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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced that Turkey will not provide ground troops to Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the effort to reclaim the city of Mosul from Daesh in April.
The kidnappers are presumed to be members of al-Qaeda. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
After being kidnapped by al-Qaeda members in July 2013, Iranian diplomat Nour-Ahmed Nikbakht has since been released from captivity.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias take position on the side of a road in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Iraqi government forces, backed by Shia volunteer fighters, battle Daesh in the northern province of Salahuddin, killing ten militants in the process.
The individuals were charged for various crimes, including  “terrorist acts, shootings, drug trafficking, arms smuggling, the possession of weapons.
March 05, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
Almost 1,000 individuals were arrested in the month of February for various charges, including terrorism, indicating a rapid decline the country's security situation.
This is the second Turkish military plane to crash in two weeks. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A Turkish F-4E aircraft has crashed in central Turkey just one hour after taking off, killing both pilots on board.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses a two-day conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 09:23 GMT
PA President Mahmoud Abbas criticized the Israeli government Wednesday for withholding over $100 million worth of tax revenues.
The alleged
March 05, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
Daesh militants in Raqqa were captured on film throwing a "gay" man from a building, then stoning the victim to death after he survived the fall.
Government troops backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Security forces backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants in Anbar province, the country's army confirmed.
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday.
More than 350 soldiers who took part in last summer's military onslaught have since received counseling for post-traumatic stress, a report said Wednesday. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
March 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
More than 350 soldiers who took part in last summer's military onslaught have since received counseling for post-traumatic stress, a report said Wednesday.
Hamas increased its security measures on the border Wednesday as tensions between Gaza and Egypt escalate. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 20:51 GMT
Hamas increased its security measures on the border Wednesday as tensions between Gaza and Egypt escalate.