May 15, 2016
Hezbollah has blamed its top commander's death on rocket fire by local Sunni opposition forces.
Hundreds of police officers were deployed in central Cairo on April 25 to quell protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over Tiran and Sanafir islands.
The sum, announced by the Finance Ministry, was reported to include housing and integration costs as well as efforts to combat the refugee crisis by tackling its root causes.
The march aimed to highlight the rights of refugees and internally displaced Palestinians who have not been allowed to return to their homes.
Both journalists are reported to face the charges of spreading false news, "inciting the public", and plotting to overthrow the regime.
Russia, which staged a major concert in Palmyra on May 6, sees the desert city as a symbol of its strength and influence in the new Middle East.
May 14, 2016
The state-run Anadolu Agency cited the military as saying the warplanes destroyed 98 targets Friday of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party.
Police chief Brig. Gen. Ghulam Jelani Abubakkar told Pajhwok Afghan News police received information about the presence of a suicide bomber in a house in Zaranj, the provincial capital, and besieged the house last night.
Emad Abu Shamsiya, a coordinator for Human Rights Defenders, told Ma'an settlers attacked the house of Riyad Abu Hazza and beat his wife as settlers sprayed his daughter with pepper spray and caused her to faint.
The ban on women's driving in Saudi has brought about various other problems such as safety concerns, threats to their job security and financial pressure.
The Interior Ministry announced on Friday the arrest of a Chadian national affiliated with Daesh and unraveled a "dangerous" plot to attack Western diplomatic buildings and tourist sites.
Austria wants to limit the number of incoming migrants and refugees, but Rome has described border closures as a breach of European Union rules and a misguided "propaganda" attempt by the Vienna government to counter the rise of the far-right Freedom Party.
Mustafa Badreddine is said to have died in an explosion targeting one of the Shia group's bases. They have announced that extremists were behind the attack, adding it would strengthen their resolve to fight the rebels.
Brussels has been the scene of an ongoing crackdown on militant cells, particularly since the March 22 attack that killed 32 people.
As the refugee deal between the EU and Turkey starts to unravel, more migrants and refugees are reaching Italy from north Africa.
May 13, 2016
Three attackers opened fire on a crowded cafe, the latest in a series of deadly attacks to strike Iraq this week.