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Pakistani security officials examine the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta, Baluchistan province. (AFP/Banaras Khan)
February 06, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bomb killed at least nine people and wounded 40 others as it targeted a paramilitary vehicle in Quetta.
Lebanese parliamentarians have failed to elect a president since May 2014. (AFP/File)
February 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim made the comments in his monthly column.
Government forces chat near a tank near the Shia villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province which have been under siege by Daesh for three years on February 2, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
MENA economic growth was just 2.6 percent in 2015, due largely to armed conflict and cheap oil.
Police officers escort a man who was arrested in a flat during a raid on February 4, 2016 in Berlin. (AFP/Odd Andersen)
February 05, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
According to a German newspaper, some of the tips were dismissed as untruthful defamation.
Finland expects to expel around 20,000 of the 32,000 asylum seekers it received in 2015, the country's interior ministry said on January 28, 2016. (AFP/Jussi Nukari)
February 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
All 80 people in the building, about half of them children, managed to escape unharmed.
The opening of the Palestinian embassy in Brazil is a first for the Western Hemisphere. (AFP/Martin Bernetti)
February 05, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Palestine opens its first embassy in Western Hemisphere.
A US official says Daesh is on the rise in Libya. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)
February 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A US official claims the number of Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are falling, but rising in Libya.
Saudi ready to send troops to Syria if needed in US-led ground war. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 20:18 GMT
If a US-led coalition is ready for a ground war in Syria, then Saudi Arabia says its willing to send troops in support of the alliance.
The 28-year-old had been missing since January 25. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 19:02 GMT
Both Italy and Egypt will investigate the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni who was found dead and tortured on the outskirts of Cairo.
Destruction caused by Russian airstrikes in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 18:04 GMT
Secretary of State John Kerry demands halt to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
Turkish Parliamentary speaker Ismail Kahraman, center, poses with other members ahead of the start of the first meeting of the committee on drafting a new constitution in Ankara on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
February 04, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
All parties recognize a need to change the current constitution dating to a 1980 military coup, but only Pres. Erdogan's party seeks a change to a presidential model.
The wall will shut down some 50 checkpoints scattered throughout the city. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
Iraq is currently constructing a wall around Baghdad in an effort to improve security.
Saudi Arabia is on the hunt for terrorists. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Saudi continues a nationwide sweep of people suspected to be involved in "terrorism."
The body of Giulio Regina has been found. (Twitter)
February 04, 2016 - 14:02 GMT
Giulio Regina has been found dead in the Giza desert.
Palestinian youths clash with Israeli security forces in Qabatiya, a town near Jenin in the north of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 04, 2016 - 13:28 GMT
Several children were among those detained by Israeli forces in a raid on Qalandiya refugee camp.
Egyptian leaving Libya in 2015. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Thirty-five Egyptian migrants, including women and children, will be allowed to leave Libya and return to Egypt.