August 24, 2016 - 17:06 GMT
Professors and students are said to be trapped inside, but reports of casualties have not been confirmed.
August 24, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A number of Syrian rebel groups posted a message on Twitter saying the "storming operation, aimed at the first stage of liberating Jarablus," had begun.
August 24, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Last week Israeli authorities displaced 64 Palestinians, including 24 children, after demolishing 29 structures in eight locations.
August 24, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
A bomb in Lashkargah City killed a US soldier and wounded seven others.
August 24, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Protesters blame the ICRC for its perceived inaction in the case of hunger striker Bilal Kayed.
August 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
24 Houthis and allied forces of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh were reportedly killed in battles in the center of Taiz city.
August 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
FSA forces are expected to advance toward Jarabulus, where Turkish troops have launched an anti-Daesh operation.
August 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia sentenced an Egyptian national to six years in prison on charges of espionage for sending documents about the country to Iranian contacts in Lebanon.
August 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Ankara submitted a request for extradition on July 19, only days after the coup attempt.
August 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkish forces reportedly used intense artillery fire against Daesh forces in the town of Jarablus.
August 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
alestinian security officers arrested a Palestinian man and beat him to death in prison Tuesday morning, with the UN denouncing the killing as an “apparent extrajudicial execution.”
August 24, 2016 - 09:46 GMT
Turkish tanks are crossing the border into Jarablus in northern Syria.
August 24, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
Four burly cops stood over the middle-aged woman, who had been quietly sunbathing on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice - yards from the scene of the Bastille Day lorry attack - and watched her take off a Muslim-style garment which protected her modesty.
August 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Syrian opposition groups and their western allies claim the nerve gas attacks were launched by the Syrian government.
August 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The evacuation is underway in parts of Karkamis which was hit by several mortar shells on Tuesday.