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July 16, 2017

The U.S. offers a $25-million bounty for al-Baghdadi, who split from al-Qaeda organization in 2013. (twitter)
14:49 GMT
The head of the Iraqi intelligence and anti-terrorism department says "Al-Baghdadi is still hiding in Syria in an area outside [the northern Syrian province of] Raqqah."
Saudi Arabia, along with the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, imposed a boycott on Qatar since June 5. (AFP)
19:49 GMT
US defence secretary says there is no need to look for an alternative airbase since the airbase in Al Udeid in Qatar continues to operate normally.

July 17, 2017

Palestinians worship outside al-Aqsa compound in protest against security measures (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
11:00 GMT
Israel reopened the ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter.

July 15, 2017

Muslim worshippers pray perform the traditional Friday prayers on a street outside the Lion Gate as Israeli police blocks the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque on July 14, 2017 (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
11:14 GMT
There are fears over escalation as Arab leaders criticize Israel's "unprecedented" response to Friday's shooting.

July 14, 2017

Temple Mount, Jerusalem. (AFP)
07:38 GMT
Three attackers opened fire on Israeli police outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, leaving three Israelis wounded before being killed by Israeli security forces.

July 13, 2017

Jarrar was charged with security-related offenses related to her membership and activities with the PFLP -- a Palestinian political party Israel considers a “terrorist” organisation. (AFP)
08:09 GMT
Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar has been sentenced to six months of administrative detention by an Israeli military court.

July 12, 2017

People attend a protest march against Islamophobia, on October 26, 2014 in Brussels. (AFP/ Nicolas Maeterlinck)
12:00 GMT
The Islamophobia Observatory Report of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) described the growing fear against Islam and Muslims in certain parts of the world.