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Egypt hopes to end female circumcision by 2030
February 07, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
Egypt’s Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said his country plans to end female circumcision by 2030
International journalists call on Egypt's Sisi to release imprisoned colleagues. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
A documented 782 violations against journalists in Egypt have been carried out in the past year according to annual report published by Egypt's Press Syndicate.
Records said the accused forced the woman to have sex with him. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A legal consultant admits he raped woman in Dubai.
Hundreds of people have died crossing from Turkey to Greece this year alone. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have lost their lives crossing by sea from Turkey to Greece aboard small inflatable boats like the ones seized.
The Pentagon has released photos from criminal investigations into allegations of misconduct. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Aftermath of an airstrike dropped on eastern Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Airstrikes dropped by an unidentified warplane killed at least four people including a woman and her child.
Afghan Taliban Militants. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The Afghan government announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban this month.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Camels resting in Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, February 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Lucie March/Flash 90)
February 07, 2016 - 14:38 GMT
Social media sources confirm reports of an earthquake felt near Petra.
Twitter users have posted images of the civilian damage in Libya. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
An airstrike hit Dema, Libya and killed three.
Police say they suspect the arsonists were from the nearby Palestinian town of Halhul. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
Vaccination workers travel to rural areas to wipe out polio and other diseases. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Three vaccination workers have been found dead after being kidnapped two weeks ago.
The fence along the border. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Tunisia has finished building a 250km barrier on the Libyan border.
The two sons are suspects in the bombing of the Special emergency Forces Mosque in Asir in August 2015 (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 08:32 GMT
A Saudi father has asked his two sons listed as suspects in the attack on the Special Emergency Forces Mosque to surrender to authorities.
An Israeli soldier suffered light wounds after being stabbed in Ashkelon Sunday morning. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Suspect shot and apprehended after stabbing of Israeli soldier in Ashkelon
The Lebanese army moves in Arsal. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Lebanese army is tightening its watch on the border town after multiple clashes.