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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.
Demonstrators in front of the Gaza ICRC. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The ICRC in Gaza closed on Sunday after Palestinian activists demonstrating outside turned violent.
According to investigators Giulio Regeni had suffered
February 08, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Cut, stabbed, burned and his neck broken, a new autopsy reveals the tortuous last moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni.
Canada is planning withdraw its six F18s from the anti-Daesh campaign in March. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Prime Minister Trudeau wants a more holistic approach to the conflict with Daesh which means pulling its warplanes out of the US-led coalition.
Spanish police outside a suspect's apartment building. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 07:49 GMT
Spain arrested people suspected of smuggling weapons under the guise of humanitarian aid.
Both the EU and UN have opposed the destruction of Palestinian homes. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
February 08, 2016 - 06:33 GMT
On Saturday, in opposition to Israel's settlement policies, the EU called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian homes.