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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 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."

April 19, 2016

Some Twitter users compared the image used in wSieci for an article referring to the Cologne sexual assaults, to Nazi propaganda. The words translate as "The Islamic rape of Europe". (AFP/Janek Skarzynski)
11:49 GMT
Dr. Farid Hafez from the University of Salzburg and Dr. Enes Bayraklı analyze Islamophobia in Europe vis-a-vis their new annual report, 'European Islamophobia Report 2015'.

April 18, 2016

Anti-refugee, anti-immigration movement demonstrates against refugees coming to Germany which has, to date, been the most welcoming of EU states to asylum seekers. (AFP/File)
14:27 GMT
In an interview with state broadcaster NDR, the chairman of the Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek, said that for "the first time since Hitler's Germany there is a party that again seeks to discredit an entire religious community and threatens its existence."
Free Syrian Army members raise their weapons and a revolutionary flag during a training session on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
'We're not here to share power, but to establish a transitional government with full authority', said top opposition negotiator.

April 17, 2016

American President Barack Obama. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Release of the letter comes as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to present a draft resolution condemning Israeli settlements to the UN Security Council in New York from April 21 to 23.