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The mother (2nd L) of 16-year-old Iraqi Nabil Abdul Karim, who died in a massive bombing in Baghdad's Karada neighborhood as he went to celebrate his birthday, reacts as she visits the aftermath of the attack on July 4, 2016. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
July 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The fraudulent bomb detectors, acquired for thousands of dollars, are still in use as 'scarecrows' in hopes of deterring potential bombers around the Middle East.
The United Nations flag. (Shutterstock)
July 27, 2016 - 08:44 GMT
Does the UN's 2030 Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals allow the right consideration for refugees and IDPS - or will they be overlooked?
Turkish police arrest soldiers after the failed rebellion July 15. (photo: AFP)
July 25, 2016 - 03:50 GMT
The public may never know for certain exactly what happened on July 15.
French police and security forces examine the remains of the delivery truck that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove into a crowd of people on Bastille Day. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
France arrested five people with connections to Nice attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel as France continues to investigate the deadly car ramming attack.
Turkish women attend a pro-Erdogan rally after the failed coup attempt. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
July 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The failed coup in Turkey will have long-reaching effects on refugee policy, cooperation with the PKK, and other major policy areas for the country.
Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Muslim preacher, is blamed for orchestrating the attempted Turkish coup. (AFP/File)
July 17, 2016 - 09:28 GMT
Once regarded as a close ally, President Erdogan now sees Gulen as his mortal enemy.
People in Oyster Bay, N.Y. hold signs of support for Marie Colvin, an American journalist killed in Syria in 2012. (AFP Photo)
July 14, 2016 - 19:51 GMT
The Syrian regime was hit with two lawsuits in the past week from families of people who have died there.
Syrian children walk past heavily damaged buildings in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of Damascus on February 27, 2016. (AFP/Sameer Al-Doumy)
July 12, 2016 - 13:01 GMT
A Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus is at risk of being further cut off from aid following weeks of bombing by Syrian pro-government forces and Russian warplanes.
This photo released on June 19, 2016 by the US Navy shows a flight formation of Boeing F/A-18E and F Super Hornets above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Philippine Sea. (AFP/File)
July 11, 2016 - 10:01 GMT
Life aboard a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is a grinding routine with few comforts, even for the pilots flying sorties over Iraq and Syria. Most of the 5,500 crew on the "Mighty Ike" spend life below decks, and only pilots see war at close quarters.
Muslims congregate to celebrate the end of Ramadan. (Twitter)
July 06, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Muslims all over the world gathered on social media to strongly condemn the act sharing a common reaction of shock and horror. The majority of comments stressed the importance of Islam being a promoter of peace and condemned every attacker who uses the name of Islam to kill.
Iraqis mourn on July 4, 2016 at the site of a suicide-bombing attack in Baghdad's Karrada neighborhood. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
July 05, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Baghdad citizens are in mourning and searching for loved ones in the wake a Daesh suicide bombing shortly before Eid.
Internally displaced persons stand outside camp tents near Fallujah, Iraq. (AFP/File)
July 03, 2016 - 14:03 GMT
As the Iraqi military announced (not for the first time) that it had finally routed Daesh in Fallujah, the city’s former residents can be forgiven for not breathing a collective sigh of relief.
Turkish Prime Minister and the leader of Turkey's ruling party, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Binali Yildirim delivers a speech during a meeting of the AK Party at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara, on June 28, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
June 29, 2016 - 07:22 GMT
Crises on multiple fronts are forcing Ankara to adopt a more pragmatic stance - this week Turkey normalized relations with Israel and an 'apology' was accepted by Russia.
Civilians drive past damaged buildings in Maarat al-Numan, Syria. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 16:24 GMT
Maarat al-Numan residents' peaceful protests against al-Nusra Front in their city have lasted more than 100 days.
UNHCR camp for Syrian refugees in Azraq, Jordan. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 13:29 GMT
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.
Milo Yiannopoulos is one of the most popular alt right personalities (Facebook)
June 23, 2016 - 17:35 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.