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King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The comments come as the US has seemingly pivoted away from the two-state solution.
A member of the Iraqi security forces poses from inside an armored vehicle in the village of al-Buseif, south of Mosul, during an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the western side of the city from Daesh on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The commander in charge of Iraq's Federal Police Forces said much of Daesh's fortifications had already been destroyed.
A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City on July 22, 2014. (AFP/file)
February 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip.
People take part in a demonstration against the deportation of some 50 Afghan refugees from Munich airport, southern Germany, on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Matthias Balk)
February 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Protesters described the decision as 'unjustifiable,' arguing most of Afghanistan is not safe for return.
Salem al-Meslet (R), spokesman for the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), speaks to journalists on the eve of resumption of peace talks on Syria, on February 22, 2017 in Geneva. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
February 23, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
Salem al-Muslat criticized the Syrian government, saying peace talks were just a way to buy time and continue 'committing more crimes' in Syria.
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.