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In photos: Parliamentary elections in Iran

Sunday, 1 May 2016 12:53 PM

Iranians started voting in second round elections for almost a quarter of parliament's seats, the latest political showdown between reformists and conservatives seeking to influence the country's future.

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In Photos: Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council

Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:16 PM

The 27th ordinary meeting of interior ministers from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council took place in Riyadh

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In Pictures: Saudi Arabia ambitious attempt to move economy beyond oil

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 1:14 PM

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced a long-term reform programme, dubbed 'Vision 2030', marking the beginning of a hugely ambitious attempt to move Saudi Arabia beyond oil, the backbone of its economy for decades.

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In photos: Saudi Arabia Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed announced 'Vision 2030' reform plan

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:53 PM

The key figure behind the unveiling of a vast plan to restructure the kingdom's oil-dependent economy, the son of King Salman has risen to among Saudi Arabia's most influential figures since being named second-in-line to the throne in 2015.

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US-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh

Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:50 PM

Obama met Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia to push for an intensified campaign against ISIL, despite strains in Gulf ties with Washington.

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Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi on trial

Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:48 PM

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi pictured during his trial in Cairo at the police academy in Cairo

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Yemeni women receive aid from UNICEF

Sunday, 24 April 2016 12:47 PM

Yemeni women and children from the Al-Akhdam community receive cash transfers provided by UNICEF as part of its disbursement program in the Yemeni capital Sanaa

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Photos: US President Barack Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:54 PM

US President Barack Obama meets with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia at Erga Palace in Riyadh

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US defence secretary visits Middle East

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 1:02 PM

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visiting teh Middle East region

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US President Barack Obama departs for his trip to Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 12:59 PM

US President Barack Obama departs the White House for his trip to Saudi Arabia, Germany and Great Britain

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Photos: Refugee camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 12:00 PM

French President Francois Hollande visited the informal Dalhamiyeh Syrian refugee camp near the city of Zahle in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley

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Photos: Ministers arrive for Doha oil meeting

Monday, 18 April 2016 11:26 AM

OPEC oil ministers arrive for the much-anticipated meeting in the Qatar capital

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Photos: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit at Istanbul Congress Centre

Sunday, 17 April 2016 12:56 PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted over 30 heads of state and government from Islamic countries in Istanbul for a major summit aimed at overcoming differences in the Muslim world

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Syrians vote during parliamentary elections in Damascus

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 1:05 PM

Polls opened in areas of war torn Syria controlled by President Bashar al-Assad, for a vote that will not be recognised by the United Nations and has been dismissed by regime opponents as illegitimate

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In photos: Saudi’s King Salman meets Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 12:57 PM

King Salman flew to Ankara to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and is expected to attend the OIC meeting in Istanbul later this week


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