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April 29, 2016

Accommodation blocks were previously destroyed in the detention center on Nauru, which has come under fire for inhumane conditions for asylum-seekers. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The 23-year-old set himself on fire as UN representatives visited the detention center.
The Doctors Without Borders hospital is seen in Kunduz, Afghanistan following a deadly US airstrike that killed 42 people. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
No criminal charges have been filed against the soldiers and officers.
The constitutional amendments roll back the promise of reforms made in the wake of the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The changes grant the King power to hire and fire key appointments without any nomination or approval process from the government.
A Syrian family walks amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported airstrike on April 28, 2016 in the Bustan al-Qasr rebel-held district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Baraa al-Halabi)
11:00 GMT
The airstrikes also destroyed a hospital that was supported by MSF.
Iranian men arrive to cast their vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
10:00 GMT
Reformist candidates won historic victories against conservative hardliners in the first round of parliamentary elections in February.
A general view shows Israeli security forces standing guard on the rooftop next to the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on April 25, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
08:59 GMT
Al-Aqsa has been the scene of daily scuffles during the weeklong Passover holiday.
An Iraqi solider walks past a sign pointing toward Mosul. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The US Army determined that launching a full-scale operation on Mosul would not happen within the next five weeks.
Kuwaiti security forces surround a Shia mosque that was attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.

April 28, 2016

Tunisian special forces on patrol after a Daesh attack. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
The Tunisia Interior Ministry received reports of militants plotting suicide bombings in the country.
The closed gates of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
17:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet in Ankara in December 2014. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The measure was signed by Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah with the presence of Davutoglu and Qatari Interior Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.
Lebanese forces deployed in Arsal. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Abu Fouz, a top Daesh commander, was killed in an offense in Arsal, Lebanon.
A man gestures while walking through rubble after multiple airstrikes in Aleppo today. (AFP/Amee Alhalbi)
14:32 GMT
Multiple airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing dozens.
Pro-Hadi loyalist forces and civilians examine the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Aden. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
14:17 GMT
The UN Resident Coordinator for Yemen called for more international involvement in addressing the humanitarian needs in Yemen.
A French soldier stands guard at the Prince Hassan French military base, some 100 kilometres from the Jordanian capital Amman. (AFP/File)
13:19 GMT
A French soldier stands guard at the Prince Hassan French military base, some 100 kilometres from the Jordanian capital Amman
Jews at prayer in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
Spanish police arrest an 18-year-old Moroccan girl suspected of recruiting other women. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The state prosecutor has charged her with preparing and distributing material against the Kingdom on Twitter, which posed a threat to the country's security and stability. Through her posts, she demanded the release of detainees, the prosecutor said, a local publication reported.
Refugees in Sweden receive food from an aid worker. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Among other things, he allegedly threatened to carry out a suicide attack on a mosque
People stand in front of a shop that was damaged following a bombing, in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, on April 27, 2016. (AFP/Onur Yurtsever)
11:29 GMT
A suicide blast on Wednesday in northwestern Turkey killed one person.
Syrian civil defence volunteers remove the body of a man from the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported airstrikes on April 27, 2016 in the rebel-held eastern neighbourhood of Bab al-Nayrab in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
11:00 GMT
Civil defense workers blamed the airstrike on Russian warplanes, saying it struck a hospital.
A courtesy photo of Al Jazeera offices. (Twitter)
10:04 GMT
Iraqi officials have revoked the operating license of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network and closed its bureau in the capital, Baghdad, over its violation of government guidelines.
A member of the Libyan pro-government forces patrols a rural area on the outskirts of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi which they retook from armed groups as fighting continues in the second city on April 19, 2016.  (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
10:00 GMT
Egyptians living in Libya have increasingly been caught up in the country's internal conflict.
The aim of the talks is to bring peace between the Houthis and other groups affiliated with the former president Ali Abdallah Saleh on one side and the current president Hadi Mansour supported by Saudi Arabia on the other side. (AFP/File)
08:56 GMT
The parties are committed to discussions towards a comprehensive political solution, said UN envoy to Yemen.
Jordanian King Abdullah II and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
08:41 GMT
King Abdullah and King Salman, during an expanded meeting in the presence of high-ranking officials from both countries, expressed their keenness to boost Jordanian-Saudi relations in all fields in a way that serves the interests of both countries and peoples, the Royal Court statement added.
Egyptian riot police fire tear gas towards protestors as they demonstrate on April 25, 2016 in Cairo against the handing over of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
08:30 GMT
Watchdog groups have condemned the harsh police response, which included inspections and arrests of bystanders.
Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president patrol a street in the southern city of Lahj on April 24, 2016 during an operation to drive Al-Qaeda fighters out of the southern provinces. (AFP/Salah al-Obeidi)
08:00 GMT
The attack comes after a period of relative calm in the southern city.
UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura expressed deep frustration about an escalation in fighting in Syria, which all but torpedoed the talks. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT
Russia and the US need to bring the cessation of hostilities back to the level it was at when it first went into effect in late February and early March, de Mistura said after concluding the latest round of peace talks in Geneva.
Children queue for food at the makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on April 27, 2016. (AFP/Joe Klamar)
07:00 GMT
The controversial bill allows the government to declare a state of emergency and reject most asylum-seekers at the border.
The King of Saudi Arabia receives King Abdullah of Jordan at the airport. (Twitter/Arab News)
06:00 GMT
During the meeting, they discussed the latest developments at regional and international arenas. They also discussed aspects of cooperation between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in all fields.
Women protest at Al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that a group of over a hundred right-wing Israelis entered the mosque compound via Dung Gate, four of whom performed religious rituals in violation of longstanding agreements regarding worship at the site.

April 27, 2016

Sven Mary, Belgian lawyer of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, talks to the media outside the building of the Federal Police in Brussels, on Saturday. (AFP/Belga/Aurore Belot)
19:59 GMT
Mary made the comments in an exclusive interview with French newspaper Liberation, revealing his thoughts on Abdeslam and lifting the lid on the pressure that came with representing him.
Police on site at the scene of an alleged suicide bombing in Bursa, Turkey, April 27, 2016. (Twitter/Anadolu Agency)
16:59 GMT
The cause of the blast has yet to be confirmed. The explosion damaged a number of shops in the vicinity.
A refugee eats her dinner in a tent after a short rain at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on April 24, 2016. (AFP/Joe Klamar)
16:30 GMT
Greece said none of the Syrians had applied for asylum in Greece and wanted to return to Turkey.
A young Syrian boy poses for a picture between destroyed houses in the northern Syrian town. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Mohammad Hawash al-Slaiman, a 6-year-old Syrian boy, was found in a large pond in the Bouday plain in the northern Bekaa Valley, after he was reported missing Tuesday night.
Aden, Yemen, the temporary capital of the Hadi government, faced an unusual act of violence this week. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
A Yemeni activist was slain after being accused of apostasy and atheism.
The meeting between Syrian government delegation and UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, during Syria peace talks, at the United Nations Office in Geneva. (AFP/Xu Jinquan)
14:30 GMT
Today is the last day of UN-led negotiations, but delegations plan to reconvene in a few weeks.
A file photo of Big Ben in London. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Sharif Adel Mikhail, 21, died on Monday in a fire that broke out in a building in the district of Southall in London, state-run news agency MENA reported on Tuesday citing British police.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Davutoglu issued the statement while giving a speech to his ruling AK Party in parliament. Earlier this week, Speaker Ismail Kahraman commented that overwhelmingly Muslim Turkey needed a religious constitution. This suggestion goes against the modern republic's founding principles.
Raids have increased recently in Jordan, which remains a corridor for drug trafficking. (File photo)
13:00 GMT
One person was arrested attempting to smuggle cocaine through the Amman airport, while others were arrested attempting to cross the border illegally.
A UN peacekeeper is seen near Lebanon's Blue Line, with a picture of the Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in the background. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
The Lebanese army said Israeli surveillance planes violated Lebanese airspace by flying over border villages.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures at his watch. (AFP/File photo)
12:23 GMT
Just two weeks before Abbas made that statement in which he referred to some illusory "popular resistance" under his command, a poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah revealed that a majority of Palestinians, 65% of respondents, want him to resign.
The Pentagon says recruitment is down for Daesh, who has suffered a string of territorial and cash losses over the last several months. (File photo)
12:00 GMT
A US General says new recruits for Daesh are down to about 200 per month, compared with a high of about 1,500 a year ago.
This file video image taken from a CCTV camera at a petrol station north of Paris on November 11, 2015 shows Salah Abdeslam (R), a suspect in the Paris attacks, and Mohamed Abrini (C) buying goods. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
The 26-year-old Frenchman was arrested in Brussels four days before the deadly attacks on the Belgian capital.
A file photo shows Incirlik air base in southern Turkey. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The decision comes as the southern Turkish city of Kilis has been hit by 45 rocket rounds since January.
Lebanese army forces on patrol in Arsal. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
Three Syrians were arrested for attacking Lebanese army and security forces.
A Palestinian woman reportedly tried to stab Israeli officers stationed at Qalandiya checkpoint before being shot dead. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Israeli forces reportedly fired more than 15 rounds into the woman's body and prevented paramedics from accessing the woman and child for medical treatment.
A screenshot of John Ridsdel, beheaded by Daesh-afiliated militants in the Philippines. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
A Daesh-linked militant group beheaded a Canadian in the Philippines, despite being offered thousands of dollars in ransom.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (C) arrives to give a press conference at the Information ministry in Kuwait City on April 26, 2016. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
08:30 GMT
Yemen peaces talks have moved into joint negotiations, with hopes that the ceasefire continues to hold.
Afghanistan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The US denied granting a visa to Afghanistan's vice president, over concerns of warlord tactics.
A scientific drawing of the norovirus at a microscopic level. (Shutterstock)
07:30 GMT
Jordan denied over 2,000 tourists entry after some passengers were found to have norovirus.
An area of green farmland in the Galilee. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
A shooting late Tuesday night killed two and wounded three people.
A file photo of a woman in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Deputy Crown Prince's remarks about women's right to drive aroused a hot debate between liberals and conservatives in Saudi Arabia. Surprisingly, many women were on the side opposing women's driving.
US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally at Safeco Field in Seattle. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has refused to sign a letter urging President Barack Obama to quickly reach an agreement on a new military aid package for Israel worth more than the current $3 billion per year.

April 26, 2016

Egyptian police in front of the police academy during the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak. (AFP/File)
19:35 GMT
Several political forces and public figures called for protests on Apr. 25, which coincided with Sinai Liberation Day, against the agreement which was signed earlier this month between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
A file photo of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
At least 35 fighters were either killed or wounded during the clashes that broke out in Haska Mena district's Nari Obu area, Nangarhar police spokesman Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pahwok Afghan News.
Azerbaijan's defence ministry said its troops repelled an overnight attack, forcing Armenian troops to retreat. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
At least two ethnic Armenian military personnel have been killed in a series of fresh clashes between Azerbaijani soldiers and Armenia-backed forces in the disputed Caucasus region of Karabakh.
Israeli security forces patrol Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/File)
14:28 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that nearly 130 Jewish Israelis raided the Aqsa compound under armed guard via the Moroccan gate in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
Controversial Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. (AFP/File)
13:57 GMT
Supporters of Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr are protesting until the government initiates widespread reforms.
Current Egyptian President Sisi. (AFP/File)
13:11 GMT
The Egyptian government's attempt to shut down protesters may be helping the opposition more than hurting it.
Turkish policemen (L) disperse demonstrators during a protest of pro-secular Turks outside the Parliament in Ankara on April 26, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
12:57 GMT
Protesters gathered in Ankara after the Turkish parliament speaker reportedly called for an end to the country's secular principles.
Protesters run from tear gas in Cairo on April 25. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
12:54 GMT
Multiple groups have denounced Egyptian forces arresting over 100 people before planned protests on Monday.
Turkish police reportedly conducted a raid against a leftist militant group, apprehending 12 people. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Police have frequently conducted raids against the PKK, Daesh, and other groups in Turkey.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
The Tunisian President addressed the country's ongoing struggle to fight Daesh spillover from Libya.
The coastal town of Eilat saw a violent altercation earlier today. (Albawaba)
10:17 GMT
A dipute turned dangerous between a Jordanian and an Israeli.
The UNHCR has praised a recent move by the Jordanian government to ease restrictions on Syrians working in Jordan. (File photo)
10:05 GMT
More than 85 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are living outside camps, living below the poverty line due to restricted access to jobs.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a new constitution that would replace the existing parliamentary system with an executive presidency. (AFP/File)
09:05 GMT
Erdogan's ruling AK Party has been pushing for a new constitution for Turkey, but critics fear it could place even more power in his hands.
Iraqi passersby stand at the site of a suicide bombing in the Baghdad Jadida area on April 25, 2016. The blast ripped through shops in eastern Baghdad, killing at least seven people. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
08:30 GMT
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, although other recent bombings have been carried out by Daesh.
Egyptian protesters run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during a demonstration in Cairo on April 25, 2016, against the handing over of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
08:00 GMT
Demonstrations on Monday across nine governorates in Egypt have been met with a heavy police clampdown.
Forces loyal to the recognised parliament in the east of Libya collect improvised explosive devices (IED) on April 23, 2016, in the western suburbs of Benghazi. (AFP/Stringer)
07:30 GMT
The German Chancellor stressed the need for a political solution in Libya, saying the meeting fell short of calling for a NATO deployment in the country.
Armenian police investigators work at the site of a bus explosion in Yerevan on April 25, 2016, which killed at least one passenger and wounded six in the Armenian capital Yerevan. (AFP/Karen Minasyan)
07:00 GMT
Police are investigating the scene of the explosion, and no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Taliban militants in Afghanistan - whose side are they on? (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Russian ambassador to Kabul denied media reports that Russia attempted to recruit Taliban militants to fight Daesh.
Loyalist forces on patrol against al-Qaeda militants in the south of Yemen. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
05:00 GMT
Loyalist forces and UAE troops recaptured Al-Mukalla from al-Qaeda militants.

April 25, 2016

Syrian refugee children face new dangers once they arrive in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT
With unaccompanied minors coming from Syria and little government intervention, Lebanon faces an increase in the selling of children.
US President Barack Obama. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
Obama called on NATO and EU members to increase the fight against Daesh.
Saudi border guards look out across the Yemen border in April 2015. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
Houthi rebels attacked two Saudi watchtowers on the border, killing three Saudi guards.
People search for injured people inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State. (AFP/File)
13:55 GMT
People search for injured people inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket
This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
13:52 GMT
"Passover for Jews means freedom and justice," Amro told Ma'an. "Unfortunately for us [Palestinians] it means curfews, restrictions, discrimination, detentions."
A child rides his bicycle alongside a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Seven Israelis were indicted for "terror activities" against Palestinians in the West Bank.
A soldier of the self-defense army of Nagorno-Karabakh carries weapons in Martakert. (AFP/File)
13:18 GMT
The simmering 25-year conflict between Azerbaijan and the Armenian-backed disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh saw a dramatic escalation early this month. It didn’t make many headlines, but more than 100 people were killed in fierce clashes.
Ali Akbar Velayati, adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Iran warned that a US plan to deploy more troops to Syria will worsen the crisis as it pledged to continue support for the Syrian government.
A representational image of a pile of cocaine. (Shutterstock)
12:30 GMT
Beirut airport customs seized a large amount of cocaine from a Brazilian man.
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Saudi-led coalition claimed it killed hundreds of al-Qaeda militants in war-torn Yemen’s coastal Hadhramaut province.
A view of Damascus. (AFP/File)
10:06 GMT
Lebanese group Hezbollah's Al Manar television reported the blast had occurred at a Syrian army checkpoint.
Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016, outside of the Italian Embassy. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
The Reuters Headquarters in New York placed the blame to the Cairo office manager for allowing the publishing of unconfirmed news using anonymous sources, causing the police to file a law suit against him.
The first American troops arrive at the airport in Swidwin, Poland on April 23, 2014. (AFP/Janek Skarzynski)
08:33 GMT
The plans will be announced Monday in Hanover, Germany, as Obama concludes a week-long overseas trip, according to the report, which quoted unidentified US officials.
Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, is greeted by her mother Sabha al-Wawi and her father Ismail al-Wawi after her release from an Israeli prison, at Jabara checkpoint near the West Bank town of Tulkarem on April 24, 2016. (Twitter/Press TV)
07:37 GMT
Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.
Egyptian protests chanting slogans against the transfer of two Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
06:00 GMT
Tunisians will protest on April 25 in solidarity with Egyptians protesting against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
A representational image of a stockpile of weapons. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Algerian forces uncovered a stockpile of machine guns and ammunition.

April 24, 2016

The Afghanistan flag. (Shutterstock)
16:54 GMT
University students in Nangarhar were sentenced to jail for insulting the national flag.
Egyptian President Sisi. (AFP/File)
15:22 GMT
Egyptian President Al-Sisi spoke against militants and protesters in a Sinai Liberation Day speech.
Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni President Hadi on patrol against al-Qaeda fighters in the south. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
14:30 GMT
Yemeni government forces launched major attacks against al-Qaeda to liberate al-Mukalla.
A Hezbollah soldier stands on a hill, surveying land in Northern Lebanon. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia and the Lebanese group Hezbollah have no plans to reconcile, as tensions continue to rise.
Humera Saqib asked the Afghan youth to demand fight against extremism with one voice from the government. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Humera Saqib, head the Women Coordination Network, and member of the AYCCS told a gathering here from the past few year Afghan youth had been the victims of Talibanisation and they had been taught the Taliban ideology in religious seminaries.
Egyptian army soldiers block Salah Salem highway to prevent supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi from crossing during their demonstration in Cairo, on July 19, 2013.
(AFP/Marwan Naamani)
12:00 GMT
An explosion has rocked Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula, killing three Egyptian military forces, according to local media.
Hamas claimed responsibility for the bus bombing in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT
The international rights group said in a statement that "deliberate attacks on civilians" could never be justified, calling on Hamas to reject rather than support such attacks.
Refugees from Western Sahara walk through a school in a refugee camp in the Tindouf reigon. (AFP/File)
10:21 GMT
How the UN chief waded into a forgotten conflict with no end in sight.
People visiting the Armenian 'Genocide' Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia. (AFP/File)
09:55 GMT
A day earlier, around 200 Armenian-Lebanese youths protested outside the Turkish embassy near Beirut to demand Ankara recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Moroccan King Mohammed VI (C) visits a field hospital treating Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp in northern Jordan, which houses around 36,000 refugees. (AFP/File)
09:21 GMT
The two officials stressed their countries' unique bilateral relations and the continuous coordination between His Majesty King Abdullah and Moroccan King Mohammed VI, noting that economic and commercial relations are still below aspirations.
Iraqi troops inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad. (AFP/File)
08:56 GMT
A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring 29 others, a security source said.
A file photo of Ahrar al Sham militant group. (Twitter)
08:37 GMT
The Britain-based group noted that an unknown person parked his motorcycle near the militant base, and headed on foot towards a gathering of the fighters. He then detonated his explosives-laden belt, killing Sadeq and three of his comrades.