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An Iraqi policeman in Ramadi sits on an armored vehicle mounted with a national flag on Feb. 12, 2016, after security forces retook the eastern outskirts of the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 13, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
As Saudi conducts a joint military exercise and plans for a possible ground invasion of Syria, Iraq has said incursion on its borders will not be tolerated.
UN peacekeeping troops have been trying to restore order to northern Mali, which was overrun by militant Islamist groups and ethnic Tuareg rebel groups. (File Photo)
February 13, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The recent attacks may be a sign of competition between AQIM and Daesh in Libya.
Afghan Taliban militants gather around parts of a US F-16 aircraft that was struck over in eastern Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bombing attack in Helmand province killed one soldier and four fighters as well as the suicide bomber. A further 30 soldiers were injured in the attack.
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.
Civilians and army soldiers gather at the site of a twin suicide bombing in Burj al-Barajneh, in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A man was detained for suspected links to the twin bombing attack on Beirut on November 12, 2015.
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.
Tunisian police. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
Tunisia arrested four militants with ties to Libyan extremist groups.
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.