Syrian government forces walk in the strategic area of the Bazo hilltop, north of Khan Tuman on the southern outskirts of the northern embattled Syrian city of Aleppo on October 25, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
October 26, 2016 - 16:21 GMT
A civil defense official said the strikes targeted a school and a marketplace.
Counterterrorism forces restored control over Rutbah, a small borderline town located near Jordan in Iraq's western Anbar province, after Daesh took over most of its neighborhoods. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Counterterrorism forces restored control over Rutbah, a small borderline town located near Jordan in Iraq's western Anbar province, after Daesh took over most of its neighborhoods.
A file picture taken on July 3, 1986 shows Lebanese Georges Ibrahim Abdallah during his trial in Lyon, central eastern France. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
An event in support of Abdallah is scheduled to be held on Tuesday afternoon in Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank, and in the Israeli city of Haifa on Wednesday, as rallies have also been held around the world, including in Beirut, Athens, Tunis, Paris, Istanbul, and Chicago.
A Palestinian walks through a destroyed home in Silwan after it was razed by Israeli authorities in March. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Early Wednesday morning, Israeli municipality and police forces raided Silwan, which is just south of the Old City, and completely surrounded the al-Jisr area to carry out the demolition of the Jaafreh family home under the pretext that the structure lacked the required Israeli-issued permits.
Australia has a range of laws prohibiting Australians from taking part in foreign conflicts. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Around 200 Australians have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the conflict on various sides since 2014, with at least 68 Australians being killed.
The incident did not appear to be connected to the armed insurgency Egypt is currently battling in the Sinai peninsula. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The man died of his wounds while being airlifted to a hospital from the remote desert area where he was working.
Yemeni women supporting the Houthi rebels demonstrate against Saudi-led coalition air strikes, outside a hotel where the United Nations envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is staying, in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on October 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Peace talks held in Kuwait ended in deadlock in August.
EU's High representative for foreign affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini arrives for an European Union leaders summit on October 20, 2016 at the European Council, in Brussels. (AFP/Thierry Carlier)
October 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini also called on all parties to stop shelling of medical facilities in the city.
An Iraqi soldier walks past a broken statue of the virgin Mary. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Two years ago the mainly Christian-populated village of Bartella in northern Iraq fell to the onslaught of Islamic State. The Iraqi army has driven out the extremist militia, but the return to normal life is still far away for its displaced residents.
Officials expect the operation to become more difficult over the course of the week, after those who volunteered to leave are transported to accommodation centres and only those reluctant to give up on reaching Britain remain the camp. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 06:53 GMT
On the second day of a week-long operation to remove the squalid camp and encourage migrants gathered near the port city to stay in France, hundreds of people boarded buses to leave Calais.
Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the hotel attack on pro-insurgent Somali radio station Andalus.
Lebanese women line up to vote during municipal elections.(AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The EU Ambassador to Lebanon said electing a president and forming a new government would enable the EU to help Lebanon deal with more issues.
Syrians line up to cross the Turkish border. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Turkish officials said Jarabulus was clear of all extremist groups and so far over 7,700 people had returned home.
Palestinians walk up towards Al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
October 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The dispute over Al-Aqsa and the controversial UNESCO resolution continues.
Lebanon's parliament is expected to hold an electoral session on Monday. (AFP/File)
October 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A parliament session to elect a president is scheduled on October 31.
A police vehicle is pictured in front of a House in Jena, east Germany, during an anti-terror operation on October 25, 2016. (AFP/Bodo Schackow)
October 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Germany has been on high alert since two attacks were carried out in July.