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July 04, 2015 - 11:52 GMT
As Tuesday's deadline looms ahead, senior diplomats in Vienna race to reach an Iran nuclear accord.
Hezbollah fighters patrol the Qalamoun mountains, along Lebanon's border with Syria, May 20 1015.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
July 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
In an ongoing push for control along the Lebanese-Syrian border region, Hezbollah and Syrian army forces launched renewed attacks on the strategic border town Zabadani.
Opposition fighters undergo training in Syria. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Watchdog group says at least 25 al-Nusra front members were killed in an explosion while gathering for an iftar meal.
Locals search through the rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa's Old City.  Since late March, a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states has been conducting an air campaign against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Militiamen and locals say at least 16 people were killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Houthi positions in the Yemeni capital.
Gaza men sit in their apartment building, destroyed during the 2014 war between Hamas and Israel.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The UNHRC adopted a UN report Friday saying both sides may have committed war crimes in last summer's Gaza war.
Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi demonstrate in Cairo, July 4 2013.  (AFP/Mahmoud Khaled)
July 04, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
After a turbulent week in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused Egypt security forces on Friday of shooting dead a protestor commemorating Mohamed Morsi's 2013 ouster.
Militants from Daesh's Sinai affiliate, known as Sinai Province, published an online statement Friday claiming responsibility for rockets fired into southern Israel earlier that day.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Daesh's Egypt affiliate, known as Sinai Province, published an online statement Friday claiming responsibility for rockets fired into southern Israel earlier that day.
One of the bombs exploded in a commercial street in eastern Baghdad. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
July 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi officials say eight people have been killed and over a dozen others wounded when three bomb attacks hit the capital, Baghdad, and the town of Madain to its southeast.
The rockets landed near Gaza in southern Israel. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Two rockets fired from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula landed in an open area of Eshkol regional council in southern Israel on Friday. No casualties were reported.
July 03, 2015 - 18:21 GMT
A new Islamist rebel alliance, including Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, was locked in a fierce battle Friday to seize government-held areas of Aleppo, the divided former economic capital.
The UN resolution called for
July 03, 2015 - 16:32 GMT
The UN’s Human Rights Council on Friday stressed the urgency of ending the occupation of Palestinian territory and denounced Israel’s refusal to cooperate with an independent commission on last year’s Gaza conflict.