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Iraqi women and children who have fled Fallujah wait at an army checkpoint. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 19, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
The UN says the ongoing clashes between Iraqi forces and the Daesh extremists have forced 90,000 people to leave the western province.
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday. (Screenshot)
April 19, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.
Participants are seen during the 6th annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah Special Operation Training Center in Jordan, April 30, 2014. (Xinhua/Cheng Chunxiang)
April 19, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Eighteen countries will be participating in the kingdom's Seventh Annual Warrior Competition.
A Lebanese father of six was killed in an
April 19, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
A Lebanese father of six was killed in an "execution-style" shooting in the city of Melbourne, state media reported Sunday.
Riot police at Port Said Stadium in Egypt. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 19, 2015 - 11:49 GMT
Death sentences handed to 11 convicted of participating in the massacre have been referred to the Grand Mufti.
Iranian leadership has challenged several parts of the framework deal, most notably a stipulation calling for complete access to its nuclear sites by UN nuclear agency investigators, and a hold on lifting sanctions until the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified Tehran's compliance. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 10:19 GMT
On the heels of a framework nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, a senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says allowing foreign inspectors inside Iranian military sites would be "selling out."
The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 11,000 migrants from North Africa in the past six days, with hundreds more expected. (Image: AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
April 19, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
Over 700 are missing and feared dead, 28 rescued in the latest deadly sea accident involving migrants from North Africa.
This has been the longest closure of the Rafah crossing since 2009. (Image: AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Palestinians call on Egyptian authorities to reopen the border point to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the Gaza Strip.
Explosions in Gaza in 2014. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Two explosive devices were detonated simultaneously in Gaza overnight, targeting the headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees and a police station. No injuries reported.
Egyptian nationals are exiting Yemen due to the deterioration of the security situation in the country.. (AFP/FIle)
April 19, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A total of 1460 Egyptians have exited Yemen since 25 March, according to a spokesman for the Egyptian foreign ministry.
Egyptian authorities have been cracking down on militants in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Egyptian army has said that it destroyed 69 entry points to underground tunnels in the Sinai Peninsula on the border with Gaza in the last two and a half weeks.