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Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu (From L) attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The discussions are slated for January 23 in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
A picture taken on November 18, 2014 from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the Quneitra border crossing with Israel shows smoke billowing from buildings in Syrian territory (AFP Photo/Jalaa Marey)
January 17, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Jordan's army is monitoring a Daesh-affiliated group said to be near Syria's borders with Jordan and Israel.
A woman lays flowers by a makeshift memorial in front of the Reina nightclub in Istanbul on January 17, 2017, a day after Turkish police arrested the suspected attacker. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
January 17, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Abdulgadir Masharipov confessed to carrying out the attack after being arrested late Monday.
Egyptian security forces on patrol in the Sinai. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
Egypt's battle against a Daesh-affiliated insurgency has largely been contained to the Sinai Peninsula until now.
Smoke billows in the distance as Yemeni pro-government forces patrol during clashes with Houthi rebels in Yemen's western Dhubab district, on January 9, 2017. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
January 17, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition were also reported across the western part of the country.
Iraqi forces moving 'faster than expected' on Mosul, said Iraq's Prime Minister. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 10:58 GMT
Clashes occurred in Shurta and Andalus districts where at least three Daesh suicide car bombs targeted Iraqi forces in Andalus.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 09:38 GMT
The last cabinet reshuffle took place in March, when Sisi named 10 new ministers including for the finance and investment portfolios.
The conflict escalated in mid-2015 when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a major air campaign aimed at reversing Houthi military gains and shoring up Yemen's embattled Saudi-backed government. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Army launched wide-ranging campaign last month aimed at recapturing parts of Yemen’s southern Shabwah province.
People seen leaving the scene of the attack. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 08:42 GMT
Turkish police captured Masharipov after a long manhunt and during a massive police operation in the Esenyurt district, a residential area of Istanbul.
Salman's lawyer was quoted by CBS and other media outlets as saying Salman had no knowledge of the attack ahead of time. (Twitter)
January 17, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Noor Salman was arrested at a home where she lived with her 4-year-old son near San Francisco. Her husband, Omar Mateen, carried out the attack, which was the worst mass shooting in US history.
Turkish authorities identified the suspect as Abdulkadir Masharipov. (Twitter)
January 17, 2017 - 06:46 GMT
The main suspect in the attack was taken alive, along with four other individuals after a police operation in Esenyurt, on the European side of the Turkish metropolis Istanbul.
As many as 775 detainees have been held at the prison since it was set up after the 9/11 attacks. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
President Obama has been on a mission to release the remaining inmates before Trump takes office.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (3rd R) and lawmakers pose as they cast their ballots during a vote on provisions in a bill to change the constitution at the Turkish parliament in Ankara on January 14, 2017. (AFP/Adem Altan)
January 17, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Debates over the constitutional changes have been heated, leading to fights in parliament.
Hunters shoot down seagulls that are attracted by the garbage at the Costa Brava dump, on January 14, 2017 near Beirut's International Airport. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
January 16, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Costa Brava landfill, located next to the Beirut airport, was temporarily closed after it posed a threat to aviation safety.
The plane had just passed Shiraz at 38,000 feet when the pilot decided to change course and head for Kuwait, rather than land in Iran. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The pilot has requested an emergency landing at the Kuwait City airport after leaving Salalah, citing that a bomb scare as the reason for the move.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The European Union (EU)’s top diplomat says the bloc will remain committed to and work to ensure the proper execution of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.