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Syrian regime forces patrolling a city devastated by conflict. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian government forces have tightened the siege on two rebel-held suburbs of Damascus by capturing land between the two and choking off their supply route.
Armed supporters of the al-Houthi movement gather against al Qaeda militants on Aug. 17. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 07, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Al Qaeda militants overran police headquarters in Zinjibar, southern Yemen.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
The UN Secretary General affirmed Daesh is an unprecedented threat due to its expanding network of alliances and its capacity to generate wealth.
The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/John Thys)
February 06, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Following the lift of sanctions against Iran and the signing of a landmark nuclear agreement, the EU official announced plans to visit Tehran in the near future.
President of the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 18:36 GMT
The mother of six is reported to have died according to MTV Lebanon; however, official sources have yet to verify the news.
Egyptian soldiers stand next to an armored personnel carrier on the road leading to Cairo University on July 4, 2013 in Cairo. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
February 06, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
The Egyptian military claimed it killed ten militants in Sinai and arrested six after carrying out raids in the area.
Afghan firefighter wash the site after a Taliban suicide attacker detonated himself at the entrance to a police base in Kabul on February 1, 2016. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
February 06, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The fourth round of peace talks are scheduled to begin Feb. 23 in Kabul.
Supporters of the Pegida movement (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident) hold placards featuring Angela Merkel in Dresden, eastern Germany, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)
February 06, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Around 25,000 people were expected to take to the streets both in support of and against Muslims and migration in Europe.
Around 2,000 members of Syria's Turkmen minority have fled to the Turkish border to escape renewed fighting in the northwest of the country. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Renewed attacks from Russian and Syrian regime forces has forced the displacement of thousands of Turkmens, many of which are fleeing to Turkey.
Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Haitham al-Baw, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers, during his funeral in the village of Halhoul north of the West Bank city of Hebron, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
February 06, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Nearly 170 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces or settlers since October.
Pakistani security officials examine the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta, Baluchistan province. (AFP/Banaras Khan)
February 06, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bomb killed at least nine people and wounded 40 others as it targeted a paramilitary vehicle in Quetta.
A Palestinian is arrested by Israeli forces on June 21,2014 in the occupied West Bank village of Beit Ola, near the town of Hebron. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
February 06, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The human rights watchdog called for the release of 17 year old teen held by Israel without charge or trial. The teen is one of two minors currently in administrative detention.
Iraqi firemen work at four-star Capitol Hotel in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
February 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
"Until now, 17 people died, among them 14 foreign nationals, the majority from the Philippines," a spokesman said.
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 06, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian civilians are fleeing Aleppo province as the Syrian army and its allies continue their offensive in the region.
Mourners carry the coffin of Mohammed Hijazi, a member of Lebanon's Hezbollah who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria, during his funeral on February 1, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 05, 2016 - 18:48 GMT
Hezbollah commander Haidar Fariz Merhi was killed alongside Syrian army
Israeli security forces stand next to a stretcher carrying the body of Haitham al-Bau as they hand over the body to members of the Palestinian Red Crescent on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
February 05, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Fourteen-year-old Haitham Ismail al-Baw was shot and killed by Israeli forces after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb.