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A photo taken on April 5, 2015 shows an internally displaced Iraqi girl at a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in the northern city of Sammara. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 06, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
The total number of the IDPs in the Middle Eastern country to 7.6 million, or 40 percent of the population.
French, Swiss and Russian investigators collected samples from the body of the late Yasser Arafat in 2012. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 10:54 GMT
French judges investigating the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat officially ended the enquiry Tuesday.
Afghan women carry the coffin of Farkhunda, 27, who was lynched by an angry mob, in Kabul on March 22, 2015 (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
May 06, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
The four men who burned and dragged a woman falsely accused of burning the Quran through the streets will be executed, as per the recent court ruling.
Many Canadian Muslims cited concern over the new anti-terror bill with fears of vilifying people of the Islamic faith. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
The Canadian government is set to pass a controversial anti-terror bill, which will give extensive powers to national security agencies.
Syrian refugees who fled the war drink water inside Jordan's Azraq camp, April 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Amnesty international called for the Syrian conflict to be referred to the International Criminal Court after releasing a damning report on war crimes committed by both sides.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 09:28 GMT
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said nuclear talks would not continue so long as there are military threats.
Rescue workers attempt to put out a fire caused by an airstrike in Aleppo, April 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Two civilians were killed and dozens others injured in a series of mortar attacks by Syrian militants in the cities of Aleppo and Sweida.
An airport official looks at the wreckage of a Yemeni air force military transport aircraft on the tarmac of the rebel-controlled international airport of Sanaa on May 5, 2015, a day after it was destroyed by an air strike of the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 06, 2015 - 08:32 GMT
Saudi Arabian fighter jets have reportedly bombarded al-Anad airbase in Lahij province.
Thousands of Palestinians fled Yarmouk refugee camp since the Syrian army and Daesh stormed the area. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
A delegation of Palestinian Authority officials visited the besieged Yarmouk camp in Damascus where up to 18,000 refugees remain after the majority fled Daesh violence.
A file picture taken on March 30, 2011 during a refueling operation above the Mediterranean sea as part of military actions over Libya. (AFP/Gerard Julien)
May 06, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
The Tobruk-based government conducted airstrikes on Monday and Tuesday against Daesh positions in eastern Libya.
US President Barack Obama speaks on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
The White House stated that a "unified" Iraq was in the country's best interest.