Politicians attend a meeting of the African Union's (AU) economic development program New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 08:54 GMT
Moroocco has made an official request to join the African Union (AU) again more than four decades after leaving the pan-African bloc in protest at Western Sahara’s membership.
Sisi joins the ranks of people Trump approves of by being a 'fantastic guy who took control of Egypt.' (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Trump praised Sisi's 'tough approach' to dealing with militants and extremists in Egypt.
The Turkish government has accused the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of orchestrating the July coup attempt and has requested his extradition to the US. (AFP/File)
September 23, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The US-based cleric says Erdogan has only used the aftermath of the coup to solidify his power in Turkey.
Zaki Bani Irsheid (L), former deputy of the Islamic Action Front, and Mohammad Zyoud, party chief of the Islamic Action Front, speaks during a meeting in Amman, Jordan. (Lindsey Leger)
September 23, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Three of the 15 seats were won by women candidates from Zarqa, Amman, and Jerash.
Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on September 22, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
September 23, 2016 - 12:50 GMT
Egyptian security forces have recovered nine more bodies after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off the coast.
An elderly Jordanian woman is assisted by a member of the electoral commission as she votes in the parliamentary elections at a polling station in the capital Amman on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 23, 2016 - 08:03 GMT
It was also announced that there would be no re-vote held in the Central Badia district, where votes were stolen and then returned.
Syrian pro-regime fighters patrol the Ramussa area south of the city of Aleppo, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
September 23, 2016 - 07:05 GMT
State-owned media reported that the army would set up exit points for civilians to leave the city.
Yemenis carry belongings they recovered from the rubble of buildings destroyed during Saudi-led air strikes the previous day, on September 22, 2016 in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida. (AFP/Stringer)
September 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The civilians were killed when the strike hit a residential area of Hodeidah.
The accused were tried in the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The women were arrested as they were trying to depart for Yemen together with children and Yemeni smugglers.
Survivors from a boat that capsized, off Egypt's north coast, sit in a police station in Rashid in northern Egypt, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed El-Shahed)
September 22, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Witnesses accused the police of doing nothing to help as the boat sank off the Egyptian coast.
Afghanistan was set Setptember 22, 2016 to sign a draft peace agreement with notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, paving the way for his political return despite a history of war crimes and after years in hiding. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
September 22, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin is expected to halt its military activity and dismantle military operations.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp is located on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city, Sidon. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 08:54 GMT
A firefight between two groups conflicted over the shooting of a Palestinian taxi driver engaged in a firefight in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp.
Yemeni civilians look through the rubble of their homes after an airstrike west of the capital in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
An airstrike on a busy market killed 35 people in western Yemen.
Iraqi forces drive through the town of Qayarrah, near the air base attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
US officials reported that Daesh fired a shell containing low-purity mustard gas at the Qayarrah air base.
Greek police vehicles next to a Turkish military helicopter at Alexandroupolis airport, after it landed there carrying eight officers seeking asylum after a coup bid in Turkey, on July 16, 2016 (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The fate of the other five soldiers who fled to Greece during the coup attempt is expected to be decided soon.
Iraqi forces roll through the Anbar province. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi army forces continue to make gains in the Daesh-controlled Anbar province as they push toward Mosul.