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The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2016 - 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.
US Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US government issued a letter declaring ongoing support Lebanon's government and infrastructure as the country deals with over a million Syrian refugees.
EgyptAir employees arrive to the in-Flight services hall at Cairo airport on May 19, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 24, 2016 - 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)
May 24, 2016 - 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)
May 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Israel's dual legal system means Israelis involved in 'terrorism' cases killing Palestinians would not face the death penalty.
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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 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)
May 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A Daesh recruitment drive in eastern Afghanistan has attracted thousands of young people to the militant group.