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The aid is much needed in the city where most of the residents are women and children. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 21:42 GMT
On Wednesday, Russian cargo planes dropped tons of food aid to the besieged Syrian town of Deir Ezzor
Damage in Gaza, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
Palestinian human rights organizations file more evidence of Israeli war crimes with the ICC.
According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, World War III could be looming around the corner. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev claims that if there is no peaceful negotiations on Syria, the only alternative is a world war.
Judges hope the sentence will deter other soldiers from treating Palestinians the same way (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
An ultra-orthodox Israeli soldier gets a seven-month prison term for abuse of Palestinian detainees.
A protester waves a coffee pot at Israeli guards outside Ofer Prison. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
A prison raid in Ramallah involved Israeli forces assaulting three minors.
US says the March 1 deadline proposed by Russia would be too late. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
US wants a Syrian cease-fire now, claiming waiting for a Russian March 1 deadline will damage opposition forces beyond repair.
A man drives his motorbike past damaged buildings on February 10, 2016 in Harasta, east of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/Abdulmonam Eassa)
February 11, 2016 - 15:23 GMT
A military spokesman indicated that the decision would take effect within two months.
Israeli forces drilling to search for Palestinian tunnels in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
February 11, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
After multiple tunnel collapses this week, Egyptian forces destroyed a major one linking North Sinai and the Gaza Strip.
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February 11, 2016 - 13:34 GMT
In the latest video release from Daesh, a four-year-old boy is seen blowing up a car containing four men accused of spying.
Sidon, Lebanon, is the picturesque site of an arrest for suspicions of terrorism. (Twitter)
February 11, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Lebanese army conducted a sweep for terrorist activity and drug smuggling.
Palestinian members of the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas mourn during the funeral of Ahmed al-Zahar in the village of Al-Moghraga in the Gaza Strip on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 11, 2016 - 11:08 GMT
A split in the Qassam Brigades emerged after the group executed Mahmoud Rashid Eshtaiwi.
Syrian refugee Hatice Henidil hugs her grandson Usame while waiting for his parents still stuck on the Syrian side of the border, in front of the Oncupinar crossing in southern Turkey, on Feb. 10, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 11, 2016 - 10:36 GMT
German and Turkish leaders requested support from NATO in the form of surveillance on the Syrian border and in the Aegean Sea.
A man drives his motorbike past damaged buildings on February 10, 2016 in Harasta, east of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/Abdulmonam Eassa)
February 11, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Spain and New Zealand said that while the council has tried to keep the humanitarian and the political situations separate, the two are interconnected.
Jordan's King Abdullah urged concerned parties to continue contributing aid to assist with the influx of Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 07:53 GMT
“The northern border of the Kingdom is tight and safe, and our Arab Army and security bodies are capable of protecting it," Abdullah said.
As the Obama prepares his exit, it is fair to ask whether he will let the complete destruction of Syria become a reality. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
February 11, 2016 - 06:50 GMT
As the American president prepares his exit from the White House, it is fair to ask whether he will let the complete destruction of Syria become a reality.
Dubai's ruler, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 05:51 GMT
The recent appointments, announced on Twitter, represent the largest ministerial shake-up in UAE history.