The village of Awja, on the outskirts of Tikrit on March 5, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 07, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi forces and allies have reclaimed al-Dour airport, located southeast of Tikrit, in their massive campaign against Daesh.
Militants attacked twelve Libyan oil field in the last weeks. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Libyan security forces have re-secured al-Ghani oilfield after armed militants stormed the premises, killing at least seven guards.
The Mellitah Oil and Gas terminal on the outskirts of Zwara in western Libya after fighters from the Islamist-backed Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) militia secured the perimeter of the oil complex. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 18:26 GMT
Libya's state oil company claims militants attacked an oil field, killing eight on-duty guards.
Experts blame lack of maintenance and the poor state of railway crossings for the accidents. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Many of those who were killed in the accident were children.
Israeli police and medics carry an injured person after a car rammed into pedestrians in Jerusalem injuring several people, before its driver got out and tried to stab them. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The attacker is a 22-year-old :Palestinian man from Ras al-Amud.
Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Araby. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Araby met with Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour in Amman to discuss a pan-Arab response to terrorism.
The Suruc refugee camp (pictured) is the largest refugee camp in Turkey.  (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 14:35 GMT
The United Nations food agency said Friday it had been forced to withdraw aid from nine Syrian refugee camps in Turkey due to a lack of funds, calling on donors to step up.
The European Union now imposes sanctions on 218 people and 69 entities. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
The EU Friday announced that it is has strengthened sanctions against the regime and its supporters in Damascus as the situation in Syria continues to deteriorate.
Daesh allegedly blew up the historic mosque. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Photo:
March 06, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
Kurdish sources have accused Daesh of destroying historic mosques in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Syrian National Coalition chief Khaled Khoja said Thursday that he wants to
March 06, 2015 - 11:40 GMT
The Syrian National Coalition said on Thursday that that the overthrough of President Bashar al-Assad is no longer a precondition for the resumption of peace negotiations.
The talks hope to quell the ongoing conflict between rival factions in Libya. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
Libya’s warring factions held UN-backed peace talks in Morocco with the aim to end the conflict between the two rival governments which many fear could spiral into full-blown civil war.