Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Former Afghan Official, Reaching Albania – ‘At Least We’re Alive’

"But we finally got here and now I feel happy and optimistic about our short stay here, until we get to the United States," he added.

Wearing jeans and a white shirt, Ahmad says he spent his whole life with the conflict in Afghanistan, but did not think about leaving and was happy with his job.

Twelve migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, found hidden in two lorries at border with Hungary

Officers at the Nadlac I Border Crossing Point caught 12 migrants from Afghanistan and Bangladesh trying to cross the border illegally into Hungary, hiding in two lorries. Both lorries were driven by Bulgarian nationals transporting starch and bird food to companies in Slovakia and Sweden, according to the accompanying documents.

Yemen’s Socotra, isolated island at strategic crossroads

Only goats seeking shade now use the long-abandoned lines of Soviet-era T-34 tanks, but the rusting relics point to the strategic value that Yemen's Socotra islands hold for foreign powers.

The archipelago's remote location helped it forge its astonishing nature millennia ago - a third of the main island's plants are unique, from bulbous bottle and cucumber trees to alien aloes.

Biden ending US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen

President Joe Biden announced on Feb. 4 the United States was ending support for a grinding five-year Saudi-led military offensive in Yemen that has deepened suffering in the Arabian peninsula's poorest country, calling the move part of restoring a U.S. emphasis on diplomacy, democracy and human rights.

Ankara sends aid to Arab countries to fight coronavirus

Turkey's state aid agency on April 15 sent aid packages to both Lebanon and Palestine to fight the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

In the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) handed out personal care packages to 2,000 needy families with the help of a local NGO.