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The 27-year-old is believed to have been killed while fighting in Palmyra. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
A Daesh militant from Palestine was killed fighting in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The 27-year-old is believed to have joined the terrorist group five months ago.
Doctors and medical staff treat wounded Yemenis at Al-Sadaqa hospital in the port city of Aden, May 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Houthi rebels in Yemen demanded an end to Saudi airstrikes as a condition to participate in UN-brokered peace talks.
Medical staff treat a wounded Palestinian boy who was hit by an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A ten-year-old Palestinian minor was shot and critically injured after Israeli soldiers opened fire on the child in northeast Jerusalem.
An American soldier stands guard at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and US troops. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
May 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A British national was convicted on Thursday of killing a US soldier in a roadside bombing in September 2007.
There has been criticism of some agencies not responding to the scale of the crisis. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said that the Boko Haram conflict has caused a grave crisis, with more funding for victims needed.
An image made available by the extremist Twitter account al-Baraka news, showing Daesh militants on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 00:25 GMT
Several officials confirmed Daesh has taken control of the border crossing in the Homs province.
Daesh has stepped up its campaign in Ramadi since last Sunday. (AFP)
May 21, 2015 - 19:41 GMT
Reports indicate that over 40,000 people have escaped Daesh in Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province in Iraq.
At least four of the people were beheaded. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 19:03 GMT
At least 17 people have been executed in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, AFP has reported. Four of them are thought to have been beheaded.
Daesh is urging attacks on judges in retaliation for the recent execution of six militants who were active in Sinai. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 17:47 GMT
Daesh is urging its followers in Egypt to attack judges and court officials for cracking down on militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
Three people were also injured in the attacks. (AFP)
May 21, 2015 - 15:50 GMT
Two mortar attacks close to Russian's embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus have left at least one person dead.