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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over job creation, trade, extremism and policing. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
When the debate moved to international affairs, the former secretary of state vowed to support US allies, while Trump said the US should not be shouldering the burden of the world's defence needs.
Although fierce fighting is raging across the country, desperately needed humanitarian relief has been delivered for the first time in almost six months. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The International Committee of the Red Cross says its convoys have made it through to Madaya and Zabdani near Damascus, as well as villages in Idlib province.
An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by Daesh militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Pentagon says that Daesh could use mustard gas to defend against an offensive by the Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.
The EU and Turkey agreed in March that Ankara would stem the flow of illegal migrants to Europe in exchange for financial aid and the promise of visa-free travel. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Merkel gave no specific details about possible migrant deals between the EU and African countries, which unlike Turkey are not candidates for membership of the bloc, but she has repeatedly raised the issue, including at the recent G20 summit in China.
In recent months, Israel has detained scores of Palestinians, including journalists, for social media activity, alleging that a wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory last October was encouraged largely by
September 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said in a statement that 24 Palestinian journalists were currently held in Israeli prisons.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western countries are not living up to their obligations on Syria.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar's death was described as 'heinous' by a government official. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 15:22 GMT
Hattar took three bullets before the alleged killer was arrested at the scene of Sunday's shooting in Amman's central Abdali district, official media said.
Houthi Movement members with guns gather to protest before they take the road to front lines, where they conflict against President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's unities, in Asir province of Sanaa, Yemen on August 25, 2016. (Twitter/Anadolu Agency)
September 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Houthi gains have prompted Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to launch a massive air campaign in an effort to reinstate Hadi's government.
Authorities say that 6500 to 7500 people are settled in the Jungle, while aid organisations put the figure at 10,000. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Hollande does not plan on visiting the site known as the "Jungle" instead meeting with local representatives from the police, business and aid organisations.
Civilians watch as a tractor clears the rubble following Syrian government forces airstrikes in the rebel held neighborhood of Tariq a-Bab in Aleppo on September 24, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
September 26, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
US Ambassador to the UN said more than 150 airstrikes had hit the city in the last three days.
Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. (Mohamed El-Shahed)
September 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Egypt's Minister of Manpower said 'Egypt is full of jobs' and urged young people not to migrate.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a demonstration in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of Amman on September 25, 2016, denouncing the killing of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Meanwhile Hattar's suspected killer was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism.'
Police and civilians gather outside the court in Amman's Abdali neighborhood, where cartoonist Nahed Hattar was shot and killed. (AFP/Ahmad Alameen)
September 26, 2016 - 08:02 GMT
The suspect in the assassination of Nahed Hattar was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism' charges.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
Yemenis stand on a rooftop after an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UK refused to back the Netherlands proposal that the UNHCR launch a formal inquiry into Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen.
Iraqi army soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Defense Ministry stated that only Iraqi and local fighters will advance on Daesh on Mosul.