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Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups. (AFP/Pedro Ugarte)
May 06, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups.
A photo taken on April 5, 2015 shows an internally displaced Iraqi girl at a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in the northern city of Sammara. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 06, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
The total number of the IDPs in the Middle Eastern country to 7.6 million, or 40 percent of the population.
US President Barack Obama speaks on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
The White House stated that a "unified" Iraq was in the country's best interest.
At least four civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in Baghdad, security officials said Tuesday. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 15:48 GMT
At least four civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in Baghdad, security officials said Tuesday.
Iraqi soldiers have been battling Daesh militants in the Salahuddin province since the militant group took control of large parts of the country. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 06:18 GMT
Dozens of Daesh militants were killed in Iraq's northern Salahuddin province by a military airstrike, according to an Interior Ministry statement.
Israeli emergency services personnel clean the sidewalk at the scene of an attack after a Palestinian man stabbed several people on a Tel Aviv bus on January 21, 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 04, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot in the legs by Israeli police after attempting to stab people at the Givat Hamivtar station in Jerusalem.
Sister Diana Momeka was denied a visa to enter the US to testify before Congress on Daesh atrocities against Christians in Iraq. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The US State Department has been criticized for denying a visa to an Iraqi Christian planning to testify in Congress.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 14:20 GMT
The controversial US Congress bill aimed to divide Iraq into three separate states.
An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a burnt car on May 1, 2015 a day after a car bomb attack in the Baghdad neighbourhood of Talbiya. (AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)
May 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Twin car bombs killed 19 people in a busy district of Baghdad late Saturday night.
Iraqi security forces take position during fighting against Daesh in the Al-Karma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad in the Anbar province's eastern edge, on April 26, 201. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 03, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Iraqi security forces clashed with Daesh militants in the city of al-Karma is Anbar province.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a mass Yazidi grave near Sinjar, February 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidis in northern Iraq, according to several media reports.