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April 25, 2016

US President Barack Obama. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
Obama called on NATO and EU members to increase the fight against Daesh.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Houthi rebels attacked two Saudi watchtowers on the border, killing three Saudi guards.
Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, is greeted by her mother Sabha al-Wawi and her father Ismail al-Wawi after her release from an Israeli prison, at Jabara checkpoint near the West Bank town of Tulkarem on April 24, 2016. (Twitter/Press TV)
07:37 GMT
Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.

April 30, 2016

There are currently 700 Palestinians being held in administrative detention in Israeli prisons, detention without charge or trial. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.
Two women walk along the beach with a child in Myrsini on April 20, 2016, a few metres away from a summer resort sheltering nearly 350 Syrian refugees. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
07:00 GMT
Central European countries are looking to Italy to prevent another mass influx of refugees from the Mediterranean.

April 29, 2016

A general view shows Israeli security forces standing guard on the rooftop next to the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on April 25, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
08:59 GMT
Al-Aqsa has been the scene of daily scuffles during the weeklong Passover holiday.
An Iraqi solider walks past a sign pointing toward Mosul. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The US Army determined that launching a full-scale operation on Mosul would not happen within the next five weeks.

April 27, 2016

A file photo of Big Ben in London. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Sharif Adel Mikhail, 21, died on Monday in a fire that broke out in a building in the district of Southall in London, state-run news agency MENA reported on Tuesday citing British police.

April 24, 2016

Hamas claimed responsibility for the bus bombing in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT
The international rights group said in a statement that "deliberate attacks on civilians" could never be justified, calling on Hamas to reject rather than support such attacks.
People visiting the Armenian 'Genocide' Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia. (AFP/File)
09:55 GMT
A day earlier, around 200 Armenian-Lebanese youths protested outside the Turkish embassy near Beirut to demand Ankara recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide.
A photo of the slain professor. (AFP/Abdullah Iqbal)
05:00 GMT
Daesh claimed the murder of a Bangladeshi professor who "promoted atheism."