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We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road. (freeross.org)
October 22, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road.
Qassem Suleimani, AFP/File
October 22, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
As Iraqi Kurdistan's dream of independence crumbles, Qassem Suleimani stands out as a key to knowing why some Kurds gave in to Baghdad
The samples will be sent to Iraq and Syria to be matched with captured people and recovered bodies (Shutterstock/File)
October 22, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
the Indian government has started the process of collecting DNA samples of the families of 39 missing nationals who were believed to have been captured by ISIS militants in Mosul, Iraq more than three years ago, officials and local media said on Sunday.
Last week's blast in Mogadishu killed about 360 people (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 12:49 GMT
At least seven people were killed on Sunday when a minibus hit a landmine in Somalia’s southern Middle Shabelle region, according to the Somali National News Agency (SONNA).
The General Traffic Department and Najm will develop a process of accommodating and serving Saudi females involved in road accidents (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 11:59 GMT
Arrangements are being made by the General Traffic Department to deploy women officials to attend to Saudi women drivers involved in road accidents.
The Philippines and Russia are on the right track in terms of forging better relationship (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Russian government on Saturday said there's no hidden agenda nor political conditionality behind its donation of military weaponry and equipment to the Philippines
No reference to the summit or the meeting was made by the official news agencies of the three countries in their accounts of the visit (AFP/FIle)
October 22, 2017 - 09:50 GMT
Kuwait has reportedly called for postponing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit scheduled in December in the northern Arabian Gulf country.
 84,000 civilians fled to Erbil, 78,372 to Sulaimani and 6,000 to Duhok and Zakho from Rabea and Zummar (AFP/File)
October 22, 2017 - 07:56 GMT
The Kurdistan Regional Government said Saturday the region is facing a humanitarian crisis as nearly 170,000 people have been displaced from the Kirkuk region by Iraqi forces.
Some in the southern city of Aden are in favor of the split (AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 21:10 GMT
South and North Yemen look set to be divided again after almost three decades in a move supported and bankrolled by the UAE.
German police stands inside a security perimeter set after a man attacked passersby near Rosenheimer square in the southern German city of Munich on October 21, 2017 (Christof Stache/AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 11:52 GMT
The motivation for the attack is still unknown.
A police checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai, where a number of Islamist attacks have taken place in recent months (file photo)
October 21, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Multiple Egyptian police officers died Friday in a shootout with militants in the country's Western desert, security officials said.
A man and woman look at the damages on the site of the explosion of a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu, on October 14, 2017 (Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
On Saturday, a massive truck bomb exploded in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 358 people and injuring scores more.
Peshmerga fighters gathering at the Altun Kubri checkpoint, 40kms from Kirkuk, on October 20, 2017 (Marc-Antoine Pelaez/AFP)
October 21, 2017 - 07:14 GMT
The U.S. remains committed to "a united, stable, democratic, and federal Iraq," and committed to the Kurdistan Regional Government as an integral component of the country.
At least 50 people have been killed in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan (AFP)
October 20, 2017 - 19:09 GMT
At least 50 people have been killed in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan.
U.S.-backed SDF troops have said that newly liberated Raqqa will be decentralized from Damascus (AFP)
October 20, 2017 - 19:01 GMT
U.S.-backed SDF troops have said that newly liberated Raqqa will be decentralized from Damascus, just hours after troops were pictured waving a PKK banner in the bombed out town.
Settlement expansion is a controversial issue (AFP)
October 20, 2017 - 17:36 GMT
Following announcements that Israel had advanced plansfor nearly 3,000 illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank, Palestine Liberation Organization Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly denounced the move as a “blatant disregard for the two-state solution.”