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A relative of a Lebanese soldier captured by the Daesh militant group burns tires in protest in Beirut. (Twitter)
July 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.
Jordanian security forces made the arrests in May 2014. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
Jordanian authorities on Wednesday handed down jail sentences to seven Jordanians and one Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli embassy.
Mullah Omar was a de facto leader in Afghanistan prior to the US-led invasion in 2001. (YouTube)
July 29, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reportedly killed in Afghanistan, the country's government officials confirmed to the BBC.
Some 1,650 suspects are believed to have links to Daesh. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Saudi security forces arrested a further 44 terror suspects in the kingdom, bringing the total number to 4,350 from 42 nationalities.
A group of villagers travel through flooded areas by boat near Multan, July 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 09:18 GMT
At least 81 people were killed and thousands others displaced in Pakistan as heavy flooding continues across the country.
Saif-al Islam was sentenced to death for committing war crimes during the 2011 uprising. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
The UN and lawmakers from various human rights groups condemned a Libyan court for handing down a death sentence to Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam.
Jordanian security forces (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
Twelve Jordanians on Tuesday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 15 years for their involvement in recruiting members for the Hamas movement.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered.
Vendors salvage goods in the rubble after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hits their shops in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 28, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
The monitor called for a UN investigation into all parties' actions in Yemen.
Saif al-Islam who is currently being held in the town of Zitan was sentenced to death in absentia by a Libyan court. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's slain former leader Colonel Gaddafi was sentenced to death in absentia for committing war crimes during the country's unrest.