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A view of a Jewish-only settlement built in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Around 500,000 Israelis now live in more than 100 illegal settlements in the West Bank.
A Turkish army tank in the border city of Karkamis drives towards Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 31, 2016 - 19:26 GMT
Russia has echoed the US in voicing concerns over the actions of Turkish armed forces in northern Syria.
Migrants are evacuated by French police officers and gendarmes from a makeshift camp under the Stalingrad metro station in Paris, on May 2, 2016. (AFP/Geoffroy Van der Hasselt)
August 31, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The camp will provide shelter for more than 1,000 people in northeast Paris.
A protester waves the Bahraini flag during an anti-government protest. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Human rights organizations have cast doubt on Bahraini courts, maintaining that courts issue sentences based on forced confessions.
An Israeli D9 bulldozer rolls along the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip following Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on July 10, 2014. (AFP/Jack Guez)
August 31, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Four Israeli bulldozers reportedly crossed into the Gaza Strip from Israel and raided the camp as Israeli drones flew overhead.
High unemployment in Jordan has raised concerns about the increase in suicide attempts. (File photo)
August 31, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
A World Health Organisation report said that suicide is the leading cause of death among youth aged 15 to 29.
ISIS fighters celebrating in Tikrit, Iraq, last month. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
OnTuesday evening that Daesh fighters decapitated 13 people in the Riyadh district of the town of Hawijah
A man walks past an oil well set ablaze by Daesh after the militant group fled Qayyara. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
August 31, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh has vacated the oil-rich city of Qayyara, and civilians are facing a fiery aftermath.
The entrance to Lebanon's Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, where most live in squalid conditions, and where its lawlessness has become a refuge for extremists and fugitives. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Sigrid Kaag said she viewed recent surrenders of wanted individuals in the camp as a positive development, but called for better support for Palestinian refugees living there.
Twitter users posted pictures taken with their phones at the scene of the blast. (Twitter)
August 31, 2016 - 12:29 GMT
A roadside bomb exploded in Zahle, Lebanon, near a major roundabout.
Israeli soldiers wait next to their vehicles in the West Bank village of Dura near Hebron on August 30, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
August 31, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Israeli forces reportedly raided al-Sanabel radio station, destroyed its contents, and confiscated transmission and broadcast equipment.
A woman wearing a burkini joins a protest outside the French embassy in London on August 25, 2016 against the banning of the Islamic swimwear on some French beaches. (AFP/Justin Tallis)
August 31, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The UN called on local representatives defying the Council of State’s ruling to drop their bans.
Cross-border attacks into Saudi Arabia have intensified since the suspension in early August of UN-brokered peace talks. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
August 31, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
At least 20 people are dead and many injuried when Saudi airstrikes against residential neighborhoods across Yemen.
Piles of garbage in Beirut. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
As Kataeb Party protests continue outside the Burj Hammoud landfill, the Health Ministry was dispatched to inspect garbage piled up at a nearby hospital.
A file photo of a Mediterranean Sea rescue earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Over the course of 48 hours, 65 separate rescue missions have saved African migrants aboard sinking vessels in the Mediterranean.
File photo of Sinai Province militants. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Egyptian military launched a drone strike that has reportedly killed Nagah Salaama Baraq, the current leader of the Daesh-affiliated Sinai Province group.