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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.

July 29, 2015

The incident marks the second airstrike inside Syria by Israel in 24 hours. (AFP/File)
18:44 GMT
An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
Lebanese soldiers stop vehicles to perform routine checks at a military checkpoint. (AFP/File)
16:16 GMT
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
Yemenis walk past stalls at a market in the capital Sanaa's old city on July 27, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
15:42 GMT
At least three people have been reportedly killed in a car bomb attack in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Jordanian security forces made the arrests in May 2014. (AFP/File)
14:33 GMT
Jordanian authorities on Wednesday handed down jail sentences to seven Jordanians and one Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli embassy.
It seems that, when David Cameron last week said that he wanted Britain to “do more” against Daesh, he actually meant more to make the situation messier, more volatile and more dangerous. (AFP/File)
13:57 GMT
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.
A Syrian man cries as he sits on the rubble of a house after a reported attack by Syrian government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on July 27, 2015. (AFP/Zein al-Rifai)
13:30 GMT
At least 32 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Syrian regime forces attacked opposition-held towns and villages across the war-torn country.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the Al-Nashwa neighbourhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
12:27 GMT
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the Al-Nashwa neighbourhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
Mullah Omar was a de facto leader in Afghanistan prior to the US-led invasion in 2001. (YouTube)
12:00 GMT
Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reportedly killed in Afghanistan, the country's government officials confirmed to the BBC.
Six Turkish airstrikes hit PKK positions in northern Iraq overnight. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in northern Iraq overnight, a statement from the country's prime minister said.
Six people were executed by Daesh for attempting to flee the Iraqi province of Kirkuk. (AFP/File)
11:24 GMT
Daesh militants executed six people who attempted to flee the group in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
Israeli authorities neither confirmed nor denied carrying out the attack. (AFP/File)
11:11 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesda
The landmark visit by Laurent Fabius was the first by a French foreign minister in 12 years. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Iran for talks Wednesday to discuss trade deals with President Hassan Rouhani and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Some 1,650 suspects are believed to have links to Daesh. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Saudi security forces arrested a further 44 terror suspects in the kingdom, bringing the total number to 4,350 from 42 nationalities.
A group of villagers travel through flooded areas by boat near Multan, July 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:18 GMT
At least 81 people were killed and thousands others displaced in Pakistan as heavy flooding continues across the country.
Syrian rebels launched a wide-scale military operation against Assad's army in Hama province. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Syrian rebels pushed further into the Assad stronghold of Hama province bordering Latakia, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Israel announced plans to construct a further 1,065 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT
Germany's foreign ministry criticized Israel for approving further construction of illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank.
Saif-al Islam was sentenced to death for committing war crimes during the 2011 uprising. (AFP/File)
07:34 GMT
The UN and lawmakers from various human rights groups condemned a Libyan court for handing down a death sentence to Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif-al Islam.
John Kerry said the objective was to "prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon." (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal amid criticism Tuesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting.
Davis said he has "been brainwashed" by online propaganda videos posted by extremist groups. (YouTube)
06:00 GMT
A US man who said he was “ready for jihad” before buying a one-way ticket overseas to join Daesh militants was sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
Mourners in Yemen bury the bodies of Houthi fighters killed in a car bomb attack at a funeral on July 22, 2015. (AFP/FIle)
05:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) says nearly 4,000 people have been killed in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its airstrikes inside the country in late March.

July 28, 2015

An image from al-Manar news shows the first moments of an explosion as Hezbollah destroys a tunnel used by opposition forces. (Twitter)
18:16 GMT
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
Jordanian security forces (AFP/File)
17:57 GMT
Twelve Jordanians on Tuesday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 15 years for their involvement in recruiting members for the Hamas movement.
Kurds in Turkey hold up Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's banners. (AFP/File)
16:13 GMT
Turkey says an army sergeant has been killed in an attack near the country’s border with Iraq.
Pro-government loyalists recaptured Aden airport from rebels last week. (AFP/File)
15:07 GMT
Saudi-led coalition warplanes resumed airstrikes on Yemen rebels on Tuesday, marking the complete failure of a unilaterally declared humanitarian truce.
Those killed and injured in the fire were transferred to five different hospitals in Greater Cairo. (AFP/File)
14:36 GMT
A fire at a furniture factory in Egypt left 25 dead on Wednesday, the health ministry spokesman said.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered. (AFP/File)
13:13 GMT
More than 1,800 migrants have been rescued off the coast of Italy and 13 bodies recovered.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the al-Nashwa neighborhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakah on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
13:01 GMT
Syrian government forces and Kurdish fighters have pushed Daesh militants from the northeastern city of Hasakah, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
An Iraqi fighter from the Shiite Muslim Al-Abbas popular mobilisation unit looks out through the window of a plane during an air combat training session in the holy city of Karbala. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
11:57 GMT
An Iraqi fighter from the Shiite Muslim Al-Abbas popular mobilisation unit looks out through the window of a plane during an air combat training session in the holy city of Karbala. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
Vendors salvage goods in the rubble after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hits their shops in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
11:37 GMT
The monitor called for a UN investigation into all parties' actions in Yemen.
A Palestinian man is arrested by Israeli police following clashes at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, July 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:19 GMT
Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said 15 Arab League envoys will hold a meeting in Cairo next month over Israeli aggression in the Al-Aqsa compound.
Saif al-Islam who is currently being held in the town of Zitan was sentenced to death in absentia by a Libyan court. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT
Saif al-Islam, the son of Libya's slain former leader Colonel Gaddafi was sentenced to death in absentia for committing war crimes during the country's unrest.
Egyptian police killed two men suspected of involvement in violence, state news agency MENA said late Monday. (AFP/File)
09:47 GMT
Egyptian police killed two men suspected of involvement in violence, state news agency MENA said late Monday.
Relatives of Palestinian teen Mohammad Abu Latifa mourn during his funeral in Qalandia refugee camp beside Ramallah, July 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas condemned Israel Monday for killing an unarmed 18-year-old Palestinian teen.
The increase brings yearly aid from Saudi to the PA to $60 million. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Saudi's government announced increasing financial aid to the Palestinian Authority budget to $20 million.
Bahraini police stand near the site of a bomb blast in a village south of Manama, on Dec. 9, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
08:49 GMT
A bomb in the Shiite village of Sitra killed two Bahraini police officers and injured six, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Turkish authorities said they believed the PKK was behind the attack. (AFP/File)
08:01 GMT
An explosion hit a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, some 15 kilometres away from Iran.
PKK fighters stand at a checkpoint during a military operation against Daesh in the Iraqi town of Makhmur, August 21, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:43 GMT
The Kurdish population has been constantly overlooked throughout history. When Turkey announced targeting the PKK as well as Daesh this week with new airstrikes, it's not anything new.
Hundreds of Israeli police Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in the West Bank settlement of Beit El. (AFP/File)
07:21 GMT
Hundreds of Israeli police special forces early Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in a West Bank settlement.
Ban Ki-moon said he was concerned a deadly conflict would occur between Turkey and the PKK. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
UK chief Ban Ki-moon said he was "concerned" amid heightened tensions between Turkey and the PKK.
A Kurdish man leans on his motorbike while smoke rises from the Syrian border town of Kobani in the background. (AFP/File)
06:18 GMT
American and Turkish authorities said they were working on establishing a safe zone between Turkey and Syria in order to secure stability in the area.
Daesh militants seized the city from the Syrian army in May. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Syrian troops and volunteer forces have liberated some key positions around the central Syrian city of Palmyra, killing scores of Daesh militants in the area.
Beirut officials have been attempting to secure temporary landfills across Lebanon to dispose of the capital's trash. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan said he will propose a permanent solution to Lebanon’s waste management crisis at a meeting Monday night with the premier and other ministers.

July 27, 2015

Security forces transport with a blanket the remains of some of the eleven victims of a double blast in the northern Cameroonian city of Maroua on July 22, 2015. (AFP/File)
19:29 GMT
Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria beheaded three villagers during a weekend raid in Cameroon.
Yemeni vendors search for salvageable items after a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
Saudi-led coalition warplanes Monday accidentally targeted pro-government positions in southern Yemen, killing 12 people on the first day of a humanitarian truce.
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is under fire for comparing the Iran nuclear agreement with the Holocaust. (AFP/File)
15:35 GMT
US President Barack Obama on Monday condemned rhetoric about the Iran deal from leading members of the Republican party, including GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who has drawn criticism for comparing the accord to the Holocaust.
Security forces have rounded up 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, bringing the total number of group members to 119. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Security forces have rounded up 30 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, bringing the total number of group members to 119.
Success in Zabadani would be a capstone to territorial gains made by Hezbollah in the Qalamoun region. (Twitter)
14:11 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army tightened the screws on militants holed up in the center of the embattled border town of Zabadani over the weekend.
Kurdish forces position themselves inside a classroom on July 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT
Syrian government troops and Kurdish forces advanced Sunday against Daesh fighters in the northeastern city of Hasakah.
Twenty Palestinians were killed when a UN school was shelled during last year's war in Gaza. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Two IDF officers are under investigation for their roles in shelling a UN school in Gaza where some 20 Palestinians were killed during the war last year.
YPG fighters are currently fighting Daesh militants in Syria. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) accused Turkish forces of targeting their positions instead of Daesh in Syria.
Supporters of the Houthi movement rally in the capital, Sanaa, and perform the traditional Baraa dance on July 24, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
11:53 GMT
Residents and Saudi media said Yemen's Houthi rebels have continued clashes in the north and south despite the ceasefire agreement.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani urged both the Turkish government and the PKK to find a peaceful solution. (AFP/File)
11:11 GMT
Masoud Barzani called for peace between the Turkish government and the PKK, urging both sides to go back to the negotiating table.