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Omani leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said (right) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sit during a welcome ceremony in Muscat on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Mahjoub)
May 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
There are an estimated 4,000 fishermen in Gaza. (AFP/Said Khatib)
May 26, 2015 - 12:11 GMT
A Gaza fisherman was shot at and injured by Egyptian naval forces late Monday night, just hours after two other fishermen were shot by Israeli forces.
The Egyptian army announced on Tuesday that it has arrested over 6,000 people in the last seven months for attempting to
May 26, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
The Egyptian army announced on Tuesday that it has arrested over 6,000 people in the last seven months for attempting to "illegally migrate" within Egyptian borders.
Armed Yemeni fighters loyal to fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand in position during clashes with Houthi fighters in Jaadan area of Marib province on May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials.
Shia fighters take position against Daesh in the Garma district of Anbar province, May 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:01 GMT
Iraqi security forces announced a large military operation to drive out Daesh from Anbar and Salahuddin provinces.
Libyan tribal leaders attend a four-day conference in Cairo to discuss growing terrorism across the region, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
Libyan tribal leaders began talks in Cairo during a four-day conference on preventing the spread of terrorism across the Middle East.
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported.
Yemeni workers unload medical aid boxes from a boat carrying 460 tonnes of Emirati relief aid that docked in the port of the city of Aden on May 24, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2015 - 10:19 GMT
Two-third of the population have been left without access to clean drinking water, a relief agency said Tuesday.
David Cameron and Vladimir Putin voiced support for the resumption of peace talks. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Vladimir Putin and David Cameron backed calls for the resumption of peace talks in Syria, in an attempt to end the four-year conflict.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday attended the official national celebration marking Independence Day. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 09:36 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday attended the official national celebration marking Independence Day.