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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.
A sniper from the Yemeni security forces watches over during a gathering in support of the Huthi-led parliament, in the capital Sanaa on August 20, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Backed by heavy aerial bombardment from Saudi warplanes, Yemeni forces launched a military operation last week aimed at pushing out al-Qaeda.
The case regarding judicial sequestration on Egypt's press syndicate was referred to the Administrative Court. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The case has been referred to Egypt's Administrative Court.
A Jordanian woman casts her ballot during previous elections. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
High numbers of female candidates participating in the election can be found throughout the Kingdom.
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The sources told Ma'an that the officer was shot in the head by a sniper while he was in a military vehicle patrolling a street in al-Arish.
Enas Oun. (Twitter)
August 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Enas Oun was stopped at the Bahrain International Airport and prevented from traveling due to ongoing investigations about her work.
A member of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) runs on a street on August 21, 2016 in the coastal city of Sirte, east of the capital Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The country's House of Representatives issued a no-confidence vote in the unity government.
Lebanese forces in Arsal. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal's mayor says the city is on high alert, and Lebanese forces are arriving to help bolster security after a spate of recent attacks.
Afghan security forces on patrol after a spate of recent attacks by Taliban militants. (AFP/Bashir Khan Safi)
August 23, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated near a NATO convoy late Monday evening.