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Supporters of Kuwaiti opposition leader Mussallam al-Barrak (C) celebrate his release from jail on April 21, 2017 in Kuwait City, after serving two years in prison for insulting the emir. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
April 25, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Musallam al-Barrak was jailed for 'undermining the status of the emir.'
Demonstrators hold a flag of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey and a placard reading
April 25, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Turkey has said it is reconsidering its relationship with the Council of Europe over the decision.
People take part in a demonstration against the deportation of some 50 Afghan refugees from Munich airport, southern Germany, on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Matthias Balk)
April 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Many blame Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for signing the deal that paved the way for refugees to be forcibly removed and returned to Afghanistan.
A Syrian refugee in a refugee camp in Jordan. (AFP/file)
April 25, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
The US is reportedly planning a 21 percent cut in aid to Jordan. Al Bawaba looks at why that might not be such a good idea.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, right, and German Ambassador to Israel, Clemens von Goetze, lay a wreath at the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem, April 24, 2017. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
April 25, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, has threatened to cancel his meeting with Germany's foreign minister if he meets with left-wing Israeli groups.
A Hezboallah fighter armed with an RPG stands near Lebanon's border with Israel, April 20 2017. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 25, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
US plans to tighten sanctions on the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah will have effects beyond the group, Michel Aoun said.
A torchlit procession in Yerevan, Armenia, to mark 102 years since the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turkey, April 23 2017. (AFP/Karen Minasyan)
April 25, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Armenians across the world have been commemorating the anniversary of genocide carried out by Ottoman Turkey.
Syrian women who fled from Daesh-controlled parts of Syria at the al-Mabrouka camp on the Turkish border, April 23 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
April 25, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The bomb hit a car the family were trying to escape the fighting in, killing five children and three adults.
The explosion occurred in the Kurram Agency tribal region on the Afghan frontier. (File/Photo)
April 25, 2017 - 09:30 GMT
The van hit by the blast was carrying passengers to nearby Parachinar, the only Shia Muslim-majority city in Pakistan's tribal region.
President Donald Trump has called Assad “evil” and said his use of chemical weapons “crossed a lot of lines.” (AFP)
April 25, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Trump administration issued sanctions on 271 people linked to Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons.
Prisoners across Libya
April 25, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Judges unseal arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to Moamer Gaddafi.
Some leading figures - such as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr - oppose the participation of Hashd in the elections. (AFP)
April 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In the midst of next year's elections, splits are beginning to emerge amongst key figures in Iraqi politics.
A Yemeni girl carries a water container in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, on April 17, 2017. (AFP/stringer)
April 24, 2017 - 17:16 GMT
Amid a drive to secure funding to head off a famine in the war-torn country, humanitarian organizations and rights groups are also highlighting the role of some of the donors in the conflict.
Last Thursday, Houthi militants stormed a hotel in Ibb where the IMC employees had been staying, whisking them off to a nearby prison. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Houthis release employees of International Medical Corps.
Protesters and riot police clash during 2013 protests in Alexandria. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
They were among a group of 156 people accused of killing two policemen near Cairo in 2013.
Israelis at a Tel Aviv train station stop and stand for a minute of silence to remember the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, April 24 2017. (AFP/Jack Guez)
April 24, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Israel remembers the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis.