The toxic materials were taken to Munster, in northwestern Germany, to be destroyed in special facilities. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 12:27 GMT
Now 98 percent of Syria's chemical weapons have been destroyed, but the remaining two percent is a matter of international concern.
A member of the FBI Evidence Response Team gathers evidence outside the crime scene where two gunmen were shot dead, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 11:46 GMT
A Muslim group in the US condemned the attack on a right-wing art competition in Texas, which left both perpetrators dead.
Yemeni children clean the streets due to the fuel shortages preventing garbage trucks from working in Sanaa, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 11:24 GMT
Saudi's government said it was considering a possible truce in Yemen to allow humanitarian aid through, despite pounding several positions across Sanaa on Monday.
Israeli soldiers carry out a dawn raid in the West Bank village of Awarta, June 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 10:52 GMT
Israeli security forces put the the West Bank town of Nablus on lockdown after a fire bomb was thrown at a bus full of settlers.
Police officers gather in Garland after two gunmen were shot dead outside a Prophet Muhammed cartoon contest, May 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 10:40 GMT
In its first claim of an attack on US soil, Daesh said on its offcial radio station Tuesday it was responsible for a shooting over the weekend at an anti-Islam event in Texas holding a cartoon drawing competition of the Prophet Mohammed.
Hillary Clinton was secretary of state when the US embassy in Libya was attacked, leaving four people dead. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Hillary Clinton announced she would testify before the committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks in Libya, which left four people dead.
The eastern city of Derna remains a Daesh stronghold. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 09:19 GMT
The Libyan Air Force launched airstrikes against Daesh targets in the eastern city of Derna where militant numbers have grown in recent months.
Hamas security headquarters in Gaza City were targeted in a bomb attack Monday. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
A Salifist group affiliated with Daesh bombed the security headquarters of Hamas in Gaza after demanding the release of its captured members.
Lebanese soldiers patrol the volatile Bekaa Valley town of Arsal near the Syrian border, August 7, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Militants from Nusra Front warned Lebanon's government against shelling their positions in the outskirts of Arsal Tuesday.
Supporters of President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi walk through the streets of Taez during clashes with Houthi militants, May 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Fugitive Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has scheduled "national dialogue" talks to take place on May 17 while instability continues to ravage the country.
Located along the Lebanese border, the Qalamoun region is a strategic area for both Syrian government forces and their allies and rebel factions trying to expand their control of supply routes in Syria's southern region. (AFP/FIle)
May 05, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
In the strategic border region of Syria's Qalamoun, rebel factions battle the Syrian army and its allied Hezbollah fighters, who said a counter offensive on positions there is ruled out for now.