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Egypt's Criminal Court referred 12 defendants to the Grand Mufti on charges of forming a Daesh-affiliated
August 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt's Criminal Court referred the defendants to the Grand Mufti on charges of forming a Daesh-affiliated "terrorist cell."
Members of the Libyan Red Crescent, wearing protective white clothing and masks, collect the body of a migrant that had washed ashore on a beach on Aug. 28, 2015 in the port town of Zuwara west of Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 28, 2015 - 20:23 GMT
Hundreds of bodies were found in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday after two boats capsized near the coastal Libyan town of Zuwara.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his interim cabinet Friday. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 20:08 GMT
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced the choice for his cabinet positions Friday.
Libyans cross the border into Egypt from Libya's Matrouh governorate. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 19:54 GMT
An Egyptian governor from Matrouh met with Libya's interior minister to discuss reopening the border.
Asylum seekers disembark from Swedish Coast Guards ship
August 28, 2015 - 18:55 GMT
The asylum seekers were killed when they were forced to stay in the hold of a boat on the way to Europe.
The body of a police officer was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen on a road outside of a Sohag village. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 18:08 GMT
The body was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen on a road outside of a Sohag village.
Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa continue as Yemeni government forces take steps toward recapturing the capital. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 17:31 GMT
Air raids on military targets in the central city of Ibb killed ten total, officials said Friday.
Al-Qaeda has taken advantage of conflict in Yemen to gain territory in the Hadramawt province. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
The extremist group gave the men 80 to 100 lashes in the Hadramawt province.
An injured Yemeni man after Houthi shelling in Aden on July 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2015 - 14:47 GMT
Yemenis injured from the conflict seek treatment in Jordan and face difficulties when they don't carry the proper documents.
The seventy-one people found in the back of a refrigerated truck likely suffocated to death. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 28, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
Seventy-one people found dead in the back of a truck left on the side of an Austrian highway are believed to be Syrian asylum seekers and likely suffocated.
Turkish police detain two PKK demonstrators in Ankara on July 25, 2015. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 28, 2015 - 10:07 GMT
The supporters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey have launched a rally in the city of Istanbul to protest against Ankara’s growing crackdown on Kurdish militants.