Parts of the historic temple of Bel are believed to have been destroyed. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly destroyed another temple in the besieged Syrian city of Palmyra, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Pope Francis offered special prayers for 71 Syrian refugees who were found dead in the back of a truck in Austria. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Pope Francis called on people to help prevent crimes against refugees, days after the bodies of 71 Syrians were found at the back of a truck in Austria.
Egypt's biggest exports are to Iraq first, followed by Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Libya and then Sudan.(Ecomena)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Forty percent of Egypt's exports are destined for Libya and Iraq; is the Islamic State imposing fees on Egyptian goods?
Turkey joined the US in launching airstrikes against Daesh in Syria last week. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led coalition against Daesh hasn't made much of an impact on the militant group, and with Turkey announcing joint airstrikes in Syria with America last week, it made matters worse.
The Bay Area Light Brigade has been campaigning for the PKK with lights in Oakland, Calif. (Facebook)
August 30, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Not everyone in the US supports Turkish airstrikes against the PKK.
Actress Kinda Hanna was attacked by extremist social media users after it's become known that she's Christian. (Elcinema)
August 30, 2015 - 14:31 GMT
Actress Kinda Hanna was attacked by extremist social media users after it's become known that she's Christian.
Daesh militants executed at least 39 members of the group for various crimes. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Daesh reportedly beheaded at least 39 fighters from its own ranks, according to to the UK-based Syrian Observatory.
The ancient Temple of Baal Shamin in Palmyra on March 14, 2014. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
August 30, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
Activists have recreated the Palmyra experience with digital tools.
Turkish security officials did not confirm the origins of those arrested. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 08:08 GMT
Over a dozen people believed to be foreign nationals were arrested in Turkey near the Syrian border for reportedly supporting Daesh.
The suspected Syrians likely died from suffocation, according to the BBC. (File photo)
August 30, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
Three Bulgarians and an Afghan are being detained in Hungary following the discovery of the bodies of 59 men, 8 women and four children in the back of a lorry.
Zahera Tariq (pictured), is believed to have taken her four children to Syria. (Screenshot/MPS)
August 30, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
UK security services continued to search for a British mother and her four children, believed to be travelling to Syria.