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September 8, 2014

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was held under water until the point of death. [AFP]
07:26 GMT
Al-Qa'ida suspects were brought to the 'point of death' during 'real torture' by CIA.
The ministers agreed to "take all measures to counter terrorism: political, security, and ideological." (AFP/File)
07:10 GMT
Arab states agreed Sunday to take the necessary measures and cooperate with international efforts to combat the militants in the Islamic State.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaking to Iran's state television before going to hospital to undergo a prostate operation in Tehran on September 8, 2014. [AFP]
07:08 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has undergone a successful surgery at a state hospital in Tehran.
A picture shows the remains of the spy device near the village of Adloun, September 5, 2014 (File/AFP)
06:39 GMT
The funeral of a Hezbollah operative killed while trying to disable an Israeli spy device took place over the weekend.
Yemen's Houthis gathered in an effort to press the Yemeni government to step down. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
At least one protester has been killed in clashes with police.

September 7, 2014

Quneitra has been at the center of violent clashes in recent days. (AFP/File)
18:19 GMT
At least 43 people have been killed in clashes between Syrian government forces and Nusra Front militants.
Obama said he does not intend to send U.S. ground troops back to Iraq. (AFP/File)
16:20 GMT
U.S. President Barack Obama said he will make an address Wednesday about his plan to fight Islamic State militants.
The Lebanese army has been engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants at the border. (AFP/File)
14:55 GMT
Two Arsal locals were kidnapped late Saturday night by a relative of one of the eleven soldiers held captive by Islamic State fighters.
Some Arab League ministers said they were considering adopting a resolution on combating the Islamic State. (AFP/File)
13:38 GMT
Arab League Chief Nabil Elaraby Sunday called for the Islamic State militants to be confronted militarily and politically.
Since May, General Haftar has aligned himself with Libyan special forces. (AFP/File)
12:20 GMT
Government forces loyal to Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar have allegedly made advances this week against militias in Benghazi.
Egyptian army [AFP]
11:09 GMT
Egyptian military intelligence on Saturday said that they had discovered what officials called "the biggest explosives workshop and cache" in the Sinai peninsula belonging to the major insurgent group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.
Civilians in Raqqa run for cover from shelling by Syrian forces, August 17, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:06 GMT
Syrian air raids over Raqqa killed 53 people, many of them civilians, while President Assad's campaign against Islamic State militants intensifies.
Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev. [AP]
10:51 GMT
Qatar confirms it has detained two British human rights activists who were probing the working conditions of workers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup.
US President Barack Obama speaks at a press conference on the second day of the NATO 2014 Summit. [AFP]
10:30 GMT
Turkey denied the US access to a base to launch the rescue attempt due to concerns over its hostages still being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq, says the Wall Street Journal.
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas talk with an official during their meeting in Cairo. [AFP]
10:07 GMT
A Hamas spokesman on Sunday said Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas should stop conducting dialogue through the media, a day after Abbas accused the group of running a "shadow government" in Gaza.
Civilians flee violence in the border town of Arsal as Lebanese forces continue to battle Islamic State and Nusra Front militants, August 28, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:21 GMT
Angry protesters set ablaze tents housing Syrian refugees in Arsal following reports that a second Lebanese soldier was beheaded by the Islamic State.
Libyan fighter jet. [AFP]
08:46 GMT
Libya says a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed group had entered its airspace, a government statement said on Saturday.
A screen grab from a Nusra Front video shows three captured members of Lebanon's security forces (Image: Daily Star)
08:28 GMT
A second Lebanese soldier from the Bekaa Valley was beheaded by militants from the Islamic State according to a Turkish news agency.
Female members of the PKK prepare for battle in the northern Iraqi city of Dohuk (File/AFP)
08:07 GMT
In a rare moment of solidarity, female fighters from the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), joined forces with the Peshmerga to fight IS. Is it true to say, one man's terrorist is another (wo)man's freedom fighter?
Iraq's Haditha Dam
08:06 GMT
US military planes carry out airstrikes againts Islamic State near Iraq's Haditha Dam.
07:46 GMT
Pakistani window cleaners work on the facade of a building in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on September 6, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas [AFP]
07:45 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has hinted that he is close to ending his reconciliation agreement with Hamas.
07:39 GMT
Pakistani window cleaners work on the facade of a building in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on September 6, 2014
Islamic State militants threatened to strike Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha, according to reports (File/AFP)
07:35 GMT
Saudi Arabia tightened security along the borders with Iraq by announcing plans to build a five-layer security fence, amid growing threats for the Islamic State.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron answers questions from the media at a press conference on the second day of the NATO 2014. [AFP]
07:08 GMT
David Cameron is preparing a diplomatic charm offensive to build widespread Arab support for Western military action against Islamic State (IS) in both Iraq and Syria.
Iraqi Peshmerga fighters take position at a post near the jihadist-held city of Zumar in Mosul province on September 4, 2014. [AFP]
06:51 GMT
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have strengthened their hold on the town of Makhmour in northern Iraq as they manage to gain more ground in the battle against Takfiri ISIL militants, Press TV reports.
Palestinians sit inside their destroyed house after returning home in the Tufah neighbourhood in eastern Gaza City on August 31, 2014. [AFP]
06:41 GMT
Indirect negotiations between Palestinian factions and Israel will continue in two weeks in Cairo, a leading member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine said Saturday.
Clashes erupted overnight in the Jawb province, north of Sana'a (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Deadly clashes between Houthi rebels and government-backed tribesmen killed at least 40 people in Yemen Saturday.

September 6, 2014

Mohamed Morsi is on trial for a number of charges after he was ousted in July 2013 (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT
Ousted leader Mohamed Morsi was accused on fresh charges of sharing state information with Qatar Saturday, along with nine others.
An image grab from a video released by the Islamic State shows footage of a masked militant with David Haines (Image: Screenshot)
13:39 GMT
The aid agency David Haines was working for when abducted by Islamic State militants has called for his immediate release.
Mahmoud Abbas and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are due to hold talks with the Arab League during the visit (File/AFP)
11:14 GMT
Leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, began a three-day visit in Egypt Saturday where he will meet President Sisi for talks.
Yemen's Houthis have been holding rallies in Sana'a since August 20 in protest to the government's policies (File/AFP)
08:28 GMT
Thousands of Shia Houthis took to the streets of Yemen's capital, Sana'a, to protest against the country's government, according to Press TV.
Relatives of the kidnapped soldiers protest for their release (File/AFP)
08:14 GMT
A Qatari delegation intervened in negotiations to help release Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held by Islamic State and Nusra Front militants.
Deputy Islamic State leader Abu Hajar al-Souri was believed to be killed following an air strike in Mosul Friday (File/AFP)
07:37 GMT
Iraqi forces killed the Islamic State's second in command, Abu Hajar al-Souri, following an air strike in the city of Mosul Friday.
Over 130 Canadians are believed to have joined IS in Iraq and Syria according to Western intelligence (File/AFP)
07:13 GMT
Canada's prime minister, Stephen Harper on Friday said that his country would send up to 100 military advisors to assist Iraqi troops, amid increasing threats from the Islamic State.
Thirty Syrian refugees were wounded in Lebanon Friday after clashes broke out in the Tyre refugee camp. (AFP/KHALIL MAZRAAWI)
05:00 GMT
Clashes broke out in Lebanon's Tyre refugee camp Friday for reasons not immediately clear, leaving 30 Syrian refugees wounded.
An Israel soldier launches Elbit Systems Skylark I unmanned aerial drone, which is used for monitoring purposes, near the Quneitra crossing, the only border crossing between the Israeli annexed Golan Heights and Syria in the Golan Heights on September 5, 2014. Israel is closely monitoring the fighting between Syrian troops and Islamist rebels close to the armistice line on the Golan out of fear of a spillover of the internal conflict. (AFP / JACK GUEZ)
04:54 GMT
An Israel soldier launches Elbit Systems Skylark I unmanned aerial drone, which is used for monitoring purposes, near the Quneitra crossing

September 5, 2014

Among other IS-related points raised, President Obama asked for NATO military support for U.S. operations against the group in Iraq. (AFP/ Saul Loeb)
20:15 GMT
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday key NATO allies had agreed to back and provide military support for U.S. operations in Iraq.
Roadside and car bomb attacks in Baghdad killed 17 Friday. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
Amid a fresh wave of sectarian violence and while IS militants continued a bloody offensive in the north, two bombs exploded Friday around Baghdad, leaving 17 dead.
After more than $34.5 million worth of damages to water networks in Gaza, the PA has introduced a plan including both rebuilding damaged reservoirs and constructing new treatment and desalination plants. (AFP/Marco Longari)
14:59 GMT
The Palestinian Authority is introducing a three-step plan to tackle the looming water crisis facing Gaza after Israeli airstrikes destroyed $34.5 million worth of the territory's water networks.
Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar (C) prays inside Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque during his visit to the Al-Aqsa mosques compound, Islam's third holiest site, in the old city of Jerusalem on September 4, 2014. Mezouar is on an official visit to the Palestinian territories. (AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI)
10:43 GMT
Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar (C) prays inside Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque
A Lebanese minister suggested Thursday all Syrian refugees in Lebanon should return home. (AFP/File)
10:29 GMT
A Lebanese minister said Thursday all Syrian refugees should return to Syrian areas under regime control or in areas where they 'have faith in the Nusra Front.'
A Palestinian minister said 100,000 jobs could be created if Israeli upholds the siege end. (AFP/File)
09:59 GMT
Gaza reconstruction is said to cost $7.8 billion
The new round of talks will be held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany will resume negotiations over a final deal on Tehran's nuclear energy program in New York on September 18.

September 4, 2014

The Lebanese army has been working to keep Islamic State militants from crossing into Lebanon from Syria. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
The Islamic State executed a Lebanese man from Arsal Thursday.
Obama called on NATO leaders to work on building relationships and to promote stability in the region. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for NATO action against the Islamic State militants at a NATO summit in Wales.
Over 2,000 Palestinians were killed in the recent conflict. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
A UN reports says more than 100,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain homeless after Israel's recent Gaza offensive.
What the heck is going on in Jordan's energy sector? (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Accusations of corruption ignited Parliamentary sessions in Jordan last week, as members accused the energy sector of shady business deals, shifty tenders and family favoritism.
The victims were allegedly truck drivers who were kidnapped five months ago. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
A mass grave containing at least two dozen people killed by IS militants was discovered in northern Iraq.
The Sotloff family said Steven wanted to give a voice to those who had none. (AFP/File)
13:53 GMT
The family of Steven Sotloff, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants, called their son "a hero."
Reports had originally stated that Iranian forces had entered Iraq to fight Islamic State militants last month (File/AFP)
13:23 GMT
Iraq's Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari denied reports that Iranian forces are fighting Islamic State militants in the country.
Qatar has been heavily criticized for its treatment of migrant workers. (AFP/File)
12:51 GMT
Two British human rights workers investigating the plight of migrant workers in Qatar have disappeared.
A combo of images taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights shows a file picture  of a Syrian flag hoisted on a flagpole. [AFP]
09:53 GMT
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has once again demanded the immediate and unconditional release of 45 abducted UN peacekeepers by anti-Damascus militants.
An Afghan day labourer counts recyclable cans at a scrap yard on the outskirts of Kabul on September 3, 2014. Afghanistan's economy has improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 largely because of the infusion of international assistance. Despite significant improvement in the last decade the country is still extremely poor and remains highly dependent on foreign aid. (AFP/SHAH Marai)
09:03 GMT
An Afghan day labourer counts recyclable cans at a scrap yard on the outskirts of Kabul
Lebanese mourners carry the coffin of Lebanese soldier Ali Sayyed draped in his national flag in the village of Qalamun south of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during his funeral procession on September 3, 2014. [AFP]
08:38 GMT
Lebanon bid farewell Wednesday to a slain soldier who was beheaded by militants in a massive, emotional funeral brimming with anguish over his killing.
Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and US Secretary of State John Kerry. [AFP]
08:29 GMT
Chief PLO negotiator presents John Kerry with plan for establishing an independent Palestinian state within a specific timeline
Iranian Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. [AFP]
07:34 GMT
Bilateral US-Iran talks to resume Thursday in Geneva; Steinitz says options under discussion qualify as ‘bad deal.’
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron
07:23 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed that the ISIL terrorist group will "be squeezed out of existence," as the militants threaten to kill a British hostage.
US President Barack Obama. [AFP]
07:07 GMT
With a coherent response to the crises in Iraq, Syria and Eastern Europe still conspicuous by its absence, the leader of the free world is starting to look alarmingly impotent. Can he rise to the challenge?
US President Barack Obama [AFP]
06:30 GMT
Kerry says killers of journalists James Foley and Steve Sotloff will be held accountable ‘no matter how long it takes.’
A supporter of the Shiite Huthi movement waves two of his national flags during a demonstration rejecting the presidential overture to replace the government and reduce a disputed fuel price hike in Sanaa on September 3, 2014. [AFP]
06:19 GMT
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has threatened to take firm action against Houthi anti-government protesters.
Supporters of al-Fadila party (aka Islamic Virtue Party) perform the simulation of an execution during a protest to ask for justice for members of the Iraqi forces who were executed by the Islamic State. [AFP]
06:10 GMT
A number of Jordanian lawmakers have called on the government to stay out of any war against ISIL Takfiri militants, who have taken parts of neighboring Iraq and Syria.
Gaza-based Fatah leader Faisal Abu Shahla said had already formed a delegation and asked Hamas to do the same in order to take part in meetings outside Palestine. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A Fatah representative announced Wednesday the group invited Hamas to a meeting aimed at a national reconciliation agreement, but have yet to receive a response.

September 3, 2014

Kerry arrived 10 p.m. Wednesday night to begin negotiation talks with the Palestinian delegation. (AFP/Brendan Smialovsky)
20:38 GMT
Palestinian sources said Wednesday night marked the beginning of U.S.-Palestinian negotiations as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Palestinian negotiation delegation at 10 p.m. local time.
Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti's announcement of arming Kurds follows that of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's earlier this week. (AFP/File)
19:54 GMT
Amid ongoing negotiations between Kurdish forces and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti, Italy could be arming Kurdish peshmerga troops by Sept. 10.
Putin has been accused by Islamic militants of preventing an Islamic state from forming in Chechnya. (AFP/File)
17:55 GMT
IS militants released a video via Al-Arabiya TV channel Wednesday threatening action against Vladimir Putin for Russia's close diplomatic ties with Syria's Bashar al-Assad.
Hezbollah-backed Syrian forces say they killed a Nusra Front commander said to be responsible for the 2013 abduction of Syrian nuns. (AFP/File)
16:03 GMT
Syrian troops aided by Hezbollah forces carried out an ambush on a Nusra Front convoy, claiming to have killed a commander responsible for several kidnappings last year, according to a Lebanese security source said Wednesday.
Israeli forces shot Husam al-Din Riyala, 26, in the foot before detaining the Fatah activist Wednesday. (AFP/File)
14:07 GMT
After a two-hour stand off Wednesday with Israeli forces in Nablus, a Fatah activist was shot in the foot and detained, according to a security sources.
File photo dated June 02, 2011 courtesy Etienne de Malglaive shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with dark helmet) talking to Libyan rebels on Al Dafniya front line, 25 km west of Misrata. [AFP]
13:32 GMT
Sotloff worked in the past for 'The Jerusalem Report,' filing his last dispatch from Syria about a year ago, shortly before he was taken hostage; he lived in Israel for a short period.
Minister for Intelligence and Strategic Affairs Yuval Steinitz. [AFP]
12:33 GMT
A high-level Israeli delegation will travel to Washington next week for talks with American officials ahead of the next round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and P5+1.
A lawsuit was filed against Al Jazeera on charges that it violates rules set by the Council of Arab Ministers of Information. (AFP/File)
12:16 GMT
Egypt's State Council ruled Wednesday to ban broadcasts of two TV channels - the privately-owned Rabaa channel and the Qatari-owned Al Jazeera - on Egypt's satellite operator NileSat.
An image grab taken from a video released by the Islamic State  and identified by private terrorism monitor SITE Intelligence Group on September 2, 2014, purportedly shows 31-year-old US freelance writer Steven Sotloff. [AFP]
09:50 GMT
Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) released a video claiming to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff and threatening a British hostage with a similar fate if the US continues air strikes against its forces.
The United States is hesitant to heavily arm the Lebanese military because of pressure from Israel. (AFP/File)
08:50 GMT
The Lebanese army not only faces two jihadist groups at its border, but also a major shortage of proper military equipment.
A woman prepares the unveiling of a wall with the names of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai during the 1930s and 1940s in Shanghai on September 3, 2014. A list naming 13,732 Jewish refugees who took safe haven in China during World War II carved into a 34-meter-long copper wall was unveiled at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum. (AFP / JOHANNES EISELE)
08:24 GMT
A woman prepares the unveiling of a wall with the names of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai
A masked Palestinian militant of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, holds-up his rifle on September 2, 2014 in Gaza city during a rally to celebrate a week after the Egypt-mediated ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. [AFP]
07:34 GMT
The popularity of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has risen in the war-torn Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank following 50 days of Israeli bombardment on the coastal enclave.
Most diplomats were evacuated from Libya in July due to ongoing violence. (AFP/File)
07:01 GMT
Clashes between rival militia groups in Benghazi have killed 31 people.
US President Barack Obama. [AFP]
07:01 GMT
Despite the presence of thousands of American troops in Iraq, President Barack Obama has ordered the deployment of 350 more US troops to the country.
The UN also said around 2,166 Iraqis were injured in August (File/AFP)
06:53 GMT
Up to 1,688 Iraqis were killed in August according to the UN, with the highest number of fatalities in the country's capital, Baghdad.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas speaks during a press conference on August 26, 2014 in the West Bank city of Ramallah, to formally announce that a deal had been reached with Israel over a long-term end to seven weeks of fighting in Gaza. [AFP]
06:46 GMT
President Mahmoud Abbas is set to propose a timetable for peace negotiations with Israel during an upcoming meeting with Arab foreign ministers, a Palestinian official said Tuesday.
Tribesmen loyal to the Huthi Shiite group shout slogans during a demonstration near the cabinet's headquarters in Sanaa calling for the government to resign on September 1, 2014. [AFP]
04:00 GMT
A senior Houthi leader in Yemen has strongly dismissed a series of proposals put forward by embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

September 2, 2014

The video of the alleged beheading was released Tuesday (Image: Screenshot)
19:01 GMT
ISIS release video that claims to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff
Who do ISIS and the Nusra Front want from Roumieh?
18:51 GMT
As negotiations with radical Syrian rebel groups intensify in the hope of freeing at least 24 security personnel kidnapped from Arsal last month, Roumieh prison’s notorious Islamist inmates have been thrust into the spotlight. But who are the people that ISIS and the Nusra Front want to be released, and what is the likelihood that it will happen?
11 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai. [AFP]
16:42 GMT
An attack on a convoy of Egyptian security forces kills at least 11 soldiers in the restive Sinai Peninsula, according to local security and medical sources.
Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi chairing a meeting of pro-government political parties in Sanaa on September 2, 2014. [AFP]
16:25 GMT
Yemen's president has dismissed the incumbent Prime Minister Mohammed Salim Basindawa and his cabinet in a bid to end an ongoing standoff with the Shia Houthi protesters.
Saudi Interior ministry's spokesman Mansour al-Turki. [AFP]
16:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an Al-Qaeda cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom.
A member of the Syrian security forces walks past a burning truck following a reported mortar attack by rebel fighters in Damascus' al-Abbasyeen neighborhood on August 30, 2014. [AFP]
15:10 GMT
Syrian warplanes pounded the rebel Jubar district of the capital Damascus with unprecedented ferocity Tuesday, launching 25 raids, an activist group said.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas speaks during a press conference on August 26, 2014 in the West Bank city of Ramallah. [AFP]
14:39 GMT
Details of the Palestinian leader's peace plan was revealed on Tuesday by the former religious endowments minister, Mahmoud al-Habash.
Iraqi soldiers wave to a humanitarian aid convoy en route to Amerli on September 1, 2014 after Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town the previous day. [AFP]
14:20 GMT
Latest reports say Iraqi forces have regained control of part of a key highway linking the capital city of Baghdad to the country’s north.
Roughly 1,000 people entered the building during an outdoor protest. (AFP/File)
13:54 GMT
Families of Iraqi military personnel involved in a June attack by the Islamic State stormed Baghdad's parliament building in protest Tuesday.
Militants in the Sinai frequently target Egyptian security forces. (AFP/File)
13:10 GMT
Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in Sinai Tuesday.
A picture taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights shows a pre-Baath Syrian flag, now used by the Syrian opposition, flying over the Quneitra border crossing in Syrian territory. [AFP]
12:54 GMT
Ireland may not replace its 130-person rapid response force in the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants, until the United Nations reviews its mandate for its forces there, the defense minister said on Monday.
Palestinian fishermen clean their boats at Gaza's seaport in Gaza City early on August 29, 2014. [AFP]
12:38 GMT
Israeli forces opened fire at fishermen off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, in apparent violation of the ceasefire agreement reached with Palestinian factions a week ago, fishermen said.
The latest appropriation of Palestinian land is one of the largest in history. (AFP/File)
11:55 GMT
The latest illegal land grab by the Israelis shrinks Palestine even further and causes many to doubt that there will ever be a free Palestine.
Speaker Nabih Berri postponed the session due to lack of quorum. (AFP/File)
11:28 GMT
Lebanese lawmakers Tuesday failed to elect a new president for an 11th time. Speaker Nabih Berri postponed the next voting session to September 23.
The army is responding to graffiti threatening Lebanon's Christians. (AFP/File)
09:31 GMT
The Lebanese army deployed heavily in the northern city of Tripoli Tuesday morning in response to graffiti that threatened Lebanon's Christians.
Protesters are calling on the Al Khalifa family to relinquish power. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT
Regime forces in Bahrain have once again attacked anti-regime protesters in Bahrain.
The Libyan government has been battling multiple militias since the fall of Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
07:47 GMT
At least 10 soldiers have been killed in clashes between the army and the militias in Libya's Benghazi.
The protesters are demanding the resignation of the government. (AFP/File)
07:26 GMT
The Yemeni government has sent an envoy to the northern part of the country for talks with Houthis amid ongoing anti-government protests.
A tribesman loyal to the Huthi Shiite group holds a giant version of the Yemeni flag during a demonstration near the cabinet's headquarters in Sanaa calling for the government to resign on September 1, 2014. In a speech late the previous evening, rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi called on supporters who have been manning armed protest camps in the capital for the past week to continue their campaign to topple the national unity government, from which the rebels are excluded. (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
07:09 GMT
A tribesman loyal to the Huthi Shiite group holds a giant version of the Yemeni flag
An Islamist fighter from the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition flashes the V sign for victory following fighting which has destabilized Libya, requiring the formation of a new government (Mahmud Turkia/ AFP).
06:00 GMT
The country’s interim speaker of parliament, Faraj Bouhashem claimed that the formation of a new Libyan government is imminent.