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May 23, 2017

Deaths, injuries after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena: Police
08:33 GMT
An Ariana Grande concert ended in tragedy when a suspected terrorist attack killed almost two dozen people and injured almost 60.

May 22, 2017

Israeli security forces stand guard near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock in the Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP)
07:00 GMT
Israel has announced "special procedures" for the entry of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip into Israel and occupied East Jerusalem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

May 19, 2017

A Daesh militant (file photo, image for illustrative purposes only)
06:00 GMT
More than 50 people were killed in an Islamic State group assault on two regime-held villages in central Syria on Thursday including women and children, according to reports.

May 18, 2017

This is not the first time an Ethiopian court has sentenced individuals for al-Qaeda or al-Shabaab links. (AFP)
20:00 GMT
The convicts had planned to establish a so-called theocracy in addition to robberies and killings.
It is also hoped the company will contribute $3.7 billion annually to the economy, and will be part of the kingdom's Saudi Vision 2030 diversification plans. (AFP)
19:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia is set to establish a state-run arms manufacturing company leading to military industry sector to increase local content.
Tyga; pensive as ever.
18:25 GMT
The acts will close the season with gigs from Thursday to Saturday
A wrecked car sits in the intersection of 45th and Broadway in Times Square, May 18, 2017 in New York City. (DREW ANGERER / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
18:03 GMT
An 18-year-old girl has been killed and 22 other people injured after a speeding car ploughed into pedestrians in New York’s Time Square.
A Kurdish YPG fighter in Karamah outside Raqqa (Delil Souleiman/AFP)
16:00 GMT
Turkey has called for the removal of the US official coordinating the international coalition fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria amid growing tensions between Ankara and other members of the Washington-led alliance.
Saudi officials confirmed that al-Bashir had been invited to the meeting, which will see the US president gather with over 50 dignitaries from the Arab world in his first visit to the region. (AFP)
14:00 GMT
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes will attend a summit in Saudi Arabia where Trump will also be present.

May 17, 2017

There is a possibility some detainees may die as a result of the announcement. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
More than 800 people are currently languishing in the centre, which was deemed illegal by Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court last year.

May 16, 2017

Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The Shia cleric called on the rival countries to hold 'serious dialogue' to prevent more sectarian fighting.

May 15, 2017

Families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails demonstrate in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds on April 29, 2017 in support of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs demanded that Palestinian prisoners who entered their 28th day on hunger strike in Israeli prisons on Sunday be hospitalized, as their health continued to decline.

May 11, 2017

An Iraqi soldier. (AFP/file)
20:00 GMT
An employee had hidden a grenade inside the ministry that they wanted to use in the killing.
Senior Hamas leaders sit with Fuqaha's son. (AFP/file)
19:00 GMT
The militant movement says that Mazen Fuqaha was killed on the orders of Israel.
US officials said this month that the IS leader had fled the group's former Iraqi bastion of Mosul and was hiding out in the desert. (AFP)
18:00 GMT
The report says Baghdadi was hiding in the remote area, where his supporters are plenty and the potential for informers are few.
A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces poses with a machine gun in Tabqa, April 30 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
16:00 GMT
The US-backed forces have captured the strategic city near Raqqa.
Supporters of Iranian conservative presidential candidate, Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, attend a campaign rally in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 11, 2017.  (AFP/Atta Kenare)
14:00 GMT
Iran's top leader didn't mince his words when discussing the country's upcoming elections.