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Assaf Harofeh Hospital, where four hunger striking Palestinian prisoners are being held and handcuffed to their beds. (File)
August 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As widespread prisoner hunger strikes continue, four Palestinians are in critical condition and handcuffed to their hospital beds.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump. (AFP/Robyn Beck)
August 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again pledged to deport “illegal immigrants” as soon as he is sworn in as president.
Iraqi forces traveling to Khalidiya. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi forces cleared Khalidiya, in the Anbar province, of Daesh militants, as the army continues to advance toward Mosul.
Fighters loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi march toward a hilltop position in Taiz on August 18, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi airstrike hit a minibus of civilians in Taiz, Yemen, killing over a dozen people onboard.
smoke rises from an airstrike in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A US airstrike on a Taliban-run prison killed dozens of Afghan National Army soldiers in addition to the Taliban targets.
The Taliban said it was now in full control of Janikhail with spokesman Zabihullah claiming that the group had seized weapons, ammunition and military vehicles. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Taliban militants have overrun a district in eastern Afghanistan after government forces withdrew to avoid civilian casualties.
Syrian government troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Syrian civilians and opposition fighters have continued to evacuate Daraya for a second day.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of Hadeel al-Hashlamon,18, during her funeral in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Sept. 23, 2015. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
August 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The body was taken to the Palestine Medical Complex and then to his hometown of Silwad, where thousands, including his wife and three children, were waiting to receive him.
Iraqi troops poised to recapture Mosul. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Warplanes launched airstrikes southeast of Mosul’s Al-Hadar district, killing 12 militants and destroying an ammunition depot, the ministry said in a statement.
Guards posted at Rafah crossing to Gaza. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Security forces fired at the militants as they were trying to attack a checkpoint North Rafah.
Chahed was named as the Tunisian premier after Essid was dismissed in a no-confidence vote last month. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Tunisia’s new unity government, led by Prime Minister-designate Youssef Chahed, has won a vote of confidence in the parliament.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/Martial Terzzini)
August 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister said they had managed to 'reduce the level of mistrust' between the two countries.
Turkish special forces are seen on patrol in Diyarbakir. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Sur District of Diyarbakir has been under curfew since December.
The United Nations welcomed the court's decision, said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, noting that the UN stood for
August 26, 2016 - 21:56 GMT
The council had heard an appeal by two groups - the French Human Rights League and the Collective Against Islamophobia in France - who sought to strike down a ban in the southern town of Villeneuve-Loubet.
Israeli soldiers surround the body of a suspected Palestinian man who was reportedly shot dead by Israeli troops at the entrance to the West Bank village of Silwad on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
August 26, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Zakariya Hamed reportedly suffered from mental illness and was not found to have any weapons on him.
Philippine soldiers carry a body bag containing the body of a member of militant group Abu Sayyaf after their armed encounter at the village of Bongkaong, Patikul town, Sulu province on the southern island of Mindanao on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
August 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
There is a new push to eradicate the Daesh-linked militant group after its members beheaded an 18-year-old hostage.