Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu reads the government's program during a session of the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said discussions were necessary with Russia in a bid to ease tensions after a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M was shot down on the border with Syria.
A French Rafale fighter aircraft takes off with bombs from the French aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle, in the eastern Mediterranean sea, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius suggested his government was open-minded to working with Syrian troops to combat Daesh.
Israeli security forces stand at the site where a Palestinian man allegedly rammed his car into Israelis soldiers standing by a bus station on a highway next the Jewish settlement of Kfar Adumim, November 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
A 25-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed Friday after allegedly running over two Israeli soldiers east of Jerusalem.
Rights groups have continuously condemned Saudi Arabia for its poor record for human rights. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz condemned the kingdom's track record on human rights during a meeting with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a press conference with French President at the Kremlin in Moscow, November 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called for economic sanctions on Turkey amid escalating tension between both countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes French President Francois Hollande on November 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
French President met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Thursday to discuss a cohesive strategy in battling Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
An Egyptian official inspects boxes containing ballot cards before the first stage of Egypt's parliamentary elections. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Candidates from individual system constituencies make up the majority of people participating in Egypts runoffs next week.
Egyptians protest the government's targeting of journalists in its crackdown on dissent. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 20:30 GMT
Egypt's draconian protest law has essentially made any form of protest illegal.
United States special forces conduct training exercises. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Around 50 US special forces reportedly arrived at the Syrian border town of Kobane.
A worker sweeps at the closed Ras Jdir crossing between Libya and Tunisia, 180 kilometers west of Tripoli on December 3, 2011. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
November 26, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Tunisian authorities moved to close the border following an attack that killed 14 presidential guardsmen in Tunis.
Soldiers patrol along Niger's border with Nigeria, near the south-eastern city of Bosso, on May 25, 2015. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
November 26, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Boko Haram militants raided hundreds of homes in a village in the Diffa region. 19 people have been killed but the death toll is likely to rise given the number of those seriously injured.
A Palestinian protester climbs Israel’s controversial separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against Israeli settlements and its separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin near the Jewish settlement. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Israel's minister for military affairs Moshe Ya'alon announced plans to build a barrier near the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
A file photo shows an Israeli F-16 moments after take-off. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
A senior Israeli official said his country will not take military action against Russian jets that cross into Israeli airspace.
Palestinian relatives and friends carry the body of 21-year-old Yahya Taha, who was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank village of Qatanna, during his funeral on November 26, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
November 26, 2015 - 17:13 GMT
This is the third Palestinian shot and killed today during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Arrub refugee camp, located in northern Hebron.
Russia announced its intention to deploy its most hi-tech missile defense system in Latakia. (
November 26, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
A US official said the US military is concerned about the deployment of Russia S-400 missile defense system in the Syrian province of Latakia.
Muslim women protest about France’s decision to ban the veil. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
A Muslim social worker filed a lawsuit after she was fired from her job for wearing hijab. However, the court ruled in favor of the employer.