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A Palestinian man surveys a damaged vehicle after an Israeli airstrike on Gaza on May 5, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
May 05, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Three children and an adult were wounded by Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.
The Jordanian parliament in 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Algeria and Jordan are bilaterally promoting women's participation in parliament.
Tunisian special forces on patrol near the Libyan border. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Tunisia is reevaluating its national security and monitoring potential militant activity.
Daesh militants have caused trouble outside of Saudi Arabia's Mecca. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi forces killed four Daesh militants south of Mecca.
Iraqi soldiers re-group on the front line against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists near Fallujah, in Iraq's Anbar province, on May 3, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
May 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Iraqi forces launched an offensive Tuesday to regain control over Fallujah.
Syrian refugees at the Jordanian border in 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 12:17 GMT
Jordan has upped border security after discovering weapons and unrest at the Rugban refugee camp inside Syria.
A Doctors Without Borders hospital in Idlib, Syria was among their medical facilities attacked in the last year. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Seventy-five hospitals managed or supported by MSF have been bombed over the last year.
Egypt's government is facing international criticism over clampdowns on freedom of speech and human rights. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Egypt is facing criticism domestically and abroad for its deteriorating human rights and press freedoms.
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was kidnapped on April 26 as he left his factory. (Twitter/Al Arabiya)
May 05, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was abducted by a masked gang as he was on his way to the airport.
Two rockets were fired from the Syrian side of the border, damaging a high school and other buildings in Kilis. (Twitter/Hurriyet Daily News)
May 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Since January, 20 people have been killed and 70 wounded by rockets falling inside Turkey from the Syrian border.
A Syrian man walks past destroyed buildings on May 2, 2016, in Aleppo's Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood which was targeted recently by regime air strikes. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
May 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Residents reported sporadic fighting, but none of the intense airstrikes of the past ten days.
An aerial view of the strategic Strait of Hormuz. (File photo)
May 05, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The reaction comes after a US congressman called for measures against Iran's military drills in the gulf.
Turkish Prime Minister and leader of Turkey's ruling party, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Ahmet Davutoglu greets members of parliament on May 03, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
May 05, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Davutoglu announced he will not run for re-election as Prime Minister after weeks of increasingly public tensions with Erdogan.
A nun talks to a woman at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees near the village of Idomeni not far from the Greek-Macedonian border on May 4, 2016. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)
May 05, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The new plan would allocate refugees to other countries in the EU once a certain threshold is reached in a country seeing mass arrivals.
Syrian refugees waiting to cross over the Turkish border. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
May 05, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A Turkish representative at the United Nations Population Fund said Turkey was working with international organizations to cope with the huge social-services caseload, involving people that do not speak Turkish and thus need a "different kind of care".
Masked Palestinian militants in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip, June 12, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Israeli forces have fired artillery shells at military towers belonging to the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, in the blockaded Gaza Strip.