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Palestinians are routinely denied access to the Al-Aqsa compound due to Israeli settlers visiting the site. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Over 1,000 right-wing Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa compound in July, according to a Palestinian NGO.
Pro-government forces approach Al-Anad military base, 50 kilometres from Aden, August 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Pro-Hadi loyalists seized around ten villages from Shia Houthi fighters Tuesday in southern Yemen while clashes continue across the country.
Human Rights Watch called for an investigation after the video emerged of Saadi Gaddafi being tortured in a Libyan prison. (Screenshot)
August 05, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Human rights groups have voiced concern after a video emerged of Saadi Gaddafi, the son of the country' s former dictator, being tortured in a Libyan prison.
A reconnaissance plane crashed overnight in the plains of Bekaa, a Lebanese army statement said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 06:51 GMT
A reconnaissance plane crashed overnight in the plains of Bekaa, a Lebanese army statement said Wednesday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah speaks during a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of the GCC on Aug. 3, 2015 in Doha. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
August 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Kerry met with Gulf countries this week in Qatar to reassure them on the Iran nuclear deal.
Shin Bet arrested a second far-right figure on Tuesday after Meir Ettinger on suspicion of being involved. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Shin Bet arrested a second far-right figure on Tuesday after Meir Ettinger on suspicion of being involved.
Meir Ettinger was instrumental in establishing several illegal outposts in the West Bank. (AFP/Jack Guez)
August 04, 2015 - 18:40 GMT
Israel's magistrates court extended Meir Ettinger's incarceration until at least Sunday.
Pakistani residents carry charpais (traditional woven beds) as they wade through a flooded area in the Nowshera district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Aug. 3, 2015. (AFP/A Majeed)
August 04, 2015 - 18:04 GMT
Floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed at least 151 people in Pakistan.
Turkish soldiers move in formation during a military exercise in the southeast of the country. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 17:50 GMT
A soldier was killed in a rocket attack on a base in Silopi, a town close to both the Syrian and Iraqi border on southeast Turkey, on Tuesday.
A Palestinian woman blocked from entering the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site, holds up a Quran during clashes with Israeli Occupation Forces on Oct. 13, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
August 04, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
Israeli forces on Tuesday detained two Palestinians who protested the arrests of mosque employees.
Hospital workers treat a patient brought in for wounds suffered during clashes with Houthi rebels. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 17:10 GMT
Nearly 2,000 civilians have been killed in fighting between Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s president-in-exile, the UN said on Tuesday.