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Pro-Daesh accounts say the pilot has been captured. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2015 - 16:51 GMT
Daesh militants have shot down an army aircraft near an important military airport in the south of Syria, according to AFP.
The UN’s Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura invited Syria’s government and opposition groups to talks in Geneva, set to start on May 4.  (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
April 24, 2015 - 12:05 GMT
The talks, set for May 4, are the latest to attempt a resolution to the civil war.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups. (Tumblr)
April 24, 2015 - 08:27 GMT
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
Guards man the Iran-Iraq border, 2008.  (AFP/Ali Yussef)
April 24, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Officials from Iran and Iraq sign border security agreement, while Iraq officials pledge to beef up security along border with Syria.
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday. (Screenshot: YouTube)
April 23, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday.
Most of those that have been killed are Daesh militants.(AFP/File)
April 23, 2015 - 12:42 GMT
At least 2,000 people, mostly Islamic State group (Daesh) terrorists, have been killed in Syria by a US-led air campaign in the past seven months, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday, according to AFP.
Lebanon to consider Aqaba Port in Jordan as alternative export route. (Creative Commons/Gerard Janot)
April 23, 2015 - 12:40 GMT
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
Rescued migrants walk along the quayside after disembarking from the Italian Navy vessel Bettica in the Sicilian harbour of Augusta on April 22, 2015. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
April 22, 2015 - 18:38 GMT
Another 446 rescued migrants docked in southeast Sicily on Wednesday, increasing the total refugees who have arrived in Italy this year to 22,000.
Jacqueline Toutounjian, a 73-year-old Syrian Armenian, who fled the violence in Aleppo, prays inside her home on April 17, 2015, in Lebanon's historic town of Anjar. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 22, 2015 - 15:14 GMT
A UN representative held a series of meetings with Lebanese officials Wednesday over issues facing women in conflict.
In addition to the Assad regime, several militant groups, including Islamists, are presently fighting Daesh (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
Activist group says 12 Daesh figthers dead in battle with Islamist rebels.
Areas across Syria under Daesh control have been blocked from receiving aid for months, according to the UN. (AFP/FIle)
April 22, 2015 - 07:03 GMT
More than 225,000 Syrians are besieged by Daesh forces in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, according to the most recent UN report, leaving civilians without access to foodstuffs and water supply.