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Sirte, Libya has faced years of destruction. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 08:37 GMT
Three Libyan prisoners have been executed by Daesh.
A Palestinian boy rides his bicycle past a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 08:15 GMT
Israeli forces raided residents who protested against the creation of a settler bypass road through their private land.
Human trafficking, weapons, forged paperwork - the detainees committed multiple illegal acts. (Shutterstock)
February 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Two human traffickers with weapons and false documents were arrested on Saturday.
Turkish soldiers watch as smoke rises from across the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
After an army based was shelled in Kilis, the Turkish army responded.
Macedonian soldiers build a second border fence parallel to an existing one, on February 8, 2016 in Gevgelija on its border with Greece to prevent illegal crossings by migrants. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
February 14, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Several central European countries are set to call for closing the borders of the Balkan migration route.
A woman visits the memorial for former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in a car bomb explosion on Feb. 14, 2005. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was killed in a massive car bomb explosion 11 years ago.
An Iraqi policeman in Ramadi sits on an armored vehicle mounted with a national flag on Feb. 12, 2016, after security forces retook the eastern outskirts of the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 13, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
As Saudi conducts a joint military exercise and plans for a possible ground invasion of Syria, Iraq has said incursion on its borders will not be tolerated.
Egyptian army tanks are seen on patrol in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Egyptian security forces are battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula.
UN peacekeeping troops have been trying to restore order to northern Mali, which was overrun by militant Islamist groups and ethnic Tuareg rebel groups. (File Photo)
February 13, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The recent attacks may be a sign of competition between AQIM and Daesh in Libya.
Afghan Taliban militants gather around parts of a US F-16 aircraft that was struck over in eastern Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bombing attack in Helmand province killed one soldier and four fighters as well as the suicide bomber. A further 30 soldiers were injured in the attack.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir arrives at the Bayerischer Hof hotel to participate at the 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, southern Germany, on February 12, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)
February 13, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi jets are due to arrive at Turkey's Incirlik air base, already being used by US-coalition members.
John Kerry, the US secretary of state, meets ministers from countries that are both for and against Syria's regime in Vienna. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 13, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
As the Syria talks develop, an end to hostilities is due to take place within a week, but no formal ceasefire has been agreed to as of yet.
Afghan forces are seen through the shattered glass of a bus caught in a roadside bombing in Kabul. Improvised explosives are one of the main causes of civilian casualties. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:52 GMT
Dozens of passengers were rescued from militants by security forces, after they were forcebly disembarked from buses headed to Kabul.
Civilians and army soldiers gather at the site of a twin suicide bombing in Burj al-Barajneh, in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A man was detained for suspected links to the twin bombing attack on Beirut on November 12, 2015.
Yemeni supporters of the Houthi fighters attend a demonstration in the second largest city of Taiz (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 10:52 GMT
Following heavy clashes with Saudi forces, Yemeni fighters have reclaimed a mountainous area in the province of Ta'izz.
Mohammed al-Qiq, a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike, talks to a man in a hospital in the northern Israeli town of Afula on February 5, 2016. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
February 13, 2016 - 09:25 GMT
After a hunger strike that has lasted almost 80 days, Muhammad al-Qiq's health has severely detriorated with him experiencing acute chest pains, muscle spasms, impaired vision and losing the ability to speak.