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A fighter from the Government of National Unity (GNA) stands in a severely damaged state regulation prison after taking control of the area from the Daesh group in Sirte, east of the capital on August 26, 2016.
August 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The forces claim the Sirte recapture is imminent as they have managed to bring most of the city under their control.
Turkish policewomen stand guard at the entrance of the the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The unprecedented move aims at helping those policewomen who want to observe the Islamic hijab while on duty.
A picture released by the official website of the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on January 14, 2016 shows him (R) meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Senior Iraqi officials reportedly requested Riyadh to adopt proper measures, and find a replacement to the 49-year diplomat.
Patriot anti-missile batteries installed at the Diyarbakir military airport in southeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Four rockets were fired at a police checkpoint outside the VIP lounge, sending passengers and staff running for shelter, though no casualties have been reported.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (left) sparked protests when he handed over two islands to Riyadh after trade talks with Saudi King Salman in April 2016. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Adly’s release comes after nearly four months of detention in difficult conditions as he remained in solitary confinement for a long period in violation of prison regulations.
Jordanian Dinar. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In two years, Jordan is set to review its bilateral trade agreements in the wake of UK leaving the European Union.
Refugees arrive at main train station in Munich, Germany. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Despite a drop in the number of refugees arriving in Germany, requests from refugees for help in locating individuals has risen.
Assaf Harofeh Hospital, where four hunger striking Palestinian prisoners are being held and handcuffed to their beds. (File)
August 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As widespread prisoner hunger strikes continue, four Palestinians are in critical condition and handcuffed to their hospital beds.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump. (AFP/Robyn Beck)
August 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again pledged to deport “illegal immigrants” as soon as he is sworn in as president.
Iraqi forces traveling to Khalidiya. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi forces cleared Khalidiya, in the Anbar province, of Daesh militants, as the army continues to advance toward Mosul.
Fighters loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi march toward a hilltop position in Taiz on August 18, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi airstrike hit a minibus of civilians in Taiz, Yemen, killing over a dozen people onboard.
smoke rises from an airstrike in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A US airstrike on a Taliban-run prison killed dozens of Afghan National Army soldiers in addition to the Taliban targets.
The Taliban said it was now in full control of Janikhail with spokesman Zabihullah claiming that the group had seized weapons, ammunition and military vehicles. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Taliban militants have overrun a district in eastern Afghanistan after government forces withdrew to avoid civilian casualties.
Syrian government troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Syrian civilians and opposition fighters have continued to evacuate Daraya for a second day.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of Hadeel al-Hashlamon,18, during her funeral in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Sept. 23, 2015. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
August 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The body was taken to the Palestine Medical Complex and then to his hometown of Silwad, where thousands, including his wife and three children, were waiting to receive him.
Iraqi troops poised to recapture Mosul. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Warplanes launched airstrikes southeast of Mosul’s Al-Hadar district, killing 12 militants and destroying an ammunition depot, the ministry said in a statement.