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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.
Daesh militants drive through the streets of Raqqa. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 11:15 GMT
Daesh militants are embedded in civilian buildings in Raqqa, making it difficult for Iraqi forces to target them without massive civilian casualties.
Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 09:26 GMT
Philippine troops seized a major encampment of Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu.
Tunisian special forces on patrol in Ben Guerdane after a Daesh attack in March. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 09:05 GMT
Tunisian forces uncovered a Daesh weapons stockpile in the border town of Ben Guerdane.
A man lifts his hands in prayer while overlooking pilgrims on Hajj. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed on terms to allow Iranian pilgrims to participate in Hajj this year.
Afghan officials examine the remains of roadside bombing from a suicide attack in Kabul earlier this year. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
A suicide bomber attacked a bus of court employees, killing at least ten people in Kabul.
A file photo of cluster bombs. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The UK is investigating the usage of British cluster bombs on Yemeni civilians.
Refugees line up next to a bus in the Idomeni refugee camp. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Over 1,500 people were relocated to better refugee camps inside Greece on the first day of dismantling the Idomeni refugee camp.
The grenade was set to detonate when the car turned on. (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A grenade was planted and set to explode on the car of a Palestinian official's son.
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.