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An Israeli settlement in occupied East Jerusalem. Most countries consider Israeli settlements to be illegal under international law. (AFP/file)
March 30, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he plans to announce a new settlement later today.
Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. (AFP/file)
March 30, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The extremist group Daesh appears to be expanding its power in Egypt's Sinai, policing shipments of cigarettes and beheading Sufi sheikhs.
This file photo taken on September 02, 2016 shows Turkish soldiers driving back to Turkey from the Syrian-Turkish border town of Jarabulus. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
March 30, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
It was not clear whether Turkish forces would withdraw from Syria or take military action under a different name.
The Twitter logo. (Shutterstock)
March 30, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Nasser Bin Ghaith was convicted of "false information in order to harm the reputation and stature of the state and one of its institutions" in a move condemned by Amnesty International.
An Iraqi policeman. (AFP/file)
March 30, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The bomb targeted a police checkpoint in Iraq's capital, but most of the dead were civilians.
Arab leaders pose for a group photo during the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 30, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The statement also supports toe restart of peace talks between Israel and Palestine and said relocating the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was unacceptable.
The Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 28, 2016.
(AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
March 30, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Several human rights organizations have exposed the complicity of four major French banks and an insurance company in financing Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C) meets with representatives of Syria’s opposition in Moscow on January 27, 2017. (AFP)
March 30, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The main opposition group at ongoing UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva met Russia’s deputy foreign minister on Wednesday.
Syrian government troops stand guard as rebel fighters and their families are evacuated by bus from Daraya outside Damascus, under a plan to end a brutal four-year siege (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
March 29, 2017 - 16:57 GMT
Four besieged areas in Syria will be evacuated after a deal was brokered by Qatar and Iran, monitoring groups have said.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during a press conference in Istanbul, February 10, 2017. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
March 29, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for Arab unity and highlights the importance of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict on Wednesday at the Arab Summit in Jordan.
Yemenis check a burning vehicle following a reported suicide car bombing in Huta, the capital of the southern province of Lahj, a bastion of Al-Qaeda militants, on March 27, 2017. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
March 29, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi forces have intercepted dozens of missiles since the coalition entered conflict in 2015.
Smoke rises following an airstrike in western Mosul on March 6, 2017, during an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the western parts of the city from Islamic State (IS) group.(AFP/Aris Messinis)
March 29, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Coalition forces "probably" played a role in the deaths of numerous civilians during a recent airstrike in west Mosul, the US commander of the anti-Daesh "IS" coalition in Iraq said Tuesday.
Carlos the Jackal over the decades. (AFP)
March 29, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
A French court has given 'Carlos the Jackal' another life sentence for a grenade attack in Paris in 1974 that killed two people.
Jordan's King Abdullah II (2-R) speaks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2-L) as Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) stands behind them during the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 29, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
Arab leaders are expected to address the multiple armed conflicts around the region and several resolutions related to the Palestinian cause.
Lower Saxony's Interior Minister Boris Pistorius holds the cover of a list with the names of alleged supporters of the Gulen movement that was handed over to Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) by representatives of the Turkish intelligence service on March 28, 2017. (AFP/Hauke-Christian Dittrich)
March 29, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Erdogan's government had asked Berlin to help spy on about 300 alleged Gulen supporters living in Germany.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (AFP)
March 29, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
In a sign of warming ties between the US and Egypt under President Trump, Egyptian President Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington in April.