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Syrian air force attacks in Aleppo reportedly killed around 100 people. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
In a series of tweets, the US Embassy in Syria charged the regime with acting against the population in support of the newly launched Daesh offensive in Aleppo.
Mohamed Morsi was already in jail for 20 years, charged with violence against opposition protesters. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
An Egypt court Tuesday is set to decide the final verdict on whether or not former president Mohamed Morsi should receive the death penalty.
Human Rights Watch warned in February about crimes being committed by Shia militias in Sunni areas. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
The Kataeb Imam Ali militia denied setting fire to the body of an Iraqi civilian after a video of the incident was leaked online.
The Taliban have not yet claimed responsibility for the attack. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 07:08 GMT
Seven aid workers were killed along with two guards in an overnight militant attack, believed to be carried out by the Taliban.
Fighting reportedly started after Daesh attempted to recruit young men in Taliban strongholds. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Dozens of militants from both sides were killed or injured after clashes erupted between the Taliban and Daesh in the western Afghan province of Farah.
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Muslim woman who was not hired by a fashion retailer because she wore a headscarf during a job interview. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Saygin Serdaroglu)
June 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Muslim woman who was not hired by a fashion retailer because she wore a headscarf during a job interview.
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 20:02 GMT
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen.
A Yazidi woman searches for clues that might lead her to missing relatives in the wake of Daesh's recent attacks on members of the minority. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 01, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said the discovery of a mass grave of 80 Yazidis in a village west of Nineveh province.
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe.
A Jordanian soldier on the Jordan-Syria border near Mafraq. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:06 GMT
Border guards on Sunday destroyed two vehicles trying to illegally enter the kingdom from Syria.