People gather around candles during a gathering of hundreds of friends, classmates, teachers, members of the gay community and supporters in downtown Jerusalem on August 2, 2015 to mourn the death of Israeli Shira Banki who was stabbed at the Jerusalem Gay Pride march. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
August 03, 2015 - 08:17 GMT
Shira Banki, 16, was stabbed to death at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem earlier this week.
Over 15,000 people have been killed and thousands displaced from Boko Haram violence. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
Nigerian security forces rescued 178 people including 101 children from Boko Haram militants in the Borno region.
Some 200 devices were defused by the Iraqi army in the al-Sakra region. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Security forces in Iraq's Anbar province defused some 200 explosive devices during a military operation.
A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. (AFP/STR)
August 03, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Turkey has been conducting airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and Syria, and military officials deny allegations of targeting civilians.
Over 10,000 Palestinian minors have been detained by Israeli forces in the last 15 years. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Two Palestinian minors aged 12 and 14 were detained by Israeli police in East Jerusalem for allegedly throwing stones at soldiers.
Armed Israeli settlers wield automatic rifles during a land dispute with Palestinians. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Israeli government on Sunday approved the use of administrative detention for Jewish far-rightists suspected of involvement in anti-Palestinian terrorism.
Egyptian security forces prepare for arrests during a rally in support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
19 group members detained in past 24 hours alone for committing, inciting ‘violence’, Egypt’s Interior Ministry says.
A Hezbollah artillery unit flies the flag of the group as it targets positions near Zabadani. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 19:18 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
The students of the Mosul University were taken captive in the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday for disclosing information about the Daesh stronghold. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Israeli security forces are currently permitting only men and women over the age of 30 to visit the compound. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 17:36 GMT
Tensions have flared at flashpoint mosque complex since Friday murder of Palestinian infant by suspected Jewish settlers.
The man who carried out the stabbing attack was arrested in 2005. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 16:07 GMT
A 16-year-old girl who was stabbed during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade on Thursday died Sunday after succumbing to her wounds.