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March 24, 2015

The president said Turkey is not faced with a "Kurdish problem" but that the country's Kurdish population may have problems. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The president said Turkey is not faced with a "Kurdish problem" but that the country's Kurdish population may have problems.

March 23, 2015

Residents of the Algerian city of Ghardaia stand on flat roofs as Algerian security forces take part in an operation to secure the city on March 18, 2014 following sectarian violence. (AFP/File)
20:30 GMT
Algeria temporarily evacuated nearly 100 Turkish road workers east of Algiers after a militant threat.
Fighters of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) hold a position during fighting. (AFP/File)
20:13 GMT
Jordan will be helping to train Syrian rebels as part of a US program to fight Daesh.
Mourners carry the coffin of Shaimaa el-Sabagh, an Egyptian protester who was killed in clashes with the police, during her funeral on January 25, 2015 in Egypt's second city Alexandria. (AFP/Tarek Abdel Hamid)
19:30 GMT
The justice ministry is investigating the accuracy of comments by a forensic authority spokesman who said the activist died because she was "too slim."
Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack in southern Yemen on Friday that left 29 dead. (AFP/File)
19:01 GMT
Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack in southern Yemen on Friday that left 29 dead.
In a meeting with representatives of minority communities Monday, the prime minister apologized for remarks that "hurt" Arab Israelis. (AFP/File)
18:34 GMT
In a meeting with representatives of minority communities Monday, the prime minister apologized for remarks that "hurt" Arab Israelis.
Syrian opposition fighters take part in battles against Syrian government forces in the Karm al-Tarab neighborhood of Aleppo, August 17, 2012. (AFP/File)
18:16 GMT
An Israeli court sentenced an Arab citizen on Monday to 11 months in prison for traveling to fight alongside Syrian rebels.
Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the support of 67 recently elected Knesset lawmakers Monday. (AFP/File)
17:45 GMT
Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the support of 67 recently elected Knesset lawmakers Monday.
Sultan Qaboos bin Said has returned to Oman after eight months of being away from medical treatment in Germany, the Royal Court said Monday. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
17:35 GMT
Sultan Qaboos bin Said has returned to Oman after eight months of being away from medical treatment in Germany, the Royal Court said Monday.
Syrian army soldiers stand in the damaged military airport in Dabaa, north of Qusayr, in central Homs province on June 7, 2013. (AFP/File)
17:14 GMT
Daesh militants attacked an airport in the Homs province on Monday, moving west in Syria as they targeted government strongholds.
The US refrained from speaking at a UN discussion of violations of human rights in the Palestinian territories Monday. (AFP/File)
16:19 GMT
The US refrained from speaking at a UN discussion of violations of human rights in the Palestinian territories Monday.
Gabbar left Syria in 1996 for the UK, he said he was shocked by the vigor of the early days of the Syrian uprising in 2011, spearheaded by the nation's new generation. Now he says he's meeting those same young Syrians as paralyzed patients of his. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Four years on, an ever-deepening Syrian conflict's bringing famed UK spinal surgeon Omar Gabbar back home to Aleppo to answer a cry for help that most international aid agencies haven't dared.
An Orthodox Jew talks on his mobile phone as he walks past the Ahavas Torah synagogue in the Stamford Hill area of north London. (AFP/File)
14:13 GMT
On Sunday 20 drunken men and women stormed a synagogue in London screaming "kill the Jews," injuring one person. Since then, authorities have arrested six suspects.
A young boy walks past a makeshift barricade made from bus wreckage in the rebel-held side of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
13:11 GMT
According to Syrian state news, rebel rocket attacks on Aleppo killed at least twelve civilians and injured 30 others.
A classroom at a school in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on September 14, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
12:30 GMT
UNRWA has begun building the first new school in Gaza since the summer Israeli offensive destroyed numerous schools this past summer.
Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid speaks during a press conference after the Bardo International Museum terrorist attack on March 18, 2015 in Tunis. (AFP/File)
11:51 GMT
A number of police officials have been sacked by Prime Minister Habib Essid following the deadly Bardo Museum attack.
Lebanese soldiers enter the town of Arsal, near the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT
The father of a youth kidnapped by militants in Arsal has been ordered to pay $200,000 in ransom for the release of his son.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sits next to President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, left, at the White House in Sept., 2010. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
The US delegation will abstain from speaking at an upcoming human rights forum sponsored by the United Nations addressing violations in the Palestinian Territories.
Tunisian soldiers use a sniffer dog as they look for landmines in the Mount Chaambi region where the Tunisian army has been tracking militants. (AFP/Abderrazek Khlifi)
09:30 GMT
One Tunisian soldier was killed and two others injured when a landmine "planted by terrorist elements" exploded near the Algerian border.
A Libyan man walks past graffiti depicting Libya's slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi being tortured and text reading in Arabic: "Where is the punishment for the people's poverty" in the capital, Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
09:23 GMT
A Libyan man walks past graffiti depicting Libya's slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi being tortured and text reading in Arabic: "Where is the punishment for the people's poverty" in the capital, Tripoli.
Armed Yemeni militiamen loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi gather at the entrance Yemeni special forces command in the southern city of Aden on March 19, 2015, following clashes with Yemeni special forces opposed to the country's president. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has demanded the United Nations Security Council intervene with military force in Yemen under Chapter 7 of the UN charter to stop the Houthi "aggression."
Medics give assistance to a wounded Palestinian girl upon her arrival at the hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on August 2, 2014 after an Israeli attack. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
The Palestinian Authority confirmed they will build a new, $24 million-dollar hospital in Rafah. There are currently only two hospitals providing medical care to citizens of Rafah.
A file picture taken on November 1, 2013 shows Japanese tourists visiting the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Authorities have assured the public that Tunisia's Bardo Museum will not disappear following the bloody massacre which left 23 people dead on March 18th.
Last year, authorities estimated over 1,200 Moroccans joined the ranks of various militant organizations in Syria and Iraq.  (Image: File photo)
07:23 GMT
Moroccan authorities have arrested cell members across the country who are known to have pledged support for Daesh chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
After an emergency landing in Syria's Idlib province Sunday,  a Syrian copter and its crew were captured by rebels, who said the vehicle was the same one allegedly involved in deadly chemical attack in the Idlib village of Sarmeen last week. (AFP/File)
07:23 GMT
Airstrikes rained down on Syria's northwestern province of Idlib Sunday after a Syrian copter and its crew were captured there after an emergency landing.
Italian navy rescuers assist illegal migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.  (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
The men attempted to cross illegally to Italy by boat, and are feared to be trapped in Libya.
A scientist from East Jerusalem became the highest ranking Palestinian without Israeli citizenship in an official government post Sunday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
05:00 GMT
A scientist from East Jerusalem became the highest ranking Palestinian without Israeli citizenship in an official government post Sunday.

March 22, 2015

The US embassy in Saudi Arabia had been closed since March 15 due to "heightened security concerns." (AFP/File)
18:57 GMT
The embassy had been shut down since March 15 due to "heightened security concerns," according to AFP.
A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army. (Screenshot: Twitter)
17:32 GMT
A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army.
A helicopter owned by the Syrian regime crashed in rebel-held Idlib on Sunday, leading to one death and four captives. (AFP/File)
16:50 GMT
A helicopter owned by the Syrian regime crashed in rebel-held Idlib on Sunday, leading to one death and four captives.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters clash with supporters of the Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 23 alleged members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison.
The students, ages 19-25, crossed into Syria via Turkey according to a Turkish MP.  (Screenshot: Twitter)
15:34 GMT
The students, ages 19-25, crossed into Syria via Turkey according to a Turkish MP.
Tunisian security forces gather outside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis on March 19, 2015, in the aftermath of an attack on foreign tourists. (AFP/File)
14:58 GMT
Although two suspects were killed at the scene of the crime, a third suspect linked to Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre is still at large.
A Syrian Kurdish woman sits with a wounded child at a hospital in the northeastern city of Qamishli on March 21, 2015, in the aftermath of a bomb attack in the nearby city of Hasakah during the Newroz spring festival celebrations. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Daesh claimed responsibility for the deadly Nowruz attack in northeast Syria that killed 45 people, including 12 children, via its radio station al-Bayan.
Copies of ballots papers and campaign posters for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party lie on the ground in the aftermath of the country's parliamentary elections. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin criticized Netanyahu's election day comments, in which he accused of the left-wing of busing in Arab Israeli citizens to the polls to defeat the Likud party.
Lebanese soldiers stand next to M198 155mm howitzers upon the arrival of a shipment of US weapons at the Beirut port on February 8, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The US has confirmed that a weapons shipment promised to the Lebanese army will arrive in Beirut by the end of the month.
Moshe Kahlon and Yitzhak Herzog. (AFP/File)
10:22 GMT
As Israel begins the process of forming a new government today, Labor-Hatnua leader Yitzhak Herzog approaches Kulanu party chairman Moshe Kahlon with a coalition proposal.
The fund is modeled on a similar one in Northern Ireland which has raised $1.5 billion since 1986. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
A bipartisan bill to seed $50 million a year to promote civil society engagement between Israelis and Palestinians was introduced to US Congress.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior reports one arrested in the botched attempt. (Image: The Wire)
09:53 GMT
Bomb detonates as it is being planted in Al-Ibrahimiya municipal garage. Two dead, one arrested.
Yemeni fighters of the Shiite Houthi movement take part in a demonstration to mark the fourth anniversary of the "Friday of Dignity" attack on March 18, 2015 in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/File)
08:46 GMT
Houthi rebels have seized Taez, a strategic city on the road linking the cities Aden and Sana'a.
US President Barack Obama speaks during the second-annual White House Student Film Festival in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:36 GMT
Afif Emile Safieh, a prominent Palestinian activist, wrote an open letter to US President Barack Obama, urging him to promote peace in the Middle East through foreign policy, especially in light of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent reelection.
Tunisian security forces stand guard outside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis on March 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:17 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi admitted security lapses contributed to the deadly Bardo Museum attack, in which 22 people, including 20 tourists, were killed.
Iraqi fighters from the Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades), a group formed by Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, wave their weapons as they leave the holy city of Najaf . (AFP/Haidar Hamadani)
08:15 GMT
Iraqi fighters from the Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades), a group formed by Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, wave their weapons as they leave the holy city of Najaf
An anti-racism rally in Belfast. (Image: Islamophobiawatch)
08:04 GMT
Against a backdrop of rising hatred, racism and Islamophobia in the US and Europe, rallies are held in capital cities on the 21st of March, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Anti-war demonstrators in the US used the event to protest US military involvement in the Middle East.
On Saturday, US troops were evacuated from a military base in Yemen. (AFP/File)
07:40 GMT
The US State Department announced it will be evacuating all personnel from Yemen following security threats.
President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi delivering a speech in the southern city of Aden. (AFP/File)
07:29 GMT
Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi stated that moving the country's capital to the southern city of Aden was only a temporary solution, not a step towards secession
Students reacted by saying, "we live in America. Speak English." (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
A New York school read the morning Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic, sparking hatred from the surrounding community.
Yemeni soldiers and armed militiamen loyal to Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi deploy around the area of the international airport in the southern city of Aden. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
Roughly 100 military forces have been evacuated from Al-Anad airbase amid the country's deteriorating security situation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) expresses his condolences over the death the of the mother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (unseen) before a negotiation session with Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) over Iran's nuclear program in Lausanne March 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated his optimism of reaching an agreement in the P5+1 nuclear talks following progress during the most recent round of discussions.

March 21, 2015

Syrian Kurds light torches as they celebrate the Noruz spring festival in the capital Damascus. (AFP/File)
20:21 GMT
Syrian Kurds light torches as they celebrate the Noruz spring festival in the capital Damascus
Fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn), an alliance of Islamist-backed militias, take cover as during clashes with an opposing militia in Bir al-Ghanam, around 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the capital. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
The United Nations special envoy to Libya has voiced his concerns regarding the limited progress in Libya's ongoing peace talks in Morocco.
Israeli settlers carry rocks as they try to build an illegal outpost near Maale Adumim settlement. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
Palestinians reported an attack by masked Israeli settlers who threw rocks, eventually injuring a 6-year-old girl.
Libya's internationally recognized government confirmed they conducted air strikes on a military camp on Saturday. (AFP/File)
18:51 GMT
A commander of the Fajr Libya military group was killed in an airstrike by the internationally backed Tobruk-based government on Saturday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton are photographed during nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
US Republican lawmakers made a push to end funding directed towards the Iran nuclear talks, including eliminating funds for Obama's oversea travel and accommodation.
A Tunisian policeman stands guard inside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis on March 19, 2015, in the aftermath of an attack on foreign tourists at the museum. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
Tunisian security forces have arrested 20 suspected militants following the deadly attack on the country's Bardo Museum.
Egyptians gather around a public transport bus, that fell from the bridge above, in the Giza governorate, south of Cairo, on March 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT
A bus transporting 36 Orascom employees slipped into the Mariotiya river canal near Cairo, killing twelve passengers.
Female Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
The imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has urged the group to convene and deliberate the end of the 40-year conflict with Turkey.
Palestinian Authority security forces block off a pro-Hamas rally from a West Bank checkpoint. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Two Palestinian children were shot and injured in clashes with Palestinian Authority security forces near Balata refugee camp.
A Syrian Kurdish family lights a torch on top of it's son's grave, who was killed in an attack during the Newroz spring festival celebrations in Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli, on the border with Turkey, on March 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
According to state media, the attack against Syrian Kurds attending Newroz celebrations in the region of Hasakah have killed 37 people and injured 96 others.
At least 25 Lebanese serviceman are still held by Daesh and Nusra along the Lebanese border, while another four have already been executed by the groups. (AFP/File)
12:32 GMT
Lebanon's General Security chief Abbas Ibrahim said negotiations for at least 25 Lebanese servicemen held captive by Daesh and al-Qaeda affiliate Jabat al-Nusra have made serious progress, likely assuring no more deaths.
The clashes come just days after unidentified war planes bombed the Aden palace in which President Hadi has been operating from since fleeing house arrest in Sanaa. (AFP/File)
10:17 GMT
After a takeover of Yemen's southern city of al-Houta Friday, local officials and residents say the army pushed back the militants in fierce clashes in which 20 soldiers were killed.
Oil-rich Libya has been the site of deep unrest since the ousting of long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi in late 2011, where a Tobruk-based parliament and Islamist-led parliament now wrestle for control. (AFP/File)
07:18 GMT
After being twice postponed over an airport bombing and a delegation failure, Libya's warring factions launched fresh peace talks Friday in Morocco's coastal city of Skhirat.
Two mosques, both located in Yemen's capital Sanaa, were hit with two suicide bombers each during midday prayers Friday in a string of attacks that was later claimed by Daesh. (AFP/File)
06:52 GMT
More trouble might be in store for chaos-stricken Yemen after a string of brutal suicide attacks in Yemen's capital Sanaa Friday were claimed by Daesh.
US President Barack Obama called on Iran to release three detained US citizens and help find Robert Levinson, who has been missing for eight years. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama on Friday called on Iran to release three US citizens who have been detained by the government.
Lebanese soldiers look on as supporters of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s Future Movement flee from tear gas in the capital Beirut in January 2011. (AFP/Ezzat Attar)
05:00 GMT
The hiring of a new Christian director for Lebanese University's faculty in Tripoli sparked a new round of protests Friday.

March 20, 2015

An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014, by Daesh allegedly shows fighters driving on a street in the northern Syrian City of Homs. (AFP/File)
19:43 GMT
Daesh fighters have killed at least 70 regime forces in central Syria in the past 24 hours, AFP reported Friday.
Syrian Kurds light a bonfire as they gather to celebrate the Persian New Year, which marks the beginning of the Nowruz spring festival in the the northern Syrian town of Qamishli on March 20, 2012. (AFP/File)
19:09 GMT
At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured after a suicide attack during a festival in Syria, AFP reported Friday.
A Palestinian woman shouts at an Israeli policeman in the old city of Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
18:53 GMT
A leaked report filed by the EU suggests polarization and violence in Jerusalem are at an all-time high.
A new global grouping met for the first time Thursday and Friday in Rome to develop countermeasures against Daesh. (AFP/File)
18:35 GMT
A new global grouping met for the first time Thursday and Friday in Rome to develop countermeasures against Daesh.
Eight suspected members of a Sinai-based militant group were killed in a security campaign Friday, a military source said. (AFP/File)
18:05 GMT
Eight suspected members of a Sinai-based militant group were killed in a security campaign Friday, a military source said.
A day after the US president made a long-awaited phone call Thursday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon followed suit. (AFP/File)
17:38 GMT
A day after the US president made a long-awaited phone call Thursday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon followed suit.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed two high-ranking officials after a violent argument, AFP reported Friday. (AFP/File)
17:21 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed two high-ranking officials after a violent argument, AFP reported Friday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on January 14, 2015, before their meeting in Geneva. (AFP/Rick Wilking)
17:03 GMT
The US secretary of state said Friday progress was made after long nuclear talks in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The militant attack on a national museum in Tunisia's capital prompted the EU to pledge more aid to the country Friday.
15:55 GMT
The militant attack on a national museum in Tunisia's capital prompted the EU to pledge more aid to the country Friday.
A family stays in a school serving as a shelter in Gaza. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
14:21 GMT
Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is launching an investigation of the bombing of a UNRWA school in the Gaza strip during the war last July.
Palestinian children take part in a gathering in the Gaza Strip to show solidarity with Palestinian refugees in Syria, on January 15, 2014. (AFP/File)
13:53 GMT
Life for Palestinian refugees is becoming increasingly unsustainable, the UN said Thursday.
The US president called on Iranian leadership to take nuclear talks as a historic opportunity to mend ties through a Persian New Year video.
13:28 GMT
The US president called on Iranian leadership to take nuclear talks as a historic opportunity to mend ties through a Persian New Year video.
Four people were killed and three injured in a traffic accident in Cairo on Friday. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Four people were killed and three injured in a traffic accident in Cairo on Friday.
Various Syrian rebel group leaders have sent congratulatory messages to the newly re-elected prime minister. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
12:47 GMT
Various Syrian rebel group leaders have sent congratulatory messages to the newly re-elected prime minister.
The US is still trying to verify Daesh's claim over the attack on the Tunisian museum, the White House said Thursday. (AFP/File)
12:37 GMT
The US is still trying to verify Daesh's claim over the attack on the Tunisian museum, the White House said Thursday.
A picture taken shows a partial solar eclipse above the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
11:50 GMT
A picture taken shows a partial solar eclipse above the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
Yemeni armed men survey the damage after a bomb explosion at the Badr mosque on March 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT
Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Sanaa, killing at least 137 and injuring hundreds during Friday prayers.
Peshmerga forces are engaged in heavy fighting with Daesh across Iraq and Syria. Image is used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
10:33 GMT
The video, released by the ISIL (also known as Daesh) militants on Thursday, shows the purported beheading of the Peshmerga fighters identified as Rezkar Mohammad Saleh, Pishtiwan Osman Rasul, and Hisham Nabil Khorshid.
Activists published videos showing evidence of chlorine attacks in a field hospital in the village of Sarmin. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT
The United States is looking into allegations that the Syrian regime unleashed chlorine gas in an attack in the northwest of the war-ravaged country earlier this week, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
Lebanon hosts an estimated 1.18 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
07:55 GMT
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on the international community to step up support for Lebanon to help it deal with the influx of Syrian refugees.
A Kurdish man performs the Nowruz tradition of 'jumping over the fire' during a gathering to celebrate the 2009 New Year. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
06:00 GMT
At least five people have been injured during clashes that broke out between Turkish riot police and Kurds celebrating Nowruz Thursday.
Turkmens joined Peshmerga fighters in their Mosul campaign against Daesh. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Government officials said Thursday 4,000 Turkmen fighters are battling Daesh in the northern province of Kirkuk.

March 19, 2015

The State Department maintained Thursday a two-state solution is the best outcome as the White House turns a cold shoulder to Netanyahu. (AFP/File)
20:39 GMT
The State Department maintained Thursday a two-state solution is the best outcome as the White House turns a cold shoulder to Netanyahu.
Armed supporters of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi take to the streets on Feb. 24, 2015, in Aden to protect Hadi after he made a surprise escape from house arrest. (AFP/File)
17:46 GMT
Yemen's president left his stronghold after Houthis targeted the place with an airstrike Thursday.
"I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution. But for that, circumstances have to change," the prime minister said Thursday. (AFP/Debbie Hill)
17:09 GMT
"I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution. But for that, circumstances have to change," the prime minister said Thursday.
Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack on the national museum in Tunisia's capital Thursday, AFP reported. (AFP/Felathi Belaid)
16:40 GMT
Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack on the national museum in Tunisia's capital Thursday, AFP reported.
Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Iraqi-Syrian border on Aug. 11, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
16:05 GMT
The UN called on the ICC to prosecute Daesh for war crimes and reported the militants may be committing genocide on the Yazidi minority in Iraq.
Tunisia arrested nine suspects in connection with the attack Thursday. (AFP/Saleh Habibi)
14:19 GMT
Tunisia arrested nine suspects in connection with the attack Thursday.
Abbas said Netanyahu's comments highlighted the lack of seriousness about resolving the conflict. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has slammed comments by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "racist."
More than 3,000 Tunisians have gone to fight in Syria. (Al Bawaba/File)
13:10 GMT
The numbers of Tunisians making their way to fight jihad in Syria has now reached more than 3,000.
President Hadi supporters deployed tanks in efforts to fight against opposing forces near Aden International Airport on Thursday. (AFP/File)
13:01 GMT
At least six have been killed in Yemen on Thursday after rival militants clashed near Aden International Airport.
Tunisia was seen as a success story of the Arab Spring movement. (AFP/File)
12:31 GMT
One of the two attackers was previously known to Tunisian security forces, country officials said Thursday.
The women were abducted in Sanaa last month. (AFP/File)
12:13 GMT
A French and Yemeni women have been released after being held hostage since last month.
The pledge of assistance was made during a visit to Lebanon by a German minister. (AFP/File)
11:36 GMT
Germany has pledged to boost assistance to help refugees in Lebanon that have fled the conflict in Syria.
Daesh reportedly killed some of its militants for sending short text messages to Kurdish fighters. (AFP/File)
10:31 GMT
Daesh has reportedly killed 13 of its own members in the northern province of Kirkuk for contacting Kurdish Peshmerga forces.