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Security forces guard the courthouse in Kuwait City, Kuwait. (AFP/File)
08:19 GMT
Kuwait transferred 47 Iranian prisoners to serve the remainder of their sentences in Tehran.
Lebanese guards watch over the line for a polling station on May 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
07:50 GMT
The final round of elections begin in North Lebanon today.
Syrian regime security forces overlook the Hama province. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Prisoners in the Assad-backed Hama prison have rioted, taking ten policemen hostage while demanding to be released.
Smoke rises over the Golan Heights. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
The IDF created a special unit to handle the needs of Syrian civilians at the northern border.
Relatives and friends chant slogans during the funeral of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif in Hebron. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The body of al-Sharif was returned to the family on Friday after being held by Israeli authorities for over two months.
A file photo of Daesh fighters parading through Raqqa. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The "entire area of A'zaz," near the Turkish border, was unsafe and civilians need a humanitarian corridor to be allowed to get to safety, Karl Schembri, spokesman for the Norwegian Refugee Council in the Middle East, told dpa.

May 28, 2016

Palestinians take part in a protest outside a UN distribution center in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, against the reduction of educational programs given by UNRWA, August 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:24 GMT
Spokesman for the committees, Husni Odeh, told Ma'an that the committees decided during a meeting Friday evening that they would close UNRWA social affairs offices and directors' offices in the West Bank, and block movement of UNRWA cars in all areas.
This file photo shows Syrian refugees, who had fled Tal Abyad, re-entering Syria with their belongings from Turkey, June 22, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:08 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people in Syria have been trapped in the Daesh-held northeastern city of Raqqah as well as the outskirts of Aleppo as both cities face offensives by government and Kurdish forces.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (right) meets Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Cairo on May 9, 2016. (AFP/File)
09:46 GMT
The two presidents are scheduled to discuss the latest regional developments, including the French initiative for a Palestinian-Israeli peace conference and the upcoming international support group for peace negotiations in Paris on Friday 3 June.
Despite plans before the operation for safe corridors, few civilians have managed to flee the Fallujah battle in recent days. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
09:40 GMT
At least 50,000 civilians are thought to be still inside the city, which is around 65 kilometres west of Baghdad.
Israel returns body of Palestinian attacker shot dead by IDF soldier in Hebron. (AFP/File)
08:07 GMT
Al-Sharif's family told Ma'an his funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon, and that they have rejected all Israeli authorities' conditions for the release of his body.
The recorders' underwater locator beacons only transmit ping signals for about 30 days, the typical duration of their battery life. (AFP/File)
07:37 GMT
Airbus shared the signal's location information with Egyptian officials, which helped narrow the search area to a 5 kilometer zone now being scoured by air and sea.
Syrian civil defence volunteers pull a body from under the rubble following a reported attack by Syrian government forces on May 27, 2016, in the Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
07:00 GMT
A civil defense official said Russian and Syrian warplanes launched at least 40 airstrikes on Aleppo province.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Yisrael Beitenu, are seen during a ceremony in which they signed a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
06:00 GMT
Only 26 percent, mostly self-described right-wingers, believe a diplomatic solution is on the way in Israel.

May 27, 2016

A funeral of a Palestinian killed by Israeli forces is seen in Jenin. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Sawsan Mansour would have started her high school exams this week.
Iraqi government forces advance near al-Sejar village, north-east of Fallujah, as smoke billows in the background on May 26, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from the Islamic State (IS) group. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
15:00 GMT
Tens of thousands of civilians are still trapped inside Fallujah, caught between Daesh and airstrikes by Iraqi forces.
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) chairs the meeting of 65th Cabinet of Turkey at Presidential Complex, in Ankara on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Kayhan Ozer)
13:00 GMT
Without the votes to create a whole new constitution, the AKP is seeking to revise the existing constitution that would allow for a party-affiliated president.
The Lebanese army has regularly clashed with Daesh and al-Nusra Front militants entrenched on its border with Syria. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The men were accused of transferring arms to militants holed up in the region and involvement in attacks on army posts.
Yemenis stand next to the wreckage of a car at the site of a bombing attack that targeted Yemeni forces in Aden's Khormaksar district on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
11:00 GMT
The families of the journalists said they had been on hunger strike for 18 days and had been awaiting their release.
Egyptians light candles during a candlelight vigil for the 66 victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, at the Cairo Opera House in the Egyptian capital on May 26, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
10:00 GMT
Receiving the emergency locator signal from the wreckage is a big breakthrough in the search for the plane's two black box recorders.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir has continued to be vocal about opposing Bashar al-Assad remaining in power. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Adel al-Jubeir raised concerns over the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting between the GCC and Russia.
Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders is seen at a conference in Ankara. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The Dutch government has joined Sweden in upholding the right of citizens to participate in civil society movements.
A refugee sits on the ground near destroyed tents during a police operation to clear a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants at the border between Greece and Macedonia near the village of Idomeni, northern Greece on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Yannis Kolesidis)
07:00 GMT
Around 3,300 were bussed to other facilities in Greece, while other refugees opted to leave on their own.
Iraqi government forces fire a rocket near al-Sejar village, north-east of Fallujah, on May 26, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
06:00 GMT
About 50,000 civilians are believed to be trapped inside the city as Iraqi forces work to push out Daesh.

May 26, 2016

Refugees stand near a bus as they wait to be transferred to a hospitality center during a police operation at a refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macedonia, near the village of Idomeni on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Yannis Kolesidis)
17:00 GMT
Leaders from G7 countries were notably absent from the summit aimed at addressing the world's most pressing humanitarian crises.
Anti-government protesters are seen at a demonstration in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The prison terms range from three to 15 years, while other activists have been stripped of their nationality in court rulings.
Migrants protect themselves from the cold with blankets as they wait to arrive in the port of Cagliari, Sardinia, on May 26, 2016 aboard the rescue ship "Aquarius", two day after their rescue off the Libyan coasts. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys)
15:11 GMT
The Italian coast guard said it was coordinating about 20 rescues on Thursday for boats that had capsized.
A general view shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the "Nakba" or "catastrophe" in Arabic in reference to the establishment of the state of Israel 68-years-ago. (AFP/File)
14:22 GMT
A general view shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the "Nakba" or "catastrophe" in Arabic in reference to the establishment of the state of Israel 68-years-ago. (AFP/File)
Egyptian journalists take part in a candle light vigil in memory of EgyptAir MS804 victims in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo on May 24, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed el-Shahed)
14:00 GMT
Investigators are working against the clock to recover the plane's black boxes, which will cease to emit a signal after about 30 days.
Yemenis gather at the site of a twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
13:30 GMT
The delegation has called for militias to be disbanded before reaching any political agreement.
The 12-year-old Muhammad Ismail Hushiyeh was detained in January for alleged involvement in a stabbing attack. (File photo)
13:00 GMT
There are curently 438 Palestinian children locked up in Israeli jails.
Jaysh al-Islam fighters in Eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Jaysh al-Islam and al-Rahman Legion signed a ceasefire agreement and decided to unite rebel forces in Eastern Ghouta.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Lebanon to elect a new president, saying the country's protracted political crisis put its sovereignty and stability at risk. (AFP/File)
11:53 GMT
The EU foreign policy chief called on leaders to put aside partisan differences and not let regional conflicts hold sway over electing a President.
A Yemeni child walks through the rubble of a building hit by a Saudi airstrike. (AFP/File)
10:33 GMT
A Saudi airstrike on a Yemeni family home killed 11 people, leaving one child still alive.
Afghan police on patrol in Herat, near the Afghanistan-Iran border, in 2012. (AFP/File)
10:17 GMT
Iran and Afghanistan met on the sidelines of the International Security Conference to discuss strengthening their ties.
Smokes rises from the city of Raqqa after a US-backed airstrike. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Arab and Kurdish forces recaptured two villages from Daesh control north of Raqqa.
A file photo of the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike outside of Rafah. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted two airstrikes after a rocket was fired from Gaza.
A father and daughter wait for aid distribution aboard a rescue ship, after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys)
06:30 GMT
A fish boat full of migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, with almost two dozen people still missing.
Egyptian security forces are seen on patrol in Sinai. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The offensive comes days after Daesh carried out multiple attacks against police officers across Egypt.
Egyptians protest a controversial deal to give two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia on Friday in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
05:00 GMT
More than 150 protesters have been given prison sentences since the beginning of May, 47 of whom are now on hunger strike.

May 25, 2016

A boy walks acros rail tracks during a police operation to clear a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants at the border between Greece and Macedonia near the village of Idomeni, northern Greece on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Yannis Kolesidis)
17:52 GMT
A potential agreement reached during the summit could help fill a $15 billion funding gap.
This file photo taken on October 29, 2012 shows Honoree Khadija Ismayilova attending the 2012 Courage in Journalism Awards hosted by the International Women's Media Foundation held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, California. (AFP/Getty Images/Jason Merritt)
17:22 GMT
Khadija Ismayilova was jailed in September 2015 on corruption charges, which rights group denounced as politically-motivated, calling her a 'prisoner of conscience.'
Palestinians gather at an UNRWA aid distribution. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
Palestinians shut down two UNRWA offices over the decision to switch from food distribution to cash cards without consulting the refugees.
IDF soldiers are seen on patrol in Hebron. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
In a new report, B'Tselem said it had become 'subcontractors to the occupation' by upholding the credibility of internal investigations carried out by the IDF.
Lebanese forces deployed in a military operation in Arsal. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Lebanese forces arrested Sameh al-Breidy during a military operation in Arsal.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed speaks during a press conference on May 15, 2016 at the information ministry in Kuwait City.  (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
15:00 GMT
His comments today contrast with remarks made a day earlier in which he said a political solution would likely 'take a long time.'
Rotana tower in the new downtown of Amman lights up as part of Jordan 70th independence anniversary. (Facebook Photo)
14:17 GMT
Rotana tower
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Israel Beiteinu, are seen during a ceremony signing a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
14:00 GMT
Netanyahu's Likud party has a razor-thin majority hold on power in the Knesset, but Israel Beiteinu, favors far-right policies supporting settlers and opposing peace talks.
A woman and her daughter protect themselves with a blanket aboard the rescue ship "Aquarius", on May 25, 2016 a day after a rescue operation of migrants and refugees off the Libyan coast. (AFP/Gabriel Buoys)
12:56 GMT
Another overcrowded boat has sunk trying to cross the Mediterranean.
Daesh militants drive through the streets of Raqqa. (AFP/File)
11:15 GMT
Daesh militants are embedded in civilian buildings in Raqqa, making it difficult for Iraqi forces to target them without massive civilian casualties.
Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines. (AFP/File)
09:26 GMT
Philippine troops seized a major encampment of Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu.
Tunisian special forces on patrol in Ben Guerdane after a Daesh attack in March. (AFP/File)
09:05 GMT
Tunisian forces uncovered a Daesh weapons stockpile in the border town of Ben Guerdane.
A man lifts his hands in prayer while overlooking pilgrims on Hajj. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed on terms to allow Iranian pilgrims to participate in Hajj this year.
Afghan officials examine the remains of roadside bombing from a suicide attack in Kabul earlier this year. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
A suicide bomber attacked a bus of court employees, killing at least ten people in Kabul.
A file photo of cluster bombs. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The UK is investigating the usage of British cluster bombs on Yemeni civilians.
Refugees line up next to a bus in the Idomeni refugee camp. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
Over 1,500 people were relocated to better refugee camps inside Greece on the first day of dismantling the Idomeni refugee camp.
The grenade was set to detonate when the car turned on. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A grenade was planted and set to explode on the car of a Palestinian official's son.

May 24, 2016

Pilgrims on Hajj at Mecca. (Wikimedia Commons)
17:30 GMT
Iran is sending a delegation to Saudi Arabia to reopen the discussion of sending Iranian pilgrims on Hajj this year.
Illegal migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention center in Tripoli, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
14:30 GMT
As the weather improves, hundreds of African migrants are attempting to make the trip from the Libyan coastal town Zawiya to Italy.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
13:30 GMT
Yemen peace talks have resumed in Kuwait, under the shadow of al-Qaeda attacks in Mukalla.
An EgyptAir plane seen on the tarmac. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
The assessment is based on the small size of human remains found, although no traces of explosives have been detected yet.
Turkey's Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication and new chairman candidate for ruling AK Party Binali Yildirim throws red carnations to supporters as he arrives for the second extraordinary congress in Ankara, on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
12:00 GMT
Omer Celik will be replacing Volkan Bozkir as Turkey's EU Minister.
Yemeni students shout slogans during a rally at a school in the capital Sanaa protesting the deployment of US Special Forces to their country, amid the ongoing conflict in the impoverished Arab state, on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
11:00 GMT
The explosion comes a day after twin blasts killed at least 45 in Aden.
Palestinians mourn over the bodies of Maram Abu Ismail, 23, and her brother Ibrahim Taha, 16, who were shot dead by Israeli police last month at the Qalandiya checkpoint, during their funeral in the West Bank village of Qatanna, on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
10:30 GMT
One was the body of 15-year-old Hassan Manasra who was shot dead by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem.
Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah on May 23, 2016, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
09:30 GMT
A day into the offensive, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi said the operations were progressing 'successfully.'
People board in a bus in order to leave the refugee and migrant makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonia border near the village of Idomeni on May, 23 2016. (AFP/Sakis Mitrolidis)
09:00 GMT
More than 8,400 migrants are still stranded at the border with Macedonia in poor living conditions.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Three others were injured in the blast as the soldiers patrolled near the border.
Some 750 Palestinians are currently held in administrative detention, an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge that can be renewed indefinitely. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh is set to be released next Monday after a 70-day hunger strike.
The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
07:30 GMT
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
EgyptAir employees arrive to the in-Flight services hall at Cairo airport on May 19, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
07:00 GMT
Egyptian and Greek officials continue to make contradictory statements as the search for the missing plane continues.
A Turkish Airlines flight leaving from Istanbul was forced to return to a parking area to be searched following a bomb threat. (Flickr)
06:00 GMT
The bomb scare was the latest incident to disrupt a Turkish Airlines flight.
Israel's dual legal system typically tries Israelis in civilian courts and Palestinians in military courts, meaning Palestinians would likely only face the death penalty. (File photo)
05:00 GMT
Israel's dual legal system means Israelis involved in 'terrorism' cases killing Palestinians would not face the death penalty.

May 23, 2016

A man sits on a rock in a flooded street following heavy rain in the city of Amran, 50 kms north of Yemen's capital Sanaa on April 15, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
18:00 GMT
Rescue workers have so far been unable to reach the affected area due to rough terrain.
This file photo taken on April 12, 2016 shows members of the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) exiting their vehicle at the Zamzam camp for internally displaced persons in Northern Darfur. (AFP/Ashraf Shazly)
17:00 GMT
A tribal leader said the attack was the result of a dispute between an Arab man and a Masalit member over a payment in a market.
Israeli police at the scene of an earlier stabbing incident in which the assailant was shot dead. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
The identity of the Palestinian woman, killed on the scene at the Ras Biddu checkpoint, remains unknown.
Syrian refugee children prepare to board a school bus at an unofficial refugee camp in Lebanon's town of Bar Elias in the Bekaa Valley on May 13, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
15:00 GMT
The first-ever summit has been described as 'necessary,' but that charities alone cannot fully address the world's most pressing crises.
The body of a Palestinian assailant who was allegedly shot in the head by an Israeli soldier as he lay wounded on the ground Hebron on March 24, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
13:30 GMT
Azaria's lawyers have said the IDF singled him out unfairly for non-legal reasons, while other soldiers involved in similar killings have not received criminal charges.
People evacuate the scene after a suicide bombing near Aden earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Daesh claimed the suicide bombing that killed at least 30 Loyalist army volunteers in Aden, Yemen.
Yehuda Glick, a right-wing American-born rabbi, is heavily involved in an initiative to build the Third Jewish Temple in the place of the Dome of the Rock on the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
As all MKs - including Palestinians and Muslim lawmakers - are banned from entering the compound, Yehuda Glick made his last legal visit to the site before being sworn into the Knesset.
A Bulgarian border police officer stands near a new barbed wire fence at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey near the town of Malko Tarnovo on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Nikolay Doychinov)
12:00 GMT
A deal reached in March that sends asylum-seekers back to Turkey in exchange for financial support and visa-free travel to Europe has hit a deadlock as Turkey has refused to alter its broad-reaching anti-terror laws.
Relatives of the passengers killed in the EgyptAir crash attend a mourning service on May 22. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
11:36 GMT
The Egyptian air control center denied earlier media reports of contact with the crashed EgyptAir MS804 flight.
People gather at the site of one of the suicide bombings in Jableh, Syria on May 23. (AFP/File)
11:01 GMT
Seven bombs in two Syrian cities killed over 100 people, mostly Alawites, on Monday.
Daesh militants pose with their weapons at sunset. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
A Daesh recruitment drive in eastern Afghanistan has attracted thousands of young people to the militant group.
A group of Loyalist soldiers riding through Aden, Yemen. (AFP/File)
08:44 GMT
A car bomb struck a group of Loyalist army recruits, with dozens killed.
A member of the Tunisian Coast Guard observes a fishing boat. (AFP/File)
08:13 GMT
A group of Tunisians, some already wanted by authorities, were stopped while trying to sail to Italy.
A file photo of partially-exploded cluster munitions, half-buried but still active. (Twitter)
07:29 GMT
A new report reveals that large portions of northern Yemen are uninhabitable due to unexploded cluster bombs.
Lebanese security forces guard a polling station in Beirut on May 8. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Election monitors recorded hundreds of violations and were harassed at polling stations.
Iraqi soldiers on the outskirts of Fallujah. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
The Iraqi coalition is helping civilians exit Fallujah or mark their homes before an impending invasion to liberate the town.
Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi speaks to the press at the Yemeni embassy in Kuwait City on May 17, 2016. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
06:00 GMT
The UN-sponsored peace talks hit a snag on Tuesday when the Yemeni government delegation walked away from negotiations.
Migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli during a visit of United Nations' special envoy to Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
05:00 GMT
The seven boats included 79 women and 11 children.

May 22, 2016

Egyptian protests chanting slogans against the transfer of two Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
20:00 GMT
At least 21 detainees have joined a full hunger strike at Giza Central Prison to protest their five-year prison terms.
Turkey's Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication and new chairman candidate for ruling AK Party Binali Yildirim greets supporters as he arrives with his wife Semiha Yildirim for the second extraordinary congress of the AK Party in Ankara, on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
18:00 GMT
The new chairman was elected with an overwhelming 1,405 out of 1,411 votes in an AK Party congress.
Rebel fighters fill bags with rubble from destroyed buildings they will use to strengthen a front-line position in a rebel-held area of Daraa, southern Syria, on May 18, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Abazeed)
17:00 GMT
Individuals have perished in Syrian government jails due to torture, 'horrible' conditions, lack of medication and food during five years of war.
Huge hunt for wreckage of EgyptAir MS804 in Mediterranean ongoing. (Twitter)
16:00 GMT
The submarine, operated by the Oil Ministry, was dispatched earlier on Sunday to the Mediterranean Sea where the Airbus A320 had crashed.
Emirati sailors on board the Zilzal celebrate after being crowned the champions of the Al-Gaffal traditional long-distance dhow sailing race between the island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast. (AFP/File)
14:13 GMT
Emirati sailors on board the Zilzal celebrate after being crowned the champions of the Al-Gaffal traditional long-distance dhow sailing race between the island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coast
Muslim women pray at a mosque in California. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
France is home to a Muslim community of nearly six million, the largest in Europe.
Moqadem refused to comment on reports about warnings purportedly sent from the plane about smoke detected on board. (Facebook/Egyptian military)
13:00 GMT
Ayman al-Moqadem, the head of Egypt's Air Accidents Investigation department, was quoted in Ahram as saying that the report will present all data gathered by the date of its publication.
A general view taken on May 16, 2016 shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the "Nakba" or "catastrophe" in Arabic in reference to the establishment of Israel 68 years ago. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
12:30 GMT
Gazan fishermen are regularly detained or come under fire from Israeli forces while working in the fishing zone.
A displaced Iraqi collects boxes of food donated by the World Food Program. (AFP/File)
12:06 GMT
At least 125 United Nations member states to gather in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday.
An Egyptian military checkpoint in Sinai. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
Daesh militants have been targeting Egyptian police officers in a series of attacks in Sinai and south Cairo.