Smoke billows as Iraqi forces attack Mosul airport during an offensive to retake the western side of the city from Daesh extremists. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 20:12 GMT
At least 13 Iraqi soldiers were killed in a Daesh ambush in western Mosul on Sunday, an Iraqi officer said.
At least ten bodies were also found by the Italian coastguard, officials said. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 19:37 GMT
Ten thousand migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast in the past four days, but at least 54 others died making the dangerous route.
A message of support from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was read out at the rally.
May 28, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Banners bearing the slogan "Two states, One Hope" featured in the demonstration organized by supporters of a Palestinian state, including the Israeli NGO Peace Now.
The comments seem to reference the recent visit by US President Donald Trump to Riyadh, which saw the two allies ink a $110 billion weapons deal as well as investment worth billions more. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
"They are close with the infidels and offer the enemy the money they should be using to improve the lives of their own people".
Left-leaning activists clashed with police in Dhaka after its removal, asking the government to reinstall the statue. 
May 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Authorities on Friday removed the sculpture, a blindfolded woman in a sari holding scales and a sword in her hands, to avert an "untoward situation" after thousands of radical Islamists turned out to demand its removal,
The earthquake hit Saruhanli district of Manisa at 06.53 p.m local time. (File/Photo)
May 28, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
Earthquake of 5.1 magnitude shook Turkey's western Manisa province.
Saudi King Salman (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before leaving Cairo's international airport on Monday April 11, 2016. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, in a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, reaffirmed that his kingdom stands in solidarity with and supports all efforts spent by the Egyptian government on reigning in terrorism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 28, 2017. (AFP/Sergei Karpukhin)
May 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had a telephone conversation with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday to exchange views on regional issues.
Police say the attack happened when a man began shouting abuse at the women, one of whom was wearing a hijab.(twitter/Portland Police)
May 28, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Two people were stabbed to death on a train in the north-western US city of Portland after attempting to stop a man hurling Islamophobic abuse at two female passengers.
Police officers work at the scene near a property they entered in the Moss Side area of Manchester on May 27, 2017 during an operation relating to last week's terror attack in the city. (Oli Scarff/AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The United Kingdom has reduced its terror threat level from critical to severe following the terror attack in Manchester earlier this week.
Afghan residents gather at the scene of a suicide car bomb that targeted a CIA-funded pro-government militia force at a public bus station in Khost province on May 27, 2017. (Farid Zahir/AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A car-suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Khost province has claimed at least 18 lives on the first day of holy month of Ramadan in the country.
Smoke rises in the center of the Libyan capital of Tripoli after the clashes on May 26, 2017. (Mahmud Turkia/AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
At least 28 people were killed and nearly 130 wounded in fierce clashes on Friday between forces loyal to the UN-backed unity government and rival militiamen, the health ministry said.
Relatives of killed Coptic Christians grieve by the coffins during the funeral at Abu Garnous Cathedral in the north Minya town of Maghagha, on May 26, 2017 (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Islamic State group militants carried out Friday's killing of 29 Christians on a bus in central Egypt, its Amaq news agency claimed on Saturday.
 An ambulance transporting wounded Egyptians arrives at a hospital in Cairo's northern suburb of Shubra on May 26, 2017, following an attack in which 28 Coptic pilgirms were gunned down following a visit to a monastery (Mohamed El-Raai / AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The Egyptian military has carried out several airstrikes against purported terrorist training camps in Libya after unknown gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, leaving at least 28 dead.
US President Donald Trump (C) makes his way to board Air Force One in Riyadh as he head with the First Lady to Israel on May 22, 2017. 
(Mandel Ngan/AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump has wished Muslims "a joyful Ramadan," while urging them to use the holy month to reject violence by Islamist extremists.
A Yemeni boy receives treatment at a hospital in the capital Sanaa on 11 October 2016 (AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the delivery of the largest shipment of medical supplies to Yemen since conflict in the country intensified in March 2015.