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Lebanese soldiers try to extinguish flames from burning tires set ablaze by protesters in Beirut, on Jan. 24, 2011. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
July 07, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
"The security situation is under control," Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said in reports Tuesday.
Child abductions have totaled 1,420 since Daesh took control of the city over a year ago, an official said Tuesday.
July 07, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
Child abductions have totaled 1,420 since Daesh took control of the city over a year ago, an official said Tuesday.
Fighting in Kobani as seen from across the Turkish border. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 07:25 GMT
Groups claimed one of the perpetrators killed during clashes in Kobani carried an official identification card issued by Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority.
A military investigative judge demanded Monday up to three years in prison for two members of Lebanon's security forces. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A military investigative judge demanded Monday up to three years in prison for two members of Lebanon's security forces.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to sign Egypt's newly-drafted anti-terror law in effect soon. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The draft anti-terrorism law approved by Egypt's cabinet last week includes "dangerous articles" which threaten media and press freedoms.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (3rd L), British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (C) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) sit around the table at the Palais Coburg Hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria on July 6, 2015. (AFP/Carlos Barria)
July 06, 2015 - 19:16 GMT
On the day before the extended deadline arrives, Iran pushed to lift the UN arms embargo placed on the country in 2007.
Some of the six arrested were allegedly making plans to join Daesh fighters in Syria. (Twitter)
July 06, 2015 - 17:40 GMT
Six Israelis, including four teachers, were arrested for allegedly supporting Daesh.
Media reports said Jordan has banned media from publishing information about an alleged extremist attack in the country. (AFP/File)
July 06, 2015 - 16:54 GMT
Media reports said Jordan has banned media from publishing information about an alleged extremist attack in the country.
Kurdish fighters are pictured during clashes with fighters from the Daesh group on the outskirts of Syrian city of Hasakeh on June 30, 2015. (AFP/Uygar Onder Simsek)
July 06, 2015 - 15:24 GMT
Daesh fighters launched a large-scale attack on the northern Syrian town of Ayn Issa, near the group's de facto capital Raqqa, on Monday morning. Kurdish sources say clashes are still ongoing.
In the video, the two men say they were paid $400 to send footage of Daesh positions to a person abroad. (YouTube)
July 06, 2015 - 14:23 GMT
A Daesh video released on a Facebook account shows the killing of two Syrian activists in Raqqa, allegedly for spying on the groups activities
At least 44 people were killed Sunday when two explosions tore through a mosque and a restaurant in a provincial capital. (Twitter)
July 06, 2015 - 14:12 GMT
At least 44 people were killed Sunday when two explosions tore through a mosque and a restaurant in the provincial capital of Jos.