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May 02, 2016 - 11:34 GMT
Sources reported three separate explosions which killed nine people and injured 26 combined.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
Yemeni security forces extinguish fire at a site where a bomb-laden car exploded in Aden's Mansura district on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 02, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Yemeni government sources allege that Houthi rebels stormed an army installation and committed other ceasefire breaches.
Piles of garbage block the streets in Beirut as the trash crisis continues to linger. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Lebanese Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb announced that Beirut will be "free this week from trash mounds."
A man hangs a Turkish flag in the border town of Kilis, after Daesh rockets struck the town. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
May 02, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Turkish military launched an attack against Daesh after the militants shot rockets into Kilis.
Syrian and Lebanese protesters wave the Syrian flag as they take part in a demonstration in front of United Nations offices in Beirut in solidarity with the civilians of Aleppo on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 02, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Aleppo has been the center of a deadly escalation of violence over the last week.
Protests outside the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate in 2015. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Journalists Syndicate in Cairo was raided by police forces, who arrested two journalists for "inciting protests."
A file photo of Sinai Province militants in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Hamas, Israel, and Egypt are teaming up to fight a common enemy - the Daesh-linked Sinai Province.
Two Sadrist protesters walk through Baghdad's Green Zone, after a weekend of protests and sit-ins demanding parliamentary change (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
May 02, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Sadrist protesters withdrew from the Green Zone after a weekend of protesting in and around Iraq's parliament.
Coptic Pope Tawadros II leads an Easter service in Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Coptic Pope Tawadros II included a call to political action in his Easter service.
Saudi police survey the aftermath of the Al-Asir mosque bombing in August 2015. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Saudi authorities arrested a man suspected of participating in the Asir bombing, shooting at mosque worshippers, and planning large-scale attacks.
Egyptian protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in central Cairo against a controversial deal to hand over two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, April 15, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt has put on trial 237 people detained during mass protests against a controversial government decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia.
Iraqi security forces stand guard outside the parliament in Baghdad on April 13, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The protesters loyal to influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr eventually left parliament on Saturday night, only to start an open-ended sit-in to push for long-delayed reforms.
Ambulances on the site of the blast. (Twitter)
May 01, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Nine police officers were among the injured in the attack in Gaziantep, the report cited the governor as saying.
Founded in the early 1990s with seed money from late Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines gained international notoriety for kidnapping dozens of foreign tourists for ransom in the early 2000s. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Police sources confirmed the release of 10 sailors abducted from boat in March.
People carry the coffin of a Turkish policeman during a funeral ceremony at the Kocatepe Mosque in the capital, Ankara, on April 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
The deaths took place in Mardin province's Nusaybin – a district on the Syrian border which has been the focus of counter-terrorism operations since March 14 – according to a security source speaking on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.