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A Russian warship passes through the Bosporous Strait in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2017 - 16:12 GMT
The vessel collided with a freighter carrying livestock..
An unmanned boat filled with explosives targeted a petroleum production terminal run by Aramco. (Shutterstock)
April 27, 2017 - 15:24 GMT
An unmanned, explosives-laden boat was stopped in Saudi waters near the southern Jizan province.
The incident happened Monday as the vessel attempted to draw closer to the USS Mahan (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
A US Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare towards an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf.
Under Saudi law all women must have a male guardian who gives them permission to study, travel abroad or marry (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia, a country where women are not allowed to drive cars, has been elected to the United Nations women's rights commission, sparking anger.
Supporters of the
April 26, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Turkish authorities arrested another thousand people on Wednesday over suspected links with the exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, the archenemy of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Yemenis collect water from a donated source amid an ongoing wide spread disruption of water supplies in an impoverished coastal village on the outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
April 26, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The war that is now in its third year has left 17 million of Yemen's 27 million people at risk of hunger.
Supporters of Kuwaiti opposition leader Mussallam al-Barrak (C) celebrate his release from jail on April 21, 2017 in Kuwait City, after serving two years in prison for insulting the emir. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
April 25, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Musallam al-Barrak was jailed for 'undermining the status of the emir.'
Demonstrators hold a flag of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey and a placard reading
April 25, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Turkey has said it is reconsidering its relationship with the Council of Europe over the decision.
People take part in a demonstration against the deportation of some 50 Afghan refugees from Munich airport, southern Germany, on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Matthias Balk)
April 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Many blame Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for signing the deal that paved the way for refugees to be forcibly removed and returned to Afghanistan.
Protesters and riot police clash during 2013 protests in Alexandria. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
They were among a group of 156 people accused of killing two policemen near Cairo in 2013.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis (R) and senior advisor Sally Donnelly arrive by helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in the Afghan capital Kabul on April 24, 2017. (AFP/Jonathan Ernst)
April 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Mattis' visit, his first to Afghanistan, comes days after a deadly army base attack that left 140 Afghan soldiers dead.
A young Jordanian woman holds a placard that reads,
April 24, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The revised penal code will force rapists to serve out their sentences and calls for tougher punishment on other crimes.
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on September 10, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Syrian village of Jubata al-Khashab after Israeli airstrikes against Syrian army positions. (AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Three Syrian forces have been killed in a fresh Israeli attack on a military camp near the southwestern city of Quneitra, a military official says.
Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani (AFP)
April 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Campaigning for Iran's presidential elections scheduled for 19 May began on Friday, as "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani looks to defend his post from more conservative challengers.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP/file photo)
April 21, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would meet US counterpart Donald Trump in May, a month after he won a contested referendum that will tighten his grip on power.
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP)
April 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose diatribes against the United States and Israel made him a polarizing figure, was barred Thursday from running again.