Nangarhar province has seen a rise in Daesh activities in recent months. (Screenshot)
October 06, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Daesh militants planned to launch attacks in several Afghan towns in the Nangarhar province, according to officials.
Palestinians are pictured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Jewish West Bank settlement Beit El, north of Ramallah on October 5, 2015 as violence spiked in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 06, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Clashes continued overnight in areas just north of Ramallah. Six Palestinians were injured when Israeli forces fired live rounds, rubber coated steal bullets, and tear gas canisters into the crowd.
Israeli troops fire rounds at Palestinian protesters in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian men who had carried out attacks in Jerusalem last year.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the Assad government to be removed from power. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a "transition" of a new government in Syria was needed to solve the country's humanitarian crisis.
King Abdullah II of Jordan attends the Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Countering Violent Extremism on the sideline of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
October 06, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
The Jordanian King and Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council emphasized deep ties between the two respective countries.
A Yemeni man walks past a member of the Saudi military in the southern city of Aden on September 27, 2015. President Hadi, who returned recently to his country after a nearly six-month exile, urged Shiite rebels to lay down their arms and resume dialogue to end Yemen's conflict, as he left for the UN General Assembly. (AFP/Ahmed Farwan)
October 06, 2015 - 07:40 GMT
A rocket propelled grenade struck the Qasr Hotel in Aden, where a number of Yemeni officials were said to be staying. It is unclear if any officials are among the casualties.
The tribesmen were abducted by Daesh from the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
Israeli soldiers wrestle a Palestinian protester during clashes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat, October 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A press freedoms watchdog accused Israel's army of deliberately targeting and attacking Palestinian journalists in Jerusalem and the West Bank during ongoing clashes.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters flash the Rabaa sign in solidarity with the movement. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was responsible for the vast majority of protest activity.
Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
October 05, 2015 - 19:59 GMT
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
An Su-27 fighter jet operated by Russia's air force, similar to those flying sorties over Syria. (Wikimedia/Vitaly V. Kuzmin)
October 05, 2015 - 18:23 GMT
Russia's ambassador to Turkey said his the separate incidents in which Moscow-operated jets violated Turkish airspace were a "mistake" that would not happen again.