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A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fires a machine gun in the Syrian city of Raqa's eastern al-Sinaa district, on June 21, 2017, during an offensive by US-backed fighters to retake the Islamic State (IS) group bastion. (Delil Souleiman/AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Turkey has massed troops on the Syrian border, as clashes with Kurdish militias broke out on Tuesday night sparking fears of wider skirmishes between the two groups.
Footage of a handshake between US President Donald Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ahead of a NATO summit. (AFP/Mandel NGAN)
June 28, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed to work together with US President Donald Trump to formulate a common response in case of a new chemical attack in Syria.
There was no March 1, 2009, issue of the Time magazine and, in fact, there was no issue at all in 2009 with Trump on the cover. (twitter)
June 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Time magazine has asked the Trump Organization to remove a fake Time cover featuring Donald Trump from the walls of at least five of the president's clubs.
Six suspects arrested are believed to be supporters of militants based in North Sinai. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Egyptian army curbs attempt from militants to penetrate Egypt's western borders, destroying twelve vehicles loaded with weapons.
June 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Iraqi forces took control from the Daesh terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya attends Eid al-Fitr prayers. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Mohammed Badr of Hamas' parliamentary bloc was arrested from his home.
A handout picture released by the Egyptian defence ministry on February 16, 2015 shows a fighter jet landing at an undisclosed location in Egypt following air strikes in Libya (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 10:57 GMT
Egyptian war planes destroyed 12 vehicles Cairo claims were loaded with weapons, ammunitions and explosives, after receiving intelligence that "criminal elements" were attempting to cross the border from Libya.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday there will be no negotiations over the demands made to Qatar to stop supporting extremism.
Smoke Billows in Old City of Mosul (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Three years after the declaration of its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State extremist group is changing tactics to survive in the Middle East and beyond.
The city of Mosul, Iraq. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 06:28 GMT
Most of those arrested in the Detroit area were Chaldeans, or Iraqi Catholics, however ACLU urged for a nationwide protection of Iraqis.
Another 250 civilians, including 53 children, were killed in Raqqa province, where US-backed forces are trying to oust IS from their self-declared
June 27, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The strikes come just a day after at least 12 civilians were killed on Monday when a suspected Russian airstrike struck the town of Qouriya in the eastern Syrian town of Deir az-Zor.

Saudi Arabia has been leading an attempted regional blockade of Qatar, but efforts to isolate the tiny gas-rich state appear largely to have backfired. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The move follows President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, where a huge weapons deal thought to be worth $110 billion was signed.
The district court in The Hague ruled three years ago that Dutch peacekeepers should have protected 300 Muslim men hiding on the UN base from the Serbs. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Hague is set to rule on an appeal on the responsibility of the Netherlands for the genocide of Muslims in Srebrenica more than two decades ago.
The Interior Ministry in Gaza said in a statement the attack from Israel caused damage but it did not provide specifics. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Israeli army bombs targets in Gaza Strip, bombing two Hamas targets.
Damascus denied accusations it was behind the chemical attack. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
US warns President Bashar al-Assad will pay a "heavy price" if further chemical weapons attack goes ahead.
Hopkins lost her job after using the phrase, which was also used by Nazis during the Second World War. (twitter)
June 27, 2017 - 09:58 GMT
Graffiti in the house read: "Pakis out. We need a final solution #Machester (sic)."