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April 24, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL (Daesh) group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar.
Pro-Daesh accounts say the pilot has been captured. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 16:51 GMT
Daesh militants have shot down an army aircraft near an important military airport in the south of Syria, according to AFP.
Events throughout this week have been held to mark the 100th anniversary of the massacre. (AFP)
April 24, 2015 - 13:42 GMT
Ceremonies are being held around the world to remember the Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks in 1915.
Iraqi security personnel backed by international coalition forces seized the southern part of al-Karma city from Daesh in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 12:29 GMT
Security forces killed at least 48 Daesh (ISIS) militants in Anbar and Ninawah provinces Friday, military officials said.
The UN’s Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura invited Syria’s government and opposition groups to talks in Geneva, set to start on May 4.  (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
April 24, 2015 - 12:05 GMT
The talks, set for May 4, are the latest to attempt a resolution to the civil war.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured since start of Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen, says UNICEF.  140 children have been recruited as fighters.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 24, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in the Yemeni conflict since the launch of the Saudi-led airstrikes in the country, says UNICEF.
In the wake of the recent deaths of hundreds off Libyan coast, EU officials pledge increased emergency funding for search-and-rescue operations.  (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 10:43 GMT
In the wake hundreds of migrant deaths off Libyan coast, EU officials pledge increased emergency funding for search-and-rescue operations.
The three British hobbyists, arrested on espionage charges, were released Thursday. (AFP/Toussaint Kluiters)
April 24, 2015 - 09:59 GMT
The three British hobbyists, arrested on espionage charges, were released Thursday.
Israeli tanks near the border with the Gaza Strip during the summer 2014 war, which left over 2,000 Palestinians dead, mostly civilians.  (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
Israeli tanks strike northern Gaza Strip following Thursday rocket fire, no casualties reported.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups. (Tumblr)
April 24, 2015 - 08:27 GMT
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
A memorial in Yerevan, Armenia dedicated to victims of the Armenian genocide. 2015 marks 100 years since the Armenian and Assyrian genocides at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. (AFP/Karen Minasyan)
April 24, 2015 - 07:39 GMT
Presdident Joachim Gauck admits German responsibility in the 'genocide', using a term the Turkish government ardently disputes.