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A sniper from the Yemeni security forces watches over during a gathering in support of the Huthi-led parliament, in the capital Sanaa on August 20, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Backed by heavy aerial bombardment from Saudi warplanes, Yemeni forces launched a military operation last week aimed at pushing out al-Qaeda.
The case regarding judicial sequestration on Egypt's press syndicate was referred to the Administrative Court. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The case has been referred to Egypt's Administrative Court.
A Jordanian woman casts her ballot during previous elections. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
High numbers of female candidates participating in the election can be found throughout the Kingdom.
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The sources told Ma'an that the officer was shot in the head by a sniper while he was in a military vehicle patrolling a street in al-Arish.
Enas Oun. (Twitter)
August 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Enas Oun was stopped at the Bahrain International Airport and prevented from traveling due to ongoing investigations about her work.
A member of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) runs on a street on August 21, 2016 in the coastal city of Sirte, east of the capital Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The country's House of Representatives issued a no-confidence vote in the unity government.
Lebanese forces in Arsal. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal's mayor says the city is on high alert, and Lebanese forces are arriving to help bolster security after a spate of recent attacks.
Afghan security forces on patrol after a spate of recent attacks by Taliban militants. (AFP/Bashir Khan Safi)
August 23, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated near a NATO convoy late Monday evening.
Smoke rises from a Syrian regime airstrike on rebel positions inside Aleppo. (AFP/George Orfalian)
August 23, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
No humanitarian aid has moved within Aleppo since the increased bombardments began in August.
Houthi fighters. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Houthis launched multiple rockets across the border in retaliation for the ongoing Saudi airstrikes.
Cocaine. (Shutterstock)
August 22, 2016 - 17:03 GMT
A massive amount of cocaine was discovered abandoned in the Beirut airport.
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (AFP/File)
August 22, 2016 - 13:57 GMT
Ali Abdullah Saleh offered to give Russia access to Yemeni military bases in exchange for help fighting militant groups.
A LGBT protester stands in front of a banner and
August 22, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
The body of transgender activist Hande Kader was found burned in a forest earlier this month after going missing.
In this photograph taken on August 19, 2016, a woman cycles past an elderly Afghan villager carrying a bundle of grass over his shoulders in Kandahar. (AFP/Jaweed Tanveer)
August 22, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
In a push by Pakistan to repatriate Afghan refugees, the unregistered families returning to Afghanistan are receiving very little support.
Migrants attempting to reach Italy are rescued by the Libyan coast guard during a previous operation after their boat capsized. (File photo)
August 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Italian and Libyan operations over the weekend picked up 576 people in the Mediterranean Sea.
Relatives grieve at hospital August 20, 2016 in Gaziantep following a late night militant attack on a wedding party in southeastern Turkey. (AFP/Ahmed Deeb)
August 21, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
At least fifty people have died after a bombing attack at a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep.