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An Israeli soldier fires tear gas canisters towards Palestinian protesters outside the compound of the Israeli-run Ofer prison. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The decision was based on the grounds that there is no treaty or convention regarding extradition between the two states.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Palestinian Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 12:26 GMT
Sources close to senior figures in the Palestinian group ruling the Gaza Strip claimed that Ankara leaned on the Hamas leadership to curb its criticism until the deal with Israel was signed.
Footage showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visiting troops on the frontline near Damascus was broadcast on pro-government TV. (Euronews)
June 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Assad was seen touring several positions at a newly recaptured airbase in the Damascus suburbs.
Jordanian soldiers on patrol on the Jordan-Iraq border. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
The latest attack on Jordan's borders comes a day after the militant group claimed an attack at al-Rukban refugee camp that killed six officers.
The Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Islam's holiest site, pictured on October 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Jordan called on on Israel to immediately halt the unjustified violations, and to respect the status quo as an occupying power in the Palestinian territory
British-Lebanese journalist Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported from Egypt late Monday following accusations that she was close to the opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (Twitter)
June 28, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Eight police officers arrested Daoud at her home after she ended her contract with ONTV.
Turkish special forces at the site of a bomb attack in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, on March 31, 2016. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
June 28, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
The explosion occurred near a state hospital in the district of Dicle, north of the region's largest city Diyarbakir.
A candlelight vigil was held for the victims of the EgyptAir crash in May. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The prosecutor said the investigation would start as an accident inquiry, since there is not currently evidence linking the crash to an attack.
A Palestinian girl receives food from the tekiyya, Arabic name for the soup kitchen, during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan in Gaza City on June 13, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
June 28, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Turkey's President Erdogan said more than 10,000 tons of aid supplies will be sailed to Gaza in the coming weeks.
Wreckage from EgyptAir Flight MS804. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The crashed plane's black boxes were badly corroded by salt water, but are now ready for analysis.
Lebanese members of parliament count the votes after casting their ballots to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut on April 23, 2014. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
June 28, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
'The reason behind the presidential vacuum is that local political forces are awaiting foreign instructions, especially a Saudi decision,' Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Monday.“
Israeli security forces stand guard at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on June 27, 2016, following a second day of clashes between Israeli police and Muslims protesting Jewish visits to the holy site. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Clashes broke out two days in a row during visits to the religious site by Israeli settlers under military protection.
Iraqis displaced from the city of Fallujah collect aid distributed by the Norwegian Refugee Council at a newly opened camp in Amriyat al-Fallujah on June 27, 2016, south of Fallujah. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
June 28, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Fallujah residents had already been suffering from lack of food and medical care for months.
Palestinian fishermen on the beach in Gaza City. (AFP/Roberto Schmidt)
June 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishermen boats, preventing them from fishing within a range of five nautical miles, despite the designated fishing range extending to six miles.
Iranian Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, right, shakes hands with the head of the UN's atomic watchdog Yukiya Amano during a meeting in Tehran on July 02, 2015. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
June 28, 2016 - 06:44 GMT
The two officials exchanged viewpoints about developments in Syria and bilateral cooperation for a political solution to the foreign-sponsored crisis in the Arab country.
Lebanese security forces marked off the site of Monday morning's suicide bombings in al-Qaa, less than 24 hours before three more suicide bombings hit the town. (AFP/Stringer)
June 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Hours after a series of four suicide bomb explosions, three more suicide bombers attacked Al-Qaa, near the Syrian border.