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November 22, 2015

Fighters survey the ongoing damage in the Taez province. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
13:06 GMT
Houthi forces planted banned anti-personnel land mines in Taez to slow the advancement of pro-Hadi forces.
Israeli soldiers watch as a missile is launched from the Iron Dome defense system in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva. (AFP/File)
13:05 GMT
An American think tank released a report on Friday, claiming that the Israeli regime has stockpiled an arsenal of over 100 nuclear warheads along with weapons adjusted to be carried by warplanes.
Security guards search fans as they enter the stadium before the Jupiler Pro League match between OH Leuven and RC Genk, in Leuven, on November 21, 2015. (AFP/John Thys)
12:36 GMT
The Belgian capital remains on high alert as authorities continue their search for two individuals with suspected ties to the November 13 Paris attacks.
Taliban militants in Afghanistan are kidnapping children to train as suicide bombers. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Afghan police found a child kidnapped six years ago and trained to be a suicide bomber in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Iraqi Christians attending a church service in Erbil. (AFP/File)
11:29 GMT
The Kuwaiti consulate in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, is providing emergency relief for thousands of Christian families from Iraq.
Egyptian women queue at a polling station in the capital Cairo on November 22, 2015, on the first day of the second and final round of the country's parliamentary elections. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
11:00 GMT
In the final round of parliamentary elections, more than 2,800 candidates are competing for 222 seats in the 596-seat legislature.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, May 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
After granting Russia permission to conduct airstrikes against Daesh convoys, Moscow will now be sending Iraq an arms shipment.
People gather outside of the Radisson Blu a day after gunmen stormed the hotel and took hostages. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
10:05 GMT
Al-Murabitoun gunmen stormed a hotel in Mali and killed 19 people on Friday.
Political graffiti lines the walls of Mohamed Mahmoud Street in Cairo. (AFP/Khaled Desoukis)
10:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities detained nine protest organizers on the anniversary of the deadly Mohamed Mahmoud protest.
Israeli authorities cover the body of a Palestinian man shot during a stabbing attack in Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
09:48 GMT
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.
The northern Aleppo province has been the site of many battles since the start of the Syrian war. (AFP/File)
09:30 GMT
Syrian opposition and Turkmen, Turkish, and US forces, launched an offensive to clear the Syrian-Turkish border of Daesh militants.
"We must burn out this radical cancer in the Muslim world," says Burleigh. (AFP/File)
09:13 GMT
Expert Michael Burleigh describes how Daesh used fear, isolation, and desperation to sink its deadly tentacles into the Middle East, while racking up millions in the sale of sex slaves and extortion.
Iraqi men inspect the site of a car bomb attack on August 6, 2013 in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Multiple bombings and armed attacks across Baghdad killed ten people in busy markets and various residential neighborhoods.
A woman looks at a member of the Israeli security forces standing guard at the Qalandia checkpoint as Palestinians wait to cross from the West Bank to Jerusalem for Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on July 3, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
08:21 GMT
A woman allegedly drew a knife at the Hawara checkpoint in the West Bank before she was hit by a car and then shot by an IDF soldier.
Jordan is currently home to over 600,000 Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
07:31 GMT
UNHCR Jordan has started the first steps in resettling Syrian refugees in Canada.
The flight from NYC to Istanbul is the latest in a string of bomb threats on passenger planes.
06:58 GMT
A flight from New York City to Istanbul received a bomb threat and was grounded in Canada.
Saleh Al-Jabali went to Paris to find work. He died in the Paris attacks last week. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
06:00 GMT
A funeral took place in Egypt for one of the victims of last week’s attacks in Paris. Saleh Al-Jabali was among the 130 people who lost their lives.
Russia started conducting airstrikes on Syria on September 30. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
04:00 GMT
Russia has bombed ISIS (also known as Daesh) in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as its military maneuvers in the Mediterranean forced Lebanon to reroute flights.

November 21, 2015

"I didn't do anything that deserves death," said Ashraf Fayadh. (Instagram)
16:12 GMT
The Saudi regime has sentenced a Palestinian poet and leading figure in the kingdom’s growing contemporary art to death over accusations of insulting and renouncing Islam, which he has categorically denied.
"This is an important development because it shows that Islamic State is losing ground in areas near the Syrian-Turkish border," said expert Rami Abdel-Rahman. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
14:15 GMT
Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Daesh, in a setback to the extremist militia
The Israeli army closed another radio station in Hebron earlier this month. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
12:36 GMT
A West Bank-based Palestinian radio station has been shut down for six months on charges of incitement by order of Israeli authorities.
The attack killed 12 soldiers and 19 militants. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
12:14 GMT
Daesh claimed responsibility for attacks on the army in southeast Yemen Friday, after the military had blamed Al-Qaeda for the assaults that cost dozens of lives.
MP Lezgin Botan is a member of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). (Twitter)
10:15 GMT
A court in Turkey has sentenced a lawmaker from the country’s left-wing and pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to more than six years in prison over alleged affiliation to the “terrorist” Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
The Turkish police detained Ahmet Dahmani at a hotel in southern Turkey. (Al Bawaba/File)
09:21 GMT
Turkish police have detained a Belgian man of Moroccan origin on suspicion of scouting the target sites for Islamic State in the Paris attacks a week ago, according to the Dogan news agency.
Authorities are currently investigating 26 cases of possible civilian casualties. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
07:53 GMT
An Air Force investigation concluded Friday that was prompted by allegations that an anti-Daesh coalition airstrike in Iraq caused civilian deaths.
Hasna Aitboulahcen may have been a hostage or caught in crossfire, according to reports. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The 26-year-old woman thought to be behind the Paris suicide bombing during a police raid could have been caught in crossfire, according to reports.
Palestinian properties are frequently targeted by Israeli setters in price-tag attacks. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Israeli settlers targeted and vandalized two Palestinian houses in the village of Mazara al-Qibliya near Ramallah.

November 20, 2015

British Prime Minister David Cameron said the UN support could push for the UK parliament to approve airstrikes against Daesh. (AFP/File)
23:26 GMT
The UN Security Council called on all member states to intensify military efforts against Daesh following last week's Paris attacks.
An Iraqi man stands in front of a door covered with shrapnel and blood stains after a suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in the midst of a Shia funeral ceremony where 17 people were killed in Baghdad, November 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
Ten people were killed and at least 28 others injured during a twin bomb attack in a Shia mosque after Friday prayers.
A Palestinian protester helps an injured man during clashes with Israeli security forces along the border with Israel in the eastern suburbs of Gaza City, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were shot and injured Friday by Israeli forces in a bloody day of violence across Gaza and the West Bank.
Malian security forces escort a hostage freed from the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
15:09 GMT
A militant group believed to be affiliated with al-Qaeda claimed responsibility Friday for the ongoing Mali hotel siege where some 130 hostages were being held.
A French soldier of Operation Sentinelle patrols near the National Library of France (BNF) in Paris, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The body of a 26-year-old woman believed to be a suicide bomber during a police raid in Paris has been formally identified.
The UN said Daesh militants "must be stamped out". (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT
The UN condemned the execution of two Chinese and Norwegian nationals by Daesh militants in Syria.
Malian security forces take position near the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, November 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:22 GMT
Hundreds of people were taken hostage by gunmen Friday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako, including French, Chinese and Turkish nationals.
Pollard was released after spending 30 years behind bars. (AFP/File)
09:58 GMT
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was freed from a US prison Friday after spending 30 years behind bars.
French gendarmes enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, patrol a railway station in Paris, November 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:13 GMT
The mother and brother of Europe's first suicide bomber were detained by French security forces in Paris.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech following a working session during the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, November 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:06 GMT
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Muslim nations to unite against terrorists in wake of the recent attacks in Beirut and Paris.
The suspect is believed to have entered the country in 2007 with a fake passport. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Indonesian national is accused of actively promoting the Nusra cause on social media platforms.
The announcement comes as Russia ramps up airstrikes on militant targets in Syria. (Screenshot)
05:00 GMT
Russia's deputy foreign minister reported 2,719 Russian citizens had left to fight for Daesh in Syria.

November 19, 2015

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) reads law enforcement testimony during his weekly briefing on Capitol Hill November 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
19:32 GMT
The Republican-introduced legislation passed the house with a wide margin.
World powers have been disagreeing on visions of Assad's role in Syria's future. (AFP/File)
19:09 GMT
“Any qualified person, including Bahsar al-Assad, is entitled to stand as candidate in any final political process, but it is the Syrian people who will decide," Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a speech on her approach to defeating Daesh at the Council on Foreign Relations on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Spencer Platt)
18:50 GMT
Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton distanced herself from President Obama's strategy in Syria by calling for a more aggressive approach to fighting the militant group.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Bashar al-Assad and his regime of supporting terrorism in the region. (AFP/File.)
18:30 GMT
Erdogan spoke at an energy summit in Istanbul on Thursday, where he accused Bashar al-Assad's government of supporting terrorism and of being the main culprit of 380,000 deaths of its people. He also claimed that "Assad is now taking Daesh oil and turning it into money."
French President Francois Hollande will not backtrack on his promise to host 30,000 refugees within the next two years. (AFP/File)
18:30 GMT
Hollande spoke in Paris on Wednesday before a gathering of the countries mayors and affirmed that France will still accept over 30,000 refugees within the next two years.
China's President Xi Jinping condemns "all types of terrorism" at the annual 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila on November 19, 2015. (AFP/File).
16:30 GMT
President Xi Jinping condemned terrorism and claimed that China will fight against any violent attacks. His condemnation comes after Daesh claimed that it had killed Chinese national Fan Jinghui along with a Norwegian captive.
Refugees and migrants wait in front of a gate for registration in an a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
16:30 GMT
The two Syrian refugees were detained in Kos after authorities found photos of the Daesh flag on their phones.
Afghani schoolchildren in the Ghazni province. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Killings and kidnappings in the Ghazni province have prompted a widespread police operation to curtail violence.
Israeli security forces patrol the surroundings of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 19, 2015, which happened just hours earlier. (AFP/Jack Guez)
15:33 GMT
A Palestinian suspect opened fire from a car in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc before being shot at the scene of the crime.
A Hezbollah troop patrols the northeastern Lebanese region of Qalamoun. (AFP/File)
15:19 GMT
Two unidentified militants were killed and several others captured by Hezbollah forces in northeastern Lebanon.
A woman carries a child as migrants and refugees walk near Gevgelija, after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
15:00 GMT
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.
Shia pilgrims celebrating Arbaeen in Iraq. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
Iraq and Iran are coordinating on the security and legal requirements for Shia pilgrims crossing into Iraq for Arbaeen.
Israeli police gather at the site of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
14:13 GMT
Two Israelis are dead and two others injured following a stabbing attack which took place inside of the Panorama building on Ben Tsavi street in the city.
A picture taken on November 17, 2015 shows old buildings in the historical quarter of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which is currently listed as one of the world heritage sites by UNESCO. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
14:00 GMT
A Yemeni official said the three had been detained by Houthi-run security forces.
A bus drives through the Rafah border terminal in the southern Gaza Strip on August 24, 2013 (AFP/Said Khatib)
14:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority has excluded Hamas from discussion with Egypt on the reopening of the border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud in an undated photo. (Photo: Twitter)
13:31 GMT
The body of Abdelhamid Abaaoud has been identified following the Wednesday night raid.
French citizens light candles in memorial of the victims of the Paris bombings. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
In response to the coordinated attacks in Paris, French lawmakers are proposing a bill that would extend the state of emergency to February.
A doctor checks schoolchildren for swine flu in nearby Oman, in 2009. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Two people have died and schools are closing in a recent outbreak of swine flu in Kuwait.
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. (AFP/MOHAMMED ABED)
13:29 GMT
A Palestinian child looks of a building painted by Palestinian artists in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius estimated the total number of Daesh fighters at 30,000. (YouTube)
12:45 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the remarks as he called for world powers to rally their forces around the fight against the militant group.
Israeli security forces stand guard where a Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli security forces after he stabbed two police officers on October 10, 2015 in east Jerusalem. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
12:41 GMT
One person has been killed and two others injured in a stabbing attack at the Panorama building along Ben Tzvi Boulevard in southern Tel Aviv.
An Italian soldier patrols near the San Giovanni Basilica in Roma on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Filippo Monteforte)
12:30 GMT
Italian authorities are searching for five Daesh militants who may be targeting national landmarks.
Thousands of Iraqis have been killed in bombing and shooting attacks in and around Baghdad. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 35 others injured in several attacks across Baghdad and Diyala province.
Palestinian schoolchildren demonstrate for the safety of the education in front of Israeli soldiers in 2014. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
11:30 GMT
After a checkpoint altercation, Israeli forces fired tear gas and skunk water into the nearby Palestinian neighborhood, preventing children from reaching school.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls gestures as he addresses French lawmakers debating a measure that would extend a state of emergency declared by the French president until the end of February, at the National Assembly in Paris on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Francous Guillot)
11:00 GMT
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced in his address to extend France's state of emergency that there is a risk of Daesh using chemical or bacteriological weapons in attacks.
Photos of the execution were published in the Daesh propaganda Dabiq magazine. (Twitter)
10:00 GMT
The Daesh militant group announced executing two Norwegian and Chinese nationals after graphic photos were released of the men.
Bosnian policemen are seen while securing a crime scene during an investigation in Sarajevo's Northern suburb of Rajlovac late on November 18, 2015, after an attack by an armed suspect. (AFP/Elvis Barukcic)
10:00 GMT
The shooter killed himself with explosives following the attack in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, after killing two soldiers and injuring three others.
Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on November 19, 2015, where French Police special forces raided an apartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
09:35 GMT
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins stated that authorities have not confirmed the death of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the late Friday attacks. More forensics will be required to identify those killed in the recent Saint-Denis raids.
Children in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of Damascus, on November 13, 2015. (AFP/ Sameer Al-Doumy)
09:30 GMT
The negotiations for a 15-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta have failed.
A plane was grounded in Bulgaria after a passenger told the crew there was a bomb aboard. (AFP/File)
09:29 GMT
A plane traveling from Poland to Egypt was grounded in Bulgaria after a passenger told the crew about a potential bomb.
Daesh released the video days after threatening to attack Washington, D.C. and Rome. (Screenshot/Al Furat)
09:00 GMT
Daesh released a new sleek video of a would-be suicide bomber walking through Times Square as a warning that the city could be the militant group's next target.
The Palestinian refugee camp of Dheisheh, south of Bethlehem (AFP/Thomas Coex)
08:42 GMT
Israeli forces raided over 20 houses and shot two men in the Duheisha refugee camp.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil (not pictured) in Moscow, November 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
A draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia aimed at combining "joint efforts" to combat Daesh.
Daesh published this image online from its magazine "Dabiq" on Oct. 18, 2015, purporting to show the improvised explosive device used to down the Metrojet flight in Egypt's Sinai region. (Aswat Masriya)
08:28 GMT
Daesh published photos in their magazine "Dabiq", purporting to show the method of exploding a Metrojet airline late last month in Egypt's Sinai region.
Armed tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi flash their guns in the Dabab district in Taez province, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT
The battle between Houthis and government forces to control Taiz will be the focal point of peace talks in Yemen. Here is why.
Over half of US governors said they would not welcome Syrian refugees, prompting Obama's move. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama will veto a bill suspending the entry of Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
Anders Thornberg, head of Swedish Security Service, talks to journalists during a press meeting at SAPO headquarters in Stockholm on November 18, 2015. (AFP/Fredrik Sandberg)
07:36 GMT
Sweden raised their threat level to 'high' after intelligence of someone plotting a Daesh-affiliated attack in the country.
Syrians walk in the rain past a shop in the town of Kfar Batna, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:33 GMT
A truce was reportedly agreed upon by Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Iran's FM met with the UN special envoy to Yemen to discuss intervening in the ongoing conflict.
Tariq Abu Khdeir with his mother, after a Jerusalem border police officer assaulted him in 2014. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The border police officer who beat a Palestinian-American teenager in 2014 will receive community service because he "expressed regret."
A girls' school in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
Over 42,000 students in the Helmand province of Afghanistan have had to be relocated due to militant fighting near their schools

November 18, 2015

One of the attackers reportedly wore a Daesh t-shirt. (AFP/File)
22:00 GMT
Three individuals claiming to be Daesh supporters stabbed a Jewish teacher in Marseille, French prosecutors said.
A French Rafale fighter plane. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
France is stepping up their involvement and pushing for unity in the US-led coalition against Daesh.
Tripoli, Lebanon has seen unrest and Daesh activity in recent months. (AFP/File)
18:56 GMT
Lebanese forces discovered a warehouse full of explosives in Tripoli.
Police secure the area as supporters leave the stadium after a friendly football match is called off in Hanover on November 17, 2015. (AFP/Odd Andersen)
18:00 GMT
Germany officials are investigating after a violent threat from Daesh prompted them to evacuate a football stadium late Tuesday.
Thousands of Yemeni citizens have been killed or wounded in the ongoing conflict. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
17:30 GMT
Omani hospitals are treating hundreds of Yemenis wounded in the ongoing conflict in Yemen.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on September 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
The two world leaders will meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris to discuss Syria at the end of the month.
Police officers and security forces stand guard outside a police training centre east of Amman on November 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
The family of the shooter in the deadly attack at an Amman training facility are launching a separate investigation, saying the initial findings are 'illogical.'
Debris from the crash site of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in Sinai October 31 2015. (AFP/File)
15:59 GMT
Daesh on Wednesday released a photo claiming to show the explosive device used to bring down the Russian A321 passenger jet that crashed in Sinai.
The peshmerga forces, an Iraqi-Kurdish militia active in northern Iraq, have become an important partner of Western governments fighting Daesh in the region. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
NPR reports of Yazidi retribution for injustice done while under Daesh control surface.
Egyptian President Sisi and Russian President Putin stand next to each other during joint military exercises. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
The presidents of Egypt and Russia had a phone call on Wednesday to discuss international cooperation against extremism.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of Ehab Hanani during a funeral in the West Bank village of Beit Furik October 17,2015. (AFP/File)
15:10 GMT
According to Palestinian medical sources, 1,010 Palestinians were shot with live fire from Israeli forces in October.
Emergency personnel and civilians gather at the site of a twin suicide bombing in Burj al-Barajneh, in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut on November 12, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
14:30 GMT
The twin blasts reveal security lapses after 18 months of relative safety, experts say.
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi's trial was adjourned on the grounds of allowing her lawyer more time to study the case. (YouTube)
14:01 GMT
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi's trial has been adjourned until late December.
Egyptian journalists protesting the recent increase in intimidation and arrests. (AFP/Mahmoud Khaled)
13:54 GMT
Egyptian security forces raided the home of another journalist for an independent newspaper.
A Syrian family ride a motorbike in the town of Saqba, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (AFP/AMER ALMOHIBANY)
13:35 GMT
A Syrian family ride a motorbike in the town of Saqba, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (AFP/AMER ALMOHIBANY)
Nusra Front fighters in Syria. (AFP/Guillaume Briquet)
13:34 GMT
Al-Nusra Front in Syria claims to have downed the first Russian aircrafts since the airstrikes began in September.
The refugees who have been granted temporary permits to stay have been denied access to basic human rights. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Sixty-five out of 200 recently arrived Syrian refugees are unable to leave the airport upon arrival. The rest have been granted temporary permits.
Hacker group anonymous launched a digital assault on Daesh Twitter accounts is response to last week's deadly attacks on Paris. (Twitter)
12:40 GMT
The hacker group also released a series of guides instructing users on how to identify and report Daesh-linked accounts.
Lebanon is hosting over 1.5 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/file)
12:38 GMT
The Lebanese army raided multiple illegal Syrian encampments on Wednesday and confiscated illicit vehicles.
All six men are believed to have been avid supporters of Daesh. (AFP/File)
12:24 GMT
Six Palestinians were arrested by Israel's intelligence agency Shin Beit for reportedly planning to join Daesh in Syria.