Recent

An Afghan National Army soldier fires at Daesh militants in Kot, in the eastern Nangarhar province on June 26, 2016. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
June 28, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Afghan security forces continue their push to sweep Daesh militants out of Kot in the eastern Nangarhar province.
Nusra Front fighters in Syria. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
According to the ISSG Ceasefire Task Force, Nusra Front militants have been receiving advanced weaponry despite the ongoing ceasefire.
A checkpoint in Mukalla, Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Daesh conducted a suicide bombing at a military checkpoint, killing 48 loyalist troops in Mukalla.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
A man surveys the debris of the al-Fateh mosque, bombed by militants in Iraq earlier this year. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in western Baghdad on Monday night, killing at least a dozen people.
Afghan security forces at their positions during clashes with Daesh militants in the Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province on June 26, 2016. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
June 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Afghan air forces strikes in the eastern Nangarhar province killed at least ten Daesh militants and wounded over a dozen.
Wreckage from EgyptAir Flight MS804. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 17:17 GMT
Paris official received the EgyptAir Flight MS804 black boxes, and remaining wreckage is being examined at Cairo International Airport.
This picture tweeted by Bahrain's leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab shows protesters spending the night outside Sheikh Isa Qassim's home in Diraz, Bahrain on June 20, 2016. (Twitter)
June 27, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The hearing was originally scheduled for September 4.
Sanaa residents survey the damage from an attack earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A motorbike bombing in a souk wounded at least 20 people in northwest Yemen.
Afghan refugees rest next to their tent at the reception center for refugees in Schisto, near Athens, Greece, February 25, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
More than three million Afghan refugees have been living in Pakistan since the 1980s.
Turkish anti-riot police officers block the street on June 4, 2016 as protesters shout slogans against Germany and hold placards reading
June 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
With the EU-Turkey refugee deal already on the rocks, Turkey is threatening action against Germany for recognizing the Armenian Genocide, which the Turkish government vehemently denies.
Israel's killing of 9 Gaza flotilla protesters 'not of sufficient gravity' for war crimes probe, according to the ICC. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement on the normalization of their relations six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla killed 10 Turkish activists in high seas and sent their ties spiraling into a cycle of tensions.