UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrived in Yemen yesterday. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed flew in to Sana'a yesterday for talks with political parties in the war-ravaged country, a rebel-run website reported.
Syrians run from a bomb exploding in the city of Al-Bab. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)
May 30, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
Up to 45 civilians died when Syrian regime gunship helicopters dropped explosive-laden barrels on the northern city Aleppo on Saturday, according to the Syrian opposition media.
Last year, over 6,000 people died in road accidents in Egypt. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 30, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
Thirteen police officers and three civilians lost their lives and four others sustained injuries when an armored police truck vehicle colided with another truck in Upper Egypt.
A militant from the Army of Conquest alliance destroys a statue of Bashar al-Assad in Syria's Idlib Province. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 30, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The Syrian government has abandoned Idlib province to concentrate on regions deemed vital for its survival, a security source and activists said Friday, allowing insurgents to seize the province’s last regime-held city.
Islamist militant groups have targeted Benghazi's residential areas in numerous attacks in recent months. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 07:36 GMT
Five people including three children and a woman, were killed and eight others, mainly kids, were wounded when a missile hit a park in Al-Hemeida neighborhood, Benghazi city of northeast Libya, on Friday
Syrian migrants receive medical treatment upon arrival in Italy, September 2014.  (AFP/Roberta Basile)
May 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Italian coastguard said it rescued over 3,300 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea Friday, in addition to finding 17 dead on several of the boats.
A refugee girl from Damascus' Palestinian Yarmouk camp stands in the streets of Shatila, a Palestinian refugee camp located in Lebanon's capital Beirut.  (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon who fled Syria protested on Friday an UNRWA decision to cut aid to refugee families.
Demonstrators clash with Turkish riot police at a pro-Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) rally in Diyarbakir February, 2015.  (AFP/Ilyas Akangin)
May 29, 2015 - 19:05 GMT
Two were killed in a clash that broke out between opposing Kurdish parties in southeastern Turkey's Sirnak province Friday.
Turkish daily publication Cumhuriyet on Friday published images and video footage purporting to show Turkish authorities shipping weapons to rebel fighters in Syria. Turkey denies the accusations.  (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
May 29, 2015 - 18:18 GMT
A Turkish daily on Friday published images and video footage purporting to show Turkish authorities shipping weapons to rebel fighters in Syria.
Rafah border crossing, which connects Egypt and the Gaza Strip, was temporarily opened to allow Palestinians to return to the blockaded enclave.  (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 17:12 GMT
Egypt closed Rafah crossing between Sinai and the Gaza Strip after a temporary opening to allow Palestinians to return home.
Exiled Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi meets Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saudi at an air base in Riyadh, March 2015.  (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 16:49 GMT
Yemen's exiled government demanded Thursday that Houthis withdraw from Sanaa and other areas it has occupied before negations can take place.