Iranian women mourn during a funeral procession for some of the Iranian pilgrims who were killed in a stampede at the annual hajj on October 4, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
October 13, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
So far 1,674 people have died from the Hajj stampede in Mina last month. Hundreds of pilgrims are still unaccounted for, so the number may continue to rise.
Fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) militia sit on pick up trucks mounted with a machine gun during clashes with forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government near the Wetia military air base, on January 5, 2015. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
October 13, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
According to security sources, gunmen abducted 50 Tunisian laborers and transported them to an unknown location in the western city of Sabratha.
Patriot anti-missile batteries installed at the Diyarbakir military airport in southeastern Turkey. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
The US deployed Patriot air defense missiles to Gaziantep in 2013, but the agreement has since expired. As such, the missiles and personnel have been removed from the premises.
Allegations emerged of Taliban militants raping a number of young women during the group's takeover of Kunduz. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Taliban militants in Afghanistan threatened two news channels over reports alleging the extremist group raped a number of women in Kunduz during the recent takeover.
Karl Andree, 74, served a two-month jail term after being caught with a bottle of wine. (Facebook)
October 13, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
A 74-year-old British man faces 379 lashes in Saudi Arabia for being in possession of illegal alcohol.
Relatives mourn near the coffin of a victim of the twin bombings in Ankara, during the funeral in Istanbul on October 12, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 12, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Turkish authorities have already begun to blame Daesh for the bomb blast in Ankara which killed at least 95 people. Now they claim they are close to identifying one of the suspects.
Houthi media claimed to have shot down a similar
October 12, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Yemeni forces claim to have shot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle in the northwestern Sa'ada province.
A Libyan man holds a placard during a protest against the national unity government proposed by United Nations envoy Bernardino Leon on October 9, 2015 in Tripoli's central Martyrs Square. (AFP/Mahmoud Turkia)
October 12, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Just when a deal was underway, Libya's rival factions rejected the UN proposed unity government, causing fear that the country's political situation will only worsen.
A Solo Turk F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during the Motril International Air Festival in Spain on June 21, 2015. (AFP/Jorge Guerrero)
October 12, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Seventeen PKK militants were killed while their military assets were destroyed in government-led airstrikes in Hakkari province.
A relative of a victim waits outside the morgue in Ankara, October 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 12, 2015 - 11:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the country's security forces were focusing on identifying one of the suspected bombers in Ankara, believed to be a Daesh militant.
Two British troops were killed after the helicopter crashed while attempting to land at the Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul. (AFP/File)
October 12, 2015 - 08:31 GMT
Two British troops and three others were killed after a helicopter crashed while attempting to land in Kabul.