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A general view of the Arab League Summit. (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 16:39 GMT
The Arab League has called an emergency meeting of the Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday to discuss Israeli violations against Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 13:43 GMT
Turkey’s president said Sunday that friends should not deceive each other, referring to recent remarks by a US general over the terrorist PKK/PYD “rebranding” itself as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
A Member of Iraqi forces close to Mosul. (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
Interpol blacklisted ISIS-linked 173 terrorists that are believed to have received training to carry out attacks in Europe, in retaliation for the group’s suffered defeats in its Middle East strongholds.
(Egypt Independent)
July 23, 2017 - 09:08 GMT
A huge military base was opened in Egypt on Saturday, amid continued financial pressures for the country as Cairo cuts government spending in other areas.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
President Masoud Barzani, the leader of Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan, has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November.
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.
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.
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.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 14:40 GMT
Germany's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Turkish ambassador over the detention of a German and several other human rights activists pending trial for allegedly aiding an armed terrorist group
Shiite militiamen in Iraq have been accused of carrying out war crimes by Amnesty International (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 14:20 GMT
Top U.S. general in Iraq Stephen Townsend has a tip for Baghdad. “If we're to keep ISIS [Daesh] 2.0 from emerging, the Iraqi government is going to have to do something pretty significantly different," he told the BBC.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
People making telephone calls to Turkish mobile phones during the night heard an unexpected voice on the line: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
(AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
The all Afghan girl robotics team, thanks to the last minute intervention of the US President, Donald Trump, arrived in the American Capital Saturday to attend an international robotics competition.
Maryam Mirzakhani (File photo)
July 16, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40.
Iraqi forces (AFP)
July 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Baghdad says it is investigating claims of severe human rights abuses by the Iraqi military, after a horrifying video emerged showing troops allegedly killing a captive by throwing over a cliff.
Egyptian police inspect cars at a checkpoint in North Sinai. (AFP)
July 14, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Five Egyptian policemen were killed when unknown gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in Giza province, south of the capital, on Friday morning.