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French policemen search house-by-house in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray after attackers killed a priest at a church in the village. (AFP/Charly Triballeau)
July 26, 2016 - 17:10 GMT
Two attackers claiming allegiance to Daesh took hostages at a French church and killed a Catholic priest.
Taiz, Yemen during a brief ceasefire. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Troops from the Popular Resistance Committees recaptured a strategic area that overlooks the Houthi-held city of Taiz.
Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
July 26, 2016 - 15:36 GMT
Dubai police busted a sex trafficking ring of Vietnamese nationals after a girl called home for help.
Turkish army soldiers standing guard on March 22, 2016 as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew in the controversial operation against Kurdish rebels. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
July 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
An RPG launched in Diyabakir province killed one soldier and wounded another.
There are several buildings used by the United Nations near the airport, as well as barracks used by African Union troops, who are in Somalia to help the government fight against al-Shabaab. (Twitter/Amichai Stein)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The explosions occurred around 0630 GMT. At least one of them was believed to be a car bomb. Witnesses also reported hearing gunfire.
Migrants sit in a port in Tagiura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after 137 people were rescued by coast guard boats off the coast of Libya on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Bodies began washing up on Libya's western shores on Friday, and more were found over the weekend.
Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
"We are on the verge of an uprising of hatred, racism, darkness and upcoming killings," warned Isaac Herzog.
Palestinians stand at a house that was demolished by Israeli authorities in the Qalandia refugee camp. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Israeli authorities destroyed the homes, which had previously been issued demolition notices, claiming they were too close to Israel's separation wall and that they lacked the proper licenses.
File photo shows a Lebanese army soldier manning a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal municipality Monday night began implementing a curfew imposed on Syrian refugees to contain the town's increasing crime rates, the most recent being the attempted murder of mukhtar Mohammad Alouli last week.
Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, dig out a young boy trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Mashhad in the northern city of Aleppo, on July 25, 2016. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
July 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
300,000 residents in Aleppo are facing an all-out siege and daily bombings.
Sergeant Elor Azaria in court on April 18th, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
While both the prosecution and the defense have accepted al-Sharif could not have reached for a knife, nor was he boobytrapped with explosives, Azarya's lawyers have tried to argue that the inexperienced 19-year-old Israeli soldier believed he was preventing an attack.
Policemen stand at a crime scene in Tiefenthal-Leutershausen near Ansbach, southern Germany. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A summary of the facts we know so far about the suicide attack carried out in Ansbach, Germany.
Sheikh Isa Qassim. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Bahrain will try the Shia Cleric Isa Qassim, who has already been stripped of his citizenship, on Wednesday.
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Leader of Republican People's Party (CHP) speaks at Istanbul's Taksim Square on July 24, 2016. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
July 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Turkish president held a closed-door meeting with the leaders from the two main opposition groups, the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
Police investigators work at the site of a suicide bombing in Ansbach, southern Germany, on July 25, 2016. (AFP/Daniel Karmann)
July 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An investigation has begun after a 27-year-old Syrian refugee detonated an explosive device, killing himself and injuring others.
Afhan army soldiers driving through Kabul. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Kabul residents cite long wait times and inefficiency as main complaints against the multiple checkpoints throughout Kabul.