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Diplomats in Libya have been targeted regularly by assailants and kidnappers since the uprising that ousted and killed Qaddafi. (AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 10:34 GMT
Libya has been wracked by chaos since the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed long-time dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
Those who can prove a “bona fide relationship” or hold valid U.S. visas will not be affected by the regulation, according to the cable. (AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
Trump administration set new criteria that requires 'close' family or business relation in the US for visa application.
The US military has previously struck Al-Jazeera offices during both the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq - though both attacks were claimed to have been unintentional. (AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 09:09 GMT
A leaked diplomatic cable shows how UAE Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed called on US military to bomb Al Jazeera headquarters ahead of Iraq war.
A US airstrike hits the area to the north of Raqqa in December 2016. It is not yet known who carried out Wednesday's airstrike in al-Dablan. (file photo)
June 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The identity of the aircraft used in Wednesday's airstrike is not yet known.
Rescue personnel remove weights securing a tarp over a vehicle transporting the corpses of dead civilians retrieved near the frontline in the outskirts of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao on June 28, 2017. (Ted Aljibe/AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The city is under siege by Daesh-linked fighters.
A victim of Yemen's two-month-long cholera outbreak (file photo)
June 28, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark as a massive emergency response has begun to curb its spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
The Qatari capital Doha. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt ended diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A Saudi-led bloc of Arab nations is considering new economic sanctions against Qatar and may ask trading partners to choose between them or Doha, the UAE's ambassador to Russia has said.
Strip of black and white movie film, out of focus bombed Baghdad Cinema Studios. (Shutterstock)
June 28, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
One man is doing what he can to build a world-class film industry in Baghdad, a city that has seen horrors more grave than in any silver-screen epic.
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.