Photos from around the region
Housed in a 19th-century palace, the museum where gunmen killed foreign tourists is famous for its Roman mosaics and other antiquities.
Security forces stormed the country’s most prominent museum, freeing hostages and ending a siege by gunmen.
Five houses have been destroyed and dozens of people have been removed from homes.
Tear gas and a stampede combined for a fatal melee late Sunday outside a stadium in suburban Cairo.
A year after the epidemic started in Guinea, there are signs it could be ending.
Gunmen stormed a hotel popular with foreigners in the capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people.
The village of Quewein, without electricity or clean water, and others like it pose new challenges in the campaign to stop the virus.
Kumala is grappling with the deadly virus, and its people’s distrust of modern medicine is proving a daunting obstacle.
A bomber drove a car into a U.N. convoy in the Somali capital. The group al-Shabab claimed responsibility.
Dozens of people were killed in an attack that officials say bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.
The lack of beds for infected patients has led to the rapid spread of the disease.
Martin Salia’s friends hugged him when his first test showed he was free of Ebola. Now he has died, and questions remain.
Markets are closed and fieldwork is disrupted.
Health workers take part in a simulation at a new field hospital in Monrovia.
The town is waiting for the arrival of an Ebola treatment unit to accommodate the rising cases of the deadly virus.
The development underscores the power vacuum that has emerged after the president’s ouster.
Many Tunisians are joining the Islamic State. Upcoming elections will help determine the direction of the country.
In Liberia, where there are few ambulances, simply getting to a treatment center can be an ordeal.
American servicemembers were deployed to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance.
The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.