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This video screenshot shows a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra, most likely soon after Daesh's May 21 takeover of the city.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
Daesh released a video Saturday showing a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra.
Men demonstrate in support of Iran's nuclear program outside the Tehran Research Reactor in the Iranian capital, November 23 2014.  (AFP/Atta Kenare)
July 04, 2015 - 17:41 GMT
IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said Saturday at Vienna talks that the international nuclear watchdog may issue an Iran nuclear program report by the end of the year.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, dressed in military garb, visited North Sinai Saturday days after a series of deadly Daesh-affiliated attacks targeted security forces in the province. (AFP/Mohamed Abdelmoaty)
July 04, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited North Sinai Saturday days after a series of deadly Daesh-affiliated attacks targeted security forces in the province.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essibsi declared on Saturday a state of emergency one week after 38 foreign tourists were killed at a beach resort in the country's worst-ever terror attack. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essibsi declared on Saturday a state of emergency one week after 38 foreign tourists were killed at a beach resort in the country's worst-ever terror attack.
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, said the families' lawyer.  (British Met Police)
July 04, 2015 - 15:12 GMT
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, says the families' lawyer.
A rebel Free Syrian Army fighter runs through a street in embattled Aleppo, November 18 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud al-Halabi)
July 04, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
A rebel alliance on Saturday has seized a strategic Syrian military barracks in government-held western Aleppo as battles rage for full control of the city.
Children carry supplies handed out by UNICEF outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Heavy airstrikes and ground fighting across the country have made it extremely difficult for humanitarian aid to reach Yemen's civilians. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheickh has been discussing with Yemeni factions in recent days a possible humanitarian ceasefire, to last the remainder of Ramadan.
July 04, 2015 - 11:52 GMT
As Tuesday's deadline looms ahead, senior diplomats in Vienna race to reach an Iran nuclear accord.
Hezbollah fighters patrol the Qalamoun mountains, along Lebanon's border with Syria, May 20 1015.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
July 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
In an ongoing push for control along the Lebanese-Syrian border region, Hezbollah and Syrian army forces launched renewed attacks on the strategic border town Zabadani.
Opposition fighters undergo training in Syria. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Watchdog group says at least 31 al-Nusra front members were killed in an explosion while gathering for an iftar meal.
Locals search through the rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa's Old City.  Since late March, a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states has been conducting an air campaign against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen.  (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Militiamen and locals say at least 16 people were killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Houthi positions in the Yemeni capital.