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US airforce F-16 warplanes lining to take off from the Incirlik Airbase. (AFP/Tarik Tinazay)
11:00 GMT
The offer to help coordinate aerial strikes in Syria was made following increased tensions after Russia recently violated Turkey's air space.
An Israeli border guard aims his weapon at Palestinian stone throwers during clashes at the main entrance of the West Bank town of Bethlehem on October 6, 2015. (AFP/Musa al-Shaer)
10:54 GMT
Medical sources told media that the woman was alive and sustained serious injuries.
US Secretary of State John Kerry stands with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the White House, March 14, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
US and Russian officials are due to hold further talks over Syria amid controversy surrounding airstrikes in the country.
Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protesters, who were prevented from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque compound to attend Friday prayers, on October 2, 2015, at Jerusalem's Old City Lion Gate outside the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
10:00 GMT
The attack allegedly happened on Wednesday at Jerusalem's Lion Gate.
The US-led coalition has been bombing Daesh targets in Iraq since August 2014. (AFP/File)
09:30 GMT
Italian officials said the country would discuss with its allies whether it would participate in US-led coalition airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq.
A video grab made on Oct. 6, 2015, shows an image taken from footage made available on the Russian Defense Ministry's official website on Oct. 5, purporting to show a Russia's Su-24M bomber dropping bombs during an airstrike in Syria. (Russian Defence Ministry/AFP/Getty Images)
08:58 GMT
Airstrikes targeted the territories of Hama and Idlib on Wednesday.
Russia launched an air campaign against Daesh targets last week. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Health workers from a hospital in the Syrian town of Anadan accused Russia of killing two children during an airstrike.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they watch a live-screening of president Mahmud Abbas' speech followed by the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on September 30, 2015 in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
07:56 GMT
Linda S. Heard emphasizes that the Israel-Palestine peace process has been a failure and a new strategy must be adopted in order to bring stability to the region.
A Palestinian protester throws a tear gas canister back at Israeli soldiers during clashes near the entrance to Bethlehem, October 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:55 GMT
Clashes in the coastal city of Jaffa erupted late Tuesday with three Israeli police officers injured. Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets in support of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
A girl looks through a train window heading to Serbia from the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija on October 6, 2015. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
07:38 GMT
The EU's process of identifying whether a person is a refugee or economic migrant during registration is giving way to what appears to be detention centers in disguise, warned a senior UN official.
Daesh militants have stepped up targeting mosques and religious centers in Yemen. (AFP/File)
07:35 GMT
A bomb blast carried out by Daesh militants targeting a mosque in Sanaa killed at least seven people.
UN chief Ban ki-Moon called for calm as violence continues between Israelis and Palestinians. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT
UN chief Ban ki-Moon said he was 'alarmed' by ongoing clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Twenty-two people were killed when NATO forces struck the MSF hospital in Kunduz. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
US General John Campbell admitted the MSF hospital in Afghanistan was "mistakenly struck' in an airstrike after 22 people were killed in the attack.
Egyptian security forces arrest Muslim Brotherhood supporters during a rally in Cairo December 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Turkey-based ‘Egyptian Revolutionary Council’ made the comments in a statement commemorating the 42nd anniversary of the 6th of October War.
While some 100,000 refugees are living in camps in Jordan, it is the vast majority of urban refugees who are feeling the strains of recent budget cuts the most. (AFP/File)
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Unable to work, refugees in Jordan rely heavily on aid from organizations like the World Food Program, which has been forced to make drastic budget cuts in recent months.

October 6, 2015

Yemeni security forces patrol after Sheikh bin Farid palace (background), used as a base by the Saudi-led coalition forces, was hit by a rocket attack on October 6, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
18:02 GMT
The Daesh militant group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a string of attack in Yemen, including a rocket attack on a temporary Yemeni government headquarters in Aden.
A masked Palestinian throws a stone toward Israeli soldiers near the Jewish West Bank settlement Beit El, north of Ramallah on October 5, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
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Clashes involving tear gas, live fire and Molotov cocktails have left 39 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier injured as violence continues to rage between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces.
European Council President Donald Tusk speaks during a debate on measures to deal with the refugee crisis at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on October 6, 2015. (AFP/Frederick Florin)
16:24 GMT
The figure provided by European council president Donal Tusk is based on Turkish estimates.
Piles of garbage burn on the side of a highway in the Lebanese capital Beirut on September 28, 2015. (AFP/ Joseph Eid)
13:49 GMT
Protests outside Lebanon's Central Bank resulted in the arrest of activist Asaad Zebian.
A Russian Sukhoi Su-34 sits on tarmac of Bassel al-Assad International Airport in Latakia. (Wikimedia/
13:29 GMT
Turkish authorities are growing increasingly concerned after the second violation of airspace by Russian aircraft in two days.
Syrian barber and artist Mohamed Jokhadar, 29, who fled Syria's war-torn Homs province with his daughters and wife, sketches a picture at his makeshift barbershop on the main commercial alley of the Zaatari refugee camp. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
13:18 GMT
Syrian barber and artist Mohamed Jokhadar, 29, who fled Syria's war-torn Homs province with his daughters and wife, sketches a picture at his makeshift barbershop on the main commercial alley of the Zaatari refugee camp. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
A Palestinian man is carried into an ambulance after he was injured during clashes with Israeli security forces on October 6, 2015 in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
12:54 GMT
According to Palestinian Red Crescent, at least 500 West Bank Palestinians have been injured by Israeli gunfire in the past three days.
A picture taken on October 6, 2015 shows smoke billowing from the Al-Qasr hotel in Aden's western suburbs after it was hit by a rocket attack. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
12:34 GMT
The evacuation follows conflicting reports of an attack on a hotel housing complex that killed at least 15 pro-government soldiers.
Russian warplanes have been conducting airstrikes in Syria since the end of September. (AFP/Sergey Venyavsky)
12:00 GMT
Yesterday Russia claimed that it violated Turkish airspace because of poor weather conditions, but NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg disagrees.
Settler violence increased in the West Bank after an Israeli couple were shot dead near Nablus last week. (AFP/File)
11:26 GMT
A ten-year-old Palestinian boy was injured and taken to hospital after his house was attacked by Israeli settlers in southern Hebron.
A man carries a child as refugees and migrants arrive on a dinghy to the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on September 30, 2015. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
11:02 GMT
According to a report, the Libyan Red Cross found 95 bodies in two separate locations off the Libyan coast since Saturday.
Palestinian protesters run from Israeli forces during clashes in Nablus, October 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:59 GMT
Clashes erupted Tuesday between Palestinian protesters and the IDF in the West Bank city of Nablus.
Turkey has intensified its military operation against PKK targets in recent months. (AFP/File)
10:47 GMT
Twelve PKK fighters were killed by Turkish security forces in the southeastern city of Yuksekova in Hakkari province.
An injured Palestinian man is loaded into an ambulance during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Nablus, October 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:26 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry called on both Israel and Palestine to avoid further escalation as ongoing violence continues in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
View of the Israeli security barrier that runs along the southern border with Egypt near the Red Sea resort of Eilat. (AFP/Jack Guez)
10:07 GMT
The fence cost nearly $8 million, which included a number of what the defense ministry describes as "high-tech security devices."
At least 7,000 PEGIDA protesters took part in the demonstration against refugees. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Thousands of members from the far-right group PEGIDA gathered in the German city of Dresden to protest against the influx of refugees.
Nangarhar province has seen a rise in Daesh activities in recent months. (Screenshot)
09:30 GMT
Daesh militants planned to launch attacks in several Afghan towns in the Nangarhar province, according to officials.
Palestinians are pictured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Jewish West Bank settlement Beit El, north of Ramallah on October 5, 2015 as violence spiked in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
09:00 GMT
Clashes continued overnight in areas just north of Ramallah. Six Palestinians were injured when Israeli forces fired live rounds, rubber coated steal bullets, and tear gas canisters into the crowd.
Israeli troops fire rounds at Palestinian protesters in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian men who had carried out attacks in Jerusalem last year.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the Assad government to be removed from power. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a "transition" of a new government in Syria was needed to solve the country's humanitarian crisis.
President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the White House, October 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:59 GMT
Russia's military involvement in Syria has deepened the crisis and further complicated things in the region. It's time for the US and indeed its government to take action.
King Abdullah II of Jordan attends the Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Countering Violent Extremism on the sideline of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
07:56 GMT
The Jordanian King and Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council emphasized deep ties between the two respective countries.
A Yemeni man walks past a member of the Saudi military in the southern city of Aden on September 27, 2015. President Hadi, who returned recently to his country after a nearly six-month exile, urged Shiite rebels to lay down their arms and resume dialogue to end Yemen's conflict, as he left for the UN General Assembly. (AFP/Ahmed Farwan)
07:40 GMT
A rocket propelled grenade struck the Qasr Hotel in Aden, where a number of Yemeni officials were said to be staying. It is unclear if any officials are among the casualties.
The tribesmen were abducted by Daesh from the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday. (AFP/File)
07:18 GMT
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
Israeli soldiers wrestle a Palestinian protester during clashes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
A press freedoms watchdog accused Israel's army of deliberately targeting and attacking Palestinian journalists in Jerusalem and the West Bank during ongoing clashes.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters flash the Rabaa sign in solidarity with the movement. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was responsible for the vast majority of protest activity.

October 5, 2015

Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
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Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
An Su-27 fighter jet operated by Russia's air force, similar to those flying sorties over Syria. (Wikimedia/Vitaly V. Kuzmin)
18:23 GMT
Russia's ambassador to Turkey said his the separate incidents in which Moscow-operated jets violated Turkish airspace were a "mistake" that would not happen again.
Gen. John Campbell made the statement at a hastily arranged Pentagon news conference. (AFP/File)
16:58 GMT
The preliminary investigation by NATO revealed Afgahn forces had requested air support from US forces that resulted in the bombing of a Medecines Sans Frontieres and the deaths of at least 22 people.
People survey damage caused by clashes between Turkish security forces and PKK militants in the city of Cizre September 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:40 GMT
A statement from the office of Turkey Interior Minister, Selami Altinok, said more than 2,000 militants had been killed in 4,328 security operations.
The video of the assault, and images of the waiter's injuries, spread quickly over social media. (Twitter)
14:14 GMT
Egyptian citizen Khaled Othman was assaulted Friday night by a Jordanian parliament member, along with others at his workplace in a restaurant in the city Aqaba in Jordan.
Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
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Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
Palestinian youth run from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes over the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, on September 29, 2015, at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AFP/Musa al-Shaer)
14:00 GMT
Twelve-year-old Abed al-Rahman Shadi Obeidallah was shot in the chest by Israeli forces during clashes in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
A security check outside the Green Zone in Baghdad, March 2013. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi).
13:23 GMT
A statement released by the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said opening the four square miles of fortified area is part of a reform package promised to the Iraqi people.
Yemeni women take part in a demonstration on October 4, 2015 in front of the United Nations (UN) office in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, against ongoing military operations carried out by the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:00 GMT
Yemeni women gathered outside the United Nations office in the capital city of Sanaa to protest the Saudi-led relentless offensive.
Lebanese security forces conduct operations in the country's Bekaa Valley. (AFP/File)
12:33 GMT
A second bomb was discovered after security forces cordoned off the area. No injuries were reported int the attack.
Israeli police stand in front of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
UN chief Ban ki-Moon appealed for calm in Jerusalem and the West Bank following days of ongoing violence.
Israeli soldiers walk towards Palestinian protesters during clashes near the illegal Jewish settlement of Bet El in the West Bank, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:51 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinians were injured during clashes with settlers and Israeli troops in the past 24 hours, according to the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
Pope Francis leads a mass for the opening of the synod on the family on October 4, 2015 at St Peter's basilica in Vatican. (AFP/Tiziana Fabi)
11:30 GMT
In a letter to unidentified Maronite officials, Pope Francis urged Lebanon's Christian leaders to unite to fill the country's presidential vacuum.
Russian Air Force Su-24 bombers fly Feb. 11 during a military exercise in southern Russia. (AFP/Sergey Venyavsky)
10:30 GMT
A Russian plane reportedly violated Turkish air space in the Yayladagi/Hatay region when it was intercepted by two F-16s from the Turkish Air Force, which were patrolling the region.
The Taliban claimed the execution was a revenge attack against the Pakistani government. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Taliban militants released a video purporting the hanging of a Pakistani military officer in a revenge attack against the country's government.
Palestinian youth burn tires during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to the Jewish settlement of Bet El, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on October 4, 2015 after Israel barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
09:30 GMT
Eighteen-year-old Huthayfa Othman Suleiman was shot in the chest during clashes and died in the operating room.
David Cameron said Russia was targeting anti-Assad rebels over Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Russian military action in Syria would make the region more unstable during an interview with the BBC.
Bashar al-Assad accused the West of "plotting against Syria". (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed the US-led coalition for the expansion of Daesh in the country.
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (R) meets with his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi at the presidential palace in Cairo on October 4, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
08:00 GMT
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi agreed at a joint press conference in Cairo to unite in the fight against terrorism, of which both countries have fallen victim to.
A file picture taken on June 19, 2010 shows the Arch of Triumph among the Roman ruins of Palmyra, 220 kms northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT
Daesh allegedly obliterated the two-thousand-year-old Arch of Triumph with explosives.
Hamas positions were targeted by the IDF in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT
IDF fighter jets raided Hamas positions in the Gaza strip in the early hours of Monday following alleged rocket attacks into southern Israel.
An Israeli soldier hurls a smoke grenade during clashes with Palestinian youth close to the Jewish settlement of Bet El, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on October 4, 2015 after Israel barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
07:19 GMT
The Palestinian Authority issued a statement condemning the recent Israeli escalation in the West Bank and Jerusalem, as clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces continue.
Six people were arrested in Casablanca while Spanish police detained four others. (AFP/File)
07:10 GMT
Security forces in Spain and Morocco arrested ten people for reportedly recruiting for Daesh in the Middle East.
An Israeli soldier hurls a smoke grenade during clashes with Palestinians near Ramallah, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
While tensions continue to escalate in Jerusalem over the Al-Aqsa Mosque, rumors are growing of a third intifada. Could the Palestine-Israel conflict further spiral out of control?
Israeli soldiers aim towards Palestinian youths during clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers amid ongoing tension over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
A member of Medecins Sans Frontieres carries a young migrant aboard during a rescue operation by the NGO with the Dignity 1 search and rescue vessel in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya on September 28, 2015. (AFP/Ricardo Garcia Vilanova)
06:00 GMT
Libyan Red Crescent officials said the victims were refugees form African countries, setting off to Europe from Libya.
The Lebanese border town of Arsal is host to thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing conflict in Syria. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Unknown gunmen in a black SUV gunned down Syrian national Abdullah Abou Hassan in the northern Lebanese border town of Arsal on Sunday.

October 4, 2015

In this photograph taken on May 21, 2015, an Afghan child receives treatment at the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, hospital in the northern city of Kunduz. (AFP/Shah Marai)
18:06 GMT
According to an MSF statement, no staff reported any fighting inside the hospital compound at the time of the strike.
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet operated by the Russian air force, similar to those being used to bomb targets in Syria. (Wikimedia/Alexander Mishin)
17:27 GMT
Russian defense officials said their country's warplanes struck ten Daesh targets in embattled Syria on Sunday.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan answered reporters' questions on Russia, the status of a US-backed train-and-equip program, and recent events in Turkey. (AFP/File)
15:32 GMT
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Russia's recent actions in Syria will only serve to isolate it form other countries in the region.
Palestinian women shout slogans during a demonstration in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, on October 4, 2015, as Israel took a rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from the Old City as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
15:00 GMT
The new restrictions were put in place following two stabbings in less than 24 hours in East Jerusalem.
An Egyptian farmer collects the cotton harvest at a farm in the Egyptian Nile Delta province of Monofia north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
14:12 GMT
An Egyptian farmer collects the cotton harvest at a farm in the Egyptian Nile Delta province of Monofia north of Cairo.
Security agents escort migrants after their intrusion in the Eurotunnel site in Coquelles, northern France, on October 3, 2015. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
14:03 GMT
The Eurotunnel remained closed for several hours after as many as 200 migrants and refugees entered the tunnel in what Eurostar called "an organized attack".
Emirati citizens cast their votes at a polling station at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the capital Abu Dhabi on October 3, 2015 as voters take part in general elections to elect half of the members of the Federal National Council. (AFP/STR)
14:00 GMT
This year, 224,000 people had the right to vote out of a citizen population of just under one million.
Smoke rises from an explosion following an attack on a police station in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
13:22 GMT
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the two police officers in the embattled Sinai Peninsula.
A Solo Turk F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during the Motril International Air Festival in Spain on June 21, 2015. (AFP/Jorge Guerrero)
13:00 GMT
Turkey continued its aerial campaign against the PKK in northern Iraq, with nine fighter jets targeting hideouts and ammunition depots.
The hospital was bombed at approximately 15 minute intervals between 2:08 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. local time.
12:45 GMT
Human Rights Watch and the United Nations' human rights chief have called for an independent investigation after a possible US airstrike killed at least 13 Medecins Sans Frontieres staff in Afghanistan.
Israeli security forces and emergency services stand next to the body of a Palestinian who carried out a stabbing attack in the old city of Jerusalem on October 3, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
12:00 GMT
According to the IDF a 19-year-old Palestinian stabbed a 16-year-old Israeli before police shot and killed the suspect. The Israeli victim is in moderate condition.
Egyptian civilians and emergency services sift through the rubble of a building housing 24 families in the Maamura district of Alexandria which collapsed in the early hours on January 16, 2013. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
A building in Cairo's densely populated Shubra neighborhood collapsed on Sunday, killing seven people and injuring two others.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) inspect guards of honour during their visit to the Black Sea Fleet’s guards missile cruiser Moskva in the sea port of Sochi. (AFP/Alexei Druzhinin)
10:00 GMT
The Egyptian Foreign Minister voiced Egypt's support for Russia's airstrikes in Syria as a means to combat terrorism.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the United Nations Headquarters for a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly on October 01, 2015 in New York. (AFP/Kena Betancur)
09:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently in New York attending the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly but will return home to Israel amid increasing security concerns.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they greet their president Mahmud Abbas (C) upon his arrival from New York on October 2, 2015 where he attended a ceremony to mark the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters, in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
08:46 GMT
Palestine Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization President Mahmoud Abbas is all gimmicks according to writer Rami G. Khouri, and the Palestinian people deserve better.
Israeli soldiers are seen nearby as settlers reportedly attack a photographer's car, near the West Bank settlement of Beit El, in March 2014. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
An Israeli settler shot a five-year-old Palestinian child in the stomach on the side of the road in Izbeit at-Tabib village before fleeing the scene.
An Israeli polceman stands guard as Palestinians, who were prevented due to age restrictions on Muslim men, from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque compound to attend Friday prayers on October 2, 2015. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
08:00 GMT
Israeli forces stormed Al-Aqsa mosque and evicted approximately 70 Palestinians who were worshipping inside.
Protests outside Mubarak’s courtroom in 2012 demanding his execution. The sign reads "this rope is waiting for you Mubarak." (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Egypt notoriously performs mass executions, which could be why its permanent delegate rejected a UN Human Rights Council resolution to ban the death penalty.
Russia has conducted continuous airstrikes in Syria since September 30, 2015. (Al Bawaba/File)
05:46 GMT
On Saturday, Russia vowed to intensify airstrikes in Syria, as Russian forces continue around-the-clock bombing missions for the fourth day.
United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura (Al Bawaba/File)
05:00 GMT
Foreign-backed militant groups in Syria have rejected a plan by the United Nations to end the conflict in the Arab country, a day after the Damascus government said it is ready to take part in such an initiative.

October 3, 2015

A policeman attends to one of the victims of the attack. (Twitter)
21:46 GMT
A Palestinian was shot after stabbing two Israelis to death and injuring two others in Jerusalem's old city.
Residents of the emirate of Umm al-Qaiwain cast their vote in the 2015 Federal National Committee election. (AFP/File)
16:47 GMT
Over 224,000 UAE citizens voted on Saturday for 20 members of the Federal National Committee.
Saudi officials seized materials used to make explosive devices in the Syrian national Yasser Mohammed Shafiq Al-Barazi's lab. (Twitter)
13:20 GMT
A security spokesman of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced that the security agencies have got information of great importance on an integrated lab inside a residential house in Al-Fayha'a district in Riyadh city for the manufacture of explosive materials and belts which were about to be used later in criminal operations.
"We look after two million people. Russia does not. Why is Russia so interested in Syria? I want to understand this," said Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan. (Al Bawaba/File)
11:17 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Russian airstrikes in Syria have targeted moderate opposition forces, not Daesh. Erdogan says he will ask Putin to review the Russian campaign in Syria.
The Daesh militant reportedly shot the victim and drove away from the scene. The victim has not yet been identified. (AFP/File)
10:56 GMT
A Japanese national has been killed by suspected gunmen in a town in northern Bangladesh. Daesh militants have claimed responsibility for the attack
According to the UN, 717 Iraqis were killed by violence in September. (Al Bawaba/File)
10:36 GMT
Security and medical officials in Iraq say at least seven people have lost their lives and more than two dozen others sustained injuries in separate bombings and a shooting incident across the conflict-ridden country.
The humanitarian efforts in Syria were suspended due to increased military activity. (Al Bawaba/File)
09:29 GMT
The United Nations on Friday suspended its planned humanitarian operations in Syria because of an increase of military activities in concerned areas of the war-torn country. The UN seeks to implement a cease-fire agreement in the concerned areas.
A Palestinain man is lifted into an ambulance during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the gates of the Beit El Jewish settlement in the Israel occupied West Bank near Ramallah. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The ambulance was damaged and suffered a flat tire after the driver was forced off the main road by the stone-throwing.
The teenager had been radicalized by participating in an online extremist community on his smartphone. (Twitter)
05:00 GMT
The 15-year-old boy was plotting an attack in Australia that involved killing and beheading police officers in Melbourne.

October 2, 2015

Mohammed al-Dhalaein, also known as Abu Baraa was studied medicine in Ukraine before traveling to Syria to join Daesh militants. (Twitter)
17:23 GMT
Jordanian parliamentarian Mazen al-Dhalaein said he learned of his son's death after his picture was posted on Daesh-linked social media accounts.
Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi Mansour addresses the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
15:51 GMT
A report by state-owned television said the Yemeni government had severed ties with Iran over their backing of Houthi rebels in the war-torn country.
Saudi citizens sent their condolences over the death of Prince Nawaf to the government over social media. (Wikimedia)
15:31 GMT
Prince Nawaf bin Abdulaziz passed away late Tuesday night at the age of 83.