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Migrants, mostly Afghan, wait outside a refugee reception centre in Tornio, Finland on September 25, 2015. (AFP/Panu Pohjola)
May 03, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Afghanistan and Finland are collaborating on a plan to address the 7,000 asylum seekers currently in Finland.
The Jordanian flag. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The Jordanian senate approved amendments to the constitution addressing the king's powers and rights of dual citizens.
Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and the Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The Minister of Maghreb Affairs gave a speech on Algerian-Libyan relations, and rehabilitating the war-torn country.
Medical aid workers help a man wounded by Daesh rocket fire in Kilis, Turkey. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
May 03, 2016 - 12:46 GMT
Turkey launched another offensive against Daesh, as the militant organization continues to shoot rockets at the Turkish town of Kilis.
This picture taken on April 30, 2016 shows participants holding placard and candles during a vigil in Sydney for an Iranian refugee who died after setting himself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru. (AFP/Saeed Khan)
May 03, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The UNHCR has said conditions in Australian offshore detention camps 'do immense damage to physical and mental health.'
University of Jordan students perform communal funeral prayers for civilians killed in Aleppo this week. (Twitter/Rami Safadi)
May 03, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Thousands gathered at the University of Jordan campus to raise awareness about the deadly escalation of violence in Aleppo this week.
Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather during a protest in the capital Amman on August 8, 2014. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The group comprises founding members of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic Action Front in Jordan.
An Iraqi man chants slogans as other wave their national flag during a demonstration against corruption. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
People in nine Arab countries, including Egypt and Jordan, said they experienced worsening government corruption last year, according to a new study.
Women in Saudi Arabia will now have the right to receive a copy of her marriage contract and to check the details of it, including prenuptial agreements and whether the wife will be allowed to take a job. (File photo)
May 03, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Many Saudi women have had issues with proving their marriage was legitimate and with inheritance in the case of the husband's death.
Female cadets in training from Afghanistan. (Anadolu Agency)
May 03, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Since 2011, more than 2,600 Afghan policemen and women have trained in Turkey.
United Nations envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The decision was described as highly controversial politically and legally, as the United Nations only recognizes the Unity Government as the representative of the Libyan people.
Australian aid worker Katherine
May 02, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Australian aid worker was reportedly abducted in east Afghanistan by unidentified men claiming to be intelligence officers.
Jordan was ranked fifth among Arab countries in terms of press freedom. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A recent Freedom House report ranked Jordan 145th out of 199 in press freedom globally.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with refugee children at a preschool, during a visit to a refugee camp on April 23, 2016 on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep. (AFP/Stringer)
May 02, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The group has strong support from Germans who criticized Angela Merkel's open-door policy for refugees.
Migrants are evacuated by French police officers and gendarmes from a makeshift camp under the Stalingrad metro station in Paris, on May 2, 2016. (AFP/Geoffroy Van der Hasselt)
May 02, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
1,350 people had gathered at the camp to be relocated to reception centers, where they are expected to request asylum.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.