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Turkish police are seen on patrol at Istanbul's Taksim Square. (AFP/File)
October 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
It comes as Turkey ordered the closure of 20 TV and radio stations on charges of spreading 'terrorist propaganda.'
Jordanians gather at the site where prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead the previous day outside an Amman court, during a vigil on September 26, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 30, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
King Abdullah denounced the killing of Nahed Hattar as 'uncharacteristic of Jordanians and alien to our culture.'
US Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to members of the media at the Capitol September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC after the Senate voted to override President Obama's veto of a bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government. (AFP/Alex Wong)
September 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Riyadh denies longstanding suspicions that it backed the 15 Saudi hijackers who attacked the United States in 2001.
Egyptian officials inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded in a Cairo suburb after Egypt's deputy prosecutor general drove by late on September 29, 2016, wounding a passerby. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
September 30, 2016 - 07:03 GMT
So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Elderly Gazans pray at al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
September 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The weekly travel of 250 elderly Palestinians to pray at the Al-Aqsa mosque will be suspended this Friday for the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Egyptian officials inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded in a Cairo suburb after Egypt's deputy prosecutor general drove by late on September 29, 2016, wounding a passerby. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
September 29, 2016 - 20:37 GMT
A car bomb in New Cairo wounded one person, and is suspected to have targeted a leading Egyptian judge.
Tunisian parliament. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A Tunisian Parliament Minister announced a proposed legal framework to solidify the legal protection of refugees in Tunisia.
Protesters hold a poster of Sheikh Isa Qassim. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Bahrainis protested the imprisonment and trial of Sheikh Isa Qassim after his trial was abruptly adjourned for an indefinite period.
A tank rolls down a major street in Ankara during the attemped coup on July 15. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey's National Security Council announced their recommendation to extend the state of emergency that began July 20, after the failed coup.
Mourners chant slogans and wave the national flag during the funeral of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar, who was shot dead earlier this week outside an Amman court, in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of the capital Amman on September 28, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 29, 2016 - 10:21 GMT
The Writer Nahed Hattar was laid to rest in his hometown of Fuheis, just north of Amman.
An Israeli-owned natural gas extraction field off the coast of Haifa. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Jordan's gas agreement with Israel has prompted widespread protests and outrage.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, September 21, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
September 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Supporters of the bill said justice for victims' families 'shouldn't be thrown overboard' because of diplomatic concerns.
Smoke rises from an airstrike in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Syrian regime forces launched another round of airstrikes in battered Aleppo.
Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As violence mounts inside the Palestinian refugee camp, a Fatah al-Islam commander surrendered to Lebanese army forces in Sidon.
A file photo of a drone. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A US drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province killed over a dozen civilians.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L) holds a joint press conference with Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Ankara on September 26, 2016.  (AFP/Adem Altan)
September 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doing a 180 from lambasting Erdogan through satirical poetry, Johnson talks 'jumbo free trade deals' and backs Turkey's Syria policy.