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Syrian pro-government forces walks past rubble in old Aleppo's Jdeideh neighborhood on December 9, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 10, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Canadian-led resolution expressed outrage at the ongoing violence in the war-torn country.
Once Israel finally does return bodies of slain Palestinians to their families, a long list of restrictions on the funeral is put in place, and the families typically have to pay a large sum of money as a
December 10, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Israeli army is still refusing to hand over the three remaining bodies of slain Palestinians, on allegations that they were affiliated with Hamas in Gaza.
Rebel fighters walk down a street west of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
December 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Worrying reports of hundreds of young men going missing suggest they may be forcibly conscripted into the Syrian army.
Migrants sit on the ground in El Tarajal, Ceuta, close to the border with Morocco on December 9, 2016 after being rounded up by police to be attended to by Red Cross personnel and taken to the Center for Temporary Stay of Immigrants. (AFP/ Antonio Sempere)
December 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
About 400 asylum-seekers crossed into Spanish territory from Morocco.
The helicopter carrying French President Francois Hollande lands on the deck of the aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle operating in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stephane de Sakutin)
December 10, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led coalition is continuing to target the militant group's sources of revenue.
The Arab League has barred Syria from participating in summits since 2011, and also agreed to impose economic and political sanctions on the war-torn country. (File photo)
December 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Syria's membership in the Arab League has been suspended since the conflict began in 2011.
Egyptian security forces check a body at the site of a bomb attack next to a police checkpoint in the western Talibiya district of the capital Cairo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
December 09, 2016 - 15:49 GMT
In October, the group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed a policeman in northwest Cairo.
People hold flags during a demonstration against the presidential system on December 4, 2016 at Anitkabir in Ankara. (AFP/Adem Altan)
December 09, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 87 people linked to Istanbul University.
Overall, the number of refugees arriving in Greece by sea crossings has fallen dramatically compared with the same time last year. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The EU-Turkey statement also urged countries to step up the pace for sending refugees back to Turkey.
Syrian residents fleeing the violence gather at a checkpoint, manned by pro-government forces, in the Maysaloun neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on December 8, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
December 09, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Medical aid, food, drinking water, and shelter from the cold are becoming increasingly rare in Aleppo.
Yemeni supporters of Shiite Huthi rebels demonstrate to support the new government, that they formed, on December 6, 2016 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
December 09, 2016 - 09:32 GMT
The rights group also said the United States should be held accountable for its arms sales to the Kingdom.
A Greek police officer escorts a Turkish soldier who fled to Greece by helicopter after a fail coup in July 2016. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The men are wanted by the Turkish authorities and are accused of involvement in the July 15 coup plot.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp, which is located southeast of the port city of Sidon, houses fighters and militants belonging to various armed groups.
In recent months, Iraq, supported by a US-led air coalition, has stepped up a military campaign against Daesh. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Some 170 others were injured in the bombing, which took place on Wednesday in the town of Qaim near the border with Syria.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a proposal by France for peace with Palestine. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Palestine-Israel peace talks collapsed in 2014 due to Israeli insistence on building settlements on occupied Arab land.
The rebels say they want a short truce to evacuate 500 critical medical cases. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Syrian rebels are continuing to fight despite being pushed into an ever shrinking area of the eastern part of the city.