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This is the second explosion in Haifa in the past week. Both blasts are being probed by the Coastal District’s special investigation unit. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Police believe the explosion was an assassination attempt against the car's owner.
Anjem Choudary is known for his vocal support for the perpetrators of the September 11 attacks on the United States. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 14:01 GMT
Britain’s most high-profile Islamist preacher, Anjem Choudary, was charged on Wednesday with inviting support for Daesh.
Senate Armed Services Committee members and Republican presidential candidates prepare to question witnesses during a hearing about the nuclear deal struck between Iran and six nations, including the United States, on Capitol Hill July 29, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Chip Somodevilla)
August 05, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
An Israeli NGO filed a motion to prevent the US from releasing Iran's frozen assets, which are reportedly worth approximately $100 billion. Ending the sanction period was part of the agreed terms in the P5+1 nuclear deal.
According to the UN, the Taliban claimed responsibility for one third of the deaths this year. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 13:19 GMT
Nearly 5,000 Afghan civilians were killed and injured in the first half of the year, the United Nations said Wednesday, as government forces and militias fight an Islamist insurgency.
A military aircraft is pictured on the runway at Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. (AFP/STR)
August 05, 2015 - 12:23 GMT
Last week Turkey agreed to allow the US to use Incirlik air base to launch cross-border airstrikes against Daesh in Syria
Some 64 Palestinian buildings were destroyed on average every month in 2015, according to Israeli human rights group B'Tselem. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 12:18 GMT
Israeli authorities demolished agricultural structures in the West Bank village of al-Aqaba along with a building in Hebron Wednesday.
A Saudi national on death row smokes his last cigarette prior to being executed. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Three people were put to death in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, bringing the total number of executions to 113 in 2015.
Turkish police said anti-terror raids would continue in the coming weeks. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
Security forces in Turkey continued anti-terror raids across the country following a series of attacks by suspected PPK members.
Some 12,000 Egyptians are killed every year in traffic accidents, according to the WHO. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Six people were killed and dozens others injured Wednesday after a passenger bus toppled over, south of Cairo.
A Palestinian is arrested by Israeli Occupation Forces following protests in the Old City of Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
Israeli forces detained at least eight Palestinians overnight Tuesday.
The US Department of Defense said it has indications members of the train-and-equip program have been detained by al-Nusra Front. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
The US Department of Defense said it has indications members of the train-and-equip program have been detained by al-Nusra Front.