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The Arab League has barred Syria from participating in summits since 2011, and also agreed to impose economic and political sanctions on the war-torn country. (File photo)
December 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Syria's membership in the Arab League has been suspended since the conflict began in 2011.
Egyptian security forces check a body at the site of a bomb attack next to a police checkpoint in the western Talibiya district of the capital Cairo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
December 09, 2016 - 15:49 GMT
In October, the group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed a policeman in northwest Cairo.
People hold flags during a demonstration against the presidential system on December 4, 2016 at Anitkabir in Ankara. (AFP/Adem Altan)
December 09, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 87 people linked to Istanbul University.
Overall, the number of refugees arriving in Greece by sea crossings has fallen dramatically compared with the same time last year. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The EU-Turkey statement also urged countries to step up the pace for sending refugees back to Turkey.
Yemeni supporters of Shiite Huthi rebels demonstrate to support the new government, that they formed, on December 6, 2016 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
December 09, 2016 - 09:32 GMT
The rights group also said the United States should be held accountable for its arms sales to the Kingdom.
Notably, this year's GCC Summit was also attended by British Prime Minister Theresa May, the first British PM -- and first woman -- to ever attend the event. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
37th GCC Summit wraps up in Manama with attendees laying out common positions on host of regional issues.
Despite the apparent victory in Sirte, Libya remains deeply divided, with the national unity government based in the capital Tripoli unable to gain recognition from the elected parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Another media official on the ground in Sirte as well as a Bunyan Marsous fighter, both of whom asked not to be quoted by name, confirmed the capture of the area.
Greek police vehicles next to a Turkish military helicopter at Alexandroupolis airport, after it landed there carrying eight officers seeking asylum after a coup bid in Turkey, on July 16, 2016 (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The soldiers' asylum requests were initially denied by a lower court.
Mohamed Morsi is currently serving out three lengthy jail terms on charges of
December 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
They have urged the UN to investigate the 'rights violations to which he is being subjected.'
However, despite restored ties, the Turkish leader has not ceased to criticize Israel harshly. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Israel’s national anthem echoes in Ankara’s presidential palace as Eitan Na’eh hands letter of credence to Erdogan.
Up until now, the only protection available for women being threatened by male relatives was imprisonment known as
December 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The current system places women under 'protective custody,' essentially spending years in prison without charges, when their lives are threatened over so-called 'honor crimes.'
Syrian Ahmed H listens to the verdict at the Szeged town court on November 30, 2016. A Hungarian court jailed a Syrian man for 10 years for allegedly inciting a border riot by migrants last year, ruling it an
December 04, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The man was handed a ten year jail sentence on charges of terrorism.
Moroccan women protest extremism in this file photo. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A rifle, ammunition "and documents inciting towards jihad" were seized during the operation on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement.
December 03, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The country’s young population willingly faces the challenges of a global world thanks to their strong national identity
British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson speaks at Chatham House in central London, on December 2, 2016. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
December 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Johnson underscored the need for Syria to remain a united country, but said he could not 'see that happening under Assad.'
Authorities warned that Europe may see a rise in attacks by both coordinated militant groups or by lone wolf attackers. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The European law enforcement agency said in a report that defeats in Iraq and Syria may lead to a rise in attacks against western Europe.