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A fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi walks with crutches in Yemen's second city of Aden on July 30, 2015. (AFP/STR)
July 30, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
Israeli settlers frequently storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque, causing rising tensions with Palestinians. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:45 GMT
Palestinian children were prevented from entering the Al-Aqsa compound Thursday while right-wing settlers visited the site.
One of two new F-16 warplanes delivered to Iraq by the United States on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:39 GMT
The United States is delivering eight advanced fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday and Friday "as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region," the U.S. embassy in Cairo said on Thursday.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour is said to have replaced Mullah Omar, whose death was confirmed this week by the Afghan government. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:29 GMT
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
A general view taken from Aleppo's Syrian regime-controlled neighbourhood of Karm al-Jabal shows the war-wracked city's historic citadel in the background on July 30, 2015. (AFP/GEORGE OURFALIAN
July 30, 2015 - 13:01 GMT
Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a US-backed Syrian rebel group in the north of the country, dealing a blow to Washington’s struggling train-and-equip program to battle Daesh.
Garbage thrown by protesters lie on a street in front of Lebanon’s parliament building in Beirut during a demonstration against the ongoing trash crisis on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
July 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Four Lebanese activists have been charged for attacking Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas’ car during an anti-trash demonstration earlier this week.
Members of the Israeli security forces walk in front of the Israeli controversial separation barrier as they arrest an Israeli settler following clashes while bulldozers started demolishing the so-called Dreinoff buildings under an Israeli High Court ruling, in the settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on July 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
July 30, 2015 - 12:53 GMT
Israeli announced its approval to build nearly 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem.
Palestinian boys, from the adjacent Jalazon refugee camp, look towards the Israeli settlement of Beit El. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
July 30, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building 300 more housing units in the same illegal settlement in which a court ruled the destruction of two buildings.
A file photo of a Predator drone. (AFP/John Moore)
July 30, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
A Fatah movement member stands next to a mural of the Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 10:51 GMT
Palestinian group Fatah blocked the northwest entrance for its rival, Jund al-Sham, in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
Members of Israeli security forces on July 24, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
July 30, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
The Israeli military is reacting to an alleged "threat of terrorism" from Egypt's Sinai region after the Daesh affiliate formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from Sinai into southern Israel earlier this month.