October 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The attack on Rutbah, near a strategic junction where the highway west from Baghdad forks towards the Syrian and Jordanian borders, is typical of the group's tactic of launching a major assault elsewhere when it comes under military pressure.
October 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s former ruler and the grandfather of current emir Sheikh Tamim, has died at the age of 84.
October 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
General Michel Aoun is known to have close ties with the Shia political and militant movement.
October 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The fate of some 1,300 unaccompanied minors is still to be decided.
October 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
But the Israeli government often legalizes such outposts retroactively, declaring them official settlements once connected to the utility grid.
Erdogan pushes on with ‘Euphrates Shield’ operation in northern Syria, despite US and Iraqi reservations
October 24, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Yildrim also criticized Iraq's leadership, saying it was "being provocative" with recent comments and said Ankara will continue to have a presence in Iraq.
October 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The lack of clean drinking water available in Yemen has seriously worsened the hygiene situation in the country.
October 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Osama was reportedly killed when a warplane struck his hideout in Talasqaf town, south of Mosul.
October 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Saturday’s first wave of vulnerable children was welcomed by members of human rights organizations carrying balloons and placards reading “refugees welcome”.
October 23, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Pre-dawn strikes on Islamic State-aligned group injured a further 70, destroyed vehicles.
October 23, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Some 463 migrants and the body of a pregnant woman in her mid-20s arrived in the port of Naples early on Sunday.
October 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
“For nearly 50 years Palestinians have not had citizenship or rights. Now the coalition chairman, the messenger of the Prime Minister, wants to cancel of the citizenship of those who speak out against this reality.”
October 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Dozens of people could be seen throwing rocks at police in images relayed by French broadcaster BFMTV. The authorities responded with tear gas.
October 23, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Saudi-led coalition accused the Houthis of violating the ceasefire almost 1,000 times in the last 24 hours by launching mortar and armed attacks along Yemen's border with the kingdom and in several Yemeni provinces.
October 23, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
Speaking after meeting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Baghdad, al-Abadi denied that any agreement had been reached on a Turkish role in the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.