May 2, 2016
Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said in a statement that at least three militants were killed while nine were captured in the operations in northeastern Borno State.
The company's Public Information Officer Tariq Labad told Ma'an that Egypt promised to fix the problem as soon as possible.
Australian aid worker was reportedly abducted in east Afghanistan by unidentified men claiming to be intelligence officers.
Egypt won a seat at the Security Council in a vote held last October.
A recent Freedom House report ranked Jordan 145th out of 199 in press freedom globally.
The group has strong support from Germans who criticized Angela Merkel's open-door policy for refugees.
1,350 people had gathered at the camp to be relocated to reception centers, where they are expected to request asylum.
Witnesses told Ma'an that four armored military bulldozers and three digging machines escorted by Israeli military vehicles stormed the Gaza Strip buffer zone east of Rafah.
Sources reported three separate explosions which killed nine people and injured 26 combined.
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
Baroud explores the political ties between Palestinians and other Arab states.
Yemeni government sources allege that Houthi rebels stormed an army installation and committed other ceasefire breaches.
Lebanese Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb announced that Beirut will be "free this week from trash mounds."
The Turkish military launched an attack against Daesh after the militants shot rockets into Kilis.
Aleppo has been the center of a deadly escalation of violence over the last week.
The Journalists Syndicate in Cairo was raided by police forces, who arrested two journalists for "inciting protests."
Hamas, Israel, and Egypt are teaming up to fight a common enemy - the Daesh-linked Sinai Province.
Sadrist protesters withdrew from the Green Zone after a weekend of protesting in and around Iraq's parliament.
Coptic Pope Tawadros II included a call to political action in his Easter service.
Saudi authorities arrested a man suspected of participating in the Asir bombing, shooting at mosque worshippers, and planning large-scale attacks.
The Lebanese army released a video of explosions and artillery fire, and claims it was a successful operation against militants.
Egypt has put on trial 237 people detained during mass protests against a controversial government decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia.
The protesters loyal to influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr eventually left parliament on Saturday night, only to start an open-ended sit-in to push for long-delayed reforms.
May 1, 2016
Nine police officers were among the injured in the attack in Gaziantep, the report cited the governor as saying.
Police sources confirmed the release of 10 sailors abducted from boat in March.
The deaths took place in Mardin province's Nusaybin – a district on the Syrian border which has been the focus of counter-terrorism operations since March 14 – according to a security source speaking on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.
The crowd moved into the assembly shortly after it adjourned a scheduled meeting to vote on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's new cabinet nominees.
Nearly 30 strikes hit rebel-held areas of the city – the ninth straight day that Aleppo has been targeted by government forces.
One Turkish police officer reported dead and several injured in car bomb attack in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Some 1,400 refugees were rescued over the last week after attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.
The Saudi-backed government have accused the Houthis and their allies of attempting 'to alter the military equation' in the war.
April 30, 2016
All entrances to Baghdad have reportedly been shut down and a UN spokesman said embassies are in lockdown.
The interior ministry said the three were involved in the assassination of Col. Kitab al-Otaibi.
The migrants were taken to the island of Lampedusa, but an unknown number of people may also be missing.
The attack targeted a group of Shia pilgrims in southeast Baghdad.
Turkey has stepped up its effort to stop foreign fighters moving in and out of Syria.
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.
If reformists' lead continues, a coalition with conservatives could win over half the available seats.
Central European countries are looking to Italy to prevent another mass influx of refugees from the Mediterranean.
Violence in Syria has surged back to levels not seen since a ceasefire went into effect.
April 29, 2016
The 23-year-old set himself on fire as UN representatives visited the detention center.
No criminal charges have been filed against the soldiers and officers.
The changes grant the King power to hire and fire key appointments without any nomination or approval process from the government.
The airstrikes also destroyed a hospital that was supported by MSF.
Reformist candidates won historic victories against conservative hardliners in the first round of parliamentary elections in February.
Al-Aqsa has been the scene of daily scuffles during the weeklong Passover holiday.
The US Army determined that launching a full-scale operation on Mosul would not happen within the next five weeks.
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.
April 28, 2016
The Tunisia Interior Ministry received reports of militants plotting suicide bombings in the country.
Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
The measure was signed by Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah with the presence of Davutoglu and Qatari Interior Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.
Abu Fouz, a top Daesh commander, was killed in an offense in Arsal, Lebanon.
Multiple airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing dozens.
The UN Resident Coordinator for Yemen called for more international involvement in addressing the humanitarian needs in Yemen.
A French soldier stands guard at the Prince Hassan French military base, some 100 kilometres from the Jordanian capital Amman
A French soldier stands guard at the Prince Hassan French military base, some 100 kilometres from the Jordanian capital Amman
Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
The state prosecutor has charged her with preparing and distributing material against the Kingdom on Twitter, which posed a threat to the country's security and stability. Through her posts, she demanded the release of detainees, the prosecutor said, a local publication reported.
Among other things, he allegedly threatened to carry out a suicide attack on a mosque
A suicide blast on Wednesday in northwestern Turkey killed one person.
Civil defense workers blamed the airstrike on Russian warplanes, saying it struck a hospital.
Iraqi officials have revoked the operating license of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network and closed its bureau in the capital, Baghdad, over its violation of government guidelines.
Egyptians living in Libya have increasingly been caught up in the country's internal conflict.
The parties are committed to discussions towards a comprehensive political solution, said UN envoy to Yemen.
King Abdullah and King Salman, during an expanded meeting in the presence of high-ranking officials from both countries, expressed their keenness to boost Jordanian-Saudi relations in all fields in a way that serves the interests of both countries and peoples, the Royal Court statement added.
Watchdog groups have condemned the harsh police response, which included inspections and arrests of bystanders.
The attack comes after a period of relative calm in the southern city.
Russia and the US need to bring the cessation of hostilities back to the level it was at when it first went into effect in late February and early March, de Mistura said after concluding the latest round of peace talks in Geneva.
The controversial bill allows the government to declare a state of emergency and reject most asylum-seekers at the border.
During the meeting, they discussed the latest developments at regional and international arenas. They also discussed aspects of cooperation between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in all fields.
Witnesses told Ma'an that a group of over a hundred right-wing Israelis entered the mosque compound via Dung Gate, four of whom performed religious rituals in violation of longstanding agreements regarding worship at the site.
April 27, 2016
Mary made the comments in an exclusive interview with French newspaper Liberation, revealing his thoughts on Abdeslam and lifting the lid on the pressure that came with representing him.
The cause of the blast has yet to be confirmed. The explosion damaged a number of shops in the vicinity.
Greece said none of the Syrians had applied for asylum in Greece and wanted to return to Turkey.
Mohammad Hawash al-Slaiman, a 6-year-old Syrian boy, was found in a large pond in the Bouday plain in the northern Bekaa Valley, after he was reported missing Tuesday night.
A Yemeni activist was slain after being accused of apostasy and atheism.
Today is the last day of UN-led negotiations, but delegations plan to reconvene in a few weeks.
Sharif Adel Mikhail, 21, died on Monday in a fire that broke out in a building in the district of Southall in London, state-run news agency MENA reported on Tuesday citing British police.
Davutoglu issued the statement while giving a speech to his ruling AK Party in parliament. Earlier this week, Speaker Ismail Kahraman commented that overwhelmingly Muslim Turkey needed a religious constitution. This suggestion goes against the modern republic's founding principles.
One person was arrested attempting to smuggle cocaine through the Amman airport, while others were arrested attempting to cross the border illegally.
The Lebanese army said Israeli surveillance planes violated Lebanese airspace by flying over border villages.
Just two weeks before Abbas made that statement in which he referred to some illusory "popular resistance" under his command, a poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah revealed that a majority of Palestinians, 65% of respondents, want him to resign.
A US General says new recruits for Daesh are down to about 200 per month, compared with a high of about 1,500 a year ago.
The 26-year-old Frenchman was arrested in Brussels four days before the deadly attacks on the Belgian capital.
The decision comes as the southern Turkish city of Kilis has been hit by 45 rocket rounds since January.
Three Syrians were arrested for attacking Lebanese army and security forces.
Israeli forces reportedly fired more than 15 rounds into the woman's body and prevented paramedics from accessing the woman and child for medical treatment.
A Daesh-linked militant group beheaded a Canadian in the Philippines, despite being offered thousands of dollars in ransom.
Yemen peaces talks have moved into joint negotiations, with hopes that the ceasefire continues to hold.
The US denied granting a visa to Afghanistan's vice president, over concerns of warlord tactics.
Jordan denied over 2,000 tourists entry after some passengers were found to have norovirus.
A shooting late Tuesday night killed two and wounded three people.
Deputy Crown Prince's remarks about women's right to drive aroused a hot debate between liberals and conservatives in Saudi Arabia. Surprisingly, many women were on the side opposing women's driving.
US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has refused to sign a letter urging President Barack Obama to quickly reach an agreement on a new military aid package for Israel worth more than the current $3 billion per year.
April 26, 2016
Several political forces and public figures called for protests on Apr. 25, which coincided with Sinai Liberation Day, against the agreement which was signed earlier this month between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
At least 35 fighters were either killed or wounded during the clashes that broke out in Haska Mena district's Nari Obu area, Nangarhar police spokesman Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pahwok Afghan News.
At least two ethnic Armenian military personnel have been killed in a series of fresh clashes between Azerbaijani soldiers and Armenia-backed forces in the disputed Caucasus region of Karabakh.
Witnesses told Ma'an that nearly 130 Jewish Israelis raided the Aqsa compound under armed guard via the Moroccan gate in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
Supporters of Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr are protesting until the government initiates widespread reforms.
The Egyptian government's attempt to shut down protesters may be helping the opposition more than hurting it.
Protesters gathered in Ankara after the Turkish parliament speaker reportedly called for an end to the country's secular principles.