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Sheikh Sabah's visit was intended to quickly settle down the tensions between Gulf states. (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who was misquoted in a number of statements with regards Iranian relations and Donald Trump among other controversial issues last week, will visit Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber.
Russian troops (L) stand guard as Syrian opposition fighters and their families board a bus at a checkpoint manned by regime forces ahead of their evacuation on May 20, 2017. (Stringer/AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Following statements by Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani on Iran’s readiness to double its military presence in Syria, Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan said on Sunday that the Iranian official’s visit to Moscow comes in the context of more Iranian-Russian military coordination in Syria.”
In the French election campaign, Macron took a harder line on relations with Russia than his opponents. (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The fight against terrorism and the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine will top agenda when newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The shooting left 30 people including two children dead, horrifying the nation. (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 09:30 GMT
In a statement issued on Saturday, the Mujahideen Shura Council in Derna (MSCD) said it does not target unarmed civilians in Libya or Egypt.
UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash takes his seat before a meeting in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on September 6, 2010 (AFP/Amer Hilabi)
May 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has warned that patience and tolerance “has its limits” amid a serious diplomatic crisis in the GCC.
An Israeli police car patrols along a section of Israel’s Apartheid Wall that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram (L) from east al-Quds (Jerusalem) (R) on February 24, 2016. (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Palestinian Shuafat Refugee Camp and the town of Kofr Aqab will no longer be considered as falling within Jerusalem’s municipal boundaries.
Families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails demonstrate outside Dome of the Rock at Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A day after hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons suspended a 40-day mass hunger strike, more details emerged on Sunday regarding the outcome of negotiations between hunger strikers and the Israel Prison Service.
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. 
(AFP)
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.