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The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
US Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US government issued a letter declaring ongoing support Lebanon's government and infrastructure as the country deals with over a million Syrian refugees.
EgyptAir employees arrive to the in-Flight services hall at Cairo airport on May 19, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Egyptian and Greek officials continue to make contradictory statements as the search for the missing plane continues.
A Turkish Airlines flight leaving from Istanbul was forced to return to a parking area to be searched following a bomb threat. (Flickr)
May 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The bomb scare was the latest incident to disrupt a Turkish Airlines flight.
A man sits on a rock in a flooded street following heavy rain in the city of Amran, 50 kms north of Yemen's capital Sanaa on April 15, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 23, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Rescue workers have so far been unable to reach the affected area due to rough terrain.
People evacuate the scene after a suicide bombing near Aden earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh claimed the suicide bombing that killed at least 30 Loyalist army volunteers in Aden, Yemen.
A Bulgarian border police officer stands near a new barbed wire fence at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey near the town of Malko Tarnovo on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A deal reached in March that sends asylum-seekers back to Turkey in exchange for financial support and visa-free travel to Europe has hit a deadlock as Turkey has refused to alter its broad-reaching anti-terror laws.
Relatives of the passengers killed in the EgyptAir crash attend a mourning service on May 22. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 23, 2016 - 11:36 GMT
The Egyptian air control center denied earlier media reports of contact with the crashed EgyptAir MS804 flight.
People gather at the site of one of the suicide bombings in Jableh, Syria on May 23. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 11:01 GMT
Seven bombs in two Syrian cities killed over 100 people, mostly Alawites, on Monday.
Daesh militants pose with their weapons at sunset. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A Daesh recruitment drive in eastern Afghanistan has attracted thousands of young people to the militant group.
A group of Loyalist soldiers riding through Aden, Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 08:44 GMT
A car bomb struck a group of Loyalist army recruits, with dozens killed.
A member of the Tunisian Coast Guard observes a fishing boat. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 08:13 GMT
A group of Tunisians, some already wanted by authorities, were stopped while trying to sail to Italy.
A file photo of partially-exploded cluster munitions, half-buried but still active. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 07:29 GMT
A new report reveals that large portions of northern Yemen are uninhabitable due to unexploded cluster bombs.
Lebanese security forces guard a polling station in Beirut on May 8. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Election monitors recorded hundreds of violations and were harassed at polling stations.
Iraqi soldiers on the outskirts of Fallujah. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The Iraqi coalition is helping civilians exit Fallujah or mark their homes before an impending invasion to liberate the town.
Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi speaks to the press at the Yemeni embassy in Kuwait City on May 17, 2016. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
May 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UN-sponsored peace talks hit a snag on Tuesday when the Yemeni government delegation walked away from negotiations.