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The death toll includes 844 civilians and 488 Iraqi security forces. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
Egyptian soldiers stand guard in Sinai. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 20:41 GMT
A top Daesh-affiliated militant commander has been killed during an encounter with Egyptian army troops in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, military sources say.
Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah was in exile in Saudi Arabia for four months. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 18:31 GMT
Yemen's exiled prime minister, Khaled Bahah, arrived Saturday in Aden, four months after Iran-backed rebels forced his government to flee the southern city.
Israeli forces throw tear gas canisters towards Palestinians protesting an arson attack that killed a toddler in the West Bank on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
August 01, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
17-year-old Laith Fadel al-Khaladi was killed by Israeli forces amid violent clashes in Ramallah.
Security forces inspect the West Bank house destroyed in an arson attack on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
August 01, 2015 - 12:26 GMT
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday sharply condemned an arson attack by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank that killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
A soldier stands guard in Benghazi. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
Daesh has reportedly slain five troops loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognized government in the country’s east.
Saudi soldiers shell Yemen from a post in southwestern Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 08:32 GMT
At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed and seven others injured by a Houthi rocket attack on a military base in Saudi Arabia.
Palestinians attend the funeral of 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who died after his house was set on fire by Jewish settlers, on July 31, 2015, in the West Bank village of Duma. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
August 01, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
President Mahmoud Abbas said he would demand a probe by the International Criminal Courts into a series of attacks against Palestinians by Israeli settlers, including the incident which killed an infant earlier Friday.
Hezbollah members and supporters carry the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut's suburbs, January 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.
Relatives carry the body of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, through the streets of the West Bank village of Duma during his funeral on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
July 31, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Mourners gathered at a funeral for the Palestinian infant killed in an arson attack by Israeli settlers earlier Friday.