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Palestinian protestors hold posters of Bilal Kayed, protesting his administrative detentio at Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem's Old City. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
August 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Bilal Kayid has suspended his hunger strike after 71 days after reaching an agreement to end his administrative detention.
Afghan security personnel stand guard near the site of explosion that targeted the elite American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on August 24, 2016. (AFP/Wakhil Kohsar)
August 25, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Security forces ended the attack on the American University of Afghanistan, with at least seven civilians killed.
Israeli soldiers conduct searches in the northern West Bank village of Madama on August 24, 2016 after a Palestinian reportedly exited a car and stabbed an Israeli soldier on a road close to the village and to the Israeli settlement of Ariel. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
August 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Israeli forces opened fire on a Palestinian man when he exited a vehicle while others 'hurled stones' from the car.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (R)and US Vice President Joe Biden (L) hold a joint press conference following their meeting on August 24, 2016 at the Cankaya Palace in Ankara. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
So far US officials have said Turkey has failed to supply any evidence that Gulen was involved in the coup attempt.
Strawberries. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
After US media linked a hepatitis A outbreak to strawberries imported from Egypt, the country is doing an in-depth agricultural investigation.
Gunmen have stormed Kabul's American University of Afghanistan, with many reportedly trapped inside. (File photo)
August 24, 2016 - 17:06 GMT
Professors and students are said to be trapped inside, but reports of casualties have not been confirmed.
Smoke billows after an air strike on Jarablus, Syria, 24 August. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A number of Syrian rebel groups posted a message on Twitter saying the "storming operation, aimed at the first stage of liberating Jarablus," had begun.
Palestinian Bedouin Abu Nawar stands next to the remains of makeshift homes that were demolished by Israeli forces east of al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the occupied West Bank, on January 6, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Last week Israeli authorities displaced 64 Palestinians, including 24 children, after demolishing 29 structures in eight locations.
Afghan police search a car at a checkpoint in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
A bomb in Lashkargah City killed a US soldier and wounded seven others.
Palestinian protesters hold posters against the administrative detention of Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed outside the International Committee of the Red Cross’s offices in East Jerusalem on August 12, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Protesters blame the ICRC for its perceived inaction in the case of hunger striker Bilal Kayed.
Yemen's central Taiz province has been under Houthi control for months. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
24 Houthis and allied forces of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh were reportedly killed in battles in the center of Taiz city.
Syrian-Kurds return to the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on August 23, 2016, after regime forces and Kurdish fighters agreed to a truce following a week of clashes. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
August 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
FSA forces are expected to advance toward Jarabulus, where Turkish troops have launched an anti-Daesh operation.
The Saudi flag. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia sentenced an Egyptian national to six years in prison on charges of espionage for sending documents about the country to Iranian contacts in Lebanon.
Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Muslim preacher, is blamed for orchestrating the attempted Turkish coup. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Ankara submitted a request for extradition on July 19, only days after the coup attempt.
A Turkish soldier patrols the volatile border with Syria. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkish forces reportedly used intense artillery fire against Daesh forces in the town of Jarablus.
Palestinian security forces stand guard as riots take place in Nablus. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
alestinian security officers arrested a Palestinian man and beat him to death in prison Tuesday morning, with the UN denouncing the killing as an “apparent extrajudicial execution.”