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Abdullah al-Thani's convoy was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Libya. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.
Afghan security forces stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Kandahar, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
At least 26 people, including six members from the same family were killed in two separate attacks across Afghanistan.
Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
Houthis bury the bodies of people reportedly killed in air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The death toll includes three women and two children.
Female candidate from Turkey's main opposition party Elif Dogan Turkmen (C) is carried by emergency services personnel after being wounded in a gun attack in Cukurova on May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Elif Dogan Turkmen was shot in the Adana district of Cukurova en route to a gathering for her campaign.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to take part in a Turkish tradesman's meeting, on May 25, 2015 at Sinan Erdem sports arena in Istanbul, as part of his campaign. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
May 26, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the US-based newspaper, claiming the author of the article entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" made unsubstantiated remarks.
Omani leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said (right) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sit during a welcome ceremony in Muscat on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Mahjoub)
May 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
Armed Yemeni fighters loyal to fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand in position during clashes with Houthi fighters in Jaadan area of Marib province on May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
Libyan tribal leaders attend a four-day conference in Cairo to discuss growing terrorism across the region, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
Libyan tribal leaders began talks in Cairo during a four-day conference on preventing the spread of terrorism across the Middle East.
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported.
Yemeni workers unload medical aid boxes from a boat carrying 460 tonnes of Emirati relief aid that docked in the port of the city of Aden on May 24, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2015 - 10:19 GMT
Two-third of the population have been left without access to clean drinking water, a relief agency said Tuesday.