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Israeli protesters raise signs as they demonstrate against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of police recommendations to indict corruption, in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on Feb. 16, 2018. 
(JACK GUEZ / AFP)
February 16, 2018 - 19:03 GMT
Israeli protesters rallied in Tel Aviv Friday to demand Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation, due to a potential indictment on bribery charges.
Israeli protesters raise signs as they demonstrate against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of police recommendations to indict corruption, in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on Feb. 16, 2018. 
(JACK GUEZ / AFP)
February 16, 2018 - 18:36 GMT
Israeli protesters rallied in Tel Aviv Friday to demand Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation, due to a potential indictment on bribery charges.
John Hannah, a former Cheney aide, may get tapped to be the next US-Syria envoy (Youtube)
February 16, 2018 - 09:58 GMT
There have been reports that John Hannah, a former Cheney aide, may get tapped to be the next US-Syria envoy. Al-Monitor, which broke the story on February 13, focused its narrative on U.S.-Turkey relations, which have sunk to new lows since January 20th with Turkey’s “Operation Olive Branch” or invasion of Afrin, Syria
People stand by Turkish flags as they attend a funeral ceremony for Koray Karaca, a Turkish soldier who was killed in cross-border clashes with Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) forces in Afrin, Syria, in Istanbul on Feb. 11, 2018. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in the Afrin region, backing Syrian rebels with air strikes and ground troops.
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February 16, 2018 - 09:45 GMT
Russia on Thursday accused the U.S. of arming Kurds across Iraq. Speaking at news conference in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zaharova said: “Provoking Turkey, Americans keep sending the Kurds new and new convoys with weapons across the territory of Iraq."
Syrian civil defense volunteers stand amid debris and destruction following a reported regime airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in the Eastern Ghouta region, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on Feb.15, 2018. 
(Hamza Al-Ajweh / AFP)
February 16, 2018 - 09:21 GMT
Assad forces killed six civilians, including two children in Thursday’s air-and-land attacks targeting opposition-held Eastern Ghouta, according to a Syrian civil defense group.
King Abdullah arrived in Moscow on Feb. 14 to talk with President Putin, with de-escalation zones and stability in the region being high on the agenda, Jordan cannot risk losing cooperation with Russia.  (Rami Khoury/AFP/Al Bawaba)
February 15, 2018 - 16:26 GMT
King Abdullah arrived in Moscow on Feb. 14 to talk with President Putin, with de-escalation zones and stability in the region being high on the agenda, Jordan cannot risk losing cooperation with Russia.
February 15, 2018 - 15:32 GMT
The Army placed barriers three meters high using bulldozers to stop people entering and leaving the country unlawfully.
There are concerns that the number of deaths could rise as the condition of some wounded civilians were critical (AFP/File)
February 15, 2018 - 06:46 GMT
There are concerns that the number of deaths could rise as the condition of some wounded civilians were critical.
Syrian children walk in the street as a United Nations and Syrian Red Crescent inter-agency aid convoy arrives in the town of Utaya, in the militant-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, Feb. 14, 2018 (AFP)
February 14, 2018 - 18:21 GMT
The U.N. humanitarian affairs office said Wednesday that the convoy, carrying medicine and food, entered Nashabiyah, a town about 19 kilometers (12 miles) east of Damascus, earlier in the day.
Resettling people who are looking for someone to blame back in Raqqa and Mosul threatens to violently renew social divisions. More must be done to reconcile Iraq and Syria's social divisions (AFP/FILE)
February 14, 2018 - 15:28 GMT
Resettling people who are looking for someone to blame back in Raqqa and Mosul threatens to violently renew social divisions. More must be done to reconcile Iraq and Syria's social divisions.
French president Emmanuel Macron speaks during a Trianon Council meeting (Conseil de coordination du dialogue de Trianon) on Feb. 9, 2018, at the Elysee Palace in Paris (LUDOVIC MARIN / POOL / AFP)
February 14, 2018 - 07:11 GMT
French security forces have so far not obtained any evidence on the use of chemical weapons against the civilian population, adding they are "seriously following" the matter.
Women fighters were featured in an ISIS propaganda video released on Feb. 7 2018
February 13, 2018 - 12:51 GMT
ISIS has released a new video depicting women fighting in battle for the first time. Is this a violation of its own beliefs and an admission of defeat, or a trade-off they are prepared to make to survive their new challenges?
The jihadist chief had been wounded in
February 12, 2018 - 18:29 GMT
The leader of ISIS is alive and being treated at a field hospital in Syria after being wounded in an air strike, an Iraqi interior ministry official claims.
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 11, 2018 - 15:17 GMT
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria
Members of Syrian civil defense forces known as the White Helmets evacuate a victim of an air strike in the rebel-held enclave of Arbin in the Eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus on Feb. 9, 2018 (ABDULMONAM EASSA / AFP)
February 11, 2018 - 13:29 GMT
Six civilians have been killed in fresh regime airstrikes in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.
A picture taken on Feb. 10, 2018, shows the remains of a missile that crashed earlier in Alonei Abba, east of Haifa, in northern Israel. Israel struck a dozen Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria in
February 11, 2018 - 08:00 GMT
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights on Saturday called for international action to stop one of the bloodiest period of the Syrian conflict with 277 civilians killed in the past week.