A rebel Free Syrian Army fighter runs through a street in embattled Aleppo, November 18 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud al-Halabi)
July 04, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
A rebel alliance on Saturday has seized a strategic Syrian military barracks in government-held western Aleppo as battles rage for full control of the city.
Children carry supplies handed out by UNICEF outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Heavy airstrikes and ground fighting across the country have made it extremely difficult for humanitarian aid to reach Yemen's civilians. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheickh has been discussing with Yemeni factions in recent days a possible humanitarian ceasefire, to last the remainder of Ramadan.
July 04, 2015 - 11:52 GMT
As Tuesday's deadline looms ahead, senior diplomats in Vienna race to reach an Iran nuclear accord.
Hezbollah fighters patrol the Qalamoun mountains, along Lebanon's border with Syria, May 20 1015.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
July 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
In an ongoing push for control along the Lebanese-Syrian border region, Hezbollah and Syrian army forces launched renewed attacks on the strategic border town Zabadani.
Opposition fighters undergo training in Syria. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Watchdog group says at least 31 al-Nusra front members were killed in an explosion while gathering for an iftar meal.
Locals search through the rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa's Old City.  Since late March, a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states has been conducting an air campaign against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Militiamen and locals say at least 16 people were killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Houthi positions in the Yemeni capital.
Gaza men sit in their apartment building, destroyed during the 2014 war between Hamas and Israel.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The UNHRC adopted a UN report Friday saying both sides may have committed war crimes in last summer's Gaza war.
Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi demonstrate in Cairo, July 4 2013.  (AFP/Mahmoud Khaled)
July 04, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
After a turbulent week in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused Egypt security forces on Friday of shooting dead a protestor commemorating Mohamed Morsi's 2013 ouster.
Militants from Daesh's Sinai affiliate, known as Sinai Province, published an online statement Friday claiming responsibility for rockets fired into southern Israel earlier that day.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Daesh's Egypt affiliate, known as Sinai Province, published an online statement Friday claiming responsibility for rockets fired into southern Israel earlier that day.
One of the bombs exploded in a commercial street in eastern Baghdad. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
July 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi officials say eight people have been killed and over a dozen others wounded when three bomb attacks hit the capital, Baghdad, and the town of Madain to its southeast.
The rockets landed near Gaza in southern Israel. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Two rockets fired from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula landed in an open area of Eshkol regional council in southern Israel on Friday. No casualties were reported.