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June 21, 2016

Ten Turkish activists were killed in 2010 when Israeli forces raided the Mavi Marmara ship which was part of the Free Gaza flotilla (AFP/file)
14:00 GMT
The two sides will make the announcement during final talks on the issue on June 26.
Loyalist forces in Marib, Yemen. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
Houthis fired a missile at the Loyalist-held Marib, but the missile was intercepted by Saudi-coalition forces.
Kurdish protesters clash with Turkish police in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Turkish forces are beginning new operations against PKK militants in Diyarbakir province.
The Taliban kidnapping of passengers on highways has become an increasing common occurrence
11:30 GMT
According to one police official, “one of the vehicles hijacked is a bus full of passengers while two others are trucks.”

June 19, 2016

The Saudi embassy in Kuwait filed a lawsuit against Kuwaiti MP Abdulhameed Dashti for criticizing Saudi Arabia's involvement in Bahrain and Yemen. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Abdulhameed Dashti could face a lengthy jail sentence after the Saudi embassy in Kuwait filed a defamation lawsuit against him.

June 30, 2016

An EgyptAir plane on the runway. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Data extracted from the black box from EgyptAir Flight MS804 indicates smoke in the toilet room, confirming earlier reports.

June 28, 2016

Footage showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visiting troops on the frontline near Damascus was broadcast on pro-government TV. (Euronews)
12:00 GMT
Assad was seen touring several positions at a newly recaptured airbase in the Damascus suburbs.
The Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Islam's holiest site, pictured on October 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
11:00 GMT
Jordan called on on Israel to immediately halt the unjustified violations, and to respect the status quo as an occupying power in the Palestinian territory
Palestinian fishermen on the beach in Gaza City. (AFP/Roberto Schmidt)
07:00 GMT
Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishermen boats, preventing them from fishing within a range of five nautical miles, despite the designated fishing range extending to six miles.

June 26, 2016

A man sprays water to cool down Palestinian children gathering in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound before Friday prayers during Ramadan on June 24, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
10:30 GMT
Clashes began after settlers were allowed into the complex during prayers.
Incendiary weapons or bombs are designed to cause fires in targeted areas. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Concerned were raised hours after an opposition group to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed the bombs were used in Russian airstrikes that killed at least one dozen civilians in Allepo.

June 25, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference in Ankara. (AFP/File)
15:44 GMT
Erdogan stressed that Turkey has always given its due importance to the acceleration of Turkey's EU membership bid but the bloc has always been delaying the process.
Israeli authorities dramatically escalated a policy of withholding Palestinian bodies killed by Israeli forces since a wave of unrest erupted across the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel in October. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
Participants in the sit-in raised posters emblazoned with the phrase: "We want the martyr--" with the name of each Palestinian and the date he was killed printed underneath.

June 23, 2016

Milo Yiannopoulos is one of the most popular alt right personalities (Facebook)
17:35 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.
Residents in Beledweyne, Somalia, walk through the flood waters. (Twitter)
17:00 GMT
The Turkish Red Crescent and Qatar Charity are teaming up on a $2.75 million USD project to aid Beledweyne, Somalia.

June 18, 2016

People stand in front of a large board in Parliament Square, central London, bearing messages in remembrance of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The charge was filed against Thomas Mair, 52, who was arrested on suspicion of Cox's murder immediately after she was shot and stabbed Thursday in the central English town of Birstall.