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French policemen search house-by-house in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray after attackers killed a priest at a church in the village. (AFP/Charly Triballeau)
July 26, 2016 - 17:10 GMT
Two attackers claiming allegiance to Daesh took hostages at a French church and killed a Catholic priest.
Taiz, Yemen during a brief ceasefire. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Troops from the Popular Resistance Committees recaptured a strategic area that overlooks the Houthi-held city of Taiz.
Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
July 26, 2016 - 15:36 GMT
Dubai police busted a sex trafficking ring of Vietnamese nationals after a girl called home for help.
Turkish army soldiers standing guard on March 22, 2016 as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew in the controversial operation against Kurdish rebels. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
July 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
An RPG launched in Diyabakir province killed one soldier and wounded another.
Migrants sit in a port in Tagiura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after 137 people were rescued by coast guard boats off the coast of Libya on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Bodies began washing up on Libya's western shores on Friday, and more were found over the weekend.
Sheikh Isa Qassim. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Bahrain will try the Shia Cleric Isa Qassim, who has already been stripped of his citizenship, on Wednesday.
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Leader of Republican People's Party (CHP) speaks at Istanbul's Taksim Square on July 24, 2016. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
July 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Turkish president held a closed-door meeting with the leaders from the two main opposition groups, the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
Police investigators work at the site of a suicide bombing in Ansbach, southern Germany, on July 25, 2016. (AFP/Daniel Karmann)
July 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An investigation has begun after a 27-year-old Syrian refugee detonated an explosive device, killing himself and injuring others.
Afhan army soldiers driving through Kabul. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Kabul residents cite long wait times and inefficiency as main complaints against the multiple checkpoints throughout Kabul.
A Bahraini man holds a placard bearing the portrait of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shia opposition movement Al-Wefaq, during a protest against his arrest outside Manama. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The clerics were arrested for participating in a sit-in to protest Bahrain's recent decision to strip Sheikh Issa Qassim of his citizenship.
People wave Turkish flags during a rally organized by the main opposition group, the secular and centre-left Republican People's Party (CHP), on July 24, 2016 in Istanbul's Taksim square. (AFP/Gurcan Ozturk)
July 25, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
Over 13,000 people have been detained in Turkey in the ongoing crackdown.
Libya's Government of National Unity (GNA) fired rockets at Daesh positions in Sirte. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 25, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
Libyan forces seized a lab used for building bombs in Sirte, Libya.
Lebanese soldiers in Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Amid fears of militant spillover, Lebanon has enacted strict restrictions on the movement of Syrian refugees in Arsal.
Officers are seen at police cordon near the site of a suicide attack in the southern German city of Ansbach on 25 June, 2016. (AFP/DPA)
July 25, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The third attack to strike Bavaria in a week, it's unclear whether the man only wanted to commit suicide or if his goal was to kill others.
A sign welcomes travelers to Sirte, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 25, 2016 - 07:18 GMT
Libyan militias are taking the fight against Daesh into their own hands - and are proving remarkably successful.
People mourn at a memorial on July 24, 2016 in front of the Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping center in Munich, Germany, where an 18-year-old German-Iranian student shot and killed nine people. (AFP/Christof Stache)
July 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The teen had traveled to the scene of a previous massacre and taken photos there.