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Palestinian youths run from the path of an Israeli army bulldozer during clashes in the village of Koubar, west of Ramallah, on July 22, 2017, as Israeli forces try to close the roads leading to the village. (AFP/ Abbas Momani)
July 23, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Two Palestinians have been killed after clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank.
Syrian rebel fighters from the Faylaq al-Rahman brigade carry their homemade 12.7mm sniper rifle in Ain Tarma, in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus, on July 20, 2017 (Abdulmonam Eassa/AFP
July 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Russia agreed on a new de-escalation zone on Saturday as the Syrian army announced a ceasefire in several areas of the province near capital Damascus
Security measures added by Israel to Al-Aqsa last week sparked Palestinian rage (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Israel is set to replace metal detectors with handheld ones at the gates of Al-Aqsa compound amid rising tension, Israeli TV claimed on Saturday.
British police respond to a suicide bombing in Manchester, May 2017 (AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 17:12 GMT
Interpol has circulated a list of 173 Islamic State militants who it believes could have been trained to carry out revenge suicide attacks in Europe.
A Saudi fishing boat  was seized by Iran's naval forces on Saturday, after it allegedly crossed into its waters (Pixabay)
July 22, 2017 - 15:19 GMT
This after earlier this month Saudi coastguards shot and killed an Iranian fisherman who reportedly entered Saudi waters, exacerbating tensions between the regional rivals
Afghan security personnel in the Gereshk district of Helmand province on July 22, 2017 (Noor Mohammad/AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 12:59 GMT
"We struck a compound that we believed had hostile forces in it, but it turned out they were local security forces aligned with Afghan government forces"
Anthony Scaramucci and Sean Spicer. (Jim Watson, Nicholas Kamm/AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary Friday, after vocal Trump supporter Anthony Scaramucci was named head of White House communications.
July 22, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
Qatar's Emir on Friday expressed readiness for dialogue to solve the Gulf diplomatic crisis, but asked that any solution respect Qatar's sovereignty.
Mahmoud Abbas announced the freezing of contacts between Ramallah and Israel on Friday (AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 07:01 GMT
All contact will end until Israel removes the metal detectors from the entrance to the Aqsa mosque compound, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday.
Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester arguing with Israeli police during clashes in East Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/ AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 15:07 GMT
A Palestinian died after being shot in the head in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters.
A Hezbollah militant looks through his binoculars in Umm Khorj in the Lebanese eastern mountain range close to the Syrian border. (Sam Skaine/AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
Hezbollah have launched a major offensive against Syrian rebels on both sides of the Lebanon border, in an operation that aims at giving pro-Assad's regime forces full control of the frontier region.
Israeli forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshippers, who refuse to enter Al-Aqsa mosque compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 11:12 GMT
Israeli police Friday restricted entry of Muslim worshipers to Jerusalem’s Old City and flashpoint the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Hezbollah militant near Israel border. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 09:35 GMT
US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen sanctions against the Hezbollah extremist group.
Damage to Kos, Greece. (RomeikoCalendar/Twitter)
July 21, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
Two people were killed and scores injured early Friday on the Greek island of Kos after an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 hit the region, a local mayor said.
The decision is also likely to be welcomed gladly by Putin and the Russians, with Putin having declared the program illegal back in 2015. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 14:48 GMT
Trump administration ends covert CIA policy program of backing rebel forces in Syria, singling a desire to work more closely with Russia.
Taliban soldiers in Russian-made tanks fire on the forces of former Afghan defense minister. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Multiple casualties are feared as the Taliban militants used armored vehicles to storm the security ring and surrounding check posts in restive Helmand province Thursday morning.