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Three Eritrean asylum seekers who left Israel last summer were among a group of people killed by militants of Daesh in Libya, an NGO said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 13:34 GMT
Three Eritrean asylum seekers who left Israel last summer were among a group of people killed by militants of Daesh in Libya, an NGO said Tuesday.
An Egyptian man stands in an armored vehicle as residents gather outside a police station in North Sinai's provincial capital of el-Arish after it was targeted by a car bomb on April 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
Separate military raids in North Sinai on Tuesday left eight suspected militants dead, military sources said.
Pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization units rest as they patrol west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on April 20, 2015, where pro-government forces say they have recently made advances on areas held by extremists. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 21, 2015 - 12:35 GMT
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
Rescued migrants off the Libyan coast arrive at the harbor in Catania, Italy on April 20, 2015. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
April 21, 2015 - 11:56 GMT
The Tunisian captain was one of only 28 survivors after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya and left 800 dead.
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
April 21, 2015 - 11:28 GMT
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held a wide-ranging interview with France 2 television network on Monday. (Image: file photo)
April 21, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
In a television interview with France 2 television on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly denied reports that his forces have used chlorine gas and barrel bombs in combat.
Rescue workers help a migrant woman after a boat carrying migrants sank off the island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece. (Image: AFP/Eurokinissi/Argiris Mantikos)
April 21, 2015 - 10:37 GMT
The captain and a crewman of a migrant boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday has been arrested by Italian authorities. More than 700 are presumed dead.
Morsi was ousted by the military in July of 2013 following protests against his presidency. (Image: file photo)
April 21, 2015 - 09:53 GMT
In a much anticipated verdict, an Egyptian court sentenced ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison on violence-related charges.
The site of the suicide attack outside a bank in Jalalabad. (Image: AFP/Noorulah Shirzada)
April 21, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Six men have been arrested in connection to a suicide bombing in the Afghan city of Jalalabad. Militants linked to Daesh have claimed responsibility for the attack that left 35 people dead and 125 others wounded last Saturday.
Militiamen loyal to Yemen's President Hadi prepare to launch attacks towards Houthi rebels near the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. (Image: AFP/ Saleh Al Obeida)
April 21, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
Houthis carry out suicide operations on the Saudi border as the Saudi-led coalition targets pro-rebel tribes.
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.