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A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday. (AFP/File)
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A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday.

May 27, 2015

A policeman was killed Wednesday when an explosive device went off in North Sinai's al-Arish city. (AFP/File)
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A policeman was killed Wednesday when an explosive device went off in North Sinai's al-Arish city.
Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
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Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday.
Blair sent his letter of resignation to UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon. (AFP/Shaun Curry)
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Blair sent his letter of resignation to UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon.
Turkish authorities said Wednesday they will continue to keep their promises to Gaza after the World Bank said the country had not fulfilled its pledges. (AFP/File)
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Turkish authorities said Wednesday they will continue to keep their promises to Gaza after the World Bank said the country had not fulfilled its pledges.
The Assyrian flag. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
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Assyrian Christians can return home after Syrian Kurdish fighters reclaimed the city from Daesh.
The Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders addresses the Pegida rally in Dresden. ‘We have had enough of the Islamisation of society,’ he said. (AFP/Getty Images/Robert Michael)
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Infamously racist far-right politician Geert Wilders requested a cartoon exhibition of Prophet Mohammad, leaving many Dutch Muslims angered.
Zakariya Ashiq, 20, left the UK last year in an attempt to join Daesh in Syria. (West Midlands Police)
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A 20-year-old British national was found guilty on charges of terrorism after trying to join Daesh in Syria last year.
A Yemeni soldier loyal to the Shia Houthi movement checks cars in the capital Sanaa, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
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At least 30 people were killed and over 100 others injured after a series of Saudi airstrikes hit security headquarters in Sanaa Wednesday.
At least 22 Hezbollah fighters have been killed since the group launched an offensive against Nusra Front in Qalamoun. (Hezbollah press office)
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Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
Since the caliphate was established last year, Daesh has conducted numerous terrorist attacks around the world. (AFP/File)
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With the one-year anniversary of Daesh's so-called caliphate approaches, experts expect an increase in attacks around the world.
A Bahraini Shiite woman clashes with riot policemen on May 23, 2015 in the village of Jidhafs, west of Manama, after a protest in solidarity with the victims, a day after a Daesh suicide bomber attacked a mosque in the Shiite-majority Saudi city of Qatif. (AFP/Moahmmed al-Shaikh)
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Khalid Abdul Aal has been sentenced to one year behind bars for making remarks against the Al Khalifa regime.
Iraqi security forces accompanied by Shia militias drive through the al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, to combat Daesh, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias retook control of two areas in southern Ramadi Wednesday, according to a government official.
Hamas reportedly executed Palestinians during the war with Israel last year. (AFP/File)
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Amnesty International accused Hamas of committing war crimes during Israel's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip last year.
Iraqi fighters battle Daesh militants in an area surrounding the village of Dujail in the Salahuddin province, north of Baghdad, on May 26, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
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According to an Iraqi spokesman, the multiple suicide bombing attacks occurred in the Daesh-held city of Fallujah.
A Syrian child runs from sniper fire in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
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Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
The prisoners were also charged with being associated with a "terrorist organization." (AFP/File)
09:07 GMT
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.
The group allegedly attacked police during May Day demonstrations earlier this month. (AFP/File)
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The suspects are allegedly members of the Maoist Communist Party (MPK).
Former foreign minister of the Holy See, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, will land in Beirut on Friday. (AFP/File)
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Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
Rafah border crossing serves as the entry point to the Gaza Strip from Egypt. (AFP/File)
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Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad denied launching rockets into southern Israel prior to Israeli attacks. (AFP/File)
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Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
Abdullah al-Thani's convoy was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Libya. (AFP/File)
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Head of Libyan government Abdullah al-Thani survived an attempted assassination plot in the east of the country after gunmen attacked the prime minister's convoy.
Iraqi security forces and paramilitaries deploy, on May 26, 2015, in al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, during an operation aimed at cutting off Daesh in Anbar province before a major offensive to retake the city of Ramadi. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
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Other Daesh targets were hit and vehicles destroyed during the clean up mission.
The UN called on Israel to implement steps towards having a two-state solution with Palestine. (AFP/File)
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The UN warned about the deteriorating political and security situation in the Palestinian Territories, highlighting dire living conditions and poverty in a new report.
Afghan security forces stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Kandahar, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
At least 26 people, including six members from the same family were killed in two separate attacks across Afghanistan.
Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
Houthis bury the bodies of people reportedly killed in air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
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The death toll includes three women and two children.

May 26, 2015

Palestinian worshippers take part in Friday prayers outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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Most of those arrested by the IDF were teenagers.
A file picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows the citadel (background) of the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus, over looking the city. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
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The Syrian government's antiquities chief made an announcement that, as of yet, Palmyra's magnificent ancient ruins remain unscathed despite Daesh's offensive.
Female candidate from Turkey's main opposition party Elif Dogan Turkmen (C) is carried by emergency services personnel after being wounded in a gun attack in Cukurova on May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Elif Dogan Turkmen was shot in the Adana district of Cukurova en route to a gathering for her campaign.
Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi flash the sign for victory as they wave Egyptian flags and banners during a demonstration in Cairo's landmark Tahrir square. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
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Egypt's social solidarity minister has shut down a total of 430 NGO's for having ties to the Brotherhood in the past year.
A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
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Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives to take part in a Turkish tradesman's meeting, on May 25, 2015 at Sinan Erdem sports arena in Istanbul, as part of his campaign. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the US-based newspaper, claiming the author of the article entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" made unsubstantiated remarks.
Omani leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said (right) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sit during a welcome ceremony in Muscat on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Mahjoub)
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The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
There are an estimated 4,000 fishermen in Gaza. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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A Gaza fisherman was shot at and injured by Egyptian naval forces late Monday night, just hours after two other fishermen were shot by Israeli forces.
The Egyptian army announced on Tuesday that it has arrested over 6,000 people in the last seven months for attempting to "illegally migrate" within Egyptian borders. (AFP/File)
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The Egyptian army announced on Tuesday that it has arrested over 6,000 people in the last seven months for attempting to "illegally migrate" within Egyptian borders.
Armed Yemeni fighters loyal to fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi stand in position during clashes with Houthi fighters in Jaadan area of Marib province on May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Forces supporting the government have retaken a southern Yemeni city from Houthi rebels Tuesday.
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials. (AFP/File)
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The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials.
Shia fighters take position against Daesh in the Garma district of Anbar province, May 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Iraqi security forces announced a large military operation to drive out Daesh from Anbar and Salahuddin provinces.
Libyan tribal leaders attend a four-day conference in Cairo to discuss growing terrorism across the region, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Libyan tribal leaders began talks in Cairo during a four-day conference on preventing the spread of terrorism across the Middle East.
Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported. (AFP/File)
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Security forces killed 12 suspected militants during raids on North Sinai cities late Monday, state news reported.
Yemeni workers unload medical aid boxes from a boat carrying 460 tonnes of Emirati relief aid that docked in the port of the city of Aden on May 24, 2015. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
10:19 GMT
Two-third of the population have been left without access to clean drinking water, a relief agency said Tuesday.
David Cameron and Vladimir Putin voiced support for the resumption of peace talks. (AFP/File)
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Vladimir Putin and David Cameron backed calls for the resumption of peace talks in Syria, in an attempt to end the four-year conflict.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday attended the official national celebration marking Independence Day. (AFP/File)
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Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday attended the official national celebration marking Independence Day.
Tunisia has seen an uptick in attacks by armed groups since the overthrow of longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
09:21 GMT
The shooter in Tunisia on Monday killed seven soldiers before he was killed.
Obama's foreign policy "seems to be hinged more on reimagining old and tired foes than on addressing complex challenges." (AFP/File)
08:51 GMT
Obama's foreign policy "seems to be hinged more on reimagining old and tired foes than on addressing complex challenges."
Smoke billows following an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on an army arms depot, now under Shiite Houthi rebel control on May 22, 2015 east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
07:45 GMT
A rocket attack near the Iranian embassy violated international obligations for diplomatic immunity of embassy staff.
Algeria has stepped up security along the country's borders to combat militancy in recent months. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT
Algerian Minister Mohamed Issa warned against some 46,000 potential jihadi websites promoting Daesh militancy across the Middle East.
The officers were killed in an attack north of Garissa, Kenyan media reported Tuesday. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT
The officers were killed in an attack north of Garissa, Kenyan media reported Tuesday.
Afghan security forces guard a checkpoint in Kunduz, May 23rd, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
A Taliban militant killed five people and injured at least 70 others after driving an explosive-laden truck into a government building in southern Afghanistan.
Abdul Aziz Duwaik was sentenced to 12 months in prison for making a pro-Palestine speech. (AFP/File)
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Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Abdul Aziz Duwaik, was handed down a 12-month prison sentence by an Israeli court for making a pro-Palestine speech.
A view of a tunnel reportedly dug by Palestinians beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, uncovered by Israeli troops on Oct. 13, 2013. (AFP/David Buimovitch)
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In a video Syrian rebels showed a tunnel packed with explosives for a major attack against Syrian government positions nearby.
A Jordanian woman walks past campaign posters of candidates for the parliamentary elections in Amman in 2013. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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The Jordanian National Commission for Women on Sunday called for canceling a law that pardons rapists if they marry their victim.

May 25, 2015

The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days. (AFP/File)
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The officer received the maximum sentence Sunday and may appeal within a period of 60 days.
Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom. (AFP/File)
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Parades and displays of patriotism took place across the kingdom.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
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Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism. (AFP/File)
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Egypt's top prosecutor Monday referred the chairman of a newspaper to criminal court for "publishing false news" and illegally practicing journalism.
Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday. (AFP/File)
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Heavy fighting broke out between the Taliban and Daesh in western Afghanistan, killing nearly 30 militants, the country's military said Monday.
An explosion on Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold.  The source of explosion was unclear.  (AFP/File)
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An explosion Monday killed four residents of Latakia, the coastal Syrian government stronghold - source of explosion unclear.
A man enters a smuggling tunnel along the Sinai-Gaza border, September 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
15:32 GMT
The Egyptian army has destroyed 521 tunnel openings along the Gaza border in the last six months, said an army spokesman.
Arsal, a Lebanese town near the border with Syria, saw clashes Monday between Daesh and al-Nusra Front extremist groups.  (AFP/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Fighting erupted Monday on the outskirts of Arsal between Daesh and al-Nusra extremist groups.
People attend the funeral of eight Shiite worshippers gunned down during an attack on an Ashura commemoration event in Saudi Arabia, November 2014.  (AFP/File)
14:09 GMT
Shiites in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province set up a mass funeral for the victims of the Daesh-claimed mosque attack - thousands are expected to attend.
Defendants stand trial in Egypt for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.  (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
12:49 GMT
Leading Brotherhood member Mohamed al-Falahgi died in prison Monday just one day before a scheduled retrial.
The air support would help combat Daesh militants, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara and the US had agreed to provide air support to Syrian opposition forces Monday.
Palestinians wave the national flag inside the Al Aqsa compound during a protest to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:44 GMT
Six teenagers and two elderly Palestinians were among dozens arrested by Israeli forces outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem for protesting against right-wing settlers who toured the area.
Israeli forces frequently fire on Palestinian fishermen, violating international law. (AFP/File)
10:21 GMT
A Gaza fisherman was shot and injured by Israeli forces off the coast of Beit Lahiya Monday, a Palestinian union said.
Tunisian soldiers stand guard outside a Tunis military court.  (AFP/Salah Habibi)
10:08 GMT
The soldier reportedly killed seven soldiers before he was shot dead Monday.
Syrian rebels move through the town of Jisr al-Shughur, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:52 GMT
On Friday, dramatic clashes took place between Syrian troops and rebels in the town of Jisr al-Shughur's National Hospital. Rumors began to circulate of victories and fails, but what really happened?
According to Britian-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Syrian air force on Monday conducted airstrikes against a number of targets in Daesh-held UNESCO World Heritage site Palmyra.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
09:45 GMT
Monitor says Syrian air force conducted at least 15 airstrikes targeting Daesh positions in and around Palmyra Monday.
A Shia fighter from Asaib Ahl al-Haq stands outside the group's headquarters in Basra while other militias gather to retake Ramadi from Daesh, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:23 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed to retake control of Ramadi from Daesh militants after the city was overrun by the terrorist group.
Civilians survey the damage from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Sanaa airport in Yemen. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Senior Yemeni politicians say UN-brokered peace talks set for the end of the month in Geneva have been postponed, no new date set.
An armed gunman loyal to fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi takes position against Houthis in the Yemeni city of Taez, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:35 GMT
Residents were evacuated after Saudi forces clashed with Houthi militias overnight Sunday on the Haradh border crossing.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was also fined $100,000. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was handed down an eight month prison sentence Monday after being convicted of fraud.
A displaced Yemeni child takes refuge in a school after her family fled fighting between tribesmen and Houthi militias, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:10 GMT
At least 135 children have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen since the kingdom launched action against Houthis in March, according to a UNICEF statement.
A group of volunteers help reconstruct a mosque in Qatif, which was bombed by Daesh, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
King Salman said all culprits behind the deadly Shia mosque bombing would be "severely punished" and brought to justice.
Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian minor in the West Bank city of Hebron. (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
Israeli forces arrested four Palestinian boys Sunday in the West Bank town of Tulkarem. The boys had reportedly been passing a gate controlled by Israeli troops prior to being detained.
Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, fell to Daesh a week ago.(AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
US Pentagon chief, Ashton Carter, has said that the Iraqi military lacked the will to defend themselves in the battle for the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri told state news agency MENA that the meeting hopes to address "combating terrorism" and illegal immigration. (YouTube)
05:00 GMT
Egypt, Algeria and Libya will hold talks on the situation in the region in a meeting in Cairo next month.

May 24, 2015

The bomb explosion happened in the Adawi neighborhood of Damascus. (AFP/File)
18:53 GMT
A blast in downtown Damascus killed a Syrian general on Sunday, AFP has reported.
Iraqi traders sell their goods at an open air market in the center of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad on Jan. 8, 2014, following days of fighting between Iraqi security forces and militants. (AFP/Saddam al-Mahmedy)
18:09 GMT
Daesh executed the merchants who were transporting food from Daesh-seized Baiji to government-controlled Haditha on Sunday.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group.
Daesh currently controls parts of Syria and Iraq. (AFP/File)
17:24 GMT
The Syrian army has killed over 300 militants in a military operation in Idlib province.
An Iraqi official said Saturday that the US was planning to partially withdraw from Iraq should Daesh take control of an air base in Ramadi. (AFP/File)
16:20 GMT
An Iraqi official said Saturday that the US was planning to partially withdraw from Iraq should Daesh take control of an air base in Ramadi.
A member of the Libyan army stands on a tank as heavy black smoke rises from the city's port during clashes against Islamist gunmen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Dec. 23, 2014. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
16:03 GMT
Warplanes sent from Libya's official government attacked a ship near the port of Sirte on Sunday, officials said.
People will be able to travel from Egypt into Gaza but not the other way around. (AFP/File)
15:45 GMT
Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Tueday and Wednesday to allow passengers to cross from Egypt into Gaza.
Iranian Army's special forces march past during the Army Day parade in Tehran on April 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
15:23 GMT
Iran said its army will need more funding to address the growing threat of Daesh on its borders.
The shipment included medical and food supplies. (AFP/File)
15:13 GMT
A boat containing 460 tons of relief aid from the UAE arrived in Yemen's southern city of Aden, AFP has reported.
Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
State media said the helicopter had suffered technical problems. (AFP/File)
12:50 GMT
Daesh claims to have shot down a Syrian military aircraft in Aleppo province, although state media said the crash was a result of technical problems, AFP has reported.
A Syrian army soldier fires artillery shells towards Daesh targets in northeastern Palmyra on May 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:37 GMT
Residents told Syrian state news that the bodies of the dead, including women and children, were left out on the streets,
Iraqi families, who fled the city of Ramadi after it was seized by Islamic State (IS) group militants, wait to cross Bzeibez bridge, on the southwestern frontier of Baghdad. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
12:04 GMT
Iraqi families, who fled the city of Ramadi after it was seized by Islamic State (IS) group militants, wait to cross Bzeibez bridge, on the southwestern frontier of Baghdad. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
At least 319 Baghdad residents have been killed due to "acts of terrorism" since April. (AFP/File)
11:38 GMT
Separate bombing attacks targeted two residential areas in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.
Egyptians inspect the damage after twin bombs struck police posts near Cairo University. (AFP/File)
10:12 GMT
A 67-year-old man was killed when a bomb exploded in a road tunnel.
A Palestinian protester gestures towards member of the Israeli security forces during clashes outside the compound of the Israeli Ofer Military Prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, following a protest against the construction of settlements and the confiscation of Palestinian land on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
09:11 GMT
The stabbing took place late Sturday night
Daesh militants waving the trademark Jihadits flag as vehicles drive on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
09:02 GMT
After taking the Syrian side three days prior, Daesh is now in full control of both sides of the border crossing.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes the hand of European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini following their meeting in Jerusalem, on May 20, 2015. (AFP/Dan Balilty)
08:39 GMT
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini paid a two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an attempt to relaunch the peace process.
Palestinian protesters take part in a demonstration organised by the Islamic Movement against the death sentence to Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel, on May 23, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
08:00 GMT
Thousands of Palestinians marched in northern Israel to protest the death sentence of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
A Saudi man reacts following a blast inside a mosque, in the mainly Shiite Saudi Gulf coastal town of Qatif, 400 kms east of Riyadh, on May 22, 2015.  (AFP/Husein Radwan)
07:09 GMT
Saudi Arabia's official press agency claims the suspect, Saleh al-Qashaami, was already wanted by Saudi security agencies.
Iraqi soldiers were backed by Shia and Sunni fighters in the offensive. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Iraqi government forces have managed to take back the town of Husaybeh from Daesh in Anbar province,Iraq.