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Protesters at a vigil held Monday night for Nahed Hattar at the site of his murder (Al Bawaba/Bethan Staton)
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The murder of Nahed Hattar and the subsequent gag order placed on the case raises questions about extremism in Jordan.
Fire fighters try to extinguish a fire at a former hotel that was under reconstruction to become a home for asylum seekers on February 21, 2016 in Bautzen east of Dresden, eastern Germany. (AFP/Rico Loeb)
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At the time of the first explosion, the imam of the mosque was inside with his wife and sons but they were not hurt.
The Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
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Tensions continue to mount in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after a grenade attack on the home of a Palestinian National Security Force member.
Iraqi soldiers and civilians check the damage after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in northern Baghdad's Sadr City, May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
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Police officials said the attacker approached a group of construction workers and detonated his explosives-laden vest on Tuesday in the Baghdad Jadida area.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:41 GMT
The head of the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Israeli regime.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) speaks next to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (AFP/File)
09:50 GMT
The unspoken, but unmistakable rule about UN secretary-generals is that they must come across as affable enough so as not to be the cause of international controversies, but also flexible enough to accommodate the US' disproportionate influence over the United Nations, particularly the Security Council.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over job creation, trade, extremism and policing. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
When the debate moved to international affairs, the former secretary of state vowed to support US allies, while Trump said the US should not be shouldering the burden of the world's defence needs.
Although fierce fighting is raging across the country, desperately needed humanitarian relief has been delivered for the first time in almost six months. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The International Committee of the Red Cross says its convoys have made it through to Madaya and Zabdani near Damascus, as well as villages in Idlib province.
An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by Daesh militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016. (AFP/File)
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The Pentagon says that Daesh could use mustard gas to defend against an offensive by the Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.
The EU and Turkey agreed in March that Ankara would stem the flow of illegal migrants to Europe in exchange for financial aid and the promise of visa-free travel. (AFP/File)
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Merkel gave no specific details about possible migrant deals between the EU and African countries, which unlike Turkey are not candidates for membership of the bloc, but she has repeatedly raised the issue, including at the recent G20 summit in China.
In recent months, Israel has detained scores of Palestinians, including journalists, for social media activity, alleging that a wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory last October was encouraged largely by "incitement." (AFP/File)
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The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said in a statement that 24 Palestinian journalists were currently held in Israeli prisons.

September 26, 2016

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (AFP/File)
15:38 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western countries are not living up to their obligations on Syria.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar's death was described as 'heinous' by a government official. (AFP/File)
15:22 GMT
Hattar took three bullets before the alleged killer was arrested at the scene of Sunday's shooting in Amman's central Abdali district, official media said.
A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari on Oct. 10, 2015, in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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A fresh wave of violence has Israel in its grasp once again, almost exactly one year after similar attacks sparked fears of a third Intifada. Once again, it's dredging up questions of how to handle the violence and what this means for Israel's future.
Houthi Movement members with guns gather to protest before they take the road to front lines, where they conflict against President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's unities, in Asir province of Sanaa, Yemen on August 25, 2016. (Twitter/Anadolu Agency)
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The Houthi gains have prompted Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to launch a massive air campaign in an effort to reinstate Hadi's government.
Authorities say that 6500 to 7500 people are settled in the Jungle, while aid organisations put the figure at 10,000. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Hollande does not plan on visiting the site known as the "Jungle" instead meeting with local representatives from the police, business and aid organisations.
Civilians watch as a tractor clears the rubble following Syrian government forces airstrikes in the rebel held neighborhood of Tariq a-Bab in Aleppo on September 24, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
11:00 GMT
US Ambassador to the UN said more than 150 airstrikes had hit the city in the last three days.
Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. (Mohamed El-Shahed)
10:00 GMT
Egypt's Minister of Manpower said 'Egypt is full of jobs' and urged young people not to migrate.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a demonstration in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of Amman on September 25, 2016, denouncing the killing of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
09:00 GMT
Meanwhile Hattar's suspected killer was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism.'
Police and civilians gather outside the court in Amman's Abdali neighborhood, where cartoonist Nahed Hattar was shot and killed. (AFP/Ahmad Alameen)
08:02 GMT
The suspect in the assassination of Nahed Hattar was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism' charges.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
Yemenis stand on a rooftop after an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
06:00 GMT
The UK refused to back the Netherlands proposal that the UNHCR launch a formal inquiry into Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen.
Iraqi army soldiers. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Defense Ministry stated that only Iraqi and local fighters will advance on Daesh on Mosul.

September 25, 2016

Two children pose for a picture next to a Ferrari during the 2016 Beirut Grand Prix, a Supercar racing event for non-professional drivers, in the capital's Ramlet al-Baida neighberhood.(AFP/File)
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Two children pose for a picture next to a Ferrari during the 2016 Beirut Grand Prix, a Supercar racing event for non-professional drivers, in the capital's Ramlet al-Baida neighberhood
Syrian fire fighters put out a blaze at the scene of a reported barrel bomb strike. (AFP/File)
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the lull had been preceded overnight by regime shelling and bombing by unidentified warplanes on the rebel-held eastern section of Aleppo.
Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke on Sunday in an Israeli prison. (AFP/File)
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Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi waits for a meeting with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Palace Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
12:00 GMT
European representatives at the UN Human Rights Council meeting slammed the deterioration of human rights in Egypt.
A man cleans the blood of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar after he was shot dead outside a court in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016, where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. (AFP/Ahmad Alalameen)
11:39 GMT
Police are investigating Riaz Ismail Ahmed Abdullah as the suspected killer in the assassination of Nahed Hattar.
Refugees hold a sign reading “we are not terrorists” during the dismantling of the “jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France, in February 2016. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
11:38 GMT
As part of efforts to strengthen and harmonise responses to migrants and refugees, the UN is to lead a global campaign to counter xenophobia. Announced by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in April, member states are expected to pledge their support for the campaign at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants taking place in New York today.
Afghan army soldiers are seen during an operation in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
Two separate operations and airstrikes targeted the two militant groups.
Egyptian riot police are seen on patrol in Cairo. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Those arrested are said to belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and are accused of creating Egypt's financial crisis.
A member of the Iraqi government forces looks at a burnt-out vehicle as they secure the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of Mosul, on September 23, 2016, the day after recapturing city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
09:00 GMT
The militants first opened fire on a checkpoint, then went on to detonate a car bomb.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016. (Twitter)
08:34 GMT
Nahed Hattar was arrested last month for sharing a cartoon lambasting Daesh.
Riot police disperse migrants and refugees trying to get into trucks heading to Great Britain, on September 21, 2016 in Calais. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
08:00 GMT
The French government has made repeated attempts to close the camp, which is still home to thousands of people living in squalid conditions.
A Palestinian girl stands outside an Israeli jail. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Some of the minors were held under administrative detention or had to pay a large fine to be released.
Palestinians hold banners in support of borther Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, and Malik al-Qadi, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 21 September. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Al-Qadi ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, along with fellow prisoners Muhammad and Mahmoud al-Balboul, after an agreement with the Israeli prisons services not to renew their administrative detentions.
A Yemeni man sits on the rubble as people search for suvivors in houses destroyed by airstrikes. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The August toll marks a %40 increase compared to the number of casualties in July.

September 24, 2016

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires a weapon inside a damaged building during clashes with forces from the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
10:50 GMT
Sources belonging to both the Syrian military and the militants confirmed the recapture of the Handarat camp on Saturday.
Members of the Palestinian Fatah movement and Lebanese army soldiers watch as an ambulance evacuates the wounded from Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp near Lebanon’s southern port city of Sidon during clashes on August 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:41 GMT
Supporters of the so-called Islamic State Emir in Ain el-Hilweh, Imad Yassine, have shifted their allegiance to the Nusra Front, which rebranded itself as Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in July when it split from the al-Qaida movement.
Politicians attend a meeting of the African Union's (AU) economic development program New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). (AFP/File)
08:54 GMT
Moroocco has made an official request to join the African Union (AU) again more than four decades after leaving the pan-African bloc in protest at Western Sahara’s membership.
Egyptian rescue workers arrive on a boat carrying bodies of migrants in Rosetta, Egypt, on Friday after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT
The catastrophe highlights the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe, where citizens of war-torn nations are taking great risks to relocate to a safer country. Many of the migrants were from Syria, Yemen and Africa.
Sisi joins the ranks of people Trump approves of by being a 'fantastic guy who took control of Egypt.' (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Trump praised Sisi's 'tough approach' to dealing with militants and extremists in Egypt.
A Syrian man carries the body of an infant retrieved from under the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike on September 23, 2016, on the al-Muasalat area in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
06:00 GMT
On Friday Aleppo saw the heaviest-yet bombardment, expected pave the way for a ground offensive by Syrian government forces.

September 23, 2016

The Turkish government has accused the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of orchestrating the July coup attempt and has requested his extradition to the US. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The US-based cleric says Erdogan has only used the aftermath of the coup to solidify his power in Turkey.
Palestinian students in checkered keffiyehs holding axes. (photo: AFP)
15:28 GMT
The "knife intifada" was thought to be over. Turns out, it isn't.
Zaki Bani Irsheid (L), former deputy of the Islamic Action Front, and Mohammad Zyoud, party chief of the Islamic Action Front, speaks during a meeting in Amman, Jordan. (Lindsey Leger)
15:00 GMT
Three of the 15 seats were won by women candidates from Zarqa, Amman, and Jerash.
Last year the Rafah crossing was closed for 344 days, but in 2016 it has been open more regularly, though still severely restricted. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Egypt opened the crossing on Sunday to allow pilgrims to return home after Eid al-Adha.
Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
12:50 GMT
Egyptian security forces have recovered nine more bodies after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off the coast.
President of the State of Palenstine Mahmoud Abbas addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 22, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
10:00 GMT
The President of the Palestinian Authority accused Israel of evading international initiatives aimed at ending the occupation.
An elderly Jordanian woman is assisted by a member of the electoral commission as she votes in the parliamentary elections at a polling station in the capital Amman on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
08:03 GMT
It was also announced that there would be no re-vote held in the Central Badia district, where votes were stolen and then returned.
Syrian pro-regime fighters patrol the Ramussa area south of the city of Aleppo, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
07:05 GMT
State-owned media reported that the army would set up exit points for civilians to leave the city.
Yemenis carry belongings they recovered from the rubble of buildings destroyed during Saudi-led air strikes the previous day, on September 22, 2016 in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida. (AFP/Stringer)
06:00 GMT
The civilians were killed when the strike hit a residential area of Hodeidah.

September 22, 2016

A general view shows rubbish bags piled up on the side of the road in the Jdeideh neighbourhood, north of Beirut, on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
16:00 GMT
The activists are aiming to block the construction of two controversial landfills east and south of Beirut.
The accused were tried in the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
The women were arrested as they were trying to depart for Yemen together with children and Yemeni smugglers.
A Syrian soldier stands guard as Red Crescent members wait for opposition fighters and their families to change buses at a Syrian army checkpoint on the edge of the rebel-held Waer neighbourhood in the central city of Homs during an evacuation operation on September 22, 2016. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
14:00 GMT
The UN sent an aid convoy to besieged people in rural Damascus.
Syrian men remove a baby from the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike in the Qatarji neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on September 21, 2016. (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
13:00 GMT
It comes a day after airstrikes hit medical facilities in Aleppo.
Survivors from a boat that capsized, off Egypt's north coast, sit in a police station in Rashid in northern Egypt, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed El-Shahed)
12:00 GMT
Witnesses accused the police of doing nothing to help as the boat sank off the Egyptian coast.
Afghanistan was set Setptember 22, 2016 to sign a draft peace agreement with notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, paving the way for his political return despite a history of war crimes and after years in hiding. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
11:00 GMT
Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin is expected to halt its military activity and dismantle military operations.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp is located on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city, Sidon. (AFP/File)
08:54 GMT
A firefight between two groups conflicted over the shooting of a Palestinian taxi driver engaged in a firefight in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp.
Yemeni civilians look through the rubble of their homes after an airstrike west of the capital in 2015. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
An airstrike on a busy market killed 35 people in western Yemen.
Iraqi forces drive through the town of Qayarrah, near the air base attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
US officials reported that Daesh fired a shell containing low-purity mustard gas at the Qayarrah air base.
Greek police vehicles next to a Turkish military helicopter at Alexandroupolis airport, after it landed there carrying eight officers seeking asylum after a coup bid in Turkey, on July 16, 2016 (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The fate of the other five soldiers who fled to Greece during the coup attempt is expected to be decided soon.

September 21, 2016

A Palestinian woman takes part in a demonstration outside the Red Cross offices in Gaza City. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
Muhammad Balboul, 26, has refused food since July 7, while his 23-year-old brother Mahmoud had been on hunger strike since July 5, and 25-year-old Malik al-Qadi declared his hunger strike on July 16.
A man registers for vaccine during a vaccination campaign carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, on September 19, 2016, in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of the capital Damascus. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
16:30 GMT
The strike on the medical facility comes two days after a UN humanitarian aid convoy was hit bringing supplies to Aleppo.
Iraqi forces roll through the Anbar province. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Iraqi army forces continue to make gains in the Daesh-controlled Anbar province as they push toward Mosul.
A general view shows a tug boat sailing near the Malta-flageed Seadelta oil tanker off the coast of Libya's eastern Ras Lanuf port on September 19, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
15:30 GMT
The air embargo was proposed to prevent the National Army, a rival to the Government of National Accord, from controlling the region.
Law enforcement officers secure the area where they allegedly arrested terror suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami following a shootout in Linden, New Jersey, on September 19, 2016. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
15:00 GMT
Afghan-born Rahami who is a naturalised US citizen is accused on 10 counts including the use of weapons of mass destruction and the use of a destructive device.
Security guards rush to Israeli embassy in Ankara, Turkey, after attempted attack on its staff Wednesday. (AFP/Adem Altan)
14:00 GMT
Perpetrator wounded by security forces after rushing at building with a knife; no Israelis injured in incident.
Syrian troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016 (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
13:10 GMT
Missiles tore into a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo Province on Monday night as a partial US and Russia-led ceasefire collapsed in a fresh round of airstrikes and recriminations. It’s not yet clear who was directly responsible, but if it was designed to snuff out any final flickers of hope of diplomatic progress, it appears to have had the desired effect.
Indonesia police are on high-alert for Daesh-affiliated attacks after an attack in Jakarta in 2015. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Indonesia is monitoring the return of citizens from Syria, fearing Daesh-linked attacks to take place in their home country.
US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Refugee Summit on the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly inNew York on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Jim Watson)
12:30 GMT
Over 65 million refugees have fled their homes worldwide as a result of armed conflict.
Israeli border guards shot a young teenage girl in the legs for not stopping at a checkpoint in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
A 13-year-old girl was shot in the legs at the Eliyahu checkpoint when she did not stop.
Aid is seen strewn across the floor in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly air strike. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
11:30 GMT
Meanwhile Russia has accused rebels of destroying the convoy via a ground attack, not the air.
A Yemeni woman inspects the rubble of a factory allegedly targeted by Saudi-led airstrikes in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
11:00 GMT
The latest Oxfam report revealed the breadth of displacement and civilian casualties in Yemen, and warned of an impending humanitarian crisis.
Israeli security forces fire tear gas canisters to disperse Palestinian protesters during a demonstration. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in Hebron since Thursday, after a period of relative calm since a wave of unrest spread across the occupied territory nearly a year ago, which has seen 230 Palestinians killed by Israelis and 32 Israelis killed by Palestinians.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters, September 20, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
09:00 GMT
Egyptian President Sisi addressed the UN general assembly on a wide range of issues facing Egypt.
Refugees walk past burned tents at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after the overnight fire that burned more than half of the camp. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
08:00 GMT
The Greek government will host displaced family aboard two ships, as more than half of the camp was destroyed.
US President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 20, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
07:00 GMT
Obama said the international community must either move forward or recede into old divisions of religion and race.
The Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon has been the scene of increased violence and lawlessness. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
UNRWA offices were closed as residents protested increasing lawlessness in the camp.
A damaged truck carrying aid is seen on the side of the road in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly air strike. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
05:00 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivered scathing criticism accusing the Syrian regime of intentionally attacking a UN humanitarian aid convoy.

September 20, 2016

Migrants fix their makeshift tent made from blankets in the Moria camp, on the island of Lesvos, on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
19:52 GMT
More than 3,000 refugees reached Greek islands in the month of August.
Two women cast their ballots in parliamentary elections in Amman, Jordan, on Sept. 20, 2016. (Lindsey Leger)
17:00 GMT
The total number of voters for the 2013 elections stood at 1.2 million.
An Israeli soldier scuffles with a Palestinian woman who is trying to film the scene of a reported Palestinian stabbing attack on a soldier near the Jewish settler enclave of Tal Rumeda in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron on September 16, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
16:00 GMT
Scores of Palestinians have been detained in recent months for social media activity.
Turkish police detain a student in Diyarbakir on September 19, 2016, during a protest against the suspension of teachers for suspected links to militants. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
15:30 GMT
Turkey shut down about 1,000 Gulen-affiliated schools and has started a program aimed at instilling anti-coup attitudes in students.
A row of Saudi police vehicles. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Saudi authorities cracked down on four separate Daesh plots, arresting 17 people and seizing explosive devices.
Iraq's "Golden Division" counter-extremism forces train in Baghdad as they preparare for an operation to retake Mosul. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
14:00 GMT
Iraq says its army and volunteer forces have begun operations to rid a town near the Daesh stronghold of Mosul of the extremist group’s presence.
Her Majesty Queen Rania participates in a roundtable on international action at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York on Monday. (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
13:00 GMT
The Queen made these remarks in her capacity as a humanitarian advocate during a roundtable on international action at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants, while on a working visit to New York with His Majesty King Abdullah.
Palestinian farmer Abbas Yusef, 70, looks towards his olive trees. (AFP/File)
12:45 GMT
For Palestinians in the homeland as well as in exile, oral history production centers around a common experience of displacement.
A Jordanian woman shows her ink-stained finger after voting Tuesday morning in the parliamentary elections. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
12:44 GMT
The Jordanian elections kicked off Tuesday morning with a few internet problems and minor issues at polling stations.
Lebanese Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The Lebanese Labor Minister introduced a plan to return non-working Syrian refugees to designated safe zones within their country.
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi in New York on September 19, 2016. (AFP/Kena Betancur)
11:00 GMT
The Tunisian President and US Secretary of State met in New York City to discuss tensions at the Tunisian-Libyan border.
Abu Mohammed al-Adnani in a video before his death. (Screengrab)
10:00 GMT
Al-Adnani was notorious for his audio messages calling for attacks on Daesh's enemies, including civilian targets in the West.
Refugees hurt and tents set ablaze as brawls break out on two Greek island camps. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Rescue personnel first moved children to safety, before occupants were forced to flee the camp as the blaze spread. Many refugees then made their way to the island capital, Mytilini, some six kilometres away, where boats leave for Athens.
Israeli occupation forces gather around a wounded Palestinian near the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron on Monday. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told Ma'an that two Palestinians were "apprehended and neutralized" at the Ibrahimi mosque checkpoint in Hebron after carrying out a stabbing attack on a border police officer.
Baghdad's Nakheel mall pictured on September 10, 2016 in the aftermath of two car bomb blasts which killed at least 13 people and wounded another 30. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly attacked a security headquarters in al-Rutba in western Iraq, police officer Ahmed al-Duleimi.
A Red Crescent convoy prepares to leave the Syrian capital Damascus to the besieged areas of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The United Nations said 18 of 31 trucks taking part in an aid mission near Urum al-Kubra, north-west of Aleppo city in northern Syria, were hit.
Yemeni Shia Houthi's Celebrate Eid al Ghadeer. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are celebrating the Eid al-Ghadeer, which marks the appointment of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as his successor.
German chancellor Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) speaks during a press conference one day after regional election polls in Berlin on September 19, 2016. (AFP/John Macdougall)
06:00 GMT
But the German Chancellor maintains it was 'absolutely right' to provide refuge for the one million who sought refuge in Germany last year.
An El Al flight lands at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion international airport. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Arab passengers at Israel's airports are frequently subjected to strip searches and 'security escorts.'

September 19, 2016

Destroyed buildings in the central city of Homs, Syria. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
17:02 GMT
The shaky ceasefire in Syria has been called off after multiple violations on all sides.