The majority of people detained in Egypt were accused of involvement with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
In addition to the 1,250 cases of forced disappearances, The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms recorded more than 200 cases in which the individual reported missing was never located.
Turkish special forces clash with Kurdish militants in central Diyarbakir province in southeast Turkey on June 9,2015. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 19:48 GMT
The 19 civilians killed in terror attacks in Turkey since July 9 included three children and an Iranian national.
Afghan schoolgirls walk to school in Old Kabul on August 25, 2010. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 18:08 GMT
Forty schoolgirls were hospitalized in an incident initially reported as a poisoning attempt by Taliban members.
A member of the Syria Civil Defense
August 31, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
Renewed clashes in the Syrian border town of Zabadani have left six militants dead as Hezbollah and the Syrian army continue their advance two days after the collapse of a ceasefire.
A picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows a view of the external courtyard of the sanctuary of Bel in Palmyra. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
August 31, 2015 - 15:37 GMT
Syrian officials said the ancient structure may have survived Daesh's attempted destruction.
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 31, 2015 - 15:17 GMT
A Fatah official in Ain al-Hilweh said the group controls four of the 11 districts in the camp.
Saudi Arabia has been especially hit hard by MERS and has documented another 29 cases of the syndrome to the World Health Organization on Aug. 29. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 14:34 GMT
A total of 17 cases of the respiratory syndrome have been recorded in Jordan since 2012.
About 2,500 asylum seekers have died crossing the Mediterranean and trying to reach Europe this year. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 13:48 GMT
Luxembourg urged an emergency meeting to discuss a crisis that "has recently taken unprecedented proportions," it said in a statement.
Lebanese security forces and emergency personnel gather outside a cafe targeted by a suicide bombing on Jan. 10, 2015 in the Jabal Mohsen Alawite neighborhood of Tripoli. (AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub)
August 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Lebanese security said the militant confessed to recruiting for Daesh and fighting for the extremist group.
An Egyptian woman casts her ballot during the 2014 presidential elections. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 12:48 GMT
Egyptian voters will begin casting their votes for members of the House of Representatives in mid-October, the Supreme Elections Commission said.
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes has left over 4,000 people homeless since 2011. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Israeli bulldozers destroyed 15 Palestinian houses Monday in the West Bank village of Jab'a near Ramallah.