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IDF troops in the Golan heights near the Lebanese border. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli units were seen moving near the Lebanese border and carried out a military exercise, security sources said Monday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected Monday with 94.5 percent of the votes, the National Electoral Commission said. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:59 GMT
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected Monday with 94.5 percent of the votes, the National Electoral Commission said.
Tareq Kamleh from Perth urged other doctors to join Daesh in a propaganda video believed to be filmed in Raqqa. (YouTube)
April 27, 2015 - 11:56 GMT
An Australian doctor has appeared in a Daesh propaganda video asking other people from the medical profession to join the militant group.
Pakistani residents collect belongings at their home after it was damaged in heavy rain and winds in Peshawar on April 27, 2015. (AFP/A Majeed)
April 27, 2015 - 11:27 GMT
A "mini-cyclone" tore through Pakistan's Peshawar area Monday, killing dozens and damaging infrastructure.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal arrives for a meeting in Tunisia, September 12, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:21 GMT
Israel and Hamas will continue to hold indirect talks through European mediation, a senior Hamas official confirmed Sunday.
An overnight airstrike believed to have been carried out by Israel's air force struck Hezbollah targets in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
Doubts have been cast over an apparent Israeli airstrike targeting Hezbollah and military sites in Syria.
Armed rebels walk past the bodies of army soldiers in the northern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 09:42 GMT
A coalition of Islamist rebels said they seized a key military army base in the northwestern province of Idlib Monday.
Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
Iraqi forces prepare to fire on Daesh positions in the Garma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. (AFP/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
April 27, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
The Iraqi government troops reportedly make gains in Daesh-held territory of Anbar province, between Baghdad and Fallujah.
Bashar al-Assad's uncle was probed by French authorities for his $98 million family assets. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The uncle of Bashar al-Assad has been investigated in France for his $98 million fortune and suspicious activities.
Militants holding AKM-S assault rifles vowed to kill Yemen's Houthi rebels during the nine-minute clip. (Image: Information Bureau of Wilayat Sanaa)
April 27, 2015 - 07:16 GMT
Daesh militants released a new video online, claiming their official presence in Yemen, according to Al Arabiya news.