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Mosul al-Jadida, March 26 2017, after airstrikes reportedly killed civilians. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubay)
March 27, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Following reports of hundreds of civilian deaths in Mosul, the Iraqi army has said it will stop using airstrikes and artillery in the city.
Members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, stand under an Islamic State (IS) group banner in the recently recaptured town of Al-Karamah, near the IS bastion of Raqqa, on March 26, 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
March 27, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Kurdish Syrian Democratic forces said they seized Taqba airbase near Daesh's last main stronghold in Syria.
In this photograph taken on February 9, 2017, an Italian soldier from NATO's Resolute Support Mission (L) trains Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers at a Military Training centre on the outskirts of Herat. (AFP/Aref Karimi)
March 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Qari Yasin, a prominent leader within the group, was behind multiple attacks including a 2008 bombing on a hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Elected president of the PA in 2005, Abbas indefinitely extended his mandate in 2009. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The Steiger Award said on its website that it had chosen Abbas for the prize as a 'clear signal'.
Around 7.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in South Sudan, according to the UN, in the midst of a man-made famine. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Aid workers were ambushed while travelling between the capital Juba, and the town of Pibor in Jonglei state.
Tabqa dam (File photo)
March 27, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Fighting at a dam in Syria held by Daesh "the Islamic State group" has put the water barrier at risk of a catastrophic collapse, a technical source said.
Women protest in Lebanon. (AFP)
March 27, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Scores of people from across Lebanon convened at Ain Al-Mreisse’s corniche Sunday to protest a law which prevents Lebanese women from passing their nationality to family members.
Bangladesh police inspect the crime scene as an attacker was killed in front of a police box at the entrance to Dhaka’s international airport on March 24, 2017. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Daesh, the "Islamic State" militant group has claimed responsibility for bomb blasts near a suspected militant hideout in Bangladesh that killed six people and wounded dozens.
Yemenis protest against a Saudi-led coalition which supports various factions aligned with Yemen's internationally recognised government against Huthi rebels. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of the country's capital Sanaa on Sunday to protest against the Saudi-led coalition's ongoing military intervention.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir faces charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch urge Jordan to bar Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from entry to the 28th Arab League Summit.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the press prior to a meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at the State Department in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The visit later this week is also expected to touch on the subject of extraditing US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by the Turkish government of orchestrating last year's attempted coup.
Iraq soldiers reach the boundary of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The governor, Faisal al-Issawi, was injured in the attack, but his current condition is not known.
The body of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas' official Mazen Faqaha is carried by members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, during his funeral in Gaza city on March 25, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
March 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Mazen Faqaha was shot dead by unknown gunmen Friday.
People walk past Turkey's upcoming referendum campaign posters reading
March 26, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Turkey recently reinstated the death penalty, likely to put an end to the country's bid to join the EU.
Besides their strongholds in parts of eastern Afghanistan bordering Pakistan, the Daesh rebels are now making their presence felt in the north as well. (AFP)
March 26, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Pro-Daesh rebels in northern Jawzjan province have killed three civilians, throwing their bodies into a water well.
Iraqi forces stand next to a barricade at the frontline of the Old City of Mosul on March 25, 2017, during the government forces' ongoing offensive to retake the city from Daesh fighters. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
March 26, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Officials are trying to figure out whether the devastating loss of life was caused by the coalition airstrike or by booby traps placed by Daesh.