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Fayez Sarraj addresses a press conference on May 16, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. (AFP/Leonhard Foeger)
May 24, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The US ambassador to Libya made a fleeting visit to Tripoli on Tuesday to endorse the UN-backed government based in the capital, and is the first such visit by Washington's envoy to the North African country in three years.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the explosion at Manchester Arena. (AFP/Paul Ellis)
May 24, 2017 - 13:24 GMT
The investigation into Monday’s deadly Manchester suicide bombing continued full pace on Wednesday with police arresting three more suspects.
Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017, during a visit of the US president to the West Bank town. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Abbas stressed that 'the problem is not between us and Judaism. It is between us and occupation.'
The fake statement mentioned a number of sensitive issues including Iran's role in the region, Islamist groups Hamas and Hizballah, and the US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
State run news agency 'QNA' published a fake statement attributed to Emir Tamim about a number of very sensitive regional issues including Iran's role in the region, Hamas and Hizballah.
Cadets from the Interior Security Forces of Raqqa, the first police force formed by the international coalition in charge of maintaining order in Syria's northern Raqa province, take part in a training in the courtyard of a school in Ain Eissa, some 50 kilometres north of Raqqa on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Ayham al-Mohammed
May 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Eight Daesh militants were killed as the battle kicked off in the region where the Syrian, Jordanian and Iraqi borders meet.
A Palestinian man hangs on May 22, 2017 in Gaza City a traffic sing with Arabic writing on reading
May 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Gaza's 2 million residents have lived under a crippling Israeli blockade for the last 10 years.
Messages and floral tributes are seen in Albert Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 23, 2017, in solidarity with those killed and injured in the May 22 terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
May 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
School-aged children and teens were among the victims when a home-made device exploded at Manchester Arena.
Smoke belows during clashes between Tunisian protesters and security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tataouine, on May 22, 2017, as locals stage a sit-in to demand a share of local resources and priority for jobs in the sector. (AFP/Fathi Nasri)
May 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
A young man was 'accidentally' run over by a National Guard vehicle while he was participating in a labor demonstration in the southern state of Tatouine.
Dissidents accuse Sisi of having installed a repressive regime since the then army chief ousted the unpopular Morsi in 2013. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Khaled Ali was summoned by the prosecution for questioning on suspicion of having set up an unregistered political party.
The blast occurred in the predominantly Alawite al-Zahra neighbourhood, located east of the city of Homs. (AFP)
May 23, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Daesh claims two blasts in Homs and Damascus, Syria,
Members of the Iraqi forces patrol streets in the western neighborhood of Tamuz in Mosul on May 23, 2017, after the area was retaken during the ongoing offensive against Islamic State (IS) group fighters. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 23, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The Hashd al-Shaabi militia wrested control of the al-Qayrawan district from Daesh earlier in the day.
Police officers relocate floral tributes in St Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 23, 2017, laid as a mark of respect to those in killed and injured following a deadly terror attack at the concert at the Manchester Arena the night before. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
May 23, 2017 - 18:34 GMT
Daesh has claimed the attack, but police are still trying to work out whether he acted alone or as part of a larger network in the UK.
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Trump sends deepest condolences to Manchester victims, and refers to those responsible as 'evil losers in life'.
British Prime Minister said the
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The police said they believed a lone male attacker died in the attack after he detonated a home-made device in the foyer of the Manchester Arena.
Qassim is considered the spiritual leader of Bahrain's majority Shiite community. (AFP)
May 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Bahraini police open fire on a protest by supporters of Qassim, who is considered as the spiritual leader of Bahrain's Shia majority.
Afghan children walk past security force personnel as they leave a village during an operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Chaparhar district of Nangarhar province on May 21, 2017. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
May 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The US has said it may send an additional 3,000 to 5,000 troops as the Taliban have stepped up their attacks in recent weeks.