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Bahrain has experienced ongoing unrest since protests by the Shia majority erupted in 2011. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
One policeman in Bahrain was killed and several others injured in what the state's authorities called a "terrorist blast".
As garbage continues to pile up in Beirut, thousands of Lebanese protest the government's failure to clear trash from the city streets. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of Lebanese people gathered in Beirut on Saturday to protest against the worsening garbage crisis in the country.
The Israeli woman, in her forties, caught a flight to Turkey on Thursday. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:46 GMT
Israeli-Arab woman's family alerted police of her departure to Turkey, but were unaware of her motivations.
Army officers take position in Iraq. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Five Iraqi army officers were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb planted on the border between Iraq and Jordan, according to an Iraqi military source.
“Fighting the terror organization is a primary national security issue for Turkey. This fight will continue in resolution,” said a statement released by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 16:38 GMT
Turkey has conducted its first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against Daesh, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Saturday.
Asylum seekers are rescued from boats that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Libya arrested three people suspected of involvement with two boats that capsized and killed up to 200 asylum seekers off the coast of Libya.
UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon stressed the importance of concluding the talks within two weeks.  (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
The United Nations says it will host a fresh round of peace talks among different Libyan factions in Geneva next week.
Hezbollah destroys a rebel tunnel in Zabadani. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Fighting has resumed in Zabadani and two nearby villages, breaking a two-day ceasefire, and ending hopes of extension.
Al Jazeera journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy (left), and Egyptian Baher Mohamed stand outside Cairo's Torah prison, July 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt, following a retrial Saturday.
Kurdish fighters take position. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 29, 2015 - 09:38 GMT
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have managed to retake seven villages in the northern part of Iraq from Daesh militants as they continue to push the terrorists back from the area.
Junaid Hussein recruited Daesh supporters in the West
August 29, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
The US on Friday confirmed the death of a top Daesh recruiter and cyber expert, killed in an airstrike in Syria.