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Iranian men arrive to cast their vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Reformist candidates won historic victories against conservative hardliners in the first round of parliamentary elections in February.
A general view shows Israeli security forces standing guard on the rooftop next to the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on April 25, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 29, 2016 - 08:59 GMT
Al-Aqsa has been the scene of daily scuffles during the weeklong Passover holiday.
An Iraqi solider walks past a sign pointing toward Mosul. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US Army determined that launching a full-scale operation on Mosul would not happen within the next five weeks.
Kuwaiti security forces surround a Shia mosque that was attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.
Tunisian special forces on patrol after a Daesh attack. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The Tunisia Interior Ministry received reports of militants plotting suicide bombings in the country.
The closed gates of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
April 28, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet in Ankara in December 2014. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The measure was signed by Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah with the presence of Davutoglu and Qatari Interior Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.
Lebanese forces deployed in Arsal. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Abu Fouz, a top Daesh commander, was killed in an offense in Arsal, Lebanon.
A man gestures while walking through rubble after multiple airstrikes in Aleppo today. (AFP/Amee Alhalbi)
April 28, 2016 - 14:32 GMT
Multiple airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing dozens.
Pro-Hadi loyalist forces and civilians examine the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Aden. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 28, 2016 - 14:17 GMT
The UN Resident Coordinator for Yemen called for more international involvement in addressing the humanitarian needs in Yemen.
Jews at prayer in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
Spanish police arrest an 18-year-old Moroccan girl suspected of recruiting other women. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The state prosecutor has charged her with preparing and distributing material against the Kingdom on Twitter, which posed a threat to the country's security and stability. Through her posts, she demanded the release of detainees, the prosecutor said, a local publication reported.
Refugees in Sweden receive food from an aid worker. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Among other things, he allegedly threatened to carry out a suicide attack on a mosque
People stand in front of a shop that was damaged following a bombing, in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, on April 27, 2016. (AFP/Onur Yurtsever)
April 28, 2016 - 11:29 GMT
A suicide blast on Wednesday in northwestern Turkey killed one person.
Syrian civil defence volunteers remove the body of a man from the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported airstrikes on April 27, 2016 in the rebel-held eastern neighbourhood of Bab al-Nayrab in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
April 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Civil defense workers blamed the airstrike on Russian warplanes, saying it struck a hospital.
A courtesy photo of Al Jazeera offices. (Twitter)
April 28, 2016 - 10:04 GMT
Iraqi officials have revoked the operating license of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network and closed its bureau in the capital, Baghdad, over its violation of government guidelines.