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A picture taken from the Rafah border of the southern Gaza Strip with Egypt shows an Egyptian armored vehicle patrolling the area on the Egyptian side of the border on July 2, 2015. (AFP/Said Khatib)
July 05, 2015 - 07:13 GMT
Six people, including a child, were killed and at least nine were injured in a string of Sinai attacks.
An elderly displaced Iraqi woman, who fled her home in the city of Ramadi after it was seized by Daesh, stands at a makeshift camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Baghdad, on June 30, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 05, 2015 - 07:05 GMT
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabour highlighted that few families return to their homes because of the "the conditions imposed upon them by some entities that attribute themselves to al-Hashd al-Shaabi and the armed forces.”
Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday appointed the new secretary-general, Saeb Erekat, who will replace Yasser Abed Rabbo. Sources claimed the latter had been conspiring with other Palestinian political figures to
July 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The new secretary-general, Saeb Erekat, will replace Yasser Abed Rabbo, after sources claimed the latter was conspiring with other Palestinian political figures to "undermine" Abbas.
An Iraqi soldier travels away from Mosul after Daesh's takeover of the city in June 2014.  (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
July 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi jets flew over Daesh-controlled Mosul over the weekend, dropping pamphlets promising to retake the city from the extremist group.
This video screenshot shows a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra, most likely soon after Daesh's May 21 takeover of the city.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
Daesh released a video Saturday showing a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra.
Men demonstrate in support of Iran's nuclear program outside the Tehran Research Reactor in the Iranian capital, November 23 2014.  (AFP/Atta Kenare)
July 04, 2015 - 17:41 GMT
IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said Saturday at Vienna talks that the international nuclear watchdog may issue an Iran nuclear program report by the end of the year.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, dressed in military garb, visited North Sinai Saturday days after a series of deadly Daesh-affiliated attacks targeted security forces in the province. (AFP/Mohamed Abdelmoaty)
July 04, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited North Sinai Saturday days after a series of deadly Daesh-affiliated attacks targeted security forces in the province.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essibsi declared on Saturday a state of emergency one week after 38 foreign tourists were killed at a beach resort in the country's worst-ever terror attack. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essibsi declared on Saturday a state of emergency one week after 38 foreign tourists were killed at a beach resort in the country's worst-ever terror attack.
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, said the families' lawyer.  (British Met Police)
July 04, 2015 - 15:12 GMT
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, says the families' lawyer.
A rebel Free Syrian Army fighter runs through a street in embattled Aleppo, November 18 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud al-Halabi)
July 04, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
A rebel alliance on Saturday has seized a strategic Syrian military barracks in government-held western Aleppo as battles rage for full control of the city.
Children carry supplies handed out by UNICEF outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Heavy airstrikes and ground fighting across the country have made it extremely difficult for humanitarian aid to reach Yemen's civilians. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheickh has been discussing with Yemeni factions in recent days a possible humanitarian ceasefire, to last the remainder of Ramadan.