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Yemenis gather at the site of a twin bombing that targeted Yemeni forces in the southern city of Aden on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 26, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The delegation has called for militias to be disbanded before reaching any political agreement.
Last year, Iraq secured $1.7 billion in loans from the World Bank and $833 million from the IMF. (YouTube)
May 26, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
Following the IMF's decision to grant Iraq with a $5.4B standby loan, news of the IsDB loan will offer some respite to the country's $20.5B deficit.
A Yemeni child walks through the rubble of a building hit by a Saudi airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:33 GMT
A Saudi airstrike on a Yemeni family home killed 11 people, leaving one child still alive.
The IsDB and THY will also cooperate within the framework of the Parties’ Social Responsibility Program in the transportation and distribution of hajj meat provided to the poor, health, and education.  (Twitter)
May 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Turkish Airlines will provide aviation training and tech support to 56 of the IsDB's member countries.
The development will include 2 square kilometres of residential units and create more than 200,000 jobs.  (Ventures on Site)
May 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The joint venture between Mountain View-Sisban and Egypt's Ministry of Housing is one of the first major projects in Egypt based on a public-private partnership.
A study on pollution with the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA), is expected to be released soon. (Arab News)
May 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Claims by a former environmental professor at King Abdulaziz University over pollution on Jeddah's beaches have been rejected by the head of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Samberg stars as recording artist 'Conner 4 Real' in the expletive-filled pop song called 'Finest Girl'. (YouTube)
May 24, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
The SNL season finale continues to push the boundaries of good taste with a parody video about a woman obsessed with Osama Bin Laden.
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.
Photo: @AlShababSaudiFC
May 23, 2016 - 18:17 GMT
Al Shabab FC has reached a three-years deal with @SamiAlJaber
Last year, GE announced an investment of $100m in its research and manufacturing programmes in the kingdom. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
The agreement between GE and Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company will fund water, energy, aviation, and digital projects.
The Hollywood actor says that his views have changed after shooting his controversial film in the Arab world. (blogs.indiewire.com)
May 23, 2016 - 10:32 GMT
Tom Hanks no longer stereotypes the Muslim world after filming "A Hologram for the King" in Morocco