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Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
April 19, 2015 - 20:21 GMT
Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
Security personnel observe the area after a second explosion following a suicide attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on April 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 20:09 GMT
A group aligned with Daesh has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and injured another 115 on Saturday.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced an Egyptian national and two Israelis to life in prison for charges of espionage, state news said Sunday. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The Egyptian defendant is accused of working for the Israeli Mossad and providing them with information about the deployment of armed forces in Sinai.
A boat transporting migrants arrives in the port of Messina after a rescue operation at see on April 18, 2015 in Sicily. (AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
April 19, 2015 - 19:46 GMT
In the past week alone, more than 13,000 migrants from war zones in Africa and the Middle East have been rescued attempting to reach Europe.
The Israeli Health Ministry linked higher cancer rates among Haifa residents to air pollution. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 19:01 GMT
The mayor of Israel’s third largest city, Haifa, has ordered the shutdown of five petrochemical plants after a warning by Israeli Health Ministry linking high cancer rates among residents to air pollution.
Armed officers from the British Transport Police patrol as part of Counter Terrorism Awareness Week at London Bridge station in London on Nov. 27, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
British counterterrorism detectives said Sunday they have arrested a fourth suspect in the slaying of a Syrian-born Muslim cleric.
Turkey's Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu presented the party's election manifesto called
April 19, 2015 - 18:05 GMT
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu announced his party’s election manifesto and introduced candidates for the upcoming June 7 general elections Sunday.
A Yemeni vendor uses a lantern to read inside his shop at a market in the capital Sanaa on April 18, 2015 on the sixth day of a power outage across the country. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 19, 2015 - 17:46 GMT
Saudi Arabia has committed to the full $274 million needed cover emergency aid to Yemen after a UN appeal.
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters gather in Ramses square. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 17:06 GMT
The trial of 51 alleged Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the word of a single police officer, the organization said Sunday.
A statement by the Houthi movement criticized the UN for its support of an
April 19, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
The Iran-backed Shi’ite Houthi movement has rejected the recent UN resolution targeting the group, which is currently in de facto control of the country after launching a coup in February.
Iraqi women and children who have fled Fallujah wait at an army checkpoint. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 19, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
The UN says the ongoing clashes between Iraqi forces and the Daesh extremists have forced 90,000 people to leave the western province.