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Yemeni supporters of the Houthi fighters attend a demonstration in the second largest city of Taiz (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 10:52 GMT
Following heavy clashes with Saudi forces, Yemeni fighters have reclaimed a mountainous area in the province of Ta'izz.
Mohammed al-Qiq, a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike, talks to a man in a hospital in the northern Israeli town of Afula on February 5, 2016. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
February 13, 2016 - 09:25 GMT
After a hunger strike that has lasted almost 80 days, Muhammad al-Qiq's health has severely detriorated with him experiencing acute chest pains, muscle spasms, impaired vision and losing the ability to speak.
A headline in German reads 'We mourn
February 13, 2016 - 08:17 GMT
The assailants who carried out the attacks on the newspaper offices have been identified using CCTV security footage.
Iraqi special forces take part in a drill simulating a hostage rescue operation at an Iraqi army base on June 19, 2013. (Twitter)
February 13, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Iraqi military deployed troops to a base southeast of Mosul for a mission to recapture Mosul. The operation will involve approximately 4500 forces.
Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016, outside of the Italian embassy in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed al-Shahed)
February 12, 2016 - 19:20 GMT
Egypt has denied allegations that Regeni was kidnapped and killed by Egyptian security forces.
A Yemeni man walks past flames rising from the ruins of buildings destroyed in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on February 10, 2016 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 12, 2016 - 19:19 GMT
Saudi Arabia warned international aid organizations to stay away from 'areas that are obvious targets.'
Syrian people wait in front of the Oncupinar crossing gate to go back to Syria, near the town of Kilis, in south-central Turkey, on February 11, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 12, 2016 - 19:18 GMT
"We do not have the word 'idiot' written on our foreheads," Erdogan said of the EU's support for refugees in Turkey.
A Palestinian man overlooks destruction in Gaza City's al-Tufah neighborhood, during the second day in a ceasefire on Aug. 6, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 12, 2016 - 19:17 GMT
Israel has systematically denied access to Gaza by European Parliament delegates since 2011.
A Yemeni tribesman from the Popular Resistance Committees, loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President, holds a Yemeni flag west of Marib city, as the fight against Houthi rebels continues, on Feb. 11, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah al-Qadry)
February 12, 2016 - 19:16 GMT
Attacks against police are frequent in Aden, where al-Qaeda controls parts of the city.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the monthly Mukhtars meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on February 10, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
February 12, 2016 - 19:13 GMT
“There are no huge crowds reaching at the border and trying to enter," Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said.
Egyptian doctors and medical students join the anti-government demonstration at Tahrir Square on February 10, 2011 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
February 12, 2016 - 19:12 GMT
Hundreds of Egyptian doctors rallied in front of the doctors’ syndicate where an emergency general assembly meeting is being held.
Birds are seen sitting on iron rods from the rubble of destroyed buildings in the war ravaged city of Homs on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
February 12, 2016 - 19:11 GMT
Sources said that two Russian warplanes struck a number of towns in Homs province’s northern countryside
File photo of a Eurofighter Typhoon warplane. (Wikimedia)
February 12, 2016 - 19:10 GMT
Defense ministers from Kuwait and Italy made the agreement on the sidelines of the international coalition against Daesh.
A Palestinian woman and her child check the rubble of their house after it was demolished by Israeli authorities. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2016 - 12:02 GMT
On Thursday, Israel razed 40 more Palestinian homes in Jordan Valley despite demands from EU and UN to halt demolitions.
UN soldiers are seen at the buffer zone dividing Turkish and Greek Cyprus. (Flickr)
February 12, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
Any power-sharing deal must be approved in separate referendums from Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
Syrian girls react following a reported Syrian regime air strike in a rebel-controlled area in the northern city of Aleppo on February 8, 2016. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
February 12, 2016 - 07:50 GMT
The last UN figures from 18 months ago put the death toll at 250,000