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The incident marks the second airstrike inside Syria by Israel in 24 hours. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 18:44 GMT
An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 29, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
Lebanese soldiers stop vehicles to perform routine checks at a military checkpoint. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 16:16 GMT
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
Yemenis walk past stalls at a market in the capital Sanaa's old city on July 27, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 29, 2015 - 15:42 GMT
At least three people have been reportedly killed in a car bomb attack in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Jordanian security forces made the arrests in May 2014. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
Jordanian authorities on Wednesday handed down jail sentences to seven Jordanians and one Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli embassy.
A Syrian man cries as he sits on the rubble of a house after a reported attack by Syrian government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on July 27, 2015. (AFP/Zein al-Rifai)
July 29, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
At least 32 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Syrian regime forces attacked opposition-held towns and villages across the war-torn country.
Mullah Omar was a de facto leader in Afghanistan prior to the US-led invasion in 2001. (YouTube)
July 29, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reportedly killed in Afghanistan, the country's government officials confirmed to the BBC.
Six Turkish airstrikes hit PKK positions in northern Iraq overnight. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in northern Iraq overnight, a statement from the country's prime minister said.
Six people were executed by Daesh for attempting to flee the Iraqi province of Kirkuk. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:24 GMT
Daesh militants executed six people who attempted to flee the group in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
Israeli authorities neither confirmed nor denied carrying out the attack. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesda
The landmark visit by Laurent Fabius was the first by a French foreign minister in 12 years. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Iran for talks Wednesday to discuss trade deals with President Hassan Rouhani and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.