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May 18, 2015

Daesh has seized two of Syria's gas fields northeast of Palmyra on Monday. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
17:43 GMT
Daesh has seized two of Syria's gas fields northeast of Palmyra on Monday.

May 13, 2015

Pope Francis at the Western Wall in Jerusalem in May 2014. (AFP/File)
17:02 GMT
The Vatican announced Wednesday it will be recognizing Palestinian statehood in a new treaty, granting the PA a new level of legitimacy in the international community.
An American F-16 jet flies over Iraq during a military operation. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Two US pilots were rescued after their F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed into the Persian Gulf. The aircraft had been assigned out of Bahrain amid heavy fighting in Yemen.

May 12, 2015

Over three thousand civilians have been killed in Aleppo by regime barrel bomb attacks since January 2014, according to data from the Violations Documentation Center. (AFP/File)
18:32 GMT
A barrel bomb attack by a Syrian government helicopter killed at least 20 and wounded another 50 civilians in Aleppo on Tuesday, according to a human rights monitoring group.
The Iranian Red Crescent delivered a shipment of aid to Yemen on March 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
17:59 GMT
A cargo ship that departed Iran for Yemen on Monday will be protected by Iranian warships, Reuters reported. According to Iran, the ship carries humanitarian aid and a team of doctors.
Hamas civil servants block the entrance to the Gaza City headquarters of the Palestinian unity government (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
The civil servants accused Hamas of "recklessness" towards employee rights and failure to regularly pay salaries.

May 11, 2015

A masked Palestinian protesters hurls stones towards Israeli forces during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
07:25 GMT
Arab Israelis use "Nakba Day", which marks the foundation of the Israeli state, to reflect upon their right to return to the lands of their ancestors.