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Fighting reportedly started after Daesh attempted to recruit young men in Taliban strongholds. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Dozens of militants from both sides were killed or injured after clashes erupted between the Taliban and Daesh in the western Afghan province of Farah.
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Muslim woman who was not hired by a fashion retailer because she wore a headscarf during a job interview. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Saygin Serdaroglu)
June 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Muslim woman who was not hired by a fashion retailer because she wore a headscarf during a job interview.
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 20:02 GMT
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen.
A Yazidi woman searches for clues that might lead her to missing relatives in the wake of Daesh's recent attacks on members of the minority. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 01, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said the discovery of a mass grave of 80 Yazidis in a village west of Nineveh province.
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe.
A Jordanian soldier on the Jordan-Syria border near Mafraq. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:06 GMT
Border guards on Sunday destroyed two vehicles trying to illegally enter the kingdom from Syria.
Tobacco use in Egypt is getting out of hand.
June 01, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
Egyptian customs authorities seized over 64 million packs of smuggled cigarettes in May.
A man walks in a burnt makeshift Syrian refugee camp after it was attacked by residents of the neighboring eastern Lebanese village of Qsarnaba in the Bekaa valley on Dec. 2, 2013. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
A massive fire engulfed several tents in an east Lebanon refugee camp Monday, killing five people and wounding ten, a security source said.
The incident was reportedly caused by a tank rigged with explosives. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 13:44 GMT
An explosion at an arms depot in Salahuddin has killed 45 Iraqi soldiers and injured numerous others.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) holds a press conference with Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah following a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 31, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
June 01, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Gaza on Monday and discussed economic aid and investment in the strip.