The family, last seen April 7, included a seven-year-old daughter and three sons aged four, two, and one.  (Screenshot: Twitter)
April 20, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The family, which includes four young children, was last seen April 7.
Syrian army vehicles in Deraa province, February 2015.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
After shelling and clashes Monday, government forces cut off route used for weapons and fighter transport.
Rezaian and his wife, Iranian photojournalist Yaganeh Salehi.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 16:46 GMT
The journalist, detained since July 2014, faces charges of espionage and "collaboration with hostile governments," according to his attorney.
Saudi Arabia and its partners have carried out some 2,300 airstrikes on Houthi targets across Yemen since launching the air campaign more than three weeks ago. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 15:54 GMT
Sanaa residents say they say one of the largest explosions in three weeks of bombing after the Saudi-led coalition targeted a Scud missile base in the capital's Hadda district.
Italian authorities recover bodies of victims in Sunday's migrant boat capsize off the coast of Libya.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
According to a survivor, as many as 950 passengers may have been aboard the boat, which capsized Sunday off the Libyan coast.
Somalia's northern, semi-autonomous Puntland region has been the site of increased violence in recent months as the militant group pushes into remote mountainous regions after the Somalia army made gains against them in the country's south. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
At least ten people were killed in a deadly blast at the UN office in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region in an attack claimed by the militant group, Al-Shabaab.
Yemeni Foreign Minister rejected Iranian offers for peace negotiations in the ongoing Yemen crisis, citing Iran's role in supporting rebel militants.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 13:51 GMT
Yemen's FM rejected Iranian offers for peace negotiations in the ongoing Yemen crisis, citing Iran's role in supporting rebel militants.
Demonstrators rally in July 2013 prior to the Egyptian army's ouster of Islamist president Mohammad Morsi.  (AFP/Mahmud Khaled)
April 20, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Defendants were charged with murder, attempted murder, and other charges from a 2013 attack on a police station.
Most of the 700 migrants aboard the boat that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Sunday are presumed dead in one of the worst migrant boat disasters in the EU's history. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 11:58 GMT
After what is believed to be the deadliest migrant boat disaster in years, European Union spokespeople say wilted funds and resources mean there's no 'magic solution' for the growing number of refugees trying to enter Europe by sea.
Formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, the Sinai-based group who claimed Monday's attack pledged allegiance to Daesh earlier this year. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
Daesh affiliates in the Sinai Peninsula claim the deadly bombing of an armored vehicle earlier Monday morning that killed three Egyptian soldiers and wounded another.
With fresh offensives pushing into western Iraq, Daesh still holds roughly one third of Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
US CENTCOM said eleven villages were reclaimed by Kurdish Peshmerga troops and coalition air support in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk.