A Bahraini Shiite woman clashes with riot policemen on May 23, 2015 in the village of Jidhafs, west of Manama, after a protest in solidarity with the victims, a day after a Daesh uicide bomber attacked a mosque in the Shiite-majority Saudi city of Qatif. (AFP/Moahmmed al-Shaikh)
May 27, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Khalid Abdul Aal has been sentenced to one year behind bars for making remarks against the Al Khalifa regime.
Iraqi security forces accompanied by Shia militias drive through the al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, to combat Daesh, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias retook control of two areas in southern Ramadi Wednesday, according to a government official.
Hamas reportedly executed Palestinians during the war with Israel last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 10:34 GMT
Amnesty International accused Hamas of committing war crimes during Israel's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip last year.
Iraqi fighters battle Daesh militants in an area surrounding the village of Dujail in the Salahuddin province, north of Baghdad, on May 26, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
According to an Iraqi spokesman, the multiple suicide bombing attacks occurred in the Daesh-held city of Fallujah.
A Syrian child runs from sniper fire in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
The prisoners were also charged with being associated with a
May 27, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.
The group allegedly attacked police during May Day demonstrations earlier this month. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
Former foreign minister of the Holy See, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, will land in Beirut on Friday. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
Rafah border crossing serves as the entry point to the Gaza Strip from Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad denied launching rockets into southern Israel prior to Israeli attacks. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
Abdullah al-Thani's convoy was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Libya. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.