Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
So far the checks have not detected any links to the militant group.
A mortar shell sits in the center of the Syrian border town of Kobane, known as Ain al-Arab, on January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 12:36 GMT
Syria has demanded that the UN stop Turkey from shelling within its territory, claiming the military activity is supporting "terrorist groups".
Daesh militants pose for a group photo in Iraq. (Twitter)
February 14, 2016 - 12:29 GMT
Daesh drowned eight prisoners in a residential swimming pool.
This file photo taken on February 6, 2016 shows an Israeli soldier aiming fire during clashes with Palestinian youths in the village of Qabatiyah, near the West Bank town of Jenin. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 14, 2016 - 11:59 GMT
According to sources, Israeli forces prevented the emergency medical response team from reaching the injured Palestinians.
A man walks through the rubble of a school after an airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, in February. (AFP/Muhammed Huwais)
February 14, 2016 - 10:55 GMT
An airstrike hit an independent sewing workshop in Sanaa, and one worker remains missing.
A memorial display at Giulio Regini's funeral in Italy. (AFP/Diego Petrussi)
February 14, 2016 - 09:47 GMT
Witnesses report Regeni being detained by plainclothes policemen in Cairo.
Sirte, Libya has faced years of destruction. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 08:37 GMT
Three Libyan prisoners have been executed by Daesh.
A Palestinian boy rides his bicycle past a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 08:15 GMT
Israeli forces raided residents who protested against the creation of a settler bypass road through their private land.
Human trafficking, weapons, forged paperwork - the detainees committed multiple illegal acts. (Shutterstock)
February 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Two human traffickers with weapons and false documents were arrested on Saturday.
Turkish soldiers watch as smoke rises from across the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
After an army based was shelled in Kilis, the Turkish army responded.
Macedonian soldiers build a second border fence parallel to an existing one, on February 8, 2016 in Gevgelija on its border with Greece to prevent illegal crossings by migrants. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
February 14, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Several central European countries are set to call for closing the borders of the Balkan migration route.
A woman visits the memorial for former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in a car bomb explosion on Feb. 14, 2005. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was killed in a massive car bomb explosion 11 years ago.
An Iraqi policeman in Ramadi sits on an armored vehicle mounted with a national flag on Feb. 12, 2016, after security forces retook the eastern outskirts of the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 13, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
As Saudi conducts a joint military exercise and plans for a possible ground invasion of Syria, Iraq has said incursion on its borders will not be tolerated.
Egyptian army tanks are seen on patrol in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Egyptian security forces are battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula.
UN peacekeeping troops have been trying to restore order to northern Mali, which was overrun by militant Islamist groups and ethnic Tuareg rebel groups. (File Photo)
February 13, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The recent attacks may be a sign of competition between AQIM and Daesh in Libya.
Afghan Taliban militants gather around parts of a US F-16 aircraft that was struck over in eastern Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
A bombing attack in Helmand province killed one soldier and four fighters as well as the suicide bomber. A further 30 soldiers were injured in the attack.