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UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash takes his seat before a meeting in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on September 6, 2010 (AFP/Amer Hilabi)
May 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has warned that patience and tolerance “has its limits” amid a serious diplomatic crisis in the GCC.
Smoke billows as Iraqi forces attack Mosul airport during an offensive to retake the western side of the city from Daesh extremists. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 20:12 GMT
At least 13 Iraqi soldiers were killed in a Daesh ambush in western Mosul on Sunday, an Iraqi officer said.
Saudi King Salman (R) shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before leaving Cairo's international airport on Monday April 11, 2016. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, in a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, reaffirmed that his kingdom stands in solidarity with and supports all efforts spent by the Egyptian government on reigning in terrorism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 28, 2017. (AFP/Sergei Karpukhin)
May 28, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had a telephone conversation with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday to exchange views on regional issues.
A Yemeni boy receives treatment at a hospital in the capital Sanaa on 11 October 2016 (AFP)
May 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the delivery of the largest shipment of medical supplies to Yemen since conflict in the country intensified in March 2015.
Afghan security personnel gather near the wreckage of buses which were carrying police cadets, at the site of a bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul on June 30, 2016. (AFP)
May 26, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Taliban militants attacked an Afghani army base, killing at least 15 soldiers following similar assaults earlier this week.
Iraqi forces load artillery outside Mosul (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Pro-government fighters on Thursday captured four villages and a strategic road west of the northern city of Mosul from Daesh extremists, according to an Iraqi army officer.
Iraqi soldier stands atop a tank during a training session with US troops on using US-made tanks at joint military base (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The US army failed to account for military equipment and vehicles worth more than $1 billion that were intended for the Iraqi government forces, according to a 2016 audit by the Pentagon's inspector general.
King Abdullah II (R) and Queen Rania (C) of Jordan sit near Crown Prince Hussein (2nd L) and King Abdullah's mother Princess Mona (L) during the ceremony. (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 11:08 GMT
His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday said that independence is a continuous process of building and achieving, urging for instilling the spirit of initiative in the country’s youth to continue the path towards the envisioned future.
Turkish riot police detain a protester during a demonstration against the arrest by Turkish authorities of an academic and a teacher who have been on a hunger strike, in Ankara, on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Adem Altan)
May 25, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Two teachers had been on hunger strike for two months to highlight the plight of around 150,000 public employees who have been suspended or sacked since last July's coup.
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May 24, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 1,014 prisoners of different nationalities from Dubai’s correctional and punitive establishments, ahead of Ramadan.
Philippine policemen check evacuees from Marawi aboard a van at a checkpoint by the entrance of Iligan City, in southern island of Mindanao on May 24, 2017. (AFP/Ted Aljibe)
May 24, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The militants burned a Catholic church, the city jail and two schools in Marawi, as well as occupying the main streets and two bridges leading to the municipality.
Fayez Sarraj addresses a press conference on May 16, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. (AFP/Leonhard Foeger)
May 24, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The US ambassador to Libya made a fleeting visit to Tripoli on Tuesday to endorse the UN-backed government based in the capital, and is the first such visit by Washington's envoy to the North African country in three 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.
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.