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Egyptian journalists take part in a candle light vigil in memory of EgyptAir MS804 victims in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo on May 24, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed el-Shahed)
May 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Investigators are working against the clock to recover the plane's black boxes, which will cease to emit a signal after about 30 days.
Yemenis gather at the site of a twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The delegation has called for militias to be disbanded before reaching any political agreement.
Jaysh al-Islam fighters in Eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Jaysh al-Islam and al-Rahman Legion signed a ceasefire agreement and decided to unite rebel forces in Eastern Ghouta.
A Yemeni child walks through the rubble of a building hit by a Saudi airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:33 GMT
A Saudi airstrike on a Yemeni family home killed 11 people, leaving one child still alive.
Afghan police on patrol in Herat, near the Afghanistan-Iran border, in 2012. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
Iran and Afghanistan met on the sidelines of the International Security Conference to discuss strengthening their ties.
Smokes rises from the city of Raqqa after a US-backed airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Arab and Kurdish forces recaptured two villages from Daesh control north of Raqqa.
A file photo of the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike outside of Rafah. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted two airstrikes after a rocket was fired from Gaza.
A father and daughter wait for aid distribution aboard a rescue ship, after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya. (AFP/Gabriel Bouys)
May 26, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
A fish boat full of migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, with almost two dozen people still missing.
Egyptian security forces are seen on patrol in Sinai. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The offensive comes days after Daesh carried out multiple attacks against police officers across Egypt.
Egyptians protest a controversial deal to give two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia on Friday in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
May 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
More than 150 protesters have been given prison sentences since the beginning of May, 47 of whom are now on hunger strike.
A boy walks acros rail tracks during a police operation to clear a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants at the border between Greece and Macedonia near the village of Idomeni, northern Greece on May 25, 2016. (AFP/Yannis Kolesidis)
May 25, 2016 - 17:52 GMT
A potential agreement reached during the summit could help fill a $15 billion funding gap.
This file photo taken on October 29, 2012 shows Honoree Khadija Ismayilova attending the 2012 Courage in Journalism Awards hosted by the International Women's Media Foundation held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, California. (AFP/Getty Images/Jason Merritt)
May 25, 2016 - 17:22 GMT
Khadija Ismayilova was jailed in September 2015 on corruption charges, which rights group denounced as politically-motivated, calling her a 'prisoner of conscience.'
Palestinians gather at an UNRWA aid distribution. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Palestinians shut down two UNRWA offices over the decision to switch from food distribution to cash cards without consulting the refugees.
Lebanese forces deployed in a military operation in Arsal. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Lebanese forces arrested Sameh al-Breidy during a military operation in Arsal.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed speaks during a press conference on May 15, 2016 at the information ministry in Kuwait City.  (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
May 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
His comments today contrast with remarks made a day earlier in which he said a political solution would likely 'take a long time.'
A woman and her daughter protect themselves with a blanket aboard the rescue ship
May 25, 2016 - 12:56 GMT
Another overcrowded boat has sunk trying to cross the Mediterranean.