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A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
May 25, 2015 - 17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for
May 25, 2015 - 17:21 GMT
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism.
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday.
An explosion on Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold.  The source of explosion was unclear.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 16:06 GMT
An explosion Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold - source of explosion unclear.
A man enters a smuggling tunnel along the Sinai-Gaza border, September 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
May 25, 2015 - 15:32 GMT
The Egyptian army has destroyed 521 tunnel openings along the Gaza border in the last six months, said an army spokesman.
Arsal, a Lebanese town near the border with Syria, saw clashes Monday between Daesh and al-Nusra Front extremist groups.  (AFP/Mahmoud Kheir)
May 25, 2015 - 14:51 GMT
Fighting erupted Monday on the outskirts of Arsal between Daesh and al-Nusra extremist groups.
People attend the funeral of eight Shiite worshippers gunned down during an attack on an Ashura commemoration event in Saudi Arabia, November 2014.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
Shiites in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province set up a mass funeral for the victims of the Daesh-claimed mosque attack - thousands are expected to attend.
Defendants stand trial in Egypt for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.  (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 25, 2015 - 12:49 GMT
Leading Brotherhood member Mohamed al-Falahgi died in prison Monday just one day before a scheduled retrial.
The air support would help combat Daesh militants, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara and the US had agreed to provide air support to Syrian opposition forces Monday.
Israeli forces frequently fire on Palestinian fishermen, violating international law. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 10:21 GMT
A Gaza fisherman was shot and injured by Israeli forces off the coast of Beit Lahiya Monday, a Palestinian union said.