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A British man named by Daesh as Abu Musa al-Britani apparently blew himself up during an attack in Ramadi. (Independent)
May 27, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Daesh militants are reportedly fed up of senior commanders favouring friends and family by letting them go first to carry out suicide bombing missions.
The ruling applies to both men and women. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 08:48 GMT
Winkers face the risk of imprisonment and mandatory community service.
Mucahid Cihad Han (pictured), made the odd claim during a TV appearance. (Twitter)
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Guys, grab those tissues and clean your hands because a Turkish Muslim cleric said men who masturbate could end up with pregnant hands in the afterlife.
The competition will allows cartoonists to raise public awareness about Daesh. (Image: Twitter)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The competition aims to reveal the crimes committed by Daesh through artistic expression.
Amer Sweity is conducing research on how to turn seawater into potable water. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
The first Jordanian to earn a doctoral degree in Israel is producing peace through water.
The operation has declined by 13 percent, but the statistic still falls at 61 percent of women who have been married. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
The operation has declined by 13 percent, but the statistic still falls at 61 percent of women who have been married.
Israeli settlers ride from the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba to Jerusalem, causing widespread traffic on Palestinian roads, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 06:58 GMT
A tad unjust? Roads were closed across the occupied West Bank causing huge traffic jams so Israeli settlers could have a bike race.
Activists participate in an Istanbul gay pride parade, June 2013.  (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Baris Sulu of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is the first gay man to run for a seat Turkey's parliament, in elections scheduled for June 7.
Members of Iraqi metal band Acrassicauda, who used music to cope with violence in their home country.  (AFP/Don Emmert)
May 25, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
"We didn't want to carry weapons and go shoot people. Violence was never the solution," says the band's drummer and lyricist.
People aren't the only casualties of war - three extremely rare ibis birds kept in Palmyra face extinction after their caretakers were forced to flee Daesh militants.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
People aren't the only casualties of war - three extremely rare ibis birds kept in Palmyra face extinction after their caretakers were forced to flee Daesh militants.
Not keen on a $66 traffic fine? Neither are these Lebanese taxi drivers. (Shutterstock/File)
May 25, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A group of taxi drivers in northern Lebanon weren't happy about the government's new, strict traffic fines.