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February 4, 2016

Destruction caused by Russian airstrikes in Syria. (AFP/File)
18:04 GMT
Secretary of State John Kerry demands halt to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Syrian refugees in Toronto. (Twitter)
07:14 GMT
The US Senate committee for Homeland Security met Wednesday to address concerns over Canada's plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees.
"God knows" was Mordechai's response when asked if Israel was behind a string of recent collapses. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
In an interview with Palestinian Ma’an news agency, Israel's Major General Yoav Mordechai refused to comment on whether Israel was responsible for recent tunnel collapses in Gaza.

February 3, 2016

Libya is facing a new wave of devastation with Daesh looming. (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT
With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
Arsal, Lebanon. (Twitter)
10:30 GMT
The Lebanese army conducted multiple raids in northern Lebanon on Wednesday.

January 23, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu address a press conference, after a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on January 22, 2016. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)
08:09 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel also urged other EU members to fulfill their pledge in the $3.3 billion deal to support refugees in Turkey.
At least 20 Israelis have been killed in individual attacks carried out by Palestinians since Oct. 1. In the same time period, 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces and settlers. (File Photo)
10:00 GMT
The reported attack is the latest in an ongoing wave of unrest in the occupied Palestinian territories.

February 1, 2016

Egyptian police stand guard at Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Twitter)
16:00 GMT
Egypt's constitutional court is currently looking into another lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the controversial law.

January 30, 2016

When Turkey downed a Russian warplane in November, Russia responded with economic sanctions on Turkey.
18:00 GMT
Turkey has again summoned the Russian ambassador, claiming that a Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace.

January 26, 2016

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu addresses the media after the European Union (EU) - Turkey ministerial political dialogue meeting at Ankara Palace in Ankara on January 25, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
18:00 GMT
The Kurdish Democratic Union Party is fighting Daesh, but is described by Turkey as a 'terror' organization.
Map of Syria showing location of Sheikh Miskeen. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
In its continuing effort to regain control of the Daraa province, the Syria regime has seized an important rebel town that lies very close to the Jordanian border.

January 25, 2016

People walk with coffins of victims from Cizre and Silopi killed during curfews during a funeral in Sirnak on January 12, 2016. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT
Turkey, for its part, has vowed no let-up in the military campaign in Kurdish-majority cities.

January 24, 2016

The United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution. (AFP/Stan Honda)
16:00 GMT
A representative of Assad's regime vowed that no concessions would be made at the upcoming Geneva peace talks.