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July 12, 2016

Buildings under construction in the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba outside Hebron, July 6, 2016. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
The Israeli cabinet approved on Sunday a 50 million shekel ($12.8 million) plan to "strengthen" the illegal Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba in the occupied West Bank, in a move which anti-settlement group Peace Now called a move by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to "prioritize the most extreme settlements."
Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi gave his life to protect people from a suicide attacker in his home town in Iraq. (Twitter)
10:33 GMT
His body took the direct impact of the explosion, reducing the death toll at the Shrine.
Israeli Knesset Members meet for a parliamentary session. (File photo)
09:30 GMT
Opponents of the bill say it seeks to brand NGOs working for equality in Israeli society as agents of foreign governments.
Vendors salvage goods from under the rubble of their shops following an airstrike by Saudi Arabia on the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia has hit factories in Yemen using UK-made munitions, according to HRW.

July 23, 2016

Ahmadiyya Imam Azhar Haneef (on left) and other Ahmadiyyas pray at the White House on Thursday. (Twitter/MuslimIQ)
17:01 GMT
The event marked a victory for Ahmadiyya Muslims, an Islamic revivalist movement founded in the late 1800’s which many orthodox Muslims claim is heretical.
A recruitment picture to hire nurses for Saudi Arabia. (File)
09:50 GMT
Saudi women workings as doctors and nurses face discrimination in the search for husbands - because their job requires them to interact with men!

July 22, 2016

The Sulafa Tower on fire in Dubai. (Dubai Media Office)
09:00 GMT
Rescue workers took special care to remove residents' pets from the Sulafa Tower during a recent fire.

July 13, 2016

MEK supporters at a rally in Washington, DC (AFP/Saul Loeb)
14:57 GMT
Newt Gingrich flew to Paris over the weekend to speak to People’s Mujahedin of Iran members.

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.
Thousands of Turkish citizens took to the streets to demonstrate against an attempt by the military to overthrow the government. (File/AFP)
15:11 GMT
Turkey and Egypt have exchanged verbal blows over the past week in light of the failed military overthrow of Turkey's government.
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 20, 2016

The clip is set to come out next month, and will open with "Mawwal Watani", a Palestinian national song. But shhh... it's meant to be a surprise!
14:00 GMT
Assaf hopes to enter into the Guiness World Encyclopedia for the highest number of dabke dancers in a video clip.

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.
Gal Gadot shows that Wonder Woman is strong and hot! (Instagram/Gal Gadot)
10:00 GMT
Diana/Wonder Woman gets a shiny new suit in the follow up to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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.

July 16, 2016

Boris Johnson has a reputation for political embarrassments and racists gaffes (AFP / File)
09:23 GMT
Boris Johnson has a reputation for political embarrassments and racists gaffes.

July 15, 2016

The victims of Thursday's Nice attack included several children (AFP/Valery Hache)
14:39 GMT
Twitter users likened the Reuters pic showing a dead girl after the Nice attack to iconic image of drowned Syrian Alan Kurdi.