Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas is greeted by the National Guard as he arrives at the campus of Independence University in Jericho, May 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority will reshuffle five or six positions in the national consensus government, a senior Fatah official said.
An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a burnt car on May 1, 2015 a day after a car bomb attack in the Baghdad neighbourhood of Talbiya. (AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)
May 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Twin car bombs killed 19 people in a busy district of Baghdad late Saturday night.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas shakes hands with former US president Jimmy Carter in Ramallah, May 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Former US president Jimmy Carter accused Benjamin Netanyahu of obstructing the peace process with Palestinian leaders during a visit to Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
A Tunisian policeman stands guard in front of the Bardo National Museum on March 23, 2015 in Tunis after a terrorist attack killed 23 people. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 08:52 GMT
Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau warned its citizens and Jews around the world to avoid visiting Tunisia due to heightened security threats; however, Tunisia has since denied any such claims.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
The activist organization Human Rights Watch claims to have satellite evidence of Saudi Arabia using cluster munitions, also known as barrel bombs, in Yemen.
Iraqi security forces take position during fighting against Daesh in the Al-Karma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad in the Anbar province's eastern edge, on April 26, 201. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 03, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Iraqi security forces clashed with Daesh militants in the city of al-Karma is Anbar province.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a mass Yazidi grave near Sinjar, February 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidis in northern Iraq, according to several media reports.
Warmer weather may mean more migrants trying to brave the Mediterranean to arrive in Europe. (Photo: Italian Government/AFP)
May 03, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Three boats carrying over 200 migrants were rescued by a French patrol boat while crossing the Mediterranean.
Daesh militants stormed Yarmouk in April, causing further clashes in the camp. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
The UN has called for the protection of Palestinian civilians in Syria's besieged Yarmouk camp following a series of bombings by the Syrian army.
The incident follows another tunnel collapse in Rafah where a Palestinian worker was killed last week. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A member of Hamas' military wing al-Qassam Brigades was killed during a tunnel collapse Saturday in the north of Gaza.
Yemenis gather in the capital Sanaa following a Saudi airstrike against Houthi militants, May 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Yemen's Shia Houthi movement has appealed to the UN to seek and end to Saudi Arabia's airstrikes across the country.