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Sanaa residents survey the damage from an attack earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A motorbike bombing in a souk wounded at least 20 people in northwest Yemen.
Afghan refugees rest next to their tent at the reception center for refugees in Schisto, near Athens, Greece, February 25, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
More than three million Afghan refugees have been living in Pakistan since the 1980s.
Turkish anti-riot police officers block the street on June 4, 2016 as protesters shout slogans against Germany and hold placards reading
June 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
With the EU-Turkey refugee deal already on the rocks, Turkey is threatening action against Germany for recognizing the Armenian Genocide, which the Turkish government vehemently denies.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday meets with the families of soldiers and security personnel who fell in the June 21 attack on the northern border. (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
June 27, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The King expressed his condolences and deep sympathies to the families that lost loved ones, stressing that Jordan's source of strength comes from the bravery of its soldiers.
The 22nd session of the U.N. Human Rights Council met in Geneva on Feb. 25, 2013. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 12:27 GMT
It made its statement during the infamous Agenda Item 7, which mandates that the UNHRC debate Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinians during each session.
A Palestinian man clears the damage at the entrance of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City after clashes erupted at the compound between Palestinians and Israeli police on June 26, 2016 during the holy month of Ramadan. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 27, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
On Sunday another raid resulted in the injury of 12 worshippers.
Israel's killing of 9 Gaza flotilla protesters 'not of sufficient gravity' for war crimes probe, according to the ICC. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement on the normalization of their relations six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla killed 10 Turkish activists in high seas and sent their ties spiraling into a cycle of tensions.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on April 11, 2016 shows Saudi King Salman shaking hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi before leaving Cairo’s international airport. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Egyptian government maintains the Red Sea islands belong to Saudi Arabia, despite a lower court ruling overturning the decision.
Jordanian soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade Belal Al-Zuhbi during his funeral in Nahleh village, near the city of Jerash north of Amman, on June 21, 2016, after he was killed alongside five other comrades in a suicide bomb attack on the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 27, 2016 - 09:59 GMT
A suicide bomb attack near Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan-Syria border killed six soldiers.
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas (L) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R). (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Erdogan told Abbas Ankara reached a deal with Tel Aviv on improving humanitarian conditions in Gaza, according to Turkish presidential sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media.
Lebanon has been without a president for more than 18 months amid political deadlock. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Lebanon has been without a president since the term of Michel Suleiman ended in May 2014 and Hezbullah, the FPM and some of their allies have been boycotting the parliament's electoral sessions, stripping them of the needed quorum.
A gay couple kisses during the Gay Pride parade on June 28, 2015 in the Istiklal street near the Taksim square in Istanbul (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Large numbers of police forces used teargas and rubber bullets to break up the Sunday rally which was held despite being officially canceled by the city’s governor last week.
Jordanian forces are seen securing a street in the town of Irbid, 80 kms north of Amman near the border with Syria, on March 2, 2016, following a security operation targeting a group of suspected militants. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A court in Jordan has charged 21 people for their involvement in extremist acts, three months after they were arrested in a massive operation north of the country.
The site of explosions in the Lebanese village of al-Qaa, June 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 06:06 GMT
The attackers targeted an area near a Lebanese Customs center in the town of Qaa. The five killed were in addition to the suicide bombers.
Syrian prisoner tortured by the Assad regime. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that 12,679 people died of torture from March 2011 to June 2016.