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December 16, 2014

The Indian government has introduced a ban on support for ISIL militants. (AFP/File)
13:52 GMT
The Indian government has introduced a ban on support for ISIL militants, days after security forces arrested a man on charges of running an influential Twitter account promoting the terrorists’ fight in Syria and Iraq.

December 14, 2014

A file photo shows demonstrators protesting against freedom of speech infringements and journalists' arrests in Turkey last November. Sunday's raid attempt was only the most recent in a list of trouble journalists have faced with the Turkish government. (AFP/File)
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Turkish authorities attempted a raid operation on one of the country's most popular newspapers early Sunday, in which they indented to arrest the paper's editor-in-chief, but were not able to enter amid heavy protests by readers.

December 12, 2014

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of PA official Ziad Abu Ein, December 11, 2014. (AFP/File)
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Israeli forces attacked thousands of Palestinians attending the funeral of PA official Ziad Abu Ein Thursday injuring at least 19 people.

December 11, 2014

The CIA used a rage of torture methods to allegedly gain intelligence, which turns out, was not relevant to US national security. (AFP/File)
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After the US Senate Intelligence Committee released a shocking report into the CIA's interrogation methods, some accounts were baffling, others were downright disturbing. What really happened to detainees?

December 10, 2014

Palestinian Authority Minister Ziad Abu Ein‏ argues with IDF soldiers in Hebron, November 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
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The head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements died Wednesday after Israeli soldiers assaulted him in a village near Ramallah, committee sources said.

December 9, 2014

A Palestinian protester runs for cover as an Israeli military vehicle sprays a foul-smelling spray known as "skunk" during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel. (AFP/File)
09:15 GMT
A mob of Israeli settlers stabbed a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in the Old City of Hebron Monday night, medical sources told Ma'an.

December 8, 2014

The Al Aqsa compound has been at the center of clashes in recent weeks following growing violence in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
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Israeli intelligence officers and settlers in Jerusalem stormed the Al Aqsa compound Monday, according to a mosque official.

December 7, 2014

King Abdullah II of Jordan listens while US President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo: AFP)
18:33 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah, in an interview on CBS' "This Morning" that aired Friday, described the fight against Islamic State as akin to a third world war.
Bahrain FM says Hezbollah like ISIL and Al-Qaeda. (AFP/File)
13:20 GMT
Bahrain's foreign minister compares Hezbollah to groups like ISIL and Al-Qaeda.