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Residents of the Daesh-ravaged Sirte. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
Libyan forces recaptured two cities northwest of Sirte, as they advance on the Daesh stronghold.
A Bahraini policeman stands in front of graffiti in 2013. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Bahrain upheld the death sentences of three people convicted of a deadly bombing in 2014.
Tunisian special forces in Ben Geurdane, near the Libyan border. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Tunisian authorities arrested eight suspected militants after a series of almost 1,000 raids.
Workers demolish the Calais refugee camp in France earlier this year, as police look on. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Parisian authorities approved plans to start building the first official refugee camp to the north of Paris.
A burned-out building is seen in Sirte, a main stronghold for Daesh in Libya. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Martin Kobler, special envoy to Libya, stressed that the fight against Daesh must 'be a Libyan fight,' calling for factions to unite and ruling out foreign intervention.
The movement led by US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen has been officially designated a
May 31, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Gulen became one of Erdogan's chief foes after police and prosecutors opened an investigation, believed to be led by Gulen's supporters, into Erdogan's inner circle in 2013.
This is the second ballistic missile fired into Saudi territory by Houthi rebels that the coalition has intercepted since April. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Saudi forces responded by destroying the launch pad in Yemen from which the missile was fired.
People lay flowers at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The possibility of recognizing the Armenian Genocide is sure to step up pressures on Berlin, who is relying on Ankara to deal with the refugee crisis in Europe.
Egyptian security forces have been battling a Daesh-affiliated insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Six other soldiers were wounded in the attack which struck a military vehicle.
Turkish president Erdogan (L) and Israeli Prime Minister (R). (File photo)
May 31, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a reconciliation agreement that would end six years of freeze in bilateral ties with Turkey is very close.
Five years after the fall of Ghaddafi the chaos has severely damaged the Libyan economy. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Even if the crossing is more dangerous demand is high, as Libya's frontiers are uncontrolled and the country is a free transit zone for hundreds of thousands of Africans.
Al-Sisi called on Egyptians, including media outlets, to not discuss the case again, arguing that the whole matter is now in the hands of parliament, which will in turn discuss the agreement and has the freedom to approve or refuse it. (Twitter)
May 30, 2016 - 14:46 GMT
Court postpones session to Tuesday for the third time, while demanding documentation from government’s lawyers.
Beheading is one of the most common forms of execution in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Fahd Houssawi, a Nigerian citizen, was executed for the murder of a Saudi police officer.
People walk past a damaged barbershop in a government-controlled district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on May 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
May 30, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Turkish military says 58 Daesh positions around Aleppo were hit on Sunday.
Egyptian police officers were accused of beating a citizen to death after a video of the incident circulated widely on social media. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The officers will only remain in prison for four more days.
Six Saudi travelers were detained in the Istanbul airport for ten hours and denied entry to Turkey on accusations of having ties to Daesh. (Shutterstock)
May 30, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The six men had to borrow another traveler's phone to call the embassy when Turkish authorities kept their wallets and phones for several hours.