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The bomb explosion happened in the Adawi neighborhood of Damascus. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 18:53 GMT
A blast in downtown Damascus killed a Syrian general on Sunday, AFP has reported.
Iraqi traders sell their goods at an open air market in the center of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad on Jan. 8, 2014, following days of fighting between Iraqi security forces and militants. (AFP/Saddam al-Mahmedy)
May 24, 2015 - 18:09 GMT
Daesh executed the merchants who were transporting food from Daesh-seized Baiji to government-controlled Haditha on Sunday.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group.
Daesh currently controls parts of Syria and Iraq. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 17:24 GMT
The Syrian army has killed over 300 militants in a military operation in Idlib province.
An Iraqi official said Saturday that the US was planning to partially withdraw from Iraq should Daesh take control of an air base in Ramadi. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 16:20 GMT
An Iraqi official said Saturday that the US was planning to partially withdraw from Iraq should Daesh take control of an air base in Ramadi.
A member of the Libyan army stands on a tank as heavy black smoke rises from the city's port during clashes against Islamist gunmen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Dec. 23, 2014. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
May 24, 2015 - 16:03 GMT
Warplanes sent from Libya's official government attacked a ship near the port of Sirte on Sunday, officials said.
People will be able to travel from Egypt into Gaza but not the other way around. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 15:45 GMT
Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Tueday and Wednesday to allow passengers to cross from Egypt into Gaza.
Iranian Army's special forces march past during the Army Day parade in Tehran on April 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
Iran said its army will need more funding to address the growing threat of Daesh on its borders.
The shipment included medical and food supplies. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
A boat containing 460 tons of relief aid from the UAE arrived in Yemen's southern city of Aden, AFP has reported.
Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 24, 2015 - 14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
State media said the helicopter had suffered technical problems. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Daesh claims to have shot down a Syrian military aircraft in Aleppo province, although state media said the crash was a result of technical problems, AFP has reported.