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Pilgrims on Hajj at Mecca. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 24, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Iran is sending a delegation to Saudi Arabia to reopen the discussion of sending Iranian pilgrims on Hajj this year.
Illegal migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention center in Tripoli, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 24, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
As the weather improves, hundreds of African migrants are attempting to make the trip from the Libyan coastal town Zawiya to Italy.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Yemen peace talks have resumed in Kuwait, under the shadow of al-Qaeda attacks in Mukalla.
An EgyptAir plane seen on the tarmac. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The assessment is based on the small size of human remains found, although no traces of explosives have been detected yet.
Turkey's Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication and new chairman candidate for ruling AK Party Binali Yildirim throws red carnations to supporters as he arrives for the second extraordinary congress in Ankara, on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
May 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Omer Celik will be replacing Volkan Bozkir as Turkey's EU Minister.
Yemeni students shout slogans during a rally at a school in the capital Sanaa protesting the deployment of US Special Forces to their country, amid the ongoing conflict in the impoverished Arab state, on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The explosion comes a day after twin blasts killed at least 45 in Aden.
People board in a bus in order to leave the refugee and migrant makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonia border near the village of Idomeni on May, 23 2016. (AFP/Sakis Mitrolidis)
May 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
More than 8,400 migrants are still stranded at the border with Macedonia in poor living conditions.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Three others were injured in the blast as the soldiers patrolled near the border.
The security council says granting passports to married and unmarried women would reduce problems they face while traveling. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The discussion comes after deciding to allow women to have their own national ID cards and to give them a copy of their own marriage contracts.
EgyptAir employees arrive to the in-Flight services hall at Cairo airport on May 19, 2016. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Egyptian and Greek officials continue to make contradictory statements as the search for the missing plane continues.
A Turkish Airlines flight leaving from Istanbul was forced to return to a parking area to be searched following a bomb threat. (Flickr)
May 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The bomb scare was the latest incident to disrupt a Turkish Airlines flight.
A man sits on a rock in a flooded street following heavy rain in the city of Amran, 50 kms north of Yemen's capital Sanaa on April 15, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 23, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Rescue workers have so far been unable to reach the affected area due to rough terrain.
People evacuate the scene after a suicide bombing near Aden earlier in 2016. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh claimed the suicide bombing that killed at least 30 Loyalist army volunteers in Aden, Yemen.
A Bulgarian border police officer stands near a new barbed wire fence at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey near the town of Malko Tarnovo on May 22, 2016. (AFP/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A deal reached in March that sends asylum-seekers back to Turkey in exchange for financial support and visa-free travel to Europe has hit a deadlock as Turkey has refused to alter its broad-reaching anti-terror laws.
Relatives of the passengers killed in the EgyptAir crash attend a mourning service on May 22. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 23, 2016 - 11:36 GMT
The Egyptian air control center denied earlier media reports of contact with the crashed EgyptAir MS804 flight.
People gather at the site of one of the suicide bombings in Jableh, Syria on May 23. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 11:01 GMT
Seven bombs in two Syrian cities killed over 100 people, mostly Alawites, on Monday.