Lebanon's capital, Beirut, is decorated in celebration for the return of 16 servicemen. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
December 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
As Lebanon celebrates the return of sixteen servicemen held captive by al-Nusra Front, nine more are still held by Daesh.
British Prime Minister David Cameron walks out of 10 Downing street in London on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Leon Neal)
December 01, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The proposal highlights "military action, specifically airstrikes, exclusively against ISIL [Daesh] in Syria" but prohibits British ground troops.
Jordanian police standing guard at a border crossing near Syria. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Gunmen attacked the policemen while they were on patrol in Irbid, near the southwestern Syrian city of Daraa', causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The policemen later died after succumbing to their injuries.
US President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Centre in Paris on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Jim Watson)
December 01, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
President Barack Obama reiterated America's support for for their NATO ally following the shooting down of a Russian military jet which violated Turkish airspace.
Makeshift field hospitals throughout Syria provide essential medical treatment near areas of heavy fighting. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
"Double-tap" barrel bombs struck a hospital run by international aid organization Doctors without Borders in northern Homs. At least 47 people were injured.
Access to clean drinking water has been an ongoing struggle for Aleppo residents. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
A Syrian regime airstrike hit a water treatment plant, risking millions of civilians' access to clean water.
Syrians check a damaged house, reportedly hit by US-led coalition air strikes, in the village of Kfar Derian in the western Aleppo province on September 23, 2014. (AFP/Sami Ali)
December 01, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Indiscriminate aerial assaults by the US and Russian-led coalitions have killed 2,800 civilians in Iraq and another 1,200 civilians in Syria.
Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man (2-R), who is suspected of stabbing and wounding a woman in north Jerusalem earlier in the day, in an Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 01, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
A 14-year-old, a 19-year-old, and two men in there early 20's were arrested after Israeli forces ransacked their homes in Abu Riyala.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen kidnapped by jihadist groups from the eastern border town of Arsal last year, react following the release of their loved ones on December 1, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 12:11 GMT
The sixteen Lebanese soldiers held captive by al-Nusra Front have been released to Red Cross.
Israeli security forces take aim during clashes in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
December 01, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
19-year-old Palestinian Maram Ramiz Hassouna has been identified by her family.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by militants in early August 2014 watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved one in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
The 16 Lebanese servicemen were delivered by pick up to the location where they will be exchanged for Nusra militant prisoners.
Emrati soldiers at a military demonstration. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The UAE announced Monday that they will take an active military role against Daesh and al-Qaeda in Syria.
A Lebanese Red Cross ambulance carries the body of Mohammed Hammiya, executed last year by Nusra Front, after it was handed over to the authorities on December 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
The body of Mohammad Hammieh was transferred to the Red Cross in Beirut for DNA testing.
Israeli soldiers stand next to commuters at a bus station where a Palestinian attacker stabbed an Israeli woman before being shot dead by Israeli security forces, near the Gush Etzion junction south of Jerusalem on November 22, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 01, 2015 - 07:23 GMT
A 40-year-old Israeli man was lightly wounded in the attack.
There are a lot of factors that have to come together before Assad is on his way out. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The biggest obstacle to a political solution in Syria doesn't appear to be headed out anytime soon.
In a file picture taken on September 27, 2014 a Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 jet prepares to land at the Akrotiri British airbase in Cyprus after returning from a mission to strike Daesh militants in Iraq. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 06:43 GMT
Cameron has faced opposition from UK lawmakers over extending strikes on Daesh targets in Syria.