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Syrian refugees cross the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq, on Feb. 18, 2013. Jordanian army buses, ambulances and medics as well as water tankers wait at the border to receive Syrian refugees and take them to shelters. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
April 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Jordanian Armed Forces on Sunday received new arrivals, who were provided with first aid and other humanitarian support.
Friends and family have heard no word from six UAE residents stranded in Nepal. (Courtesy/Gulf News)
April 26, 2015 - 22:00 GMT
Friends and family have heard no word from six UAE residents stranded in Nepal.
Turkish Cypriot independent candidate for the presidential elections, Mustafa Akinci, and his wife Meral arrive with their family at a polling station on April 26, 2015 in the northern part of Nicosia. (AFP/Birol Bebek)
April 26, 2015 - 20:37 GMT
Independent candidate Mustafa Akinci won over the voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the election committee announced Sunday.
Supporters of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh hold a huge Yemeni flag next to a poster of Saleh as they rally in his support in Sanaa Nov. 7, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 19:36 GMT
Yemen's foreign minister denounced the former president's call for peace talks Sunday, rejecting his involvement in the country's future.
The Egyptian authorities have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said Sunday. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 18:04 GMT
The Egyptian authorities have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said Sunday.
Pakistani security officials examine the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta, Baluchistan province. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Banaras Khan)
April 26, 2015 - 14:49 GMT
A bomb blast has rocked Pakistan's volatile southwestern province of Balochistan on Sunday, leaving four people dead.
A picture taken on December 4, 2012, shows electricity pylons in Riyadh. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
April 26, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
Two electricity pylons in Egypt were targeted with explosives Sunday.
The organization criticized the trial of Egyptian president Muhammed Morsi, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
The organization criticized the trial of Egyptian president Muhammed Morsi, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Two Saudi police officers had been killed by Daesh militants at a checkpoint in April. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 10:26 GMT
Saudi Arabia's security forces stopped a potential terrorist attack in the kingdom by Daesh militants, according to an interior ministry spokesperson.
Armed Shia Houthi militants sit in a pick up truck in southern Sanaa, April 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Saudi Arabia's military resumed a fresh round of airstrikes across the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Sunday following a one-week lull.
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed currently leads the UN Ebola response mission. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN Security Council approved Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's nomination of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his special envoy for Yemen, the UN spokesperson's office said Saturday.