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Kurdistan's President Massud Barzani made the statement at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Yazidi massacre at the hands of Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
15:15 GMT
The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan, Massud Barzani, promised Monday to avenge the Yazidi minority brutally massacred by Daesh in attacks that started in earnest a year ago.
Hundreds of Saudi-led troops have entered Aden after the port city was reclaimed by government forces. (AFP/File)
15:11 GMT
Hundreds of Saudi-led troops have entered Aden after the port city was reclaimed by government forces.
Fighters loyal to exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi walk in the Dar Saad suburb in the north of the southern embattled Yemeni city of Aden on July 29, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
13:30 GMT
A car bomb exploded in the town of Damat on Monday, as Saudi warplanes continue to conduct airstrikes across the country.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the comments on the country's Arabic-language news channel, al-Alam (AFP/File)
13:28 GMT
A senior Iranian diplomat has ruled out any joint cooperation with the United States to fight against Daesh.
A Syrian air force fighter jet. (AFP/File)
13:02 GMT
The plane crashed into a rebel held town south of Idlib, near the Turkish border.
A fighter loyal to Yemen's fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi walks through the city of Aden, July 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Yemen's Port of Aden reopened days after the country's government announced recapturing the city from Houthi militants.
A photo released by US Central Command shows two US F-15 fighter lets flying over northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
12:52 GMT
An independent monitoring group released a report on Monday that said some bombings carried out by the US-led coalition against Daesh in Iraq and Syria likely have kill hundreds of civilians.
Clashes erupted in Jenin after Israeli forces stormed Palestinian houses in Ya'bad. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Israeli soldiers clashed with Palestinians early Monday following a series of raids in the West Bank city of Jenin.
The suspects were arrested for storming a police station in Ossem village, southwest of Cairo, in mid-2013. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
The 27 Muslim Brotherhood members were acquitted of inciting violence and a joining a "terrorist group."
Lebanon's government has been in a political vacuum since failing to elect a president. (AFP/File)
12:13 GMT
The US outlined three "red lines" in order to preserve stability in Lebanon while the political crisis in the tiny Arab country continues.
John Kerry arrived in Qatar to reassure Arab officials about the Iran nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Qatar Monday for talks with his Arab counterparts on the Iran nuclear deal.
An Iraqi man unloads air condition units at a store in the Karada district of Baghdad on August 2, 2015, as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit). (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
11:00 GMT
Power cuts have made the heatwave that is sweeping across the Middle East intolerable for Iraqis, as they take to the streets to demand that the government address the power outage crisis.
The Palestinian man was shot in the leg after allegedly fleeing a security check. (AFP/File)
10:38 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli troops early Monday during a security check near the West Bank city of Nablus.
Israeli peace activists stand in the Dawabsha family's home set on fire by suspected Jewish extremists and where a Palestinian toddler was burned to death earlier in the week, on August 2, 2015 in the West Bank village of Duma. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
10:00 GMT
Following the deadly arson attack by Israeli settlers that killed 18-month-old Ali Dawabsha, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians.
Lebanese actor Rafic Ali Ahmad performs during the Baalbek international festival in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley, near the border with Syria. (AFP/STR)
09:52 GMT
Lebanese actor Rafic Ali Ahmad performs during the Baalbek international festival in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley, near the border with Syria. (AFP/STR)
A Pakistani flood-affected man shifts his bed in a flooded area on the outskirts of Peshawar on August 2, 2015. (AFP/Hasham Ahmed)
09:30 GMT
The entire country has been affected by heavy rain and flash floods, but the highest number of reported causalities come from Khyber Pakthunwa and Baluchistan provinces
People gather around candles during a gathering of hundreds of friends, classmates, teachers, members of the gay community and supporters in downtown Jerusalem on August 2, 2015 to mourn the death of Israeli Shira Banki who was stabbed at the Jerusalem Gay Pride march. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
08:17 GMT
Shira Banki, 16, was stabbed to death at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem earlier this week.
Over 15,000 people have been killed and thousands displaced from Boko Haram violence. (AFP/File)
08:14 GMT
Nigerian security forces rescued 178 people including 101 children from Boko Haram militants in the Borno region.
Some 200 devices were defused by the Iraqi army in the al-Sakra region. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Security forces in Iraq's Anbar province defused some 200 explosive devices during a military operation.
A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. (AFP/STR)
07:24 GMT
Turkey has been conducting airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and Syria, and military officials deny allegations of targeting civilians.
Women clap their hands and shout slogans during an anti-war demonstration on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on August 1, 2015. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
07:00 GMT
The US was at first triumphant about securing the use of an Turkish airbase to fight Daesh in Iraq and Syria. But as violence erupts between Turkey and the Kurds, is it possible Obama made a diplomatic disaster?
Over 10,000 Palestinian minors have been detained by Israeli forces in the last 15 years. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Two Palestinian minors aged 12 and 14 were detained by Israeli police in East Jerusalem for allegedly throwing stones at soldiers.
Armed Israeli settlers wield automatic rifles during a land dispute with Palestinians. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Israeli government on Sunday approved the use of administrative detention for Jewish far-rightists suspected of involvement in anti-Palestinian terrorism.
Egyptian security forces prepare for arrests during a rally in support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
19 group members detained in past 24 hours alone for committing, inciting ‘violence’, Egypt’s Interior Ministry says.

August 2, 2015

A Hezbollah artillery unit flies the flag of the group as it targets positions near Zabadani. (Twitter)
19:18 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
The students of the Mosul University were taken captive in the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday for disclosing information about the Daesh stronghold. (Twitter)
18:42 GMT
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Israeli security forces are currently permitting only men and women over the age of 30 to visit the compound. (AFP/File)
17:36 GMT
Tensions have flared at flashpoint mosque complex since Friday murder of Palestinian infant by suspected Jewish settlers.
The man who carried out the stabbing attack was arrested in 2005. (Twitter)
16:07 GMT
A 16-year-old girl who was stabbed during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade on Thursday died Sunday after succumbing to her wounds.
Pakistani forces killed al-Qaeda leader Umar Lateef in an overnight raid. (AFP/File)
15:20 GMT
Security forces in Pakistan claim to have killed a senior al-Qaeda commander and detained his wife in an overnight raid on a hideout in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
Egypt's notorious Tora Prison. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
14:20 GMT
Ramadan Seddiq, an anti-regime protester, was found dead inside his prison cell.
Palestinian protesters carry an injured comrade during clashes with Israeli security forces on a street leading to Duma village, on August 1, 2015, following a demonstration in reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler burnt to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West Bank. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
13:00 GMT
Duma residents are organizing voluntary groups to guard the village from Israeli settler attacks.
An Iraqi vendor sells watermelon on a street as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit) in Baghdad. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
12:13 GMT
An Iraqi vendor sells watermelon on a street as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit) in Baghdad
The Egyptian army has been fighting the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group, who pledged allegiance to Daesh last November. (AFP/File)
11:56 GMT
The Egyptian military has killed 88 suspected militants between July 20 and July 31 in various security campaigns throughout the Sinai region.
Libyan rebels on the road between Ajdabiya and Benghazi. (AFP/File)
11:47 GMT
Five people were killed and 12 wounded after groups clashed near an oil port in eastern Libya.
Al-Jazeera journalists, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy (L) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, wait outside Cairo's Torah prison where their trial was due to take place on July 30, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
11:05 GMT
The retrial for Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste has been postponed yet again. The three face charges of defaming Egypt and spreading false news.
The Public Prosecution has referred 41 men to the Federal Supreme Court on charges of setting up a terrorist organization. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The Public Prosecution has referred 41 men to the Federal Supreme Court on charges of setting up a terrorist organization.
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday. (AFP/File)
10:23 GMT
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday.
The Jordanian pilot of a private jet for the bin Laden family was among the victims of a plane crash at Blackbushe Airport in the UK on Friday. (AFP/File)
09:48 GMT
The Jordanian pilot of a private jet for the bin Laden family was among the victims of a plane crash at Blackbushe Airport in the UK on Friday.
A young Palestinian looks on during clashes with Israeli security forces on a street leading to Duma village, on August 1, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
09:43 GMT
Eight Palestinian youths were shot with rubber bullets and injured by Israeli forces while attending a funeral for 17-year-old Laith al-Khaldi, who was shot dead by the IDF the day before.
Yishai Schlissel is seen on a stabbing spree in Jerusalem during a gay pride parade. (AFP/File)
09:19 GMT
Police were looking into the relationship between Yishai Schlissel, who fatally stabbed six during this year's gay pride parade, and the Jerusalem couple.
Israeli men take part in a demonstration on August 2, 2015 in Tel Aviv against the death of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha, the toddler who was burned to death by suspected Jewish extremists. (AFP/Jack Guez)
09:03 GMT
The recent murder of an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler by Israeli extremists proves Jewish terrorism must be addressed, as it threatens to undermine security and democracy in Israel.
The National Defense Council of Egypt approved Saturday the extension of the participation of Egyptian military personnel in a combat mission abroad. (AFP/File)
08:57 GMT
The National Defense Council of Egypt approved Saturday the extension of the participation of Egyptian military personnel in a combat mission abroad.
A woman holds a flag of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan as she stands opposite Turkish riot police in Diyarbakir on August 1, 2015. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
07:45 GMT
PKK fighters drove an agricultural vehicle laden with two tons of explosives into a military police station in Agri province, located near the Iranian border.
Israelis hold placards during a demonstration on August 2, 2015 in Tel Aviv against the death of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha, the toddler who was burned to death by suspected Jewish extremists. (AFP/Jack Guez)
07:17 GMT
The arsonists behind the attack which killed an 18-month old Palestinian toddler and injured three other members of the same family are being held under administrative detention.
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor called for the Taliban to continue its military campaign after replacing Mullah Mohammad Omar as supreme leader. (AFP/File)
06:51 GMT
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor called for the Taliban to continue its military campaign after replacing Mullah Mohammad Omar as supreme leader.
Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants gather in the Qandil mountains. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
The death toll includes 844 civilians and 488 Iraqi security forces. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
05:00 GMT
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.

August 1, 2015

Egyptian soldiers stand guard in Sinai. (Al Bawaba/File)
20:41 GMT
A top Daesh-affiliated militant commander has been killed during an encounter with Egyptian army troops in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, military sources say.
Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah was in exile in Saudi Arabia for four months. (Al Bawaba/File)
18:31 GMT
Yemen's exiled prime minister, Khaled Bahah, arrived Saturday in Aden, four months after Iran-backed rebels forced his government to flee the southern city.
Israeli forces throw tear gas canisters towards Palestinians protesting an arson attack that killed a toddler in the West Bank on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
14:33 GMT
17-year-old Laith Fadel al-Khaladi was killed by Israeli forces amid violent clashes in Ramallah.
Security forces inspect the West Bank house destroyed in an arson attack on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
12:26 GMT
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday sharply condemned an arson attack by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank that killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
A soldier stands guard in Benghazi. (AFP/File)
09:22 GMT
Daesh has reportedly slain five troops loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognized government in the country’s east.
Saudi soldiers shell Yemen from a post in southwestern Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
08:32 GMT
At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed and seven others injured by a Houthi rocket attack on a military base in Saudi Arabia.
Palestinians attend the funeral of 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who died after his house was set on fire by Jewish settlers, on July 31, 2015, in the West Bank village of Duma. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
06:00 GMT
President Mahmoud Abbas said he would demand a probe by the International Criminal Courts into a series of attacks against Palestinians by Israeli settlers, including the incident which killed an infant earlier Friday.
Hezbollah members and supporters carry the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut's suburbs, January 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.

July 31, 2015

Relatives carry the body of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, through the streets of the West Bank village of Duma during his funeral on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
18:00 GMT
Mourners gathered at a funeral for the Palestinian infant killed in an arson attack by Israeli settlers earlier Friday.
A Syrian refugee man selling beans at the Zaatari refugee camp home to more than 55,000 Syrians, located close to the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.
President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office issued a statement on Friday extending the state of emergency until August 3rd. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi ordered the state of emergency on July 4th for an initial 30 days after a Tunisian student used an MK-47 assault rifle to kill tourists at a hotel near the city of Sousse.
Israeli security forces block a road leading to the annexed east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound after Israeli police and authorities limited access to one of Islam's holiest sites on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
14:30 GMT
The gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem were closed by Israeli forces in an effort to enhance security measures following the murder of a Palestinian infant by Israeli settlers.
Israeli forensic police inspect a car belonging to Israeli victims of a gun attack by a Palestinian man near the Dolev settlement, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, June 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
A Israeli vehicle was shot at by a passing car in the Binyamin region of the West Bank. No causalities have been reported.
Nusra Front militants have prevented aid from reaching areas in Syria's Idlib province. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Villages in Syria's Idlib province remained under siege by Nusra Front militants while there was a shortage of medical supplies and a need for humanitarian assistance, according to a Press TV report.
Tensions are high between Israel and Lebanon since the 2006 war with Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Israeli authorities installed the Iron Dome Defense System near the border with Lebanon in wake of the Iran nuclear deal, an IDF commander said.
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. (AFP/Getty Images)
12:25 GMT
In less than 24 hours 79 Muslim Brotherhood supporters and members have been arrested across Egypt for various charges, including inciting violence against state institutions and public utilities.
Over 80 percent of Yemen's population is in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
The UN launched an aid distribution program to around 340,000 people in the Yemeni port city of Aden Thursday as the humanitarian situation worsens.
An IDF soldier stands outside the Dawabsha family home, which was burnt down by settlers, July 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:14 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday strongly condemned an arson attack carried out by settlers on a Palestinian family where a toddler was killed.
Turkey's government blamed the PKK for the attack, which left two police officers dead. (AFP/File)
09:18 GMT
Two officers and two suspects were killed during an assault on police headquarters in Turkey's Adana province. The Turkish government has blamed the PKK for the attack.
A Palestinian man inspects the damage caused by the Jewish settler attack on a family home in the West Bank village of Duma, July 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:14 GMT
A Palestinian toddler was killed and four others injured after Israeli settlers set fire to a home near Nablus early Friday.
Rival party Hamas called the announcement by the Palestinian Authority a "coup". (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority announced reshuffling the cabinet in a move denounced by Hamas as a "coup".
Sisi's praise comes as rumors circulate over a growing political division between the two countries. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday courted Saudi Arabia, saying that both countries are the "two wings" of the Arab national security.
A regime airstrike in Idlib. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Syrian regime warplanes killed 27 civilians, including 10 children, on Wednesday night after launching airstrikes on the towns of Saraqub and Maaret al-Numan in northern Syria's Idlib province.

July 30, 2015

An image from Twitter shows two Israeli security troops as they try to take down the assailant. (Twitter)
19:14 GMT
An assailant stabbed six people marching in the annual Jerusalem gay pride parade on Thursday.
Members of the Kurdish YPG take position inside a house during clashes with Daesh on the southern outskirts of the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
17:11 GMT
An attack by Daesh militants on a town in northern Syria Thursday left at least 18 people dead.
Israel's Knesset passed a law Thursday to forcibly feed hunger striking prisoners. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority Prisoner's Affairs Committee condemned Thursday Israel's law to forcibly feed hunger striking prisoners.
The US-led coalition carried out over 30 airstrikes on Daesh targets in the past 24 hours. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
Lebanon's army has been involved in a wide-scale anti-terror operation against militants over the past year. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Dozens of Lebanese nationals, Palestinians and Syrians were arrested across Lebanon by security forces during anti-terror raids.
A fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi walks with crutches in Yemen's second city of Aden on July 30, 2015. (AFP/STR)
14:21 GMT
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
Israeli settlers frequently storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque, causing rising tensions with Palestinians. (AFP/File)
13:45 GMT
Palestinian children were prevented from entering the Al-Aqsa compound Thursday while right-wing settlers visited the site.
One of two new F-16 warplanes delivered to Iraq by the United States on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:39 GMT
The United States is delivering eight advanced fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday and Friday "as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region," the U.S. embassy in Cairo said on Thursday.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour is said to have replaced Mullah Omar, whose death was confirmed this week by the Afghan government. (AFP/File)
13:29 GMT
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
A general view taken from Aleppo's Syrian regime-controlled neighbourhood of Karm al-Jabal shows the war-wracked city's historic citadel in the background on July 30, 2015. (AFP/GEORGE OURFALIAN
13:01 GMT
Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a US-backed Syrian rebel group in the north of the country, dealing a blow to Washington’s struggling train-and-equip program to battle Daesh.
Garbage thrown by protesters lie on a street in front of Lebanon’s parliament building in Beirut during a demonstration against the ongoing trash crisis on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
13:00 GMT
Four Lebanese activists have been charged for attacking Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas’ car during an anti-trash demonstration earlier this week.
Members of the Israeli security forces walk in front of the Israeli controversial separation barrier as they arrest an Israeli settler following clashes while bulldozers started demolishing the so-called Dreinoff buildings under an Israeli High Court ruling, in the settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on July 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
12:53 GMT
Israeli announced its approval to build nearly 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem.
Palestinian boys, from the adjacent Jalazon refugee camp, look towards the Israeli settlement of Beit El. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
12:46 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building 300 more housing units in the same illegal settlement in which a court ruled the destruction of two buildings.
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
12:36 GMT
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo.
A file photo of a Predator drone. (AFP/John Moore)
12:07 GMT
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
A Fatah movement member stands next to a mural of the Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT
Palestinian group Fatah blocked the northwest entrance for its rival, Jund al-Sham, in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
Members of Israeli security forces on July 24, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
10:15 GMT
The Israeli military is reacting to an alleged "threat of terrorism" from Egypt's Sinai region after the Daesh affiliate formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from Sinai into southern Israel earlier this month.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network. (AFP/File)
09:49 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man during clashes between protesters and police after authorities limited access for Muslim worshipers to the flashpoint al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
09:25 GMT
Clashes broke out after Israeli forces disguised as Arab citizens arrested and beat a group of Palestinian teens.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, April 12, 2015 (AFP/File).
09:08 GMT
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke in front of the Security Council on Wednesday, expressing his disappointment in the failure to implement previous peace resolutions in Syria.
A file picture taken on June 12, shows a girl holding a placard of her relative during a demonstration to show solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, outside the Red Cross building in east Jerusalem. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
08:58 GMT
Israel's parliament on Thursday legalized the ability to force-feed in times of hunger strikes.
Kuwaiti security forces stand next to a body wrapped in shrouds as they inspect the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
08:40 GMT
The cell consists of five Kuwaitis who claim to have been trained and indoctrinated by Daesh.
A photo purportedly showing Daesh militants preparing to execute dozens of captured Iraqi security force members in the Salahuddin province. (AFP/File)
07:50 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
07:37 GMT
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Turkish soldiers patrol the border town of Ceylanpinar at the Turkish-Syrian border. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.
Egyptian firemen put out the flames at the al-Helw factory north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
06:44 GMT
Egypt's interim prosecutor general ordered the detainment of both the owner and manager of a Qalyubia factory Wednesday.
Palestinians return to what is left of their homes and businesses following the Israeli military offensive in Rafah on 1-4 August 2014. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
Israeli forces have been accused of carrying out war crimes during a day of “carnage” in the Gaza Strip that has been called Black Friday.
A relative of a Lebanese soldier captured by the Daesh militant group burns tires in protest in Beirut. (Twitter)
06:00 GMT
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.
Staffan de Mistura introduced a plan based on four thematic 'working' groups. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The UN's special envoy for Syria submitted a new proposal to the Security Council on Wednesday for the next steps to ending the war.