Iraqi peshmerga fighters keep position during clashes with Daesh militants near Kirkuk August 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 15:20 GMT
According to the Iraqi peshmerga ministry, sample taken from 35 Kurdish fighters showed traces of mustard gas.
A picture taken on October 3, 2015 shows the golden dome of the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 08, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Netanyahu barred politicians and lawmakers from accessing Al Aqsa Mosque compound. Now both Jewish and Arab ministers are attacking the PM's decision.
An Israeli policeman stands at a site where a Palestinian carried out a stabbing attack in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv on October 7, 2015. (AFP/Gil Cohen Magen)
October 08, 2015 - 14:51 GMT
A Palestinian man attacked Israelis in Tel Aviv with a screwdriver, injuring four people before being shot dead at the scene.
Israeli security forces and forensic police inspect the site of a stabbing attack carried out by a Palestinian against an Israeli man in the city of Jerusalem on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 08, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The alleged attack, which left the Israeli lightly injured, occurred near Highway 1, which cuts West to East across northern Jerusalem.
Egyptian student Mahmoud Mohamed has been held for over 600 days following his arrest in January 2014. (Twitter)
October 08, 2015 - 13:23 GMT
Egyptian prosecutors have accused Mahmoud Mohamed and Islam Talaat of belonging to a terrorist organisation, possessing explosives and inciting violence.
A file picture taken on September 11, 2015, shows smoke rising in the distance behind a Daesh flag and banner. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
October 08, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The abductees were taken as punishment for allegedly collaborating with Iraqi security forces.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby made the comments during a press briefing on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Russia's actions in Syria were "largely reactive" and that Russian airplanes were mostly striking Syrian opposition targets not affiliated with the Daesh group.
Neighboring schools were searched for explosives before students could commence classes for the day. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Two bombs exploded last night at a police station in the Ramses district of Cairo. The Governor of Cairo inspected crime scene today.
Israeli soldiers detain a wounded Palestinian stone thrower after infiltrated members of the Israeli security forces shot at fellow protesters during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on October 7, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 08, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
Israeli rights group B'Tselem's recent report discusses how 0.22 caliber bullets are described by Israeli forces as non-lethal but have caused four deaths in 2015 alone.
Over half a million refugees entered Europe in the past eight months. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a historic speech on the need for Europe to unite over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Several military vehicles entered the Gaza Strip early Thursday. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Israeli bulldozers and military vehicles crossed into the Gaza Strip Thursday, local witnesses reported.