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Egyptian nationals are exiting Yemen due to the deterioration of the security situation in the country.. (AFP/FIle)
April 19, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A total of 1460 Egyptians have exited Yemen since 25 March, according to a spokesman for the Egyptian foreign ministry.
Egyptian authorities have been cracking down on militants in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Egyptian army has said that it destroyed 69 entry points to underground tunnels in the Sinai Peninsula on the border with Gaza in the last two and a half weeks.
The teenagers were reportedly planning to carry out a terrorist attack on ANZAC Day. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
Australian police forces have arrested five teenagers for planning to purportedly launch an ISIL-inspired terrorist attack.
The army has reportedly managed to secure areas around the refinery. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 14:13 GMT
A high-ranking Iraqi military commander says the country’s ground forces have entered the embattled oil refinery of Baiji in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin.
Yemen has been in a state of turmoil since 2012. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 13:01 GMT
Saudi-led coalition planes struck a camp belonging to the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen's eastern Maarib province early Saturday, eyewitnesses have said.
The attack, which took place outside a busy bank Saturday morning in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, killed over 30 and left over 100 injured.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 12:57 GMT
The attack, which took place outside a busy bank Saturday morning in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, killed over 30 and left over 100 injured.
Leader of pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party Selahattin Demirtas at a presidential campaign rally, July 2014.  (AFP/Ozan Kose)
April 18, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
Drive-by shooters fired rounds at the People's Democratic Party headquarter's in Turkish capital Ankara early Saturday morning, according to officials.
The group of migrants, prior to departure from Libya, suffered burn injuries from a gas cylinder explosion then were forced aboard a smuggler's boat without medical treatment.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:29 GMT
The group of migrants, prior to departure from Libya, suffered burn injuries from a gas cylinder explosion then were forced aboard a smuggler's boat without medical treatment.
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
Tunisians gather in a rally against extremism outside Tunis' Bardo Museum, after a Daesh-claimed attack on the site in March left 23 people dead.  (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
April 18, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Tunisia, the origin of 2,000 to 3,000 foreign militants in extremist groups, has launched a campaign against militant hopefuls.