed this week by the Afghan government. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:29 GMT
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
A file photo of a Predator drone. (AFP/John Moore)
July 30, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.