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Thousands attended the funeral of Ahman Halaweh who was beaten to death by Palestinian security officers. (Twitter)
August 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Mourners called for Nablus district Governor Akram Rujoub to resign from office and for those responsible for for the killing to be held accountable.
Onlookers gather at the site of a Daesh-group claimed twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016 (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
August 29, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
A bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a building of pro-government forces in northern Aden.
Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said on August 28, 2016. (AFP/Christof Stache)
August 29, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Last year 1 million refugees and migrants arrived in Germany.
French mayors refuse to remove the bikini ban despite France's Council of State suspending the ban. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
France’s Council of State suspended the controversial ban on Muslim women’s full-body swimsuits on the grounds that it violates the basic freedoms of dress, religious expression and movement.
Iraqi women and children sit in the back of a truck at an army checkpoint at Ayn al-Tamer crossing at the entrance to Karbala province on January 6, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 29, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
More than a dozen civilians have lost their lives in a powerful bomb explosion that ripped through a residential neighborhood in Iraq’s central province of Karbala.
Iraqi soldiers on patrol during an operation in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Seven Daesh militants were killed in the clashes.
A file photo of Free Syrian Army fighters. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The FSA field commander, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of Daesh retribution, said eight villages within a 20 kilometer (12 mile) radius of the city, which lies on the western bank of the Euphrates River, had been taken from PKK/PYD militants.
Missile is seen inside an underground depot in an undisclosed location in Iran. (File photo)
August 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Russian missile systems will soon also be used to defend the country's other nuclear facilities.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Prime Minister Hamdallah Hamdallah said that operations would continue throughout the West Bank to "impose security" and “arrest all fugitives.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
After meeting off-and-on for nearly 10 hours in Geneva on Friday, there was only minor progress to achieving a ceasefire,
A fighter from the Government of National Unity (GNA) stands in a severely damaged state regulation prison after taking control of the area from the Daesh group in Sirte, east of the capital on August 26, 2016.
August 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The forces claim the Sirte recapture is imminent as they have managed to bring most of the city under their control.
Turkish policewomen stand guard at the entrance of the the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The unprecedented move aims at helping those policewomen who want to observe the Islamic hijab while on duty.
A picture released by the official website of the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on January 14, 2016 shows him (R) meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Senior Iraqi officials reportedly requested Riyadh to adopt proper measures, and find a replacement to the 49-year diplomat.
Patriot anti-missile batteries installed at the Diyarbakir military airport in southeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Four rockets were fired at a police checkpoint outside the VIP lounge, sending passengers and staff running for shelter, though no casualties have been reported.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (left) sparked protests when he handed over two islands to Riyadh after trade talks with Saudi King Salman in April 2016. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Adly’s release comes after nearly four months of detention in difficult conditions as he remained in solitary confinement for a long period in violation of prison regulations.
Jordanian Dinar. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In two years, Jordan is set to review its bilateral trade agreements in the wake of UK leaving the European Union.