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A mosque in Dresden was also attacked last year. (AFP/Sebastian Kahnert)
April 29, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The attempted arson was the third such attack targeting Turkish-Muslim mosques in the last two weeks.
Members of the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) gather at a party conference in the capital Algiers on April 28, 2017. (AFP/Ryad Kramdi)
April 29, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The government wants voter turnout to exceed 51 percent to avoid any doubt in the legitimacy of the Algerian Parliament.
Pope Francis (C) stands near to Coptic Pope Tawadros II (R) as he prepares to light a candle during a visit at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church in Cairo, which was target by a suicide bomb attack that killed 29 people last December, on April 28, 2017. (AFP/Andreas Solaro)
April 29, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 'Pope of Peace' reiterated his message of interfaith dialogue in a visit to Egypt.
Egyptian former interior minister Habib al-Adly (c) walks outside the court room after his retrial at Cairo's police academy on February 24, 2015 (AFP)
April 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities have announced that former leader Hosni Mubarak’s minister of interior, Habib Al Adly, is a fugitive of the law.
The Afghan Taliban launched their “spring offensive” on Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict (AFP)
April 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Afghan Taliban launched their annual “spring offensive” Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict.
In this photograph taken on April 11, 2017, an Afghan security force personnel fires during an ongoing an operation against Daesh militants in the Achin district of Nangarhar province. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
April 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The US recently called for increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan.
Egyptians walk past a welcome banner bearing a portrait of Pope Francis a day ahead of his visit to the capital Cairo, on April 27, 2017. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
April 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Despite security concerns, Pope Francis is going ahead for a visit to Egypt to strengthen ties between Christians and Muslims.
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.