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Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
February 08, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The results also confirmed that Regeni was not subject to any type of sexual abuse or assaults.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
German Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister of Turkey Davutoglu
UAE pilot Major Mariam Al Mansouri led a strike against Daesh in Syria in October 2014.
February 08, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
The army chief officials discussed several issues including the fight against extremism in the region
A member of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service sits in a vehicle after being wounded in fighting with Daesh militants on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 08, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Some 4,500 soldiers are expected to arrive at a military base near Makhmur, 70 km southeast of Mosul.
A pair of Mi-17 helicopters operated by the Afghanistan air force. (Wikimedia)
February 08, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An Afghan National Army official said the helicopter made an emergency landing due to technical issues.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP/Yuri Cortez).
February 08, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Erdogan expressed anger at US support for Syrian Kurds and called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the PKK.
Several lawmakers are preparing legislation that would make attendance to presidential elections mandatory. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 18, 2015. (AFP/Tolgas Bozoglu)
February 08, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Merkel travelled to Turkey to meet the Prime Minister and the President concerning cooperation over the influx of refugees into Turkey and Europe.
Syrian government forces in the village of Tal Jabin, north of the embattled city of Aleppo, as they advanced to break a three-year rebel siege of two government-held Shia villages, Nubol and Zahraa, on February 3, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 08, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Syrian regime tightens its grip around rebel held Fallujah and Aleppo preparing for a costly and possibly lengthy siege.
Two Boats capsized off the coast of Turkey, killing 33 (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
February 08, 2016 - 12:37 GMT
The capsizing of two boats in two separate incidents off the Turkish coast have cost 33 migrant lives.
Security forces inspect the aftermath of deadly attack carried out by Daesh in a mall in Baghdad. (Hindustan Times)
February 08, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The Iraqi Interior Ministry's spokesman said the "wall" would include an increased number of checkpoints around Baghdad.
The aftermath of a car bombing in Baghdad in November. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A string of attacks in Iraq yesterday left ten dead.
Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen Monday morning. (AFP/Kim Jae-Hwan)
February 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Scud missile fired from Yemen missed its target after being intercepted by Saudi air defenses.
This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Israeli forces carried out overnight raids in Tulkarem on Monday, detaining at least 18 Palestinians.
Taliban militants. (AFP)
February 08, 2016 - 10:23 GMT
A bomb attack on a army minibus in Balkh killed three soldiers and injured another 18.
The King of Jordan went on a working visit to Dublin, Ireland, to discuss the refugee crisis with Irish President Michael D. Higgins. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
As part of a drive to foster more support for humantarian efforts for the Syrian crisis, King Abdullah invited the German President of the Bundestag to the Royal Court in Jordan.