The Syrian Christian reportedly found the Daesh member in the village of Tal Shamiram. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 17:07 GMT
A Syrian Christian has killed a member of the jihadist group Daesh in northeastern Syria, in retaliation for abuses committed by the group.
May 30, 2015 - 15:51 GMT
Daesh is calling for further attacks against Shias in Saudi Arabia, following its recent attacks targeting two mosques in the country.
Iranian parliamentary elections will be held in February 2016. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 15:09 GMT
The president of Iran has stated that his government aims to hold "free" parliamentary elections in 2016, AFP has reported.
During the past 48 hours Iraqi forces have manage to free two areas west of Ramadi. (AFP)
May 30, 2015 - 13:32 GMT
The Iraqi military is pushing its way towards the city of Ramadi in the west of Iraq with the aim of driving out Daesh militants in the city.
UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrived in Yemen yesterday. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed flew in to Sana'a yesterday for talks with political parties in the war-ravaged country, a rebel-run website reported.
Syrians run from a bomb exploding in the city of Al-Bab. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)
May 30, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
Up to 45 civilians died when Syrian regime gunship helicopters dropped explosive-laden barrels on the northern city Aleppo on Saturday, according to the Syrian opposition media.
Last year, over 6,000 people died in road accidents in Egypt. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 30, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
Thirteen police officers and three civilians lost their lives and four others sustained injuries when an armored police truck vehicle colided with another truck in Upper Egypt.
A militant from the Army of Conquest alliance destroys a statue of Bashar al-Assad in Syria's Idlib Province. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 30, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The Syrian government has abandoned Idlib province to concentrate on regions deemed vital for its survival, a security source and activists said Friday, allowing insurgents to seize the province’s last regime-held city.
Islamist militant groups have targeted Benghazi's residential areas in numerous attacks in recent months. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 07:36 GMT
Five people including three children and a woman, were killed and eight others, mainly kids, were wounded when a missile hit a park in Al-Hemeida neighborhood, Benghazi city of northeast Libya, on Friday
Syrian migrants receive medical treatment upon arrival in Italy, September 2014.  (AFP/Roberta Basile)
May 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Italian coastguard said it rescued over 3,300 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea Friday, in addition to finding 17 dead on several of the boats.
A refugee girl from Damascus' Palestinian Yarmouk camp stands in the streets of Shatila, a Palestinian refugee camp located in Lebanon's capital Beirut.  (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon who fled Syria protested on Friday an UNRWA decision to cut aid to refugee families.