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Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.
A Syrian opposition fighter and his son in Aleppo. (AFP/Odd Andersen)
April 21, 2015 - 15:04 GMT
Daesh beheaded two opposition fighters accused of fighting against the group, a monitor said Tuesday.
Bystanders look at the wreckage of a car bomb attack in Mogadishu on April 21, 2015. (AFP/Mohamed Abdiwahab)
April 21, 2015 - 14:45 GMT
Three people were killed and six injured after a car bomb detonated outside a restaurant in the Somali capital, police said Tuesday.
The alleged leader of Daesh, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, known as Caliph Ibrahim, addresses Muslim worshippers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul, July 5, 2014 (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been recuperating for weeks from serious injuries, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Three Eritrean asylum seekers who left Israel last summer were among a group of people killed by militants of Daesh in Libya, an NGO said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 13:34 GMT
Three Eritrean asylum seekers who left Israel last summer were among a group of people killed by militants of Daesh in Libya, an NGO said Tuesday.
An Egyptian man stands in an armored vehicle as residents gather outside a police station in North Sinai's provincial capital of el-Arish after it was targeted by a car bomb on April 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
Separate military raids in North Sinai on Tuesday left eight suspected militants dead, military sources said.
Pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization units rest as they patrol west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on April 20, 2015, where pro-government forces say they have recently made advances on areas held by extremists. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 21, 2015 - 12:35 GMT
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
Rescued migrants off the Libyan coast arrive at the harbor in Catania, Italy on April 20, 2015. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
April 21, 2015 - 11:56 GMT
The Tunisian captain was one of only 28 survivors after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya and left 800 dead.
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
April 21, 2015 - 11:28 GMT
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held a wide-ranging interview with France 2 television network on Monday. (Image: file photo)
April 21, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
In a television interview with France 2 television on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly denied reports that his forces have used chlorine gas and barrel bombs in combat.
Rescue workers help a migrant woman after a boat carrying migrants sank off the island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece. (Image: AFP/Eurokinissi/Argiris Mantikos)
April 21, 2015 - 10:37 GMT
The captain and a crewman of a migrant boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday has been arrested by Italian authorities. More than 700 are presumed dead.