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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on April 11, 2016 shows Saudi King Salman shaking hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi before leaving Cairo’s international airport. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Egyptian government maintains the Red Sea islands belong to Saudi Arabia, despite a lower court ruling overturning the decision.
Jordanian soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade Belal Al-Zuhbi during his funeral in Nahleh village, near the city of Jerash north of Amman, on June 21, 2016, after he was killed alongside five other comrades in a suicide bomb attack on the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 27, 2016 - 09:59 GMT
A suicide bomb attack near Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan-Syria border killed six soldiers.
Afghanistan has seen an increase in Daesh recruiting, particularly in eastern parts of the country. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
A US-supported operation aims to push back pro-Daesh militants in Nangarhar province.
A picture taken on January 14, 2014 through the window of an airplane shows the Red Sea's Tiran and the Sanafir islands in the Straits of Tiran between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The government has appealed a lower court's decision to annul the transfer of the islands to Saudi Arabia.
In a recent visit to Yerevan, Pope Francis directly condemned the Armenian Genocide, leading to a diplomatic spat with Turkey. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Pope Francis in a visit to Yerevan condemned the genocide as 'the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century.'
Would-be immigrants stand atop a border fence separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla on May 1, 2014, following a morning assault on the border in an attempt to cross into Spain. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Only 30 people managed to make it over both fences and into Spanish territory.
Part of Israel's precondition to normalize ties with Turkey is for the president to oust Hamas from the country and shut down an alleged command unit used by Hamas in Istanbul, Israeli media reported. (Anadolu Agency/Courtesy photo)
June 25, 2016 - 11:58 GMT
Erdogan and Meshaal reportedly discussed strategies of easing humanitarian issues for Palestinians, specifically in Gaza, and ways to reconcile political differences between Hamas and Fatah.
The US and UK are closely linked on international security issues. (Shutterstock)
June 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US and UK defense ministers discussed the impact that the Brexit vote will have on European and international security.
An EgyptAir plane, similar to the one that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 14:26 GMT
Egyptian investigators are sending the EgyptAir Flight MS804 black boxes to France for repairs, since no information can be gathered in their current state.
Afghan police running a training drill. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 13:03 GMT
Security forces clashed with Taliban militants in Ghor province.
Forces with the National Unity Government stand on a tank in Sirte, Libya, during a land-and-air campaign to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Stringer)
June 24, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
National unity government forces launched a series of airstrikes against Daesh militants in their stronghold city of Sirte.
Turkish police are accused of being involved with a
June 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey detained 30 police officers suspected of supporting Fetullah Gulen and participating in the "parallel state".
Members of al-Qaeda of the Arab Peninsula. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Residents in southern Yemen report an increase in al-Qaeda activity, driving around with anti-aircraft weaponry.
Six fire stations responded to the fire outbreak in Kuwait's Central Prison. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A prison fire in the drug-offenses section of the Central Prison wounded 47 inmates and guards, and killed at least one person.
An aid convoy prepared to leave for the besieged town of Daraya. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Syrian town of Daraya was hit by barrel bombs the day after a UN aid airdrop.
The Italian coast guard apprehends a group of refugees off of the Libyan coast. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Italian coast guard launched a massive rescue operation, saving 4,500 refugees from sinking rafts in the Mediterranean Sea.