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Egypt initially declared the state of emergency in parts of North Sinai in October 2014. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi extended the state of emergency and curfew in Sinai for another three months. The curfew was initially applied seven months ago in some part of restive North Sinai.
A statement released by Egypt's interior ministry said the four killed in the explosion were members of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Four people were killed in an explosion on Saturday at a makeshift farm building in Beni Suef governorate in Egypt in what police said was a bomb-making operation gone wrong.
Israeli soldiers search a car at a checkpoint in Hebron. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot dead at the Al-Zayyim checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem after allegedly attempting to stab checkpoint officers just before midnight on Friday.
Jordanian soldiers patrol the border with Iraq (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 12:36 GMT
Three car bombs detonated at sole crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
Smoke rises from the provincial capital of Idlib after being taken by Islamist rebels on March 28 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Islamist fighters overrun one of the regime's last holdouts in the Idlib province.
John Kerry urged the Houthis and
April 25, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
US Secretary of State encourages Houthis to come to the negotiating table.
The jets reportedly struck Lebanon's northern town of al-Qalamoun (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Report states that IDF targeted brigades armed with long-range missiles.
Al-Nusra fighters after taking the city of Idlib on March 29, 2015 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Jabhat al Nusra and allies launch joint assault on strategic city in province of Idlib.
Saleh ruled Yemen for 33 years before he stepped down following protests in 2011. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged all sides in Yemen's conflict to return to political dialogue to end to the ongoing violence in the country, Reuters has reported.
The Saudi authorities arrested a 23-year-old man with links to Daesh militants in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Saudi authorities have held the ISIL (Daesh) militant group responsible for the fatal shooting of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month.
(AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL (Daesh) group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar.