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A Bahraini Shiite woman clashes with riot policemen on May 23, 2015 in the village of Jidhafs, west of Manama, after a protest in solidarity with the victims, a day after a Daesh suicide bomber attacked a mosque in the Shiite-majority Saudi city of Qatif. (AFP/Moahmmed al-Shaikh)
May 27, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Khalid Abdul Aal has been sentenced to one year behind bars for making remarks against the Al Khalifa regime.
The group allegedly attacked police during May Day demonstrations earlier this month. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
Abdullah al-Thani's convoy was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Libya. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.
Afghan security forces stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Kandahar, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
At least 26 people, including six members from the same family were killed in two separate attacks across Afghanistan.
Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
Houthis bury the bodies of people reportedly killed in air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The death toll includes three women and two children.
Female candidate from Turkey's main opposition party Elif Dogan Turkmen (C) is carried by emergency services personnel after being wounded in a gun attack in Cukurova on May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Elif Dogan Turkmen was shot in the Adana district of Cukurova en route to a gathering for her campaign.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to take part in a Turkish tradesman's meeting, on May 25, 2015 at Sinan Erdem sports arena in Istanbul, as part of his campaign. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
May 26, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the US-based newspaper, claiming the author of the article entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" made unsubstantiated remarks.
Omani leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said (right) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sit during a welcome ceremony in Muscat on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Mahjoub)
May 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
Armed Yemeni fighters loyal to fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand in position during clashes with Houthi fighters in Jaadan area of Marib province on May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
Libyan tribal leaders attend a four-day conference in Cairo to discuss growing terrorism across the region, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
Libyan tribal leaders began talks in Cairo during a four-day conference on preventing the spread of terrorism across the Middle East.