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Daesh hostage John Cantlie is regularly used in the group's propaganda videos and articles. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 23, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
Daesh's propaganda magazine Dabiq featured an article suggesting the group is expanding so rapidly it could buy its first nuclear weapon within a year.
Sunni volunteers in the mainly Shiite Popular Mobilization forces take part in training exercises on May 8, 2015.  (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 22, 2015 - 20:02 GMT
A spokesman for Popular Mobilization, a Shiite militia, announced Iraqi forces plan to launch Ramadi offensive in upcoming days to retake the city from Daesh.
An American soldier stands guard at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and US troops. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
May 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A British national was convicted on Thursday of killing a US soldier in a roadside bombing in September 2007.
An image made available by the extremist Twitter account al-Baraka news, showing Daesh militants on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 00:25 GMT
Several officials confirmed Daesh has taken control of the border crossing in the Homs province.
Daesh has stepped up its campaign in Ramadi since last Sunday. (AFP)
May 21, 2015 - 19:41 GMT
Reports indicate that over 40,000 people have escaped Daesh in Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province in Iraq.
No, Hollywood star turned anti-Daesh fighter Michael Enright was not arrested by the YPG in Syria. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 18:35 GMT
Watch a Reddit news "exclusive" go delightfully wrong.
Foreign involvement and internal turmoil has sent many of these MENA countries into a corruption black hole. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Here are the MENA countries that made it to the top ten list no one wants to be on.
Islamic laws haven't stopped this group of atheists from producing their own secular programming. (YouTube)
May 21, 2015 - 14:26 GMT
Islamic laws haven't stopped this group of atheists from producing their own secular programming.
A screenshot shows a Daesh militant holding up a black flag in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
French authorities confirmed Wednesday they would hold a meeting with the international community on how to stop Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria.
An image grab taken from a video allegedly shows Daesh fighters in a street of Ramadi, the Iraqi capital of Anbar province. (AFP/AAMAQ NEWS AGENCY)
May 21, 2015 - 08:08 GMT
Major General Hadi al-Rzayej will replace Kadhim al-Fahdawi after his security forces failed to rid Ramadi of Daesh.
The former US secretary of state admitted she made a mistake in voting for the American invasion of Iraq. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 11:20 GMT
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton admitted she made a mistake by voting in favor of the 2003 invasion of Iraq by American forces.