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Daesh affiliates say the two Texas gunmen, both of which were killed after shooting at a security guard at the event, where acting as 'lone wolves' on US soil. (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.
Iraqi soldiers have been battling Daesh militants in the Salahuddin province since the militant group took control of large parts of the country. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 06:18 GMT
Dozens of Daesh militants were killed in Iraq's northern Salahuddin province by a military airstrike, according to an Interior Ministry statement.
Levels of underground water in the country are dropping by five meters every year. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Levels of underground water in the country are dropping by five meters every year.
The country's recent amendments of three laws have left opposition parties divided. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 04:00 GMT
The country's recent amendments of three laws have left opposition parties divided.
Azzam Nawaja'a and his family at their home. Some of Azzam's sons and daughters have already left the village to live in the city. (Qantara.de)
May 04, 2015 - 20:30 GMT
The high Israeli court Monday approved a request to demolish the tents and homes of Khirbet Susiya village near Hebron.