The US Treasury Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Karen Bleier)
November 26, 2015 - 07:03 GMT
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions agains people and businesses in Russia that actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Journalists covering the Egyptian parliamentary elections have faced being barred from polling sites, detention, and violence. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A watchdog agency recorded 60 cases of interfering with journalists during the recent round of elections in Egypt.
Tunisian police continue to investigate the wreckage of the bombed bus in Tunis, Tunisia. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 26, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Daesh officially claimed responsibility for the bus bombing that killed thirteen and wounded 20 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The suicide rate for children in Egypt has risen dramatically in 2015. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
At least 44 Egyptian children have committed suicide in 2015 - and the number is rising.
A video emerged online of the Russian jet being shot down. (screenshot)
November 25, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The surviving Russian fighter pilot claims they were never in Turkish airspace and received no warnings.
The Tunisian bus bombing is the latest a string of Daesh-affiliated attacks in MENA. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 25, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Hezbollah condemns the recent bombings in Egypt and Tunisia, and calls for solidarity against terrorism.
Taliban fighters have kidnapped Afghan National Army soldiers after their helicopter crashed. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The Afghan National Army launched a mission to rescue eight soldiers who were taken captive by the Taliban after their helicopter crashed.
Prisoners are protesting not receiving pardons at the Samail jail in Oman. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Omani officials deny media reports of a mass hunger strike at the Samail jail.
Tunisia is currently in a state of emergency after a bus bombing killed a dozen people Tuesday. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 25, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Egypt shows solidarity and sympathy for Tunisia after a bus bombing killed a dozen guards on Tuesday.
Tripoli, Lebanon has seen an increase in Daesh activity in recent months. (AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub)
November 25, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The Lebanese Army arrested a Daesh militant who had been planning suicide attacks on multiple sites in Tripoli.
Guards outside an Egyptian court. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 13:25 GMT
A Giza court received a bomb threat the day after a deadly bombing on the hotel of polling judges.
Tunisian police inspect the bombed bus on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
November 25, 2015 - 12:38 GMT
After yesterday's bus bombing, Tunisia declared a 30 day state of emergency.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks to the media at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Maxim Shipenkov)
November 25, 2015 - 12:03 GMT
In a statement, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he has "serious doubts" that the downing of a Russian jet was unintentional.
US President Barack Obama (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
November 25, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan and US President Obama discussed the Tuesday incident over a phone call and agreed that it was a violation of Turkey's airspace, justifying Turkey's actions.
Russia has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria since late September. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
Officials called for calm despite escalating tension after a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey for allegedly violating its airspace.
Reporters Without Borders activists take part in a protest in front of an Iran Air agency in Paris, on July 10, 2012. (AFP/Loic Venance)
November 24, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi is accused of giving mobile phone SIM cards to protesters and taking photos of demonstrations against the ruling Al Khalifa regime.