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Nusra leader Abu Mohamed al-Jolani made the offer in a voice recording published online. (File Photo)
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The al-Qaeda affiliates also offered a bounty of $2.28 million for Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah.
Relatives mourn over the body of Moataz Zawahra who was killed in clashes with Israeli security forces, on October 13, 2015 at a hospital's morgue in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AFP/Musa al-Shaer)
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Mutaz Ibrahim Zawahreh from Duheisha refugee camp was hit with a live bullet in the chest by Israeli forces during clashes.
Iranian women mourn during a funeral procession for some of the Iranian pilgrims who were killed in a stampede at the annual hajj on October 4, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
17:30 GMT
So far 1,674 people have died from the Hajj stampede in Mina last month. Hundreds of pilgrims are still unaccounted for, so the number may continue to rise.
US airstrikes on the border town of Kobane. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
According to the Pentagon, the US-led coalition conducted airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday.
Fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) militia sit on pick up trucks mounted with a machine gun during clashes with forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government near the Wetia military air base, on January 5, 2015. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
15:30 GMT
According to security sources, gunmen abducted 50 Tunisian laborers and transported them to an unknown location in the western city of Sabratha.
Israeli soldiers aim their weapons towards Palestinian protesters during clashes at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on October 12, 2015. (AFP/Musa al-Shaer)
14:30 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an emergency session of the security cabinet to discuss easing the restrictions on gun licensing and sales.
Men standing on the edge of a door as they travel on board an overcrowded train in the Egyptian capital Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
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Men standing on the edge of a door as they travel on board an overcrowded train in the Egyptian capital Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
Patriot anti-missile batteries installed at the Diyarbakir military airport in southeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
The US deployed Patriot air defense missiles to Gaziantep in 2013, but the agreement has since expired. As such, the missiles and personnel have been removed from the premises.
Iraqi Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilization units and policemen take part in a training session in the holy city of Najaf on October 11, 2015 before being deployed in the Anbar province for ten days to fight along with government forces against Daesh. (AFP/Haidar Hamdani)
12:53 GMT
Thirty-five Daesh militants were killed in clashes with military forces in the restive Anbar province of western Iraq.
Hundreds of Russia supporters stand outside the country's embassy in Damascus prior to the attack, October 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:27 GMT
The Russian embassy in Damascus was hit by two rockets during a pro-Moscow rally where hundreds of supporters had gathered.
Israeli soldiers aim at Palestinian protesters near the West Bank city of Nablus, October 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:12 GMT
Five Palestinians were injured after being hit by Israeli bullets during a protest in Beit Hanoun.
Cross-border skirmishes have become common in recent months between the Syrian army and IDF. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT
The IDF hit two Syrian army positions Tuesday after stray shells were fired by Bashar al-Assad's troops into the Golan Heights.
Forensics stand at the scene of an alleged stabbing attack carried out by a Palestinian in the Israeli city of Raanana, October 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:42 GMT
A total number of five people were killed in five separate attacks across Jerusalem and northern Israel within a two-hour period.
A Palestinian boy stands in Israel after a group of protesters broke the border fence in the Gaza Strip, October 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Protesters called for a "Day of Rage" Tuesday after Israeli forces continued to shoot Palestinians in 12 days of bloodshed.
Nusra Front militant Ibrahim Mutaweh was arrested in the Lebanese town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
09:30 GMT
A top Nusra Front militant was arrested by Lebanese security forces in the bordering town of Arsal.
Allegations emerged of Taliban militants raping a number of young women during the group's takeover of Kunduz. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Taliban militants in Afghanistan threatened two news channels over reports alleging the extremist group raped a number of women in Kunduz during the recent takeover.
Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) members drive a tank through the Syrian city of Hasakeh, August 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT
Amnesty International accused the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of war crimes against Syrian Arab civilians.
Karl Andree, 74, served a two-month jail term after being caught with a bottle of wine. (Facebook)
08:30 GMT
A 74-year-old British man faces 379 lashes in Saudi Arabia for being in possession of illegal alcohol.
The legislation was approved by 161 lawmakers, with 59 no votes. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT
Iran's parliament Tuesday approved legislation to pass the nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1.
Israeli security forces escort the body of a Palestinian who was shot dead after reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:47 GMT
Another Israeli man Tuesday was injured in an alleged stabbing attack by a Palestinian near Tel Aviv.
The Palestinian Authority said at least 650 people were detained in the past 13 days. (AFP/File)
07:37 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were detained overnight Sunday by Israeli forces across the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The British government initially offered to accept 20,000 Syrian refugees over five years. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT
Over 300 British lawyers urged the government to take in more Syrian refugees, calling the current quota "narrow".
Small weapons and grenades were dropped in Hasakah province by US forces. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The US military airdropped 50 tones of ammunition across northern Syria in order to support rebels.
Geneva UN peace envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura attends a news conference on October 12, 2015 in Geneva. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
06:00 GMT
European foreign ministers claim that the Russian airstrikes in Syria are of "deep concern" and should stop immediately.
A Kurdish man holds a placard reading 'stop the massacres of Erdogan', a day after the suicide bomb attack in Ankara, during a rally organised by the Kurdish Democratic Council of France in support of the victims, in Paris. (AFP/ Joel Saget)
06:00 GMT
Turkey's leaders engage in political ploys, destabilizing the country in the region's most tumultuous of times.
A NATO soldier keeps watch at the scene of a suicide car bomb attack that targeted foreign military vehicles at Jo-e-Sher in Kabul on October 11, 2015. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
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Afghan Security Forces are on the alert after repelling Taliban forces in the Afghan city of Ghazni located 130km (80 miles) southwest of the capital. This attack came after the Taliban temporarily occupied Kunduz last month.

October 12, 2015

Relatives mourn near the coffin of a victim of the twin bombings in Ankara, during the funeral in Istanbul on October 12, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
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Turkish authorities have already begun to blame Daesh for the bomb blast in Ankara which killed at least 95 people. Now they claim they are close to identifying one of the suspects.
Houthi media claimed to have shot down a similar "hostile" drone in the capital city of Sanaa in March 2015. (AFP/Robert MacPherson)
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Yemeni forces claim to have shot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle in the northwestern Sa'ada province.
A Libyan man holds a placard during a protest against the national unity government proposed by United Nations envoy Bernardino Leon on October 9, 2015 in Tripoli's central Martyrs Square. (AFP/Mahmoud Turkia)
18:30 GMT
Just when a deal was underway, Libya's rival factions rejected the UN proposed unity government, causing fear that the country's political situation will only worsen.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, just north of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on October 12, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
17:28 GMT
Israeli forces responded to the attack on the security fence with tear gas, forcing the Gaza residents back.
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)
16:30 GMT
Seventeen PKK militants were killed while their military assets were destroyed in government-led airstrikes in Hakkari province.
Israeli emergency personnel secure the area following a stabbing attack Israeli police said was carried out by a woman near the police headquarters in Jerusalem on October 12, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
15:30 GMT
A Palestinian 15-year-old girl was shot and injured after she allegedly stabbed two Israelis next to police headquarters in East Jerusalem.
Gamal (L) and Alaa (R) Mubarak. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
14:30 GMT
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak have completed a three year jail sentence for their involvement in the "presidential palaces" case, in which funds worth roughly $16 million were seized.
After allegedly assaulting a prison guard in March, the wife of Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohamed al-Beltagi, and her son received six-month jail terms. (File photo)
13:30 GMT
On Sunday an Egyptian court overturned a prison sentence against Sanaa Abdel-Gawwad, the wife of Muslim Brotherhood leader, and settled for a fine.
A cluster bomb releases smaller bomblets to ensure widespread damage. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch said a Russian-made cluster bomb identified as RBK-500 SPBE was sed in an October 4th attack on the Syrian town of Kafr Halab, located near Aleppo.
Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukri with US Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File)
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri will seek non-permanent membership with the UNSC at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
IDF soldiers escort the right-wing politician Yair Lapid through the Old City in Jerusalem, October 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:57 GMT
Human Rights Watch condemned Israel's excessive use of fire against Palestinians amid ongoing violence.
A relative of a victim waits outside the morgue in Ankara, October 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the country's security forces were focusing on identifying one of the suspected bombers in Ankara, believed to be a Daesh militant.
Palestinian witnesses denied the man had been carrying a knife when shot by Israeli soldiers. (AFP/File)
10:13 GMT
Another Palestinian man was shot dead in East Jerusalem Monday for being "suspicious". Witnesses said the man had not attempted to stab anyone at the time of the shooting.
Israeli soldiers aim their guns at Palestinian protesters in Beit El near Ramallah, October 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:46 GMT
Over 1,300 Palestinians were shot with live and rubber-coated bullets in the past 12 days, the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health said.
Two British troops were killed after the helicopter crashed while attempting to land at the Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul. (AFP/File)
08:31 GMT
Two British troops and three others were killed after a helicopter crashed while attempting to land in Kabul.
Syrian National Coalition leader Khalid Khoja will not participate in UN-brokered talks. (AFP/File)
08:08 GMT
The Syrian National Coalition announced it would boycott UN-brokered peace talks over Russia's military involvement in the conflict.
The words read, "There is no God but God," at the top. In the seal: "Mohammad is the messenger of Allah."(AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Daesh's black flag is the brand of modern global jihad. It is an Islamic symbol that has been kidnapped and appropriated to create a powerful force of terror.
Russian leader Vladmir Putin stands in Sochi beside Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud (2nd R), October 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:49 GMT
Vladmir Putin Sunday agreed to cooperate with Saudi to prevent the formation of a "terrorist caliphate" in Syria.
Original reports said the Daesh leader had been killed in an airstrike. (AFP/File)
07:37 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not among the convoy of militants killed by an airstrike in Iraq, hospital sources said.
An armed Orthodox Israeli stands near Damascus Gate outside Jerusalem's Old City, October 10, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Three Israeli women were arrested by police in Jerusalem on suspicion of attacking a Palestinian man with tear gas in a shop.
Turkish special forces stand near a military vehicle during clashes with PKK supporters. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Two Turkish soldiers succumbed to wounds they suffered during clashes with PKK militants in Turkey's eastern Erzurum province.
Images released by Medecines sans Frontieres show medical workers treating the victims of the accidental US airstrike. (Twitter)
05:00 GMT
In addition to compensating the families, the Pentagon said it would provide funds for rebuilding the abandoned hospital.

October 11, 2015

Israeli border guards give first aid to an injured police officer, who was stabbed along with another officer by a Palestinian, on October 10, 2015. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
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Among the victims of the attack, one 19-year-old IDF soldier was seriously wounded.
A Sukhoi Su-25 fighter jet operated by Russia's air force, similar to those flying sorties over Syria. (Wikimedia/Aleksander Markin)
18:46 GMT
According to Russia's defense ministry, fighter jets carried out 64 sorties on 63 separate targets in the country's ongoing campaign in Syria.
Israeli security troops forcibly detain a young Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
17:54 GMT
The death of Ahmad Sharaka marks the third 13-year-old Palestinian to have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of October.
Asylum seekers disembark on Italy's coast of Palermo in Sicily with the help of Swedish coast guard workers August 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
16:03 GMT
About 40 people were aboard the motor-less boat en route to Italy when it capsized.
A woman waits in an area allocated for families outside a forensic morgue, as she waits for the body of her relative, on October 11, 2015 in Ankara. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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Thousands of Turkish people have gathered to mourn the loss of the 95 people killed in yesterday's twin bomb blasts in Ankara
Turkish riot police forces secure the site of twin explosions near the main train station in Turkey's capital Ankara, on October 10, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
14:30 GMT
Fifteen suspected affiliates of Daesh were arrested in two Turkish provinces early Sunday. The suspects are being held for accommodating potential Daesh recruits.
An F-4E Phantom fighter jet operated by the Turkish air force leaves the runway. (Wikimedia/SAC Helen Farrer)
14:26 GMT
In addition to the dozens of militants killed, Turkish airstrikes also targeted bunkers and supply routes in Diyarbakir and Hakkari provinces.
Hezbollah fighters raise their party's flag while on patrol in Lebanon's Qalamoun region. (Twitter)
14:11 GMT
Hassan Hussein al-Hajj, described as the head of the party's operations in Idlib, was killed fighting along side Syrian army allies.
The alleged leader of Daesh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, aka Caliph Ibrahim, addressing worshipers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul, July 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
13:33 GMT
Sources say Iraqi forces have bombed Daesh leader Ibrahim al-Samarrai aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's convoy in Anbar province.
Egyptian fisherman are routinely detained by North African countries for violating trespassing and fishing laws. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT
The move by Sudan comes after a number of Sundanese citizens received presidential pardons during Eid.
A Syrian man rides a bike with his two daughters sat behind him in a plastic box in the Kafr Batna town in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area. (AFP/Amir Marji)
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A Syrian man rides a bike with his two daughters sat behind him in a plastic box in the Kafr Batna town in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area AFP PHOTO / AMR MARJI
This undated picture released on October 11, 2015 by the Iranian Defense Ministry on their website reportedly shows the launch of an Emad missile during tests at an undisclosed location in Iran. (AFP/File)
12:27 GMT
The new domestically produced surface-to-surface missile has raised concerns over Iran's strained relationship with Israel.
Daesh members later took away the bodies of the slain militants with them to an unknown location. (AFP/File)
11:54 GMT
Daesh militants executed dozens of fellow members across Iraq for charges of espionage and collaborating with Iraqi security personnel.
A man is lifted away following an explosion at the main train station in Turkey's capital Ankara, on October 10, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
10:55 GMT
Twin bomb blasts in the Turkish capital Ankara killed 95 people and injured 246 others.
Israeli policemen inspect the damaged car on October 11 2015 on the highway leading from the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim to Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
10:16 GMT
Israeli police reported a car bomb terror attack in Jerusalem on Sunday. However, eye witnesses confirmed that the car suffered an electrical issue causing a fire.
Demonstrators hold up photos of Russian President Vladimir Putin to protest Russia's involvement in the Syrian civil war and in support of refugees and asylum seekers in Sydney on October 11, 2015. (AFP/Peter Parks)
09:56 GMT
Putin's recent involvement in Syria, and potential future involvement in Iraq, has only deepened the Sunni vs. Shiite divide, diminishing the fleeting hope of peace in the Middle East.
Medics wrap the body of Palestinian toddler Rahaf Hasan, after she died in an Israeli retaliatory air strike, on October 11, 2015 at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
09:30 GMT
A five-month pregnant woman and her two-year old daughter were killed in an Israeli airstrike, when a rocket hit a building near by, causing their home to collapse.
People take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration on October 10, 2015 in Paris, calling for a boycott of Israel and for the recognition of the State of Palestine. (AFP/Matthieu Alexandre)
09:00 GMT
Protesters gathered in the French capital of Paris on Saturday to urge their government to recognize the state of Palestine and to condemn the recent Israeli aggression.
A Palestinian boy inspects the damage after an Israeli retaliatory air strike demolished the house of a Palestinian family on October 11, 2015 in the Zeitun sector south of Gaza City. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
08:18 GMT
Israeli airstrikes attacked "several targets" in the northern Gaza Strip, including two Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities.
Relatives gather next to the wrapped-body of Palestinian Marwan Barbakh, 13, who was killed in clashes with Israeli forces east of Khan Yunis, on October 10, 2015 at a hospital's morgue in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/Said Khatib)
07:32 GMT
Two boys, ages 13 and 15, were shot dead in the southern Gaza Strip by Israeli forces at a demonstration, and at least 15 other people were injured during the protest.
Members of a Police forensic teem gather evidence at the site of twin explosions near the main train station in Turkey's capital Ankara, on October 10, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
07:20 GMT
A bomb blast at a train station in Ankara killed at least 86 people on Saturday.
According to the United Nations, 537 civilians were killed in September alone. (Al Bawaba/File)
05:58 GMT
At least eight people have been killed in a series of attacks around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say.
Israeli forces stand guard in front of al-Aqsa Mosque. (Al Bawaba)
05:00 GMT
Three Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli security forces in Jerusalem. Several Israeli police officers have been injured amid a fresh wave of stabbing attacks

October 10, 2015

Hama, Syria in January 2014. (AFP/File)
19:48 GMT
Syrian government forces have gained more grounds against foreign-backed militants, taking control of a village in the western-central province of Hama.
The attack was the deadliest in modern Turkish history. (AFP/File)
16:20 GMT
Twin bomb blasts on Saturday killed 86 people gathering for a pro-Kurdish peace rally in the Turkish capital, Ankara, in the worst attack in Turkey's modern history.
"The Israeli enemy, sapping the rights of the Palestinians on their own lands... and over their holy places, is exercising state terrorism before the eyes of the whole world," said a statement released by the Jordanian parliament. (Al Bawaba/File)
16:02 GMT
The Jordanian parliament Saturday accused Israel of "state terrorism" against the Palestinian people after its forces shot dead seven Gazans and wounded more than 140 others in the coastal strip.
"I will continue to oppose turning this country into an open-air prison and unlawful, oppressive and arbitrary administration," said Bulent Kenes, editor-in-chief of Today's Zaman. (Twitter)
12:35 GMT
Turkish police have arrested the editor-in-chief of the English-language newspaper, Today’s Zaman, for reportedly posting a series of tweets critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The man was shot near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. (Al Bawaba/File)
10:10 GMT
A young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli police near the Damascus gate of occupied East Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, marking the tenth Palestinian to be killed in the last 24 hours.
The train station in Ankara. (AFP/File)
09:17 GMT
An explosion hit Ankara train station Saturday morning leaving dozens of people dead and injured, according to sources.
Russia killed militants in 60 separate attacks in 24 hours. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
07:31 GMT
Russian airstrikes killed 300 suspected militants in 60 separate attacks in northern Syria within the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed Friday.
A Daesh flag is etched onto the wall of a building in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Anadolu Agency's Saleh Mahmoud Laila died in a car bomb attack by Daesh on Thursday.
Armed Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, forces loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, flash the sign of victory on their armored vehicles on October 9, 2015 in the Dhubab district in Taiz province as they advance toward the Red Sea city of Mocha. (AFP/Nabil Hassan)
05:00 GMT
The town is a strategic area that cuts off rebel supply lines to Taiz.

October 9, 2015

The EU will carry out naval operations to seize vessels involved in human trafficking and migrant smuggling. (AFP/File)
19:41 GMT
The EU will carry out naval operations to seize vessels involved in human trafficking and migrant smuggling.
An Israeli army spokesperson said 200 Palestinians threw rocks and rolled burning tires near the security fence. (AFP/File)
17:29 GMT
An Israeli army spokesperson said 200 Palestinians threw rocks and rolled burning tires near the security fence.
Egypt is one of the world's most contaminated countries in landmines and explosive war remnants. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
16:26 GMT
Egypt is one of the world's most contaminated countries in landmines and explosive war remnants.
Brig. Gen. Hossein Hamedani was killed late Thursday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard said. (AFP/File)
13:31 GMT
Brig. Gen. Hossein Hamedani was killed late Thursday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard said.
Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan on Friday said the country would not stop "until it gets a result." (AFP/File)
13:24 GMT
The pro-Kurdish HDP urged a ceasefire between Turkey and the PKK ahead of the country's general elections.
Lebanese protesters chant slogans in front of security forces during a demonstration denouncing Lebanon's stagnant political system on October 8, 2015, in the capital Beirut. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
13:10 GMT
Activists held a sit-in near the military tribunal a day after clashes between security forces and protesters.
A senior official said the US would end the program that hoped to establish a fighting force against Daesh. (AFP/File)
13:02 GMT
A senior official said the US would end the program that hoped to establish a fighting force against Daesh.
Daesh fought northern Aleppo's Syrian rebels in one of the group's largest advances in months. (AFP/File)
12:20 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the group's advances in Aleppo were one of the largest in months.
Four neighborhoods in Diyala province were targeted in the attacks. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
At least 27 Iraqis were killed and 13 others injured after residential buildings were targeted in a series of mortar attacks in Diyala province.
Dozens of civilians including the bride and groom were killed in southwestern Yemen following a Saudi airstrike. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
A senior UN official called for a probe into a Saudi airstrike on a wedding in Yemen, which killed over 50 people including the bride and groom.
A file photo shows Tunisian mediators during a press conference in Tunis, September 21, 2013. (AFP/File)
10:55 GMT
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for its contribution to democracy after the Arab Spring in 2011.
Lebanese protesters in downtown Beirut are sprayed with water cannons by security forces, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Dozens of protesters were injured during anti-trash protests in Beirut after demonstrators called for the government to address the county's rubbish crisis.
An armed Israeli settler stands outside the illegal Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba near Hebron, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT
Four Palestinian men were injured Friday following a spate of stabbing attacks by an Israeli in the southern city of Dimona.
Over 250,000 people have been killed in the Syrian war since it erupted in 2011. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
The Cairo-based Arab League said both Western and Russian intervention in Syria would not help resolve the Syrian war.
The UN's envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon made the announcement late Thursday. (AFP/File)
07:50 GMT
Libya agreed on a UN-backed peace deal to form a new unity government years after the county descended into violence.
An Israeli soldier runs from Palestinian protesters in Beit El near Ramallah, October 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
A 20-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead and six others were injured by Israeli soldiers in the Shufat refugee camp.
Egyptian security forces travel along a highway during operations in the restive province of Sinai. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The second stage of Egypt's latest operation "Martyr's Right" includes the commencement of numerous major development projects.
An image grab from a video released by Russia's defense ministry shows a Russian warship firing cruise missiles into Syria from the Caspian Sea. (YouTube)
05:00 GMT
A CNN report said at least four cruise missiles fired by Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had accidentally landed in Iran.

October 8, 2015

Niqab-clad Egyptian women queue outside a polling station in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria on May 24, 2012. (AFP/File)
18:09 GMT
Spokesperson to the Higher Elections Committee Omar Marawan said that women who refuse to remove the face veil will be barred, citing identity verification purposes.
Yemenis stand around a crater reportedly caused by air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on October 1, 2015.
17:54 GMT
Of the six couples taking part in the celebrations, three brides and two grooms were killed in the strike.