Fawad, a worker of a Lebanese restaurant who was injured during a suicide bombing attack outside the restaurant, looks at a damaged vehicle near the restaurant in Kabul 18 January 2014
 A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in a crowd of spectators at a volleyball match in Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 45 people, a provincial official said, as foreign troops withdraw from the country...
AFP | Palestinian protesters throw back a tear gas canister towards Israeli security forces on November 21, 2014
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An Israeli flag flutters in the wildcat Jewish outpost of Maale Rehavam in the heart of the occupied West Bank on 11 May 2006.
Jewish extremists and settlers are suspected to be responsible for firebombing a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early on Sunday, its mayor told AFP. "At 4:00am (0200 GMT), settlers came...
Boko Haram/AFP/File | A screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows group leader Abubakar Shekau
Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria's restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, the head of the fish traders association told AFP on Sunday. "Scores of Boko Haram fighters blocked a route...
AFP/File | Rights groups call for urgent action to protect migrant workers in the Gulf
International rights and labour groups called Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf countries. Ahead of a meeting this week of Gulf and Asian labour ministers, 90 groups issued a...

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