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Rifaat al-Assad, uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has lived in exile since 1984. (File photo)
June 29, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
French authorities first began looking into corruption allegations against Rifaat al-Assad in 2014.
Men, believed to be Daesh militants, speak as people carry belongings back to Tal Abyad. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 10:11 GMT
Tel Abyad lies north of Raqqa and had been a key supply line for the city, which Daesh has proclaimed its headquarters in Syria.
Illustrative photo of an Egyptian member of the armed forces in northern Sinai. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Five airstrikes allegedly targeted bunkers of “hardliners” affiliated to Sinai Province -- a group formerly Ansar Beit al-Maqdis -- near the villages of Beit Amira, al-Shalaq and al-Lufitat south of the town of Sheikh Zuweid.
Lebanese army troops deploy in Wadi Khaled on Lebanon's northern border with Syria in May 2011. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
The Lebanese daily said that military sources revealed that the army’s intelligence was able to thwart a double attack targeting an important tourist site in one of the capital’s eastern areas set to take place late last week.
Iraqi soldiers stationed on the outskirts of Mosul. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi security forces have made new gains on the ground against the Daesh group as they are trying to recapture the country’s second-largest city of Mosul from the militants.
A mosque in Perth, Australia was attacked with a firebomb and anti-Islam graffiti while worshippers were inside praying. (Twitter)
June 29, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
One vehicle was destroyed, but no one was injured in the attack.
Forensic police work the site at Ataturk airport on June 28, 2016 in Istanbul after a suicide attack left at least 36 people dead (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak condemned the suicide bombers, describing the attack as a “heinous act,” and called on Muslim countries to unite in combating terror.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey was ready to restore relations with Egypt, but said it did not accept Mohamed Morsi's ouster from power. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Turkey said it was ready to restore relations with Egypt, but that it did not accept the ouster or jail sentence of Morsi.
Passengers leave Ataturk airport in Istanbul on June 28, 2016 after two explosions followed by gunfire hit Turkey's biggest airport, killing at least 28 people and injuring 20. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Turkish President offered his condolences to the families of the 36 people killed in the attack.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Hezbollah is only working for Iranian interests and prolonging Lebanon's political crisis. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Riyadh hits back after Hezbollah said Saudi interests were preventing Lebanon from electing a president.
The US consulate main entrance in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
June 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The House report on the 2012 attack on the US mission in Libya "found no evidence of wrongdoing" by Hillary Clinton.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church targeted by suicide bombers in al-Qaa. (AFP/Stringer)
June 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanon's Prime Minister hosted an emergency security meeting to discuss the eight suicide bombings in al-Qaa yesterday.
Turkish riot police patrol outside Ataturk International Airport after three suicide bombers killed at least 36 people on June 28, 2016. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 29, 2016 - 04:00 GMT
The Turkish Prime Minister confirmed at least 36 killed by three suicide bombers who attack Ataturk International airport late Tuesday evening.
It is believed that two suicide bombers detonated explosives at Istanbul's main airport. (Twitter)
June 28, 2016 - 20:50 GMT
Turkish authorities have not yet confirmed injuries or casualties.
An Afghan National Army soldier fires at Daesh militants in Kot, in the eastern Nangarhar province on June 26, 2016. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
June 28, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Afghan security forces continue their push to sweep Daesh militants out of Kot in the eastern Nangarhar province.
Nusra Front fighters in Syria. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
According to the ISSG Ceasefire Task Force, Nusra Front militants have been receiving advanced weaponry despite the ongoing ceasefire.