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Turkish president Erdogan (L) and Israeli Prime Minister (R). (File photo)
May 31, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a reconciliation agreement that would end six years of freeze in bilateral ties with Turkey is very close.
Five years after the fall of Ghaddafi the chaos has severely damaged the Libyan economy. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Even if the crossing is more dangerous demand is high, as Libya's frontiers are uncontrolled and the country is a free transit zone for hundreds of thousands of Africans.
Al-Sisi called on Egyptians, including media outlets, to not discuss the case again, arguing that the whole matter is now in the hands of parliament, which will in turn discuss the agreement and has the freedom to approve or refuse it. (Twitter)
May 30, 2016 - 14:46 GMT
Court postpones session to Tuesday for the third time, while demanding documentation from government’s lawyers.
Beheading is one of the most common forms of execution in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Fahd Houssawi, a Nigerian citizen, was executed for the murder of a Saudi police officer.
People walk past a damaged barbershop in a government-controlled district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on May 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
May 30, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Turkish military says 58 Daesh positions around Aleppo were hit on Sunday.
Egyptian police officers were accused of beating a citizen to death after a video of the incident circulated widely on social media. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The officers will only remain in prison for four more days.
Six Saudi travelers were detained in the Istanbul airport for ten hours and denied entry to Turkey on accusations of having ties to Daesh. (Shutterstock)
May 30, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The six men had to borrow another traveler's phone to call the embassy when Turkish authorities kept their wallets and phones for several hours.
Protesters wave national flags at a demonstration in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The five men were given life sentences last November on charges of 'spying for Iran' and planning attacks in Bahrain.
Yemenis gather at the site of a twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A military officer said clashes erupted when Houthi rebels attacked government positions.
Israeli security forces respond to the burning remains of the bus bombed by a Hamas operative in April. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 11:34 GMT
Six people were arrested near Bethlehem under suspicion of being part of a Hamas cell that plotted the Jerusalem bus bombing.
A meeting of the Jordanian parliament. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 10:23 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah II dissolved parliament and appointed Hani Al-Mulki to lead forming a new government.
A Loyalist soldier observes the crowd at a gas station in Aden, Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 09:40 GMT
A group of seven Daesh militants arrested in Aden was lead by a French national.
Afghan national army soldiers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 08:51 GMT
Afghan intelligence neutralized a suicide bomber intending to attack Kabul.
Security forces guard the courthouse in Kuwait City, Kuwait. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 08:19 GMT
Kuwait transferred 47 Iranian prisoners to serve the remainder of their sentences in Tehran.
Lebanese guards watch over the line for a polling station on May 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 07:50 GMT
The final round of elections begin in North Lebanon today.
Syrian regime security forces overlook the Hama province. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Prisoners in the Assad-backed Hama prison have rioted, taking ten policemen hostage while demanding to be released.