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Al-Qaeda has taken advantage of conflict in Yemen to gain territory in the Hadramawt province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
The extremist group gave the men 80 to 100 lashes in the Hadramawt province.
An injured Yemeni man after Houthi shelling in Aden on July 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:47 GMT
Yemenis injured from the conflict seek treatment in Jordan and face difficulties when they don't carry the proper documents.
The seventy-one people found in the back of a refrigerated truck likely suffocated to death. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 28, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
Seventy-one people found dead in the back of a truck left on the side of an Austrian highway are believed to be Syrian asylum seekers and likely suffocated.
Turkish police detain two PKK demonstrators in Ankara on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 28, 2015 - 10:07 GMT
The supporters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey have launched a rally in the city of Istanbul to protest against Ankara’s growing crackdown on Kurdish militants.
Doctors Without Borders estimated that approximately 110 people survived, while 200 died. Image used for illustrative purposes (Al Bawaba/File)
August 28, 2015 - 08:21 GMT
At least 40 people died and hundreds more were feared dead Thursday after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the coast of Libya.
Since June 2012, Saudi Arabia has recorded 1,165 diagnosed cases of MERS, with 498 deaths. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 16:39 GMT
At least 11 deaths related to MERS have been recorded in Saudi Arabia since Sunday, leading to growing fears over a rapid spread of the virus during the upcoming Hajj season.
Human Rights Watch said they have found unexploded remnants of cluster munitions at sites where they had reportedly been used. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Human Rights Watch urged the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen to end their use of cluster munitions inside the war-torn country.
Libyans wanting to travel to Turkey will now have to obtain a visa first. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 12:09 GMT
Due to security concerns and political instability, Turkey canceled a deal that allowed Libyans to travel to turkey without a visa.
Egyptians wait in line to travel back to Cairo from Libya, which was one of the restricted countries last year. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 11:46 GMT
Egyptians traveling to nine countries will need prior approval from the country's security agencies.
Human rights group Amnesty International called for a moratorium on the death penalty and condemned the kingdom for executing 175 people in one year alone. (Twitter)
August 27, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Human rights group Amnesty International called for a moratorium on the death penalty and condemned the kingdom for executing 175 people in one year alone.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency on Feb. 8, 2015 shows a squadron of UAE F-16 fighters stationed in one of Jordan's air bases to support it in strikes against Daesh. (AFP/Petra)
August 27, 2015 - 10:40 GMT
Spokesman Mohammad Momani said Jordan will also "start comprehensive operations against Daesh."