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Jewish men pray at the Western Wall, the most holy site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
February 07, 2016 - 13:22 GMT
Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
A member of the Israeli security forces aims fire during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 07, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
Iraqi soldiers patrol a suburb close to the area of Jweibah, east of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 07, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
According to Iraqi media, Shobaib Abu Majd al-Kanani, a Saudi-born commander, was killed along with eight other Daesh commanders in an airstrike.
Twitter users have posted images of the civilian damage in Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
An airstrike hit Dema, Libya and killed three.
A man stands on the downed border fence. Turkish security personnel have worked to prohibit the Kurds from entering Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 07, 2016 - 11:57 GMT
As thousands of Syrian refugees flock to Turkish borders fleeing the regime and its back up of Russian airstrikes, Turkey has no plans of letting them in.
Police say they suspect the arsonists were from the nearby Palestinian town of Halhul. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
Vaccination workers travel to rural areas to wipe out polio and other diseases. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Three vaccination workers have been found dead after being kidnapped two weeks ago.
The fence along the border. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Tunisia has finished building a 250km barrier on the Libyan border.
The two sons are suspects in the bombing of the Special emergency Forces Mosque in Asir in August 2015 (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 08:32 GMT
A Saudi father has asked his two sons listed as suspects in the attack on the Special Emergency Forces Mosque to surrender to authorities.
An Israeli soldier suffered light wounds after being stabbed in Ashkelon Sunday morning. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Suspect shot and apprehended after stabbing of Israeli soldier in Ashkelon
The Lebanese army moves in Arsal. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Lebanese army is tightening its watch on the border town after multiple clashes.
Bahraini women protesting. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Bahrain is singling out female activists with more arrests and harsher sentences.
Syrian regime forces patrolling a city devastated by conflict. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian government forces have tightened the siege on two rebel-held suburbs of Damascus by capturing land between the two and choking off their supply route.
Armed supporters of the al-Houthi movement gather against al Qaeda militants on Aug. 17. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 07, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Al Qaeda militants overran police headquarters in Zinjibar, southern Yemen.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
The UN Secretary General affirmed Daesh is an unprecedented threat due to its expanding network of alliances and its capacity to generate wealth.
The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/John Thys)
February 06, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Following the lift of sanctions against Iran and the signing of a landmark nuclear agreement, the EU official announced plans to visit Tehran in the near future.