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President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office issued a statement on Friday extending the state of emergency until August 3rd. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi ordered the state of emergency on July 4th for an initial 30 days after a Tunisian student used an MK-47 assault rifle to kill tourists at a hotel near the city of Sousse.
Over 80 percent of Yemen's population is in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
The UN launched an aid distribution program to around 340,000 people in the Yemeni port city of Aden Thursday as the humanitarian situation worsens.
Turkey's government blamed the PKK for the attack, which left two police officers dead. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 09:18 GMT
Two officers and two suspects were killed during an assault on police headquarters in Turkey's Adana province. The Turkish government has blamed the PKK for the attack.
A fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi walks with crutches in Yemen's second city of Aden on July 30, 2015. (AFP/STR)
July 30, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
Akhtar Mohammad Mansour is said to have replaced Mullah Omar, whose death was confirmed this week by the Afghan government. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:29 GMT
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
A file photo of a Predator drone. (AFP/John Moore)
July 30, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.
Kuwaiti security forces stand next to a body wrapped in shrouds as they inspect the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
July 30, 2015 - 08:40 GMT
The cell consists of five Kuwaitis who claim to have been trained and indoctrinated by Daesh.
The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
July 30, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Turkish soldiers patrol the border town of Ceylanpinar at the Turkish-Syrian border. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.
Egyptian firemen put out the flames at the al-Helw factory north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
July 30, 2015 - 06:44 GMT
Egypt's interim prosecutor general ordered the detainment of both the owner and manager of a Qalyubia factory Wednesday.