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Founded by Israeli veterans, Breaking the Silence focuses on releasing testimony from other IDF soldiers to educate the Israeli public on the realities of war. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 14:20 GMT
Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence said on Monday it was concerned after collecting testimony from IDF soldiers that suggested troops were ordered to 'kill on sight' during last summer's Gaza offensive.
Lebanese prisoners walk between the cells at Roumieh prison, northeast of Beirut. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Nineteen guards were injured in a mutiny attempt by inmates last month in Lebanon's notorious Roumieh Prison.
A still from a video released by Boko Haram in April claiming to show the missing Nigerian schoolgirls. (Photo: AFP/Boko Haram)
May 04, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Nigerian troops recently freed over 600 women and girls from a Boko Haram stronghold after a series of rescue missions.
Egyptian riot policemen stand guard outside the constitutional court in Cairo. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Five people were sentenced to death for killing eleven police officers in the town of Kerdasa located on Cairo's outskirts.
Egyptians gather their belongings as they prepare to leave Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 04, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Eighty-three Egyptians, primarily migrant laborers, were caught trying to illegally enter Libya when they were apprehended in a military zone west of Saloum.
Israeli emergency services personnel clean the sidewalk at the scene of an attack after a Palestinian man stabbed several people on a Tel Aviv bus on January 21, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 04, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot in the legs by Israeli police after attempting to stab people at the Givat Hamivtar station in Jerusalem.
Saudi Arabia launched an air campaign in Yemen in March, which was also bolstered by light ground troops this week. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
Saudi warplanes hit areas across western Yemen Monday, according to Yemeni media, who said the strikes caused several civilian casualties while targeting Shiite Houthi rebel positions.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
Security forces arrested a top Daesh recruiter early Sunday, as he tried to cross from Lebanon into Turkey.
A file picture from the Palestinian village of Hizma shows the new housing units in the Jewish settlement of Neve Yaakov in the northern area of east Jerusalem. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
A plan to construct 1,531 settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem was previously frozen years ago amid criticism from the United States. Now the Israeli government is moving forward with planning.
Earlier Monday, three IDF soldiers were lightly injured when their vehicle was overturned by mortar fire. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
An IDF spokesperson said two UN peacekeepers were lightly injured in Israel-held Golan Monday when mortar fire from Syrian territory hit their base.
Smoke billows following air strikes by regime forces in the restive Jobar area, in eastern Damascus on April 29, 2015. (AFP/Lens of a Young Dimashqi)
May 04, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in a busy area of downtown Damascus. No casualties have been reported as of yet.