Nusra Front militants allied with other groups raided the northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Nusra Front militants killed at least 60 Syrian army soldiers in the northwestern province of Idlib, according to a London-based monitoring group.
The airstrikes targeted a residential area in Jisr al-Shughur, a city in the Idlib province of Syria. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
At least 30 people were killed Saturday in regime airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughur city in the northern province of Idlib.
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed currently leads the UN Ebola response mission. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN Security Council approved Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's nomination of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his special envoy for Yemen, the UN spokesperson's office said Saturday.
Egypt initially declared the state of emergency in parts of North Sinai in October 2014. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi extended the state of emergency and curfew in Sinai for another three months. The curfew was initially applied seven months ago in some part of restive North Sinai.
A statement released by Egypt's interior ministry said the four killed in the explosion were members of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Four people were killed in an explosion on Saturday at a makeshift farm building in Beni Suef governorate in Egypt in what police said was a bomb-making operation gone wrong.
Israeli soldiers search a car at a checkpoint in Hebron. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot dead at the Al-Zayyim checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem after allegedly attempting to stab checkpoint officers just before midnight on Friday.
Jordanian soldiers patrol the border with Iraq (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 12:36 GMT
Three car bombs detonated at sole crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
Smoke rises from the provincial capital of Idlib after being taken by Islamist rebels on March 28 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Islamist fighters overrun one of the regime's last holdouts in the Idlib province.
John Kerry urged the Houthis and
April 25, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
US Secretary of State encourages Houthis to come to the negotiating table.
The jets reportedly struck Lebanon's northern town of al-Qalamoun (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Report states that IDF targeted brigades armed with long-range missiles.
Al-Nusra fighters after taking the city of Idlib on March 29, 2015 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Jabhat al Nusra and allies launch joint assault on strategic city in province of Idlib.