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Muslim Brotherhood supporters flash the Rabaa sign in solidarity with the movement. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was responsible for the vast majority of protest activity.

October 5, 2015

Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
19:59 GMT
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
An Su-27 fighter jet operated by Russia's air force, similar to those flying sorties over Syria. (Wikimedia/Vitaly V. Kuzmin)
18:23 GMT
Russia's ambassador to Turkey said his the separate incidents in which Moscow-operated jets violated Turkish airspace were a "mistake" that would not happen again.
Gen. John Campbell made the statement at a hastily arranged Pentagon news conference. (AFP/File)
16:58 GMT
The preliminary investigation by NATO revealed Afgahn forces had requested air support from US forces that resulted in the bombing of a Medecines Sans Frontieres and the deaths of at least 22 people.
People survey damage caused by clashes between Turkish security forces and PKK militants in the city of Cizre September 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:40 GMT
A statement from the office of Turkey Interior Minister, Selami Altinok, said more than 2,000 militants had been killed in 4,328 security operations.
The video of the assault, and images of the waiter's injuries, spread quickly over social media. (Twitter)
14:14 GMT
Egyptian citizen Khaled Othman was assaulted Friday night by a Jordanian parliament member, along with others at his workplace in a restaurant in the city Aqaba in Jordan.
Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
14:13 GMT
Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
Palestinian youth run from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes over the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, on September 29, 2015, at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AFP/Musa al-Shaer)
14:00 GMT
Twelve-year-old Abed al-Rahman Shadi Obeidallah was shot in the chest by Israeli forces during clashes in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
A security check outside the Green Zone in Baghdad, March 2013. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi).
13:23 GMT
A statement released by the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said opening the four square miles of fortified area is part of a reform package promised to the Iraqi people.
Yemeni women take part in a demonstration on October 4, 2015 in front of the United Nations (UN) office in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, against ongoing military operations carried out by the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:00 GMT
Yemeni women gathered outside the United Nations office in the capital city of Sanaa to protest the Saudi-led relentless offensive.
Lebanese security forces conduct operations in the country's Bekaa Valley. (AFP/File)
12:33 GMT
A second bomb was discovered after security forces cordoned off the area. No injuries were reported int the attack.
Israeli police stand in front of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
UN chief Ban ki-Moon appealed for calm in Jerusalem and the West Bank following days of ongoing violence.
Israeli soldiers walk towards Palestinian protesters during clashes near the illegal Jewish settlement of Bet El in the West Bank, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:51 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinians were injured during clashes with settlers and Israeli troops in the past 24 hours, according to the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
Pope Francis leads a mass for the opening of the synod on the family on October 4, 2015 at St Peter's basilica in Vatican. (AFP/Tiziana Fabi)
11:30 GMT
In a letter to unidentified Maronite officials, Pope Francis urged Lebanon's Christian leaders to unite to fill the country's presidential vacuum.
Russian Air Force Su-24 bombers fly Feb. 11 during a military exercise in southern Russia. (AFP/Sergey Venyavsky)
10:30 GMT
A Russian plane reportedly violated Turkish air space in the Yayladagi/Hatay region when it was intercepted by two F-16s from the Turkish Air Force, which were patrolling the region.
The Taliban claimed the execution was a revenge attack against the Pakistani government. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Taliban militants released a video purporting the hanging of a Pakistani military officer in a revenge attack against the country's government.
Palestinian youth burn tires during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to the Jewish settlement of Bet El, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on October 4, 2015 after Israel barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
09:30 GMT
Eighteen-year-old Huthayfa Othman Suleiman was shot in the chest during clashes and died in the operating room.
David Cameron said Russia was targeting anti-Assad rebels over Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Russian military action in Syria would make the region more unstable during an interview with the BBC.
Bashar al-Assad accused the West of "plotting against Syria". (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed the US-led coalition for the expansion of Daesh in the country.
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (R) meets with his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi at the presidential palace in Cairo on October 4, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
08:00 GMT
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi agreed at a joint press conference in Cairo to unite in the fight against terrorism, of which both countries have fallen victim to.
A file picture taken on June 19, 2010 shows the Arch of Triumph among the Roman ruins of Palmyra, 220 kms northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT
Daesh allegedly obliterated the two-thousand-year-old Arch of Triumph with explosives.
Hamas positions were targeted by the IDF in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT
IDF fighter jets raided Hamas positions in the Gaza strip in the early hours of Monday following alleged rocket attacks into southern Israel.
An Israeli soldier hurls a smoke grenade during clashes with Palestinian youth close to the Jewish settlement of Bet El, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on October 4, 2015 after Israel barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
07:19 GMT
The Palestinian Authority issued a statement condemning the recent Israeli escalation in the West Bank and Jerusalem, as clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces continue.
Six people were arrested in Casablanca while Spanish police detained four others. (AFP/File)
07:10 GMT
Security forces in Spain and Morocco arrested ten people for reportedly recruiting for Daesh in the Middle East.
An Israeli soldier hurls a smoke grenade during clashes with Palestinians near Ramallah, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
While tensions continue to escalate in Jerusalem over the Al-Aqsa Mosque, rumors are growing of a third intifada. Could the Palestine-Israel conflict further spiral out of control?
Israeli soldiers aim towards Palestinian youths during clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers amid ongoing tension over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
A member of Medecins Sans Frontieres carries a young migrant aboard during a rescue operation by the NGO with the Dignity 1 search and rescue vessel in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya on September 28, 2015. (AFP/Ricardo Garcia Vilanova)
06:00 GMT
Libyan Red Crescent officials said the victims were refugees form African countries, setting off to Europe from Libya.
The Lebanese border town of Arsal is host to thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing conflict in Syria. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Unknown gunmen in a black SUV gunned down Syrian national Abdullah Abou Hassan in the northern Lebanese border town of Arsal on Sunday.

October 4, 2015

In this photograph taken on May 21, 2015, an Afghan child receives treatment at the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, hospital in the northern city of Kunduz. (AFP/Shah Marai)
18:06 GMT
According to an MSF statement, no staff reported any fighting inside the hospital compound at the time of the strike.
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet operated by the Russian air force, similar to those being used to bomb targets in Syria. (Wikimedia/Alexander Mishin)
17:27 GMT
Russian defense officials said their country's warplanes struck ten Daesh targets in embattled Syria on Sunday.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan answered reporters' questions on Russia, the status of a US-backed train-and-equip program, and recent events in Turkey. (AFP/File)
15:32 GMT
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Russia's recent actions in Syria will only serve to isolate it form other countries in the region.
Palestinian women shout slogans during a demonstration in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, on October 4, 2015, as Israel took a rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from the Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
15:00 GMT
The new restrictions were put in place following two stabbings in less than 24 hours in East Jerusalem.
An Egyptian farmer collects the cotton harvest at a farm in the Egyptian Nile Delta province of Monofia north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
14:12 GMT
An Egyptian farmer collects the cotton harvest at a farm in the Egyptian Nile Delta province of Monofia north of Cairo.
Security agents escort migrants after their intrusion in the Eurotunnel site in Coquelles, northern France, on October 3, 2015. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
14:03 GMT
The Eurotunnel remained closed for several hours after as many as 200 migrants and refugees entered the tunnel in what Eurostar called "an organized attack".
Emirati citizens cast their votes at a polling station at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the capital Abu Dhabi on October 3, 2015 as voters take part in general elections to elect half of the members of the Federal National Council. (AFP/STR)
14:00 GMT
This year, 224,000 people had the right to vote out of a citizen population of just under one million.
Smoke rises from an explosion following an attack on a police station in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
13:22 GMT
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the two police officers in the embattled Sinai Peninsula.
A Solo Turk F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during the Motril International Air Festival in Spain on June 21, 2015. (AFP/Jorge Guerrero)
13:00 GMT
Turkey continued its aerial campaign against the PKK in northern Iraq, with nine fighter jets targeting hideouts and ammunition depots.
The hospital was bombed at approximately 15 minute intervals between 2:08 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. local time.
12:45 GMT
Human Rights Watch and the United Nations' human rights chief have called for an independent investigation after a possible US airstrike killed at least 13 Medecins Sans Frontieres staff in Afghanistan.
Israeli security forces and emergency services stand next to the body of a Palestinian who carried out a stabbing attack in the old city of Jerusalem on October 3, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
12:00 GMT
According to the IDF a 19-year-old Palestinian stabbed a 16-year-old Israeli before police shot and killed the suspect. The Israeli victim is in moderate condition.
Egyptian civilians and emergency services sift through the rubble of a building housing 24 families in the Maamura district of Alexandria which collapsed in the early hours on January 16, 2013. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
A building in Cairo's densely populated Shubra neighborhood collapsed on Sunday, killing seven people and injuring two others.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) inspect guards of honour during their visit to the Black Sea Fleet’s guards missile cruiser Moskva in the sea port of Sochi. (AFP/Alexei Druzhinin)
10:00 GMT
The Egyptian Foreign Minister voiced Egypt's support for Russia's airstrikes in Syria as a means to combat terrorism.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the United Nations Headquarters for a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly on October 01, 2015 in New York. (AFP/Kena Betancur)
09:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently in New York attending the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly but will return home to Israel amid increasing security concerns.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they greet their president Mahmud Abbas (C) upon his arrival from New York on October 2, 2015 where he attended a ceremony to mark the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters, in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
08:46 GMT
Palestine Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization President Mahmoud Abbas is all gimmicks according to writer Rami G. Khouri, and the Palestinian people deserve better.
Israeli soldiers are seen nearby as settlers reportedly attack a photographer's car, near the West Bank settlement of Beit El, in March 2014. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
An Israeli settler shot a five-year-old Palestinian child in the stomach on the side of the road in Izbeit at-Tabib village before fleeing the scene.
An Israeli polceman stands guard as Palestinians, who were prevented due to age restrictions on Muslim men, from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque compound to attend Friday prayers on October 2, 2015. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
08:00 GMT
Israeli forces stormed Al-Aqsa mosque and evicted approximately 70 Palestinians who were worshipping inside.
Protests outside Mubarak’s courtroom in 2012 demanding his execution. The sign reads "this rope is waiting for you Mubarak." (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Egypt notoriously performs mass executions, which could be why its permanent delegate rejected a UN Human Rights Council resolution to ban the death penalty.
Russia has conducted continuous airstrikes in Syria since September 30, 2015. (Al Bawaba/File)
05:46 GMT
On Saturday, Russia vowed to intensify airstrikes in Syria, as Russian forces continue around-the-clock bombing missions for the fourth day.
United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura (Al Bawaba/File)
05:00 GMT
Foreign-backed militant groups in Syria have rejected a plan by the United Nations to end the conflict in the Arab country, a day after the Damascus government said it is ready to take part in such an initiative.

October 3, 2015

A policeman attends to one of the victims of the attack. (Twitter)
21:46 GMT
A Palestinian was shot after stabbing two Israelis to death and injuring two others in Jerusalem's old city.
Residents of the emirate of Umm al-Qaiwain cast their vote in the 2015 Federal National Committee election. (AFP/File)
16:47 GMT
Over 224,000 UAE citizens voted on Saturday for 20 members of the Federal National Committee.
Saudi officials seized materials used to make explosive devices in the Syrian national Yasser Mohammed Shafiq Al-Barazi's lab. (Twitter)
13:20 GMT
A security spokesman of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced that the security agencies have got information of great importance on an integrated lab inside a residential house in Al-Fayha'a district in Riyadh city for the manufacture of explosive materials and belts which were about to be used later in criminal operations.
"We look after two million people. Russia does not. Why is Russia so interested in Syria? I want to understand this," said Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan. (Al Bawaba/File)
11:17 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Russian airstrikes in Syria have targeted moderate opposition forces, not Daesh. Erdogan says he will ask Putin to review the Russian campaign in Syria.
The Daesh militant reportedly shot the victim and drove away from the scene. The victim has not yet been identified. (AFP/File)
10:56 GMT
A Japanese national has been killed by suspected gunmen in a town in northern Bangladesh. Daesh militants have claimed responsibility for the attack
According to the UN, 717 Iraqis were killed by violence in September. (Al Bawaba/File)
10:36 GMT
Security and medical officials in Iraq say at least seven people have lost their lives and more than two dozen others sustained injuries in separate bombings and a shooting incident across the conflict-ridden country.
The humanitarian efforts in Syria were suspended due to increased military activity. (Al Bawaba/File)
09:29 GMT
The United Nations on Friday suspended its planned humanitarian operations in Syria because of an increase of military activities in concerned areas of the war-torn country. The UN seeks to implement a cease-fire agreement in the concerned areas.
A Palestinain man is lifted into an ambulance during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the gates of the Beit El Jewish settlement in the Israel occupied West Bank near Ramallah. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The ambulance was damaged and suffered a flat tire after the driver was forced off the main road by the stone-throwing.
The teenager had been radicalized by participating in an online extremist community on his smartphone. (Twitter)
05:00 GMT
The 15-year-old boy was plotting an attack in Australia that involved killing and beheading police officers in Melbourne.

October 2, 2015

Mohammed al-Dhalaein, also known as Abu Baraa was studied medicine in Ukraine before traveling to Syria to join Daesh militants. (Twitter)
17:23 GMT
Jordanian parliamentarian Mazen al-Dhalaein said he learned of his son's death after his picture was posted on Daesh-linked social media accounts.
Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi Mansour addresses the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
15:51 GMT
A report by state-owned television said the Yemeni government had severed ties with Iran over their backing of Houthi rebels in the war-torn country.
Saudi citizens sent their condolences over the death of Prince Nawaf to the government over social media. (Wikimedia)
15:31 GMT
Prince Nawaf bin Abdulaziz passed away late Tuesday night at the age of 83.
A MQ-9 Reaper drone operated by the United States air force in Afghanistan. (Wikimedia)
13:53 GMT
An unidentified drone targeted Daesh positions near the group's de-facto Syrian capital of Raqqa.
Turkish security forces clash with Kurdish groups in central Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey June 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:47 GMT
Turkish security sources said they had killed 17 suspected PKK militants in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir.
Over 100,000 people have been arrested by Turkish security forces for trying to cross into Syria since January 2015. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT
Six German nationals were detained by Turkish security forces for reportedly attempting to cross into southern Syria.
Riots erupted after two Israeli settlers were shot dead near Nablus. (AFP/File)
11:04 GMT
Hundreds of settlers across the West Bank rioted after the shooting of two Israelis near Nablus.
An image from the Homs Media Centre shows smoke billowing from buildings in Homs, September 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:08 GMT
Russian fighter jets hit targets in Syria for a second day with opposition groups saying that raids targeted rebels who fought both government forces and Daesh.
Five US military service members were among the dead, a spokesperson said. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Ten people including five US military service members were killed after a transport aircraft crashed in Afghanistan.
Four children were also reportedly in the car during the attack but were left unhurt. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Two Israeli settlers were shot dead while travelling by car near Nablus, an Israeli spokesperson confirmed.
"We are not planning to expand our airstrikes to Iraq," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a UN press conference. "We were not invited, we were not asked, and we are polite people, as you know. We don't come if not invited." (Al Bawaba/File)
06:00 GMT
Russia is not planning to expand air raids to Iraq, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, a day after Russia began airstrikes in Syria.
The unnamed prince claims Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud is "fully subject to the control of his son." (Al Bawaba/File)
05:00 GMT
A Saudi prince says 80 percent of the royal family support his call for a palace coup d'état against Saudi Arabia’s ruler, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, along with his two anointed successors

October 1, 2015

Bahraini protesters hold signs of Sheikh Salman, the leader of the Shia opposition group in Bahrain. (Al Bawaba/File)
20:35 GMT
Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iran and declared the Iranian acting charge d’affaires in Manama persona non-grata and gave him 72 hours to leave the country.
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital. (AFP/File)
19:35 GMT
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital.
Soldiers last week threatened the two journalists and assaulted them when they tried to cover clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli army in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
19:06 GMT
Soldiers last week threatened the two journalists and assaulted them when they tried to cover clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli army in the West Bank.
Police uncovered the explosive materials and a bomb-making factory in two separate locations during a counterterrorism campaign. (AFP/File)
18:07 GMT
Police uncovered the explosive materials and a bomb-making factory in two separate locations during a counterterrorism campaign.
Iran plans to launch a major ground offensive that will be supported by Russian airstrikes. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
17:46 GMT
Lebanese sources revealed on Thursday that hundreds of Iranian troops have entered Syria in the last ten days, and are planning a major ground offensive together with Syrian regime forces and Hezbollah militants.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he would welcome a Russian military intervention against militants in Iraq. (Al Bawaba/File)
17:09 GMT
Shortly after Russia launched airstrikes against militants in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that it would also welcome any such military measures by Moscow on its soil.
The Yemeni government retook the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, a strategic water source that links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden. (Wikimapia)
15:59 GMT
The Yemeni government retook the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, a strategic water source that links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden.
Israeli troops raided the home of a 47-year-old and injured a 25-year-old in a nearby village. (AFP/File)
15:11 GMT
Israeli troops raided the home of a 47-year-old and injured a 25-year-old in a nearby village.
Rebel fighters who recently joined the Failaq al-Rahman brigade take part in a training session at a camp in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region before being sent to the front lines, on July 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:44 GMT
Commander of the rebel group said the camp in the Idlib province was hit by about 20 missiles.
Former Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, Ghazanfar Roknabadi, at the embassy in Beirut in 2013. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
13:30 GMT
Ghazanfar Roknabadi was confirmed dead after he went missing during last week's Hajj tragedy.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pauses moments before the Palestinian flag is raised for the first time at the United Nations headquarters on September 30, 2015 in New York City. (AFP/Spencer Platt)
13:17 GMT
Despite Abbas' powerful speech at the UN General Assembly, all agreements with Israel remain intact, drawing criticism from many Palestinian factions, including Hamas.
The bus crash killed 11 and injured eight on Thursday. (Twitter)
13:12 GMT
Some social media users claimed the bus crashed due to brake failure.
The building under construction caught fire on Thursday. (Twitter)
12:44 GMT
There were no immediate reports of fatalities.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during happier times in 2011. (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT
In a statement from the presidential spokesman, Turkey of accuses Assad's regime of collaborating with Daesh to destroy the Syrian opposition.
A baby lies on the ground as other migrants and asylum seekers wait for a train near the registration camp after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
12:36 GMT
A baby lies on the ground as other migrants and asylum seekers wait for a train near the registration camp after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija
Egyptian security forces in Alexandria. (AFP/File)
12:23 GMT
Security forces stormed an apartment, where they said ""the four Brotherhood members were preparing one of their terrorist attacks."
Leader of the Syrian National Coalition Khaled Khoja said 36 civilians including five children were killed by the Russian airstrikes. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
At least 36 civilians were killed by Russian airstrikes in Homs, according to Khaled Khoja, leader of the Turkey-based Syrian National Coalition.
An Afghan helicopter carrying security personnel arrives at the scene of an offensive against Taliban insurgents in Kunduz on September 30, 2015. (AFP/Nasir Waqif)
11:30 GMT
According to the mayor, Afghan forces reclaimed the strategic northern city of Kunduz from the Taliban after the militants had launched an offensive on Monday.
An armed Kurdish militant of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) wearing a mask and a scarf covering his head flashes the "V for Victory" sign from behind a barricade of concrete blocks, draped with tarps during clashes with Turkish forces on September 28, 2015, at Bismil, in Diyarbakir. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
10:38 GMT
Two Turkish soldiers were allegedly killed by PKK fighters in a drive by shooting in the country’s southeastern Diyarbakir province.
The outpost was built illegally by Jewish extremists on Palestinian land near Ramallah. (AFP/File)
10:32 GMT
The Israeli government has outlined plans to legalize a controversial settler outpost near the Palestinian city of Ramallah.
The defendants are accused of illegally purchasing weapons to be used in attack against Israel. (AFP/File)
10:09 GMT
Israel's intelligence agency has indicted seven Arab Israelis for establishing a Daesh cell.
Russia said it launched airstrikes in Syria against Daesh militants. (Screenshot)
09:58 GMT
Russia's defence ministry denied targeting civilians and rebel groups opposed to the Assad regime after launching airstrikes in Syria.
A Peshmerga spokesperson said at least 40 Daesh militants were killed in the operation. (AFP/File)
09:43 GMT
Kurdish Peshmerga forces retook 12 villages from Daesh in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk, according to a statement.
Barack Obama and Vladmir Putin make a toast at the 70th UN General Assembly, September 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
Everyone cringed when the awkward photos emerged of Barack Obama and Vladmir Putin standing together at the 70th UN General Assembly emerged. But, what is going on in Syria behind closed doors?
Opponents of the decision say wearing niqab is a matter of personal freedom. (AFP/Frank Perry)
08:30 GMT
Cairo University now prohibits lecturers and teaching assistants from wearing the niqab while working.
Saudi's government put the stampede death toll at 769, while Iran disputes this. (AFP/File)
08:02 GMT
Iranian officials said the number of pilgrims killed in the Mina stampede had risen to 464.
According to reports, Hakan suffered a broken nose and ribs from the attack, (Photo: Twitter)
07:49 GMT
Ahmet Hakan, a well-known columnist and TV show host, was hospitalized after being attacked outside his Istanbul home.
A screen grab from Boko Haram video. (AFP/File)
07:36 GMT
According to Amnesty International, Boko Haram's increasingly frequent attacks have killed at least 1,600 people since June 2015.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Russia must confirm it targeted Daesh in Syria, not anti-Assad rebels. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The British government called on Russia to confirm airstrikes targeted Daesh positions, not opponents of the Assad regime.
Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed the draft resolution during his UN General Assembly address. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The country's foreign minister announced the draft resolution to help the fight against the extremist group.
A Egypt security officer stands guard in front of a newly-built courthouse in Egypt. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Several prisoners pardoned by Egypt's president on Eid al-Adha have yet to be released, including one with a chronic medical condition.