A surface to air missile paraded on Army Day in Tehran. (Image: AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
April 21, 2015 - 08:40 GMT
Iran has rejected a call by US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for unlimited access of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to the Islamic Republic’s military sites.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen of the Popular Resistance Committees loyal to President Hadi, gather in Taez. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
The leader of the 37th brigade has his support for the government of President Hadi, as aid operations are obstructed in Yemen.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop hold a press conference following a meeting in Tehran on April 18, 2015. (Image: Atta Kenare/AFP)
April 21, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
Iran and Australia have agreed to share intelligence on tracking foreign fighters working with Daesh, as part of Australia's first official visit to Iran in over a decade.
Fighting in Yarmouk has intensified since April 1 when Daesh seized part of the neighborhood, clashing with other armed groups as Syrian government forces besieged the area. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 07:55 GMT
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
The latest attack on the Spanish Embassy follows a string of attacks in the Libyan capital. Damage caused by a bomb at the Moroccan embassy on 13 April. (Image: AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 21, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
No casualties has yet been reported from a late Monday explosion outside the Spanish Embassy, which comes following a string of attacks claimed by Daesh against foreign nationals, oilfields and diplomatic posts across the country.
Lebanese Army chief Jean General Jean Kahwaji, Lebanese Defence Minister Samir Moqbel, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the hand-over ceremony of a shipment of French weapons to the Lebanese Army in Beirut. (Image: AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 21, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Lebanon rolls out the red carpet to receive the first shipment of French weapons, as part of a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia.
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.  (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.
The guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
April 21, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Two US warships follow the arrival of Sunday's aircraft carrier and guided-missile cruiser, as the US beefs up their presence in Yemen.
The family, last seen April 7, included a seven-year-old daughter and three sons aged four, two, and one.  (Screenshot: Twitter)
April 20, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The family, which includes four young children, was last seen April 7.
Syrian army vehicles in Deraa province, February 2015.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
After shelling and clashes Monday, government forces cut off route used for weapons and fighter transport.
Rezaian and his wife, Iranian photojournalist Yaganeh Salehi.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 16:46 GMT
The journalist, detained since July 2014, faces charges of espionage and "collaboration with hostile governments," according to his attorney.