The embassy in Baghdad was closed in 1990 after the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
Saudi Arabia named Thamer al-Sabhan as its new ambassador in Baghdad 25 years after the embassy closed during the invasion of Kuwait.
Days earlier a high-ranking Hezbollah official said fighters from the Lebanese resistance movement are fully prepared to drive Daesh from the border town of Arsal, and liberate the territory. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Hezbollah claimed to strategic hilltops just outside of Arsal.
Former Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi's son, Osama Mohamed Morsi. (Photo: Tahrirnews)
June 03, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former Egyptian president's son says that the verdict was postponed to not embarrass Sisi on his diplomatic trip to Germany.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond made the announcement during an anti-Daesh summit in Paris, June 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the UK would send $3.1 million to a special UN fund to combat Daesh.
Muslim Brotherhood leaders Mahmoud Ghozlan and Abdel Rahman El-Bar were arrested this week. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt were reportedly arrested by police including Mahmoud Ghozlan, Abdel Rahman El-Bar and two others.
Iraqi Sunni volunteers from the Anbar province, who joined Iraq's Popular Mobilization force as part of government efforts to make the fight against Daesh a cross-sectarian drive, take part in their first training session in Habaniyah, west of Baghdad on May 27, 2015. (AFP/Azhar Shallal)
June 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The Iraqi airforce hit Daesh targets west of the provincial capital, Ramadi, as well as in the regions of Anah and Rawah.
A pro-government militiaman holds position after battling Daesh, 70 kilometres north of Baghdad, June 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The White House confirmed Tuesday sending anti-tank missiles to Iraqi forces fighting Daesh militants across the country.
A Yemeni man attempts to flee a Saudi airstrike targeting a house reportedly belonging to a Houthi leader, May 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
The UN's World Food Program said it was preparing for a large humanitarian operation in Yemen to provide assistance for 2.5 million people by July.
Tens of thousands marched in central London in solidarity with Palestine on 26 July 2014. (AFP/Getty Images/Justin Tallis)
June 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The British National Union of Students called on the British Parliament to stop arms sales to Israel.
A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City on July 22, 2014. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Palestinian youth activists pioneered a campaign to mock the Israeli occupation by setting up 'checkpoints' throughout the Gaza Strip.
Nigerien soldiers patrol along the border on May 25, 2015. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
June 02, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
The explosion occurred in northeastern Borno State, which is a frequent target of Boko Haram; however, as of yet, no individual or group has claimed the attack.