Families of the abducted Lebanese servicemen watch the news report for updates on the prisoner swap. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
The sixteen Lebanese soldiers held captive by al-Nusra Front have been released to Red Cross.
Emrati soldiers at a military demonstration. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The UAE announced Monday that they will take an active military role against Daesh and al-Qaeda in Syria.
Saudi Arabia has one of highest rates of capital punishment in the world. Representational image. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 08:41 GMT
Al-Qaeda threatens retaliation attacks if Saudi goes through with the planned executions of more than 50 people for "terrorist crimes."
Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, during a NATO meeting in Turkey in May. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
November 30, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The Afghan Foreign Minister and NATO civilian representative will video conference with the main NATO meeting to discuss the country's latest wave of violence.
A voter in Egypt's parliamentary elections holds up an ink-stained finger. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
After 34 candidates made various appeals about election violations, Mansoura city will render the current results null and have another runoff election.
A United Nations weapons expert collects samples during an investigation into a 2013 suspected chemical weapons strike near Damascus. (AFP/Ammar al-Arbini)
November 30, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The EU and OPCW found multiple discrepancies in the Syrian government's declaration of chemical weapons.
Anonymous has declared war on Daesh. (youtube)
November 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The online activist group Anonymous hacked a Daesh website and covered it in Viagra and Prozac advertisements.
Syrian children in class at the UN-run Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
November 30, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
UNICEF and the Jordan Ministry of Education need millions of dollars of additional funding to continue providing for the educational needs of Syrian children in Jordan.
Yemeni men clear the debris following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition, in the capital Sanaa on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
November 30, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Warplanes targeted residential neighborhoods in Sa'ada and Taiz.
Egyptian journalists have faced unprecedented barriers and harassment this year. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Ismail Alexandrani, an investigative journalist and Sinai expert, remains in custody at the Hurghada airport after over 18 hours of questioning.
Mourners at the funeral for Mohammad Abu Khdeir in 2014. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Two Jewish minors were convicted for kidnapping and burning 16 year old Mohammad Abu Khdeir in 2014.
Broken egg shells are seen on the emblem of the Turkish embassy in Moscow following a protest, November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 06:57 GMT
The remains of a Russian pilot who was killed after his Sukhoi Su-24 was shot down by Turkish forces is to be returned.
Women and children react as they sit on shore after arriving with other migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos by crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 26, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
November 30, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
The refugees were of Syrian, Palestinian, Tibetan and Indian nationalities.
Hundreds of mourners follow a vehicle transports the coffin of killed Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci during his funeral the day after his assassination in Diyarbakir, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
November 29, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Tahir Elci, 49, the president of Diyarbakir Bar Association, was killed in Diyarbakir’s Sur district just after he spoke at a news meeting.
Cumhuriyet published a story on the search, stating that Turkey was sending weapons to Syria. The Editor in Chief is also being accused of espionage and of aiding an armed group. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The three suspects are linked to an investigation involving the search of trucks belonging to the Turkish intelligence in January.
Iran is shutting down inactive centrifuges and revamping its nuclear plan. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Iran is shutting down thousands of unused centrifuges, as part of their nuclear deal for other countries to lift sanctions.