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Protesters hold a poster of Sheikh Isa Qassim. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Bahrainis protested the imprisonment and trial of Sheikh Isa Qassim after his trial was abruptly adjourned for an indefinite period.
A tank rolls down a major street in Ankara during the attemped coup on July 15. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey's National Security Council announced their recommendation to extend the state of emergency that began July 20, after the failed coup.
Mourners chant slogans and wave the national flag during the funeral of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar, who was shot dead earlier this week outside an Amman court, in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of the capital Amman on September 28, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 29, 2016 - 10:21 GMT
The Writer Nahed Hattar was laid to rest in his hometown of Fuheis, just north of Amman.
An Israeli-owned natural gas extraction field off the coast of Haifa. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Jordan's gas agreement with Israel has prompted widespread protests and outrage.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, September 21, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
September 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Supporters of the bill said justice for victims' families 'shouldn't be thrown overboard' because of diplomatic concerns.
Smoke rises from an airstrike in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Syrian regime forces launched another round of airstrikes in battered Aleppo.
Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As violence mounts inside the Palestinian refugee camp, a Fatah al-Islam commander surrendered to Lebanese army forces in Sidon.
A file photo of a drone. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A US drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province killed over a dozen civilians.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L) holds a joint press conference with Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Ankara on September 26, 2016.  (AFP/Adem Altan)
September 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doing a 180 from lambasting Erdogan through satirical poetry, Johnson talks 'jumbo free trade deals' and backs Turkey's Syria policy.
A Turkish tank heads towards the Syria border at the beginning of Operation Euphrates Shield. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey is continuing its Operation Euphrates Shield, striking multiple Daesh targets in northern Syria.
Workers clear rubble from the destroyed MSF hospital in Yemen on August 18. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
MSF released their investigation on the Saudi airstrike on a hospital in northwestern Yemen in August 15 that killed 19 people.
The Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Tensions continue to mount in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after a grenade attack on the home of a Palestinian National Security Force member.
Houthi Movement members with guns gather to protest before they take the road to front lines, where they conflict against President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's unities, in Asir province of Sanaa, Yemen on August 25, 2016. (Twitter/Anadolu Agency)
September 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Houthi gains have prompted Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to launch a massive air campaign in an effort to reinstate Hadi's government.
Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. (Mohamed El-Shahed)
September 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Egypt's Minister of Manpower said 'Egypt is full of jobs' and urged young people not to migrate.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a demonstration in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of Amman on September 25, 2016, denouncing the killing of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Meanwhile Hattar's suspected killer was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism.'
Police and civilians gather outside the court in Amman's Abdali neighborhood, where cartoonist Nahed Hattar was shot and killed. (AFP/Ahmad Alameen)
September 26, 2016 - 08:02 GMT
The suspect in the assassination of Nahed Hattar was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism' charges.