Senior Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci had been detained in October for 'terrorist propaganda.' Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 28, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
A senior Kurdish lawyer and a police officer have died after gunfire erupted in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Saturday.
A UN peacekeeper stands guard in northern Mali. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 28, 2015 - 10:01 GMT
At least three people have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern Mali. UN and local sources confirmed the figure.
The unknown gunmen opened fire at the Sakkara Road checkpoint. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 28, 2015 - 09:35 GMT
Unknown gunmen shot dead four members of the Egyptian security forces on a road near the Giza pyramids Saturday.
According to a report, about 80 Syrian asylum seekers were forced to leave Turkey and return to Syria. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 28, 2015 - 09:20 GMT
Amnesty International has slammed Turkey for expelling dozens of Syrian refugees to their war-stricken country, saying the move is in violation of international law.
Most of the casualties in the latest wave of bombing on Raqqa occurred from strikes targeting the Daesh-controlled Heten School. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2015 - 08:39 GMT
A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa killed at least eight people, including five children.
Israeli security forces inspect the scene of a stabbing attack carried out by two teenage Palestinian girls near Jerusalem's outdoor Mahane Yehuda market, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A 37-year-old Israeli policeman was injured after a stabbing attack in the northern town Nahariya.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faces a revolt from his party over airstrikes against Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Opposition MPs from the UK Labour party remained divided over a proposed vote on airstrikes in Syria.
A Palestinian protester is carried away by medics after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the West Bank town of Betunia, November 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Dozens of Palestinian protesters Friday were shot and injured by Israeli soldiers during clashes across the West Bank and Gaza.
A student takes part in a performance in front of the UN office during a protest demanding the right to return to school and calling for an end to the military operations carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on Yemen, in the capital Sanaa, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Human Rights watch criticized Saudi Arabia for indiscriminately targeting civilians during airstrikes in Yemen.
Lebanon's army launched a security operation in the border town of Arsal after militants launched attacks against security forces in the area. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Lebanese security forces in the border town of Arsal arrested an alleged Nusra Front affiliate for killing a kidnapped soldier.
Ali al-Nimr was 17 when handed a death sentence for protesting against the Saudi government. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Amnesty International said the kingdom intends to execute some 55 people for alleged "terrorist crimes".
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu reads the government's program during a session of the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said discussions were necessary with Russia in a bid to ease tensions after a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M was shot down on the border with Syria.
A French Rafale fighter aircraft takes off with bombs from the French aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle, in the eastern Mediterranean sea, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius suggested his government was open-minded to working with Syrian troops to combat Daesh.
Israeli security forces stand at the site where a Palestinian man allegedly rammed his car into Israelis soldiers standing by a bus station on a highway next the Jewish settlement of Kfar Adumim, November 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
A 25-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed Friday after allegedly running over two Israeli soldiers east of Jerusalem.
Rights groups have continuously condemned Saudi Arabia for its poor record for human rights. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz condemned the kingdom's track record on human rights during a meeting with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a press conference with French President at the Kremlin in Moscow, November 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called for economic sanctions on Turkey amid escalating tension between both countries.