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Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
Iraqi forces prepare to fire on Daesh positions in the Garma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. (AFP/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
April 27, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
The Iraqi government troops reportedly make gains in Daesh-held territory of Anbar province, between Baghdad and Fallujah.
Israeli F16s (Wikipedia)
April 27, 2015 - 07:10 GMT
For the second time in three days, Israel's airforce bombed weapons caches allegedly belonging to Hezbollah and pro-Assad forces north of Damascus; casualties unconfirmed.
Ali Za'tari has previously served in Libya, as well as Sudan, Syria, Iraq and Kuwait. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
April 26, 2015 - 10:29 GMT
Ali al-Zaatar will serve as the deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the UN announced Sunday.
Taliban fighters pose during a patrol in Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Jan. 23, 2010. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2015 - 17:03 GMT
Afghan Taliban announced their spring offensive will be launched Friday, the first year without NATO forces in the country.
Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held a wide-ranging interview with France 2 television network on Monday. (Image: file photo)
April 21, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
In a television interview with France 2 television on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly denied reports that his forces have used chlorine gas and barrel bombs in combat.
Rescue workers help a migrant woman after a boat carrying migrants sank off the island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece. (Image: AFP/Eurokinissi/Argiris Mantikos)
April 21, 2015 - 10:37 GMT
The captain and a crewman of a migrant boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday has been arrested by Italian authorities. More than 700 are presumed dead.
Morsi was ousted by the military in July of 2013 following protests against his presidency. (Image: file photo)
April 21, 2015 - 09:53 GMT
In a much anticipated verdict, an Egyptian court sentenced ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison on violence-related charges.
Militiamen loyal to Yemen's President Hadi prepare to launch attacks towards Houthi rebels near the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. (Image: AFP/ Saleh Al Obeida)
April 21, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
Houthis carry out suicide operations on the Saudi border as the Saudi-led coalition targets pro-rebel tribes.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen of the Popular Resistance Committees loyal to President Hadi, gather in Taez. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
The leader of the 37th brigade has his support for the government of President Hadi, as aid operations are obstructed in Yemen.