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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In an editorial published in The Australian newspaper, Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday that he would never back "one-sided UN resolutions", as he welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Down Under.
Pro-government Iraqi forces south of Hawijah, on 10 October 2016 prepare to retake Mosul. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The attack by the pro-government Popular Mobilization group is aimed at seizing areas west of Mosul, Daesh's last key stronghold in Iraq.
An Israeli F-15 jet fighter takes off from the Negev desert in December 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
February 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Lebanese armed forces report the airstrikes were made from Lebanese airspace in order to bypass Russian air defences in the south of Syria.
Bahraini youth holding signs calling for the boycott of the parliamentary elections, during a rally in the village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
February 22, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
After a lengthy session attended by officials of the military judicial system, the parliament approved the amendment of Item (b) of Article 105 of the constitution concerned in granting military judiciary broader authority.
A general view taken on May 16, 2016 shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the
February 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The fisherman was hospitalized after being shot in the back while out at sea.
Since March 2015, coalition forces in Yemen have imposed an air and sea blockade of rebel-held areas., patrolling the Red Sea to prevent what it says is attempted arms smuggling to the rebels by Shiite Iran. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Yemeni army has yet to confirm the claim.
The UN’s High Commission for Refugees is now concentrating its efforts on constructing camps for those who’ll be displaced in Mosul fighting. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
It is estimated that up to 250,000 people could be displaced.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The deal stipulates the two state companies will establish a joint working committee to explore possible cooperation in various fields.
A supporter holds a portrait of Figen Yuksekdag, the detained co-leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party, during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, Nov. 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The move comes just a few weeks before a referendum on extending the president’s powers
Trudeau's administration has welcomed 40,000 Syrian refugees so far. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Canada's latest plans welcome the "highly vulnerable" group of survivors, with some 400 having already been airlifted to the country.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters rally in Amman in 2014. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The rallies were planned by activists, unionists, and youth leaders in response to the government's recent economic measures.
This file photo taken on October 21, 2015 shows Selahattin Demirtas, leader of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP), delivering a speech during an election campaign in Istanbul. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
February 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
More than a dozen Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies were arrested on terror charges last November.
The fire severely damaged the Kungalv Islamic Cultural Center in western Sweden. (Twitter)
February 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The fire severely damaged the Kungalv Islamic Cultural Center in western Sweden. Until recently the building had been used by the Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD).
The image shows soldiers from the Pakistan Army. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The attack was claimed by the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) faction of the Pakistani Taliban, which carried out a series of apparently coordinated assaults last week including a powerful bomb blast in Lahore which killed 14 people.
A record 5,079 people died in 2016 during the journey to Europe. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Pictures on IFRC's Twitter account showed the bodies lined up along the shore covered in white and black bags.
Israeli military incursions inside the besieged Gaza Strip and near the
February 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The head of the union of Gaza fishermen, Nizar Ayyash, told Ma'an that Israeli forces had detained Umran Saber Bakr, Mahmoud Saber Bakr, Abdullah Saber Bakr, Thabet Abd al-Raziq Bakr, and Omar Muhammad Bakr, and took them to the port of Ashdod in southern Israel.