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)
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)
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.
Thirty-five Daesh militants were killed in clashes with military forces in the restive Anbar province of western Iraq.
The Russian embassy in Damascus was hit by two rockets during a pro-Moscow rally where hundreds of supporters had gathered.
Five Palestinians were injured after being hit by Israeli bullets during a protest in Beit Hanoun.
The IDF hit two Syrian army positions Tuesday after stray shells were fired by Bashar al-Assad's troops into the Golan Heights.
A total number of five people were killed in five separate attacks across Jerusalem and northern Israel within a two-hour period.
Protesters called for a "Day of Rage" Tuesday after Israeli forces continued to shoot Palestinians in 12 days of bloodshed.
A top Nusra Front militant was arrested by Lebanese security forces in the bordering town of Arsal.
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.
Amnesty International accused the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of war crimes against Syrian Arab civilians.
A 74-year-old British man faces 379 lashes in Saudi Arabia for being in possession of illegal alcohol.
Iran's parliament Tuesday approved legislation to pass the nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1.
Another Israeli man Tuesday was injured in an alleged stabbing attack by a Palestinian near Tel Aviv.
Dozens of Palestinians were detained overnight Sunday by Israeli forces across the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Over 300 British lawyers urged the government to take in more Syrian refugees, calling the current quota "narrow".
The US military airdropped 50 tones of ammunition across northern Syria in order to support rebels.
European foreign ministers claim that the Russian airstrikes in Syria are of "deep concern" and should stop immediately.
Turkey's leaders engage in political ploys, destabilizing the country in the region's most tumultuous of times.
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
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.
Yemeni forces claim to have shot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle in the northwestern Sa'ada province.
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.
Israeli forces responded to the attack on the security fence with tear gas, forcing the Gaza residents back.
Seventeen PKK militants were killed while their military assets were destroyed in government-led airstrikes in Hakkari province.
A Palestinian 15-year-old girl was shot and injured after she allegedly stabbed two Israelis next to police headquarters in East Jerusalem.
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.
On Sunday an Egyptian court overturned a prison sentence against Sanaa Abdel-Gawwad, the wife of Muslim Brotherhood leader, and settled for a fine.
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.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri will seek non-permanent membership with the UNSC at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
Human Rights Watch condemned Israel's excessive use of fire against Palestinians amid ongoing violence.
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.
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.
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 and three others were killed after a helicopter crashed while attempting to land in Kabul.
The Syrian National Coalition announced it would boycott UN-brokered peace talks over Russia's military involvement in the conflict.
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.
Vladmir Putin Sunday agreed to cooperate with Saudi to prevent the formation of a "terrorist caliphate" in Syria.
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not among the convoy of militants killed by an airstrike in Iraq, hospital sources said.
Three Israeli women were arrested by police in Jerusalem on suspicion of attacking a Palestinian man with tear gas in a shop.
Two Turkish soldiers succumbed to wounds they suffered during clashes with PKK militants in Turkey's eastern Erzurum province.
In addition to compensating the families, the Pentagon said it would provide funds for rebuilding the abandoned hospital.
October 11, 2015
Among the victims of the attack, one 19-year-old IDF soldier was seriously wounded.
According to Russia's defense ministry, fighter jets carried out 64 sorties on 63 separate targets in the country's ongoing campaign in Syria.
The death of Ahmad Sharaka marks the third 13-year-old Palestinian to have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of October.
About 40 people were aboard the motor-less boat en route to Italy when it capsized.
Thousands of Turkish people have gathered to mourn the loss of the 95 people killed in yesterday's twin bomb blasts in Ankara
Fifteen suspected affiliates of Daesh were arrested in two Turkish provinces early Sunday. The suspects are being held for accommodating potential Daesh recruits.
In addition to the dozens of militants killed, Turkish airstrikes also targeted bunkers and supply routes in Diyarbakir and Hakkari provinces.
Hassan Hussein al-Hajj, described as the head of the party's operations in Idlib, was killed fighting along side Syrian army allies.
Sources say Iraqi forces have bombed Daesh leader Ibrahim al-Samarrai aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's convoy in Anbar province.
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 PHOTO / AMR MARJI
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
The new domestically produced surface-to-surface missile has raised concerns over Iran's strained relationship with Israel.
Daesh militants executed dozens of fellow members across Iraq for charges of espionage and collaborating with Iraqi security personnel.
Twin bomb blasts in the Turkish capital Ankara killed 95 people and injured 246 others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Israeli airstrikes attacked "several targets" in the northern Gaza Strip, including two Hamas weapons manufacturing facilities.
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.
A bomb blast at a train station in Ankara killed at least 86 people on Saturday.
At least eight people have been killed in a series of attacks around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say.
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
Syrian government forces have gained more grounds against foreign-backed militants, taking control of a village in the western-central province of Hama.
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 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.
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.
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.
An explosion hit Ankara train station Saturday morning leaving dozens of people dead and injured, according to sources.
Russian airstrikes killed 300 suspected militants in 60 separate attacks in northern Syria within the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed Friday.
Anadolu Agency's Saleh Mahmoud Laila died in a car bomb attack by Daesh on Thursday.
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.
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.
Brig. Gen. Hossein Hamedani was killed late Thursday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard said.
The pro-Kurdish HDP urged a ceasefire between Turkey and the PKK ahead of the country's general elections.
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.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the group's advances in Aleppo were one of the largest in months.
At least 27 Iraqis were killed and 13 others injured after residential buildings were targeted in a series of mortar attacks in Diyala province.
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.
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for its contribution to democracy after the Arab Spring in 2011.
Dozens of protesters were injured during anti-trash protests in Beirut after demonstrators called for the government to address the county's rubbish crisis.
Four Palestinian men were injured Friday following a spate of stabbing attacks by an Israeli in the southern city of Dimona.
The Cairo-based Arab League said both Western and Russian intervention in Syria would not help resolve the Syrian war.
Libya agreed on a UN-backed peace deal to form a new unity government years after the county descended into violence.
A 20-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead and six others were injured by Israeli soldiers in the Shufat refugee camp.
The second stage of Egypt's latest operation "Martyr's Right" includes the commencement of numerous major development projects.
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
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.
Of the six couples taking part in the celebrations, three brides and two grooms were killed in the strike.
According to the Iraqi peshmerga ministry, sample taken from 35 Kurdish fighters showed traces of mustard gas.
Netanyahu barred politicians and lawmakers from accessing Al Aqsa Mosque compound. Now both Jewish and Arab ministers are attacking the PM's decision.
A Palestinian man attacked Israelis in Tel Aviv with a screwdriver, injuring four people before being shot dead at the scene.
The alleged attack, which left the Israeli lightly injured, occurred near Highway 1, which cuts West to East across northern Jerusalem.
Egyptian prosecutors have accused Mahmoud Mohamed and Islam Talaat of belonging to a terrorist organisation, possessing explosives and inciting violence.
The abductees were taken as punishment for allegedly collaborating with Iraqi security forces.