June 28, 2016
Turkish authorities have not yet confirmed injuries or casualties.
Afghan security forces continue their push to sweep Daesh militants out of Kot in the eastern Nangarhar province.
According to the ISSG Ceasefire Task Force, Nusra Front militants have been receiving advanced weaponry despite the ongoing ceasefire.
After undergoing a mandatory Israeli security check, the relief supplies should begin to be distributed in Gaza on Monday or Tuesday - just in time for the multi-day festival of Eid.
Daesh conducted a suicide bombing at a military checkpoint, killing 48 loyalist troops in Mukalla.
On Monday suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Christian border village.
Experts at the French air accident investigation office will attempt to repair the second so-called black box, which contains sound recordings from the cockpit, tomorrow, according to the committee.
The decision was based on the grounds that there is no treaty or convention regarding extradition between the two states.
Sources close to senior figures in the Palestinian group ruling the Gaza Strip claimed that Ankara leaned on the Hamas leadership to curb its criticism until the deal with Israel was signed.
Assad was seen touring several positions at a newly recaptured airbase in the Damascus suburbs.
The latest attack on Jordan's borders comes a day after the militant group claimed an attack at al-Rukban refugee camp that killed six officers.
Jordan called on on Israel to immediately halt the unjustified violations, and to respect the status quo as an occupying power in the Palestinian territory
Eight police officers arrested Daoud at her home after she ended her contract with ONTV.
The explosion occurred near a state hospital in the district of Dicle, north of the region's largest city Diyarbakir.
The prosecutor said the investigation would start as an accident inquiry, since there is not currently evidence linking the crash to an attack.
Turkey's President Erdogan said more than 10,000 tons of aid supplies will be sailed to Gaza in the coming weeks.
The crashed plane's black boxes were badly corroded by salt water, but are now ready for analysis.
'The reason behind the presidential vacuum is that local political forces are awaiting foreign instructions, especially a Saudi decision,' Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Monday.“
Clashes broke out two days in a row during visits to the religious site by Israeli settlers under military protection.
Fallujah residents had already been suffering from lack of food and medical care for months.
Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishermen boats, preventing them from fishing within a range of five nautical miles, despite the designated fishing range extending to six miles.
The two officials exchanged viewpoints about developments in Syria and bilateral cooperation for a political solution to the foreign-sponsored crisis in the Arab country.
Hours after a series of four suicide bomb explosions, three more suicide bombers attacked Al-Qaa, near the Syrian border.
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in western Baghdad on Monday night, killing at least a dozen people.
Afghan air forces strikes in the eastern Nangarhar province killed at least ten Daesh militants and wounded over a dozen.
June 27, 2016
Paris official received the EgyptAir Flight MS804 black boxes, and remaining wreckage is being examined at Cairo International Airport.
Maarat al-Numan residents' peaceful protests against al-Nusra Front in their city have lasted more than 100 days.
The hearing was originally scheduled for September 4.
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A Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson in Jordan, Muadh al-Kuwalda, said that the perpetrators burned down the headqarters right after iftar, after members removed the side door of the building.
The majority of the civilians were killed when a mosque was struck with cluster bombs on Saturday.
Palestinian flag are seen placed on the rubble of a house belonging to a Palestinian man who carried out a knife attack in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag are seen placed on the rubble of a house belonging to a Palestinian man who carried out a knife attack in Tel Aviv. (AFP/File)
A motorbike bombing in a souk wounded at least 20 people in northwest Yemen.
More than three million Afghan refugees have been living in Pakistan since the 1980s.
With the EU-Turkey refugee deal already on the rocks, Turkey is threatening action against Germany for recognizing the Armenian Genocide, which the Turkish government vehemently denies.
The King expressed his condolences and deep sympathies to the families that lost loved ones, stressing that Jordan's source of strength comes from the bravery of its soldiers.
It made its statement during the infamous Agenda Item 7, which mandates that the UNHRC debate Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinians during each session.
On Sunday another raid resulted in the injury of 12 worshippers.
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement on the normalization of their relations six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla killed 10 Turkish activists in high seas and sent their ties spiraling into a cycle of tensions.
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
The Egyptian government maintains the Red Sea islands belong to Saudi Arabia, despite a lower court ruling overturning the decision.
A suicide bomb attack near Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan-Syria border killed six soldiers.
Erdogan told Abbas Ankara reached a deal with Tel Aviv on improving humanitarian conditions in Gaza, according to Turkish presidential sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media.
Lebanese presidential vacuum prolonged after Brexit instability and Hezbollah preoccupation with Syria
Lebanon has been without a president since the term of Michel Suleiman ended in May 2014 and Hezbullah, the FPM and some of their allies have been boycotting the parliament's electoral sessions, stripping them of the needed quorum.
Large numbers of police forces used teargas and rubber bullets to break up the Sunday rally which was held despite being officially canceled by the city’s governor last week.
A court in Jordan has charged 21 people for their involvement in extremist acts, three months after they were arrested in a massive operation north of the country.
The attackers targeted an area near a Lebanese Customs center in the town of Qaa. The five killed were in addition to the suicide bombers.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that 12,679 people died of torture from March 2011 to June 2016.
UNRWA said in a statement on Saturday that it was “gravely concerned” about the Israeli High Court of Justice’s recent rejection of the families’ appeal to save their homes.
June 26, 2016
“There have been operations carried out with these new authorities,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said Friday. “It’s fair to say that these strikes did target Taliban positions.”
Pro-government forces launched a surprise attack on a Houthi location in north-western Al-Bayda’ province in central Yemen, local commander Mustafa Hussein al-Baydani told Anadolu Agency.
A US-supported operation aims to push back pro-Daesh militants in Nangarhar province.
The government has appealed a lower court's decision to annul the transfer of the islands to Saudi Arabia.
Moqtada al-Sadr has threatened more protests unless the government resigns.
Pope Francis in a visit to Yerevan condemned the genocide as 'the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century.'
The prosecutor brought charges against the mother and two doctors after an operation on a girl that led to her death last month.
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
During the contested march in 2015, Schlissel stabbed and killed 16-year-old Shira Banki and wounded six others
At least 18 civilians and security personnel were wounded in the fighting, said the governor, flanked by senior officials. He denied the militants had kidnapped women in Kot.
Only 30 people managed to make it over both fences and into Spanish territory.
Lieutenant Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saidi declared the battle for Fallujah over, adding that some 1,800 Daesh militants were killed in the operation.
Clashes began after settlers were allowed into the complex during prayers.
The court convened on Saturday for the trial of Journalist Syndicate Chief Yehia Qallash, Syndicate Secretary General Gamal Abdel Rahim and the Khaled al-Balshy, chief of the syndicate's freedoms committee.
Al-Quriya town fell to Daesh extremist group in 2014.
The commander of Iraq’s popular mobilization forces, Hadi al-Ameri, says the city of Fallujah is days away from being fully cleared from Daesh militants.
In silent prayer, the pope laid a wreath and a yellow rose at the memorial before planting a tree nearby, ahead of a meeting with a dozen people whose relatives escaped the killings and were given shelter by Pope Benedict XV during World War I.
The Belgian police have arrested two people suspected of having links to extremist activities, as the country remains on high alert following the deadly attacks in the capital, Brussels, in March.
The ongoing hunger strikes erupted in protest of the administrative detention of Bilal Kayid.
Concerned were raised hours after an opposition group to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed the bombs were used in Russian airstrikes that killed at least one dozen civilians in Allepo.
June 25, 2016
Erdogan stressed that Turkey has always given its due importance to the acceleration of Turkey's EU membership bid but the bloc has always been delaying the process.
A car bomb attack near a hospital in Libya’s coastal city of Benghazi has left four civilians dead and 14 more wounded, medical officials say.
The black boxes, which were retrieved earlier in June, are crucial for helping piece together the causes of the crash.
Erdogan and Meshaal reportedly discussed strategies of easing humanitarian issues for Palestinians, specifically in Gaza, and ways to reconcile political differences between Hamas and Fatah.
Participants in the sit-in raised posters emblazoned with the phrase: "We want the martyr--" with the name of each Palestinian and the date he was killed printed underneath.
Brexit aftermath: Mayor of Calais demands the UK take the refugees waiting in notorious ‘Jungle’ camp
The mayor of France’s northern port city of Calais, which is hosting refugees waiting to cross into the UK, has called for camps to be moved to British soil in the aftermath of the country’s vote to leave the European Union.
The word "genocide" was absent from the prepared text that the Vatican had circulated in advance.
The US and UK defense ministers discussed the impact that the Brexit vote will have on European and international security.
June 24, 2016
Egyptian investigators are sending the EgyptAir Flight MS804 black boxes to France for repairs, since no information can be gathered in their current state.
Security forces clashed with Taliban militants in Ghor province.
National unity government forces launched a series of airstrikes against Daesh militants in their stronghold city of Sirte.
Turkey detained 30 police officers suspected of supporting Fetullah Gulen and participating in the "parallel state".
Residents in southern Yemen report an increase in al-Qaeda activity, driving around with anti-aircraft weaponry.
The votes are in and the "Leave" campaign has won the Brexit referendum, with nearly 52 percent in favour of quitting the EU.
A prison fire in the drug-offenses section of the Central Prison wounded 47 inmates and guards, and killed at least one person.
The Syrian town of Daraya was hit by barrel bombs the day after a UN aid airdrop.
The Italian coast guard launched a massive rescue operation, saving 4,500 refugees from sinking rafts in the Mediterranean Sea.
Multiple checkpoints and roads in Nablus were closed by Israeli forces following an alleged rock-throwing incident.
British broadcasters are predicting that the UK will leave the EU as the "Brexit" votes are counted.
June 23, 2016
Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.
The Turkish Red Crescent and Qatar Charity are teaming up on a $2.75 million USD project to aid Beledweyne, Somalia.
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani said that with the border area sealed, aid agencies would have to find another way to send food and water to the stranded refugees.
The Tunisian National Guard apprehended ten smugglers with 44,000 liters of smuggled fuel.
The Syrian Democratic Forces fought Daesh militants in the western district of Manbij on Thursday.
Two Daesh car bombs killed 13 Loyalist forces in the al-Qaeda-held port city of Mukalla.
Abbas reportedly held separate meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, with whom he brought up the latest developments in the occupied Palestinian territory and the French peace initiative which began earlier this month.
Abdel Malik Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi, held for 14 years without being charged of any crime, will be resettled in Montenegro.
Troops pressed ahead in the town of Qayyarah where its strategic location and an airfield there make it ideal for a final push to liberate Mosul, which serves as Daesh's de facto capital in Iraq.
Last year Pope Francis referred to the mass killings that began in 1915 as 'the first genocide of the 20th century.'
At least five protesters and three officers were injured as police deployed tear gas to disperse the crowd.
“The practice of referring civilians to military prosecution and courts has increased massively since the issuance of law No. 136/2014,” said a member of the activist group ‘No to Military Trials for Civilians’, Sara El-Sherif.