The men were reportedly working at a construction site in Baghdad when they were kidnapped. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Over 18 Turkish workers were kidnapped Wednesday by masked men in military uniforms during a raid in Baghdad.
Pro-government fighters and Iraqi troops continue to clash with Daesh in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Over 12 Iraqi soldiers were killed after being hit by mortar shells during clashes with Daesh militants in Anbar province.
Some 100 Palestinians were left homeless after Israeli authorities destroyed 25 Bedouin structures. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Israeli human rights group B'Tselem accused its government of destroying 25 Bedouin structures near Jerusalem, rendering some 100 Palestinians homeless.
The men were charged with plotting attacks against the Gulf state. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
Police in Kuwait arrested 24 people Tuesday for allegedly having links to Iran and Hezbollah, a statement said.
The undercover campaign is believed to be separate from the US's overall military operation against Daesh. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 08:03 GMT
America's security forces including the CIA reportedly launched a secret drone operation to kill senior Daesh militants in Syria.
Islamophobic attacks have risen across Europe in recent months due to the increase of far-right groups. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 07:48 GMT
Over 50 Muslim graves were badly damaged in an Islamophobic attack in the Danish city of Odense, months after a similar incident occurred in the country.
The majority of fatalities occurred in and around Baghdad and in Diyala province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Violence in Iraq killed 1,325 people during the month August, according to the UN.
Volunteers in Aleppo put on gas masks during a class on how to respond to a chemical attacks. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh used mustard gas in an attack in the northern Syrian town of Mare'e on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on August 31, 2015. (AFP/Ronen Zvulun)
September 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Nearly 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes.
Egyptian policemen stand guard outside at a polling station. (AFP/Virginie Nguyen Hoang)
September 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
The five publishing houses are now under the management of the ministry of culture.
A Yemeni man sits amidst debris following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the capital Sanaa on August 31, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
September 01, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
According to a UN human rights official, 2,112 Yemeni civilians were killed between March 26 and Aug. 27 of this year.