The Assyrian flag. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 27, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 12:04 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
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)
May 27, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 10:34 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
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)
May 27, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
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
May 27, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
The prisoners, including Islamist Adel Habara, were charged with killing dozens soldiers during separate 2013 and 2014 attacks.