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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.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Donald Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia struck a somewhat softer tone than previous remarks in which he stated, 'I think Islam hates us.'
Israeli security forces stand guard near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock in the Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Israel has announced "special procedures" for the entry of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip into Israel and occupied East Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives flowers to his supporters upon his arrival at the Extraordinary Congress of the ruling AKP (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Delegates of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) reappointed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as leader at a gathering at a sports arena in the capital Ankara.
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa takes part in a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at a hotel in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A Bahrain court sentenced a prominent Shia cleric and two others to one-year suspended prison sentence on Sunday and seized their assets.
US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the Saudi capital on Sunday that he would soon visit Egypt. (AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Trump praised US relations with Egypt, describing the talks with Sisi as "very, very important".
A man watches an image of US President Donald Trump as he speaks during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017.  (MANDEL NGAN/AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump told dozens of Muslim leaders on Sunday that he brought "a message of friendship and hope and love", in a keenly awaited speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia.