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July 25, 2016

Afhan army soldiers driving through Kabul. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Kabul residents cite long wait times and inefficiency as main complaints against the multiple checkpoints throughout Kabul.
The body of a Palestinian assailant who was allegedly shot in the head by an Israeli soldier as he lay wounded on the ground Hebron on March 24, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
12:00 GMT
The Israeli army prosecution insists that Azaria shot Abd al-Fatah al-Sharif out of revenge, not in self defense.

July 26, 2016

French policemen search house-by-house in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray after attackers killed a priest at a church in the village. (AFP/Charly Triballeau)
17:10 GMT
Two attackers claiming allegiance to Daesh took hostages at a French church and killed a Catholic priest.
Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
15:36 GMT
Dubai police busted a sex trafficking ring of Vietnamese nationals after a girl called home for help.
Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
"We are on the verge of an uprising of hatred, racism, darkness and upcoming killings," warned Isaac Herzog.

July 24, 2016

Israel had previously approved plans for 1,200 housing units to be built in the area. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Israel also recently announced plans to increase financial support to illegal settlements by $12.8 million.

July 21, 2016

US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters advance into the Islamic State group bastion of Manbij, in northern Syria, in June 2016. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Civilians were urged to leave the city or distance themselves from areas where clashes are taking place.
File photo shows Taliban militants in an undisclosed location in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Taliban reportedly takeover key district in Kunduz province, where the group has launched several attacks.

July 18, 2016

Queen Rania of Jordan. (AFP/Eric Piermont)
15:00 GMT
Jordan's Queen Rania intervened personally to have a child released from police custody.
Yemenis inspect a charred vehicle following a suicide car bombing attack that targeted the convoy of Aden's governor, in the southern city of Aden on July 15, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
12:00 GMT
Both blasts hit military checkpoints and killed soldiers.

July 17, 2016

Dark plumes of smoke can be seen rising from a hotel fire in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (YouTube)
14:00 GMT
Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the fire.
Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Muslim preacher, is blamed for orchestrating the attempted Turkish coup. (AFP/File)
09:28 GMT
Once regarded as a close ally, President Erdogan now sees Gulen as his mortal enemy.