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Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather during a protest in the capital Amman on August 8, 2014. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The group comprises founding members of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic Action Front in Jordan.
An Iraqi man chants slogans as other wave their national flag during a demonstration against corruption. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
People in nine Arab countries, including Egypt and Jordan, said they experienced worsening government corruption last year, according to a new study.
Women in Saudi Arabia will now have the right to receive a copy of her marriage contract and to check the details of it, including prenuptial agreements and whether the wife will be allowed to take a job. (File photo)
May 03, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Many Saudi women have had issues with proving their marriage was legitimate and with inheritance in the case of the husband's death.
Female cadets in training from Afghanistan. (Anadolu Agency)
May 03, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Since 2011, more than 2,600 Afghan policemen and women have trained in Turkey.
United Nations envoy for Libya Bernardino Leon. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The decision was described as highly controversial politically and legally, as the United Nations only recognizes the Unity Government as the representative of the Libyan people.
Australian aid worker Katherine
May 02, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Australian aid worker was reportedly abducted in east Afghanistan by unidentified men claiming to be intelligence officers.
Jordan was ranked fifth among Arab countries in terms of press freedom. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A recent Freedom House report ranked Jordan 145th out of 199 in press freedom globally.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with refugee children at a preschool, during a visit to a refugee camp on April 23, 2016 on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep. (AFP/Stringer)
May 02, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The group has strong support from Germans who criticized Angela Merkel's open-door policy for refugees.
Migrants are evacuated by French police officers and gendarmes from a makeshift camp under the Stalingrad metro station in Paris, on May 2, 2016. (AFP/Geoffroy Van der Hasselt)
May 02, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
1,350 people had gathered at the camp to be relocated to reception centers, where they are expected to request asylum.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
Yemeni security forces extinguish fire at a site where a bomb-laden car exploded in Aden's Mansura district on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 02, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Yemeni government sources allege that Houthi rebels stormed an army installation and committed other ceasefire breaches.
Piles of garbage block the streets in Beirut as the trash crisis continues to linger. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Lebanese Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb announced that Beirut will be "free this week from trash mounds."
A man hangs a Turkish flag in the border town of Kilis, after Daesh rockets struck the town. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
May 02, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Turkish military launched an attack against Daesh after the militants shot rockets into Kilis.
Syrian and Lebanese protesters wave the Syrian flag as they take part in a demonstration in front of United Nations offices in Beirut in solidarity with the civilians of Aleppo on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 02, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Aleppo has been the center of a deadly escalation of violence over the last week.
Protests outside the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate in 2015. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Journalists Syndicate in Cairo was raided by police forces, who arrested two journalists for "inciting protests."
A file photo of Sinai Province militants in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Hamas, Israel, and Egypt are teaming up to fight a common enemy - the Daesh-linked Sinai Province.