State media said the helicopter had suffered technical problems. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Daesh claims to have shot down a Syrian military aircraft in Aleppo province, although state media said the crash was a result of technical problems, AFP has reported.
A Syrian army soldier fires artillery shells towards Daesh targets in northeastern Palmyra on May 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Residents told Syrian state news that the bodies of the dead, including women and children, were left out on the streets,
At least 319 Baghdad residents have been killed due to
May 24, 2015 - 11:38 GMT
Separate bombing attacks targeted two residential areas in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.
Egyptians inspect the damage after twin bombs struck police posts near Cairo University. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 10:12 GMT
A 67-year-old man was killed when a bomb exploded in a road tunnel.
A Palestinian protester gestures towards member of the Israeli security forces during clashes outside the compound of the Israeli Ofer Military Prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, following a protest against the construction of settlements and the confiscation of Palestinian land on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 24, 2015 - 09:11 GMT
The stabbing took place late Sturday night
Daesh militants waving the trademark Jihadits flag as vehicles drive on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
After taking the Syrian side three days prior, Daesh is now in full control of both sides of the border crossing.
Palestinian protesters take part in a demonstration organised by the Islamic Movement against the death sentence to Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel, on May 23, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 24, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Thousands of Palestinians marched in northern Israel to protest the death sentence of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
A Saudi man reacts following a blast inside a mosque, in the mainly Shiite Saudi Gulf coastal town of Qatif, 400 kms east of Riyadh, on May 22, 2015.  (AFP/Husein Radwan)
May 24, 2015 - 07:09 GMT
Saudi Arabia's official press agency claims the suspect, Saleh al-Qashaami, was already wanted by Saudi security agencies.
Iraqi soldiers were backed by Shia and Sunni fighters in the offensive. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi government forces have managed to take back the town of Husaybeh from Daesh in Anbar province,Iraq.
The US commander said Daesh's sophisticated social media presence was tempting Taliban militants to join the group. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The commander of international forces in Afghanistan has said that Daesh (ISIS) is actively recruiting in the country, although is not yet operational there.
The Nigerian army also killed several Boko Haram militants during the rescue operation. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2015 - 17:28 GMT
The Nigerian army has rescued another 20 women and children who were being held captive by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria.