Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
Houthis bury the bodies of people reportedly killed in air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The death toll includes three women and two children.
Palestinian worshippers take part in Friday prayers outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 26, 2015 - 19:58 GMT
Most of those arrested by the IDF were teenagers.
A file picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows the citadel (background) of the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus, over looking the city. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 26, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The Syrian government's antiquities chief made an announcement that, as of yet, Palmyra's magnificent ancient ruins remain unscathed despite Daesh's offensive.
Female candidate from Turkey's main opposition party Elif Dogan Turkmen (C) is carried by emergency services personnel after being wounded in a gun attack in Cukurova on May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Elif Dogan Turkmen was shot in the Adana district of Cukurova en route to a gathering for her campaign.
Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi flash the sign for victory as they wave Egyptian flags and banners during a demonstration in Cairo's landmark Tahrir square. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
May 26, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Egypt's social solidarity minister has shut down a total of 430 NGO's for having ties to the Brotherhood in the past year.
A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to take part in a Turkish tradesman's meeting, on May 25, 2015 at Sinan Erdem sports arena in Istanbul, as part of his campaign. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
May 26, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the US-based newspaper, claiming the author of the article entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" made unsubstantiated remarks.
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.