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Egyptian riot policemen stand guard outside the constitutional court in Cairo. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Five people were sentenced to death for killing eleven police officers in the town of Kerdasa located on Cairo's outskirts.
Egyptians gather their belongings as they prepare to leave Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 04, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Eighty-three Egyptians, primarily migrant laborers, were caught trying to illegally enter Libya when they were apprehended in a military zone west of Saloum.
Saudi Arabia launched an air campaign in Yemen in March, which was also bolstered by light ground troops this week. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
Saudi warplanes hit areas across western Yemen Monday, according to Yemeni media, who said the strikes caused several civilian casualties while targeting Shiite Houthi rebel positions.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
The Air Arabia incident follows a string of similar cases on Turkish Airline flights last month which were asked to return to Istanbul after bomb threats were made in air. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:25 GMT
A UAE flight was rerouted to land on the military base of Al-Minhad, just outside Dubai, when a bomb threat was reportedly made on board.
Demonstrators protest outside the Egyptian embassy in London Wednesday to demand the immediate release of detained journalists in Egypt. (AFP/Carl Court)
May 03, 2015 - 18:16 GMT
An Egyptian journalist was arrested early Saturday and faces charges of joining the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Sister Diana Momeka was denied a visa to enter the US to testify before Congress on Daesh atrocities against Christians in Iraq. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The US State Department has been criticized for denying a visa to an Iraqi Christian planning to testify in Congress.
Pakistanis gather around a charred passenger vehicle after it caught fire northeast of Karachi, Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
At least 11 people were burned to death and more than a dozen injured when a bus caught fire in southern Pakistan officials said Sunday.
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The ground troops seen fighting Houthis in Aden are Yemeni, not Arab forces deployed by Saudi Arabia, a spokesman said Sunday.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 15:33 GMT
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
Pakistan Punjab Police personnel board buses as they prepare to reinforce security during an anti-government protest in Islamabad on August 17, 2014. (AFP/Farooq Naeem)
May 03, 2015 - 15:11 GMT
At least 30 armed bandits attacked the provincial border between Punjab and Sindh, sources said Sunday.