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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (left) sparked protests when he handed over two islands to Riyadh after trade talks with Saudi King Salman in April 2016. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Adly’s release comes after nearly four months of detention in difficult conditions as he remained in solitary confinement for a long period in violation of prison regulations.
Jordanian Dinar. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In two years, Jordan is set to review its bilateral trade agreements in the wake of UK leaving the European Union.
Assaf Harofeh Hospital, where four hunger striking Palestinian prisoners are being held and handcuffed to their beds. (File)
August 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As widespread prisoner hunger strikes continue, four Palestinians are in critical condition and handcuffed to their hospital beds.
Iraqi forces traveling to Khalidiya. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi forces cleared Khalidiya, in the Anbar province, of Daesh militants, as the army continues to advance toward Mosul.
Fighters loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi march toward a hilltop position in Taiz on August 18, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi airstrike hit a minibus of civilians in Taiz, Yemen, killing over a dozen people onboard.
smoke rises from an airstrike in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A US airstrike on a Taliban-run prison killed dozens of Afghan National Army soldiers in addition to the Taliban targets.
Turkish special forces are seen on patrol in Diyarbakir. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Sur District of Diyarbakir has been under curfew since December.
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj addresses the UN-backed unity government (GNA). (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj presented a new cabinet lineup days after parliament issued a no-confidence vote in the UN-backed government.
A car bomb struck a police headquarters in the southeastern town of Cizre in Turkey. (Twitter)
August 26, 2016 - 08:29 GMT
The 'massive' bomb killed 11 officers and did significant damage to the building.
Members of Libyan pro-government forces hold a position as they fight to clear DAesh from its main Libyan stronghold of Sirte on August 13, 2016 in Sirte. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Airstrikes continue to pound Sirte in the battle to oust Daesh from their Libyan stronghold.
CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was targeted by gunfire as he traveled in a convoy in northeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kemal Kilicdaroglu escaped unscathed when his convoy came under fire in northeastern Turkey.
Egyptian Coptic church. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Egyptian Coptic church is fighting for better legislation to build and restore churches.
People walk past a government building in Kef, Tunisia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Tunisian forces found a militant camp in Kef.
Qatif, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 12:20 GMT
Saudi forces stopped two suicide bombing attempts near a mosque and a popular tourist restaurant.
Abu Sayyaf militants marching in Philippines. (Screenshot)
August 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded an eighteen-year-old captive when his family could not pay the ransom.
A Syrian rebel tries on a gas mask in the northwestern province of Idlib, on July 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
The UN is expected to publish a full report on the use of mustard and chlorine gas by Syrian regime forces and Daesh militants.