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Turkey has witnessed an upsurge of attacks against security forces by PKK militants in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
A bomb attack in Turkey's Mardin province killed at least four police officers Thursday by suspected Kurdish fighters.
Thousands of refugees have crossed perilous waters into Europe in recent weeks, prompting politicians to take more action. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron faced mounting pressure to accept more Syrian refugees, a day after harrowing images emerged of a dead Syrian child washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach.
The IDF said no injuries were reported after gunfire hit two homes in the north. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Israel's air force raided a Hamas facility in the Gaza Strip Thursday after gunfire hit two Israeli houses north of the Strip.
Mahmoud Abbas resigned as head of the PLO last month. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A recent poll revealed that a mere 16 percent of the Palestinian public supported PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
The US aid package will include advanced weaponry and F-16 fighter jets. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:39 GMT
Jordan will receive over one billion dollars in military aid from the US over the next three years.
A Yemeni boy comforts another child in a hospital following twin bomb attacks by Daesh in a Sanaa mosque, September 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
A twin bomb blast in a Shia mosque killed at least 28 people in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. Scores of people were injured while Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabhi Berri postponed the next vote till September 30. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The Lebanese parliament failed to elect a new president for the 28th time while anti-trash protests have brought the country to deadlock.
More than 800 suspected PKK fighters have been killed since late July. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Following an attacked against government soldiers in the southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish air force conducted airstrikes against the PKK.
African Union soldiers are attempting to push the militants out of Somalia. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
At least 50 AMISOM (the African Union Mission in Somalia) troops were killed in an attack by the al-Qaeda-linked group, al-Shabaab
A Palestinian holds a national flag after a march against Palestinian land confiscation to expand the nearby Jewish Hallamish settlement (in the background) on August 28, 2015 in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
September 02, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Palestinian youths have torn down a fence erected by Israeli authorities around a recently confiscated Islamic cemetery in East Jerusalem.
With one soldier missing, Turkish authorities are realizing there may be a hostage situation. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
One of the soldiers was killed in the crossfire, another injured, while a third as been reported missing.