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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.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas shake hands during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
When asked about a possible peace deal with the Palestinians, the ex-businessman said: 'I’ve heard it’s one of the toughest deals of all.'
Security forces ride on the back of a patrol truck escorting UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed upon his arrival at Sanaa airport on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The United States has increased attacks against AQAP - which has taken advantage of the chaos in the impoverished country - since President Donald Trump took office in January.
Terrorism is fought on the frontlines in Syria and Iraq, Rouhani said at a press conference.
May 23, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
Speaking after Trump's two-day visit to Riyadh, Rouhani said that 'the summit was a show and had no political value.'
Deaths, injuries after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena: Police
May 23, 2017 - 08:33 GMT
An Ariana Grande concert ended in tragedy when a suspected terrorist attack killed almost two dozen people and injured almost 60.