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A photo purportedly showing Daesh militants preparing to execute dozens of captured Iraqi security force members in the Salahuddin province. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
July 30, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Turkish soldiers patrol the border town of Ceylanpinar at the Turkish-Syrian border. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.
Egyptian firemen put out the flames at the al-Helw factory north of Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
July 30, 2015 - 06:44 GMT
Egypt's interim prosecutor general ordered the detainment of both the owner and manager of a Qalyubia factory Wednesday.
A relative of a Lebanese soldier captured by the Daesh militant group burns tires in protest in Beirut. (Twitter)
July 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Family and friends of an army soldier who died Wednesday blocked a main highway in central Beirut with burning tires and garbage.
Staffan de Mistura introduced a plan based on four thematic 'working' groups. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN's special envoy for Syria submitted a new proposal to the Security Council on Wednesday for the next steps to ending the war.
The incident marks the second airstrike inside Syria by Israel in 24 hours. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 18:44 GMT
An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 29, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
Lebanese soldiers stop vehicles to perform routine checks at a military checkpoint. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 16:16 GMT
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
Yemenis walk past stalls at a market in the capital Sanaa's old city on July 27, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 29, 2015 - 15:42 GMT
At least three people have been reportedly killed in a car bomb attack in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Jordanian security forces made the arrests in May 2014. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
Jordanian authorities on Wednesday handed down jail sentences to seven Jordanians and one Syrian for planning attacks on US soldiers in the country and on the Israeli embassy.