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Afghan security forces guard a checkpoint in Kunduz, May 23rd, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A Taliban militant killed five people and injured at least 70 others after driving an explosive-laden truck into a government building in southern Afghanistan.
Abdul Aziz Duwaik was sentenced to 12 months in prison for making a pro-Palestine speech. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Abdul Aziz Duwaik, was handed down a 12-month prison sentence by an Israeli court for making a pro-Palestine speech.
A view of a tunnel reportedly dug by Palestinians beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, uncovered by Israeli troops on Oct. 13, 2013. (AFP/David Buimovitch)
May 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
In a video Syrian rebels showed a tunnel packed with explosives for a major attack against Syrian government positions nearby.
A Jordanian woman walks past campaign posters of candidates for the parliamentary elections in Amman in 2013. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Jordanian National Commission for Women on Sunday called for canceling a law that pardons rapists if they marry their victim.
The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days.
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 18:45 GMT
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
May 25, 2015 - 17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for
May 25, 2015 - 17:21 GMT
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism.
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday.
An explosion on Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold.  The source of explosion was unclear.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 16:06 GMT
An explosion Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold - source of explosion unclear.