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Afghan forces are seen through the shattered glass of a bus caught in a roadside bombing in Kabul. Improvised explosives are one of the main causes of civilian casualties. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:52 GMT
Dozens of passengers were rescued from militants by security forces, after they were forcebly disembarked from buses headed to Kabul.
Yemeni supporters of the Houthi fighters attend a demonstration in the second largest city of Taiz (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 10:52 GMT
Following heavy clashes with Saudi forces, Yemeni fighters have reclaimed a mountainous area in the province of Ta'izz.
A headline in German reads 'We mourn
February 13, 2016 - 08:17 GMT
The assailants who carried out the attacks on the newspaper offices have been identified using CCTV security footage.
A Yemeni man walks past flames rising from the ruins of buildings destroyed in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on February 10, 2016 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 12, 2016 - 19:19 GMT
Saudi Arabia warned international aid organizations to stay away from 'areas that are obvious targets.'
A Yemeni tribesman from the Popular Resistance Committees, loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President, holds a Yemeni flag west of Marib city, as the fight against Houthi rebels continues, on Feb. 11, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah al-Qadry)
February 12, 2016 - 19:16 GMT
Attacks against police are frequent in Aden, where al-Qaeda controls parts of the city.
Egyptian doctors and medical students join the anti-government demonstration at Tahrir Square on February 10, 2011 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
February 12, 2016 - 19:12 GMT
Hundreds of Egyptian doctors rallied in front of the doctors’ syndicate where an emergency general assembly meeting is being held.
A Palestinian woman and her child check the rubble of their house after it was demolished by Israeli authorities. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2016 - 12:02 GMT
On Thursday, Israel razed 40 more Palestinian homes in Jordan Valley despite demands from EU and UN to halt demolitions.
UN soldiers are seen at the buffer zone dividing Turkish and Greek Cyprus. (Flickr)
February 12, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
Any power-sharing deal must be approved in separate referendums from Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
The aid is much needed in the city where most of the residents are women and children. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 21:42 GMT
On Wednesday, Russian cargo planes dropped tons of food aid to the besieged Syrian town of Deir Ezzor
Damage in Gaza, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
Palestinian human rights organizations file more evidence of Israeli war crimes with the ICC.
According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, World War III could be looming around the corner. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev claims that if there is no peaceful negotiations on Syria, the only alternative is a world war.
The death threats came after three MKs including, Ayman Odeh, pictured, were temporarily suspended from Knesset for visiting Palestinian families killed while attacking Israelis. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
February 11, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
An Isreali man has been detained after threatening the life of Palestinian MK member Ayman Odeh.
Judges hope the sentence will deter other soldiers from treating Palestinians the same way (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
An ultra-orthodox Israeli soldier gets a seven-month prison term for abuse of Palestinian detainees.
A protester waves a coffee pot at Israeli guards outside Ofer Prison. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
A prison raid in Ramallah involved Israeli forces assaulting three minors.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi waits to meet with the European Parliament President at the Carthage Palace in Tunis on February 10, 2016. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
February 11, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
EU Parliament President Martin Schulz has ruled out a military intervention in Libya, citing security concerns for Tunisia.
US says the March 1 deadline proposed by Russia would be too late. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
US wants a Syrian cease-fire now, claiming waiting for a Russian March 1 deadline will damage opposition forces beyond repair.