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UNICEF has long warned about the dire humanitarian situation of children in the impoverished country. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
February 11, 2016 - 07:06 GMT
UNICEF which has again raised the alarm about what many are calling the world’s forgotten war.
Dubai's ruler, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2016 - 05:51 GMT
The recent appointments, announced on Twitter, represent the largest ministerial shake-up in UAE history.
A woman takes part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shaed)
February 10, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Egyptian investigators have tracked the last movements and calls made by Italian national and Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni.
File photo shows Egypt's Cairo court. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Anas al-Fekky had been referred by prosecutors to court on accusations of "illegally obtaining" around $4.3 million.
Syrians carry the body of a victim following a reported Syrian regime air strike in a rebel-controlled area in the northern city of Aleppo, on February 8, 2016. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
February 10, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims at least 500 people have been killed in Aleppo, since the start of an offensive in early February.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on February 10 accused the United States of creating a
February 10, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan was enraged after a US delegation met with PYD fighters in Kobani.
Rosin said having the committee draft a bill suggested by the prime minister turns the panel into a puppet show, using the rules of democracy to harm anyone who doesn't agree with the government. (AFP/Eric Feferberg)
February 10, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
A bill proposed to allow 90 MKs to vote out a colleague in Israel turned into row that accomplished nothing.
Turkish riot police use water cannon to disperse protesters on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on February 8, 2016 during a demonstration against the curfew in Cizre. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
February 10, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Turkish soldiers and police clashed with PKK militants in two separate incidents.
Palestinians say that UNRWA's aid cuts will
February 10, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A small group of Palestinians blocked the entrance to the UNRWA offices in Beirut protesting what they say is a death sentence in aid cuts.
Syrian children in Jordan are facing the risk of sexual exploitation. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Jordan is taking steps to fight human trafficking and the sex trade of Syrian girls.
Anisa Makhlouf died February 6 at age 86. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Ahrar Al-Sham sends Grad missiles to funeral of Assad's mother.
Protesters hold Bahraini flags. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Four protesters have been handed ten-year sentences for "an attack on police forces."
About 30,000 refugees are currently massed along the Turkish border town of Oncupinar.  (AFP)
February 10, 2016 - 10:06 GMT
A Syrian group was caught trying to carry explosives and suicide belts into southeastern Turkey on Wednesday.
Israeli soldiers outside Nahhalin in 2015. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 09:41 GMT
Nahhalin is sealed off, and food suppliers and humanitarian cases cannot enter or exit the village.
Saudi trucks loaded with aid. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 08:26 GMT
Saudi is distributing food baskets throughout Taiz.
The former Israeli PM is now facing 19 months in prison for various corruption charges. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Judge refuses plea bargain and gives former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert additional month in prison for secret tapes saga.