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US President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas shake hands during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
When asked about a possible peace deal with the Palestinians, the ex-businessman said: 'I’ve heard it’s one of the toughest deals of all.'
Security forces ride on the back of a patrol truck escorting UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed upon his arrival at Sanaa airport on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The United States has increased attacks against AQAP - which has taken advantage of the chaos in the impoverished country - since President Donald Trump took office in January.
Terrorism is fought on the frontlines in Syria and Iraq, Rouhani said at a press conference.
May 23, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
Speaking after Trump's two-day visit to Riyadh, Rouhani said that 'the summit was a show and had no political value.'
Deaths, injuries after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena: Police
May 23, 2017 - 08:33 GMT
An Ariana Grande concert ended in tragedy when a suspected terrorist attack killed almost two dozen people and injured almost 60.
Police arrested a Syrian man accused of war crimes in April. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The accused allegedly led a group that tortured and killed supporters of Assad, suspected spies, and Kurds.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver press statements before an official dinner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Netanyahu, whose staunch opposition to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal led to an acrimonious fallout with president Barack Obama, praised Trump's reversal on US policy on Iran.
This killing makes for the fourth Islamic official linked to the government this month. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 20:55 GMT
A pro-government religious official was shot dead on his way to a mosque in eastern Afghanistan.
A general view taken on May 21, 2017, shows the Dome of Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a UNESCO heritage site, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 22, 2017 - 20:30 GMT
The US historically has not recognized Israel's claims over Jerusalem.
Members of the Libyan National Army (LNA), also known as the forces loyal to Marshal Khalifa Haftar. (Abdullah Doma/AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Last Thursday, members of the Third Force militia loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) attacked the base used by Haftar's self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA).
Turkish Gendarmerie escort defendants Akin Ozturk (3L) and others involved in last July’s attempted coup in Turkey as they leave the prison where they are being held, ahead of their trial in Ankara, on May 22, 2017. (Adem Altan/AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The trial comes as the Turkish authorities are under fire for their post-coup crackdown which has included sacking around 150,000 civil servants, teachers, judges, prosecutors, police and soldiers and shutting down around 150 media outlets.
The Saudi leader's speech came minutes before a highly anticipated address by Trump. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
King Salman claims $100 billion deal with the US was aimed at 'countering malign Iranian influence'.
Trump's visit will be closely scrutinized as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Lowdown on some key issues that will outline Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Iraqi commanders Abdul Ghani al-Asadi and Ma'an al-Saadi check a weapons store left by Islamic State (group) fighters in a house in western Mosul on May 21, 2017, during the ongoing offensive to retake the area from the jihadists. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Assailants detonated suicide belts at the center in Diyala province on Monday morning.
Heavy security in churches in Jordan on Easter Sunday following the bombings in Egypt. (File/Mo'taz Sulaiman)
May 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities have handed over to the military dozens of suspected militants to be tried in military courts over recent church bombings.
The deal will see Riyadh gain some of the world's most sophisticated military equipment. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel voices concern over $110 billion arms deal between the US and Saudi Arabia.
Israeli borderguards and undercover police detain a Palestinian protester during clashes at the entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 19, 2017. (AFP/Musa al Shaer)
May 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The seven-year-old underwent surgery after sustaining serious injuries, but is said to be in stable condition.