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Iraqi government forces fire a rocket near al-Sejar village, north-east of Fallujah, on May 26, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
About 50,000 civilians are believed to be trapped inside the city as Iraqi forces work to push out Daesh.
Refugees stand near a bus as they wait to be transferred to a hospitality center during a police operation at a refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macedonia, near the village of Idomeni on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Yannis Kolesidis)
May 26, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Leaders from G7 countries were notably absent from the summit aimed at addressing the world's most pressing humanitarian crises.
Anti-government protesters are seen at a demonstration in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The prison terms range from three to 15 years, while other activists have been stripped of their nationality in court rulings.
Migrants protect themselves from the cold with blankets as they wait to arrive in the port of Cagliari, Sardinia, on May 26, 2016 aboard the rescue ship
May 26, 2016 - 15:11 GMT
The Italian coast guard said it was coordinating about 20 rescues on Thursday for boats that had capsized.
Egyptian journalists take part in a candle light vigil in memory of EgyptAir MS804 victims in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo on May 24, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed el-Shahed)
May 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Investigators are working against the clock to recover the plane's black boxes, which will cease to emit a signal after about 30 days.
Yemenis gather at the site of a twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The delegation has called for militias to be disbanded before reaching any political agreement.
The 12-year-old Muhammad Ismail Hushiyeh was detained in January for alleged involvement in a stabbing attack. (File photo)
May 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are curently 438 Palestinian children locked up in Israeli jails.
Jaysh al-Islam fighters in Eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Jaysh al-Islam and al-Rahman Legion signed a ceasefire agreement and decided to unite rebel forces in Eastern Ghouta.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Lebanon to elect a new president, saying the country's protracted political crisis put its sovereignty and stability at risk. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
The EU foreign policy chief called on leaders to put aside partisan differences and not let regional conflicts hold sway over electing a President.
A Yemeni child walks through the rubble of a building hit by a Saudi airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:33 GMT
A Saudi airstrike on a Yemeni family home killed 11 people, leaving one child still alive.
Afghan police on patrol in Herat, near the Afghanistan-Iran border, in 2012. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
Iran and Afghanistan met on the sidelines of the International Security Conference to discuss strengthening their ties.
Smokes rises from the city of Raqqa after a US-backed airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Arab and Kurdish forces recaptured two villages from Daesh control north of Raqqa.
A file photo of the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike outside of Rafah. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted two airstrikes after a rocket was fired from Gaza.
A father and daughter wait for aid distribution aboard a rescue ship, after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys)
May 26, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
A fish boat full of migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, with almost two dozen people still missing.
Egyptian security forces are seen on patrol in Sinai. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The offensive comes days after Daesh carried out multiple attacks against police officers across Egypt.
Egyptians protest a controversial deal to give two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia on Friday in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
May 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
More than 150 protesters have been given prison sentences since the beginning of May, 47 of whom are now on hunger strike.