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Smoke billows following an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on an army arms depot, now under Shiite Houthi rebel control on May 22, 2015 east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 26, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
A rocket attack near the Iranian embassy violated international obligations for diplomatic immunity of embassy staff.
Algeria has stepped up security along the country's borders to combat militancy in recent months. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 07:27 GMT
Algerian Minister Mohamed Issa warned against some 46,000 potential jihadi websites promoting Daesh militancy across the Middle East.
Afghan security forces guard a checkpoint in Kunduz, May 23rd, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A Taliban militant killed five people and injured at least 70 others after driving an explosive-laden truck into a government building in southern Afghanistan.
The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days.
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 18:45 GMT
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom.
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for
May 25, 2015 - 17:21 GMT
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism.
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday.
An armed gunman loyal to fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi takes position against Houthis in the Yemeni city of Taez, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
Residents were evacuated after Saudi forces clashed with Houthi militias overnight Sunday on the Haradh border crossing.
A displaced Yemeni child takes refuge in a school after her family fled fighting between tribesmen and Houthi militias, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
At least 135 children have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen since the kingdom launched action against Houthis in March, according to a UNICEF statement.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri told state news agency MENA that the meeting hopes to address
May 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt, Algeria and Libya will hold talks on the situation in the region in a meeting in Cairo next month.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group.