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Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
Tunisians gather in a rally against extremism outside Tunis' Bardo Museum, after a Daesh-claimed attack on the site in March left 23 people dead.  (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
April 18, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Tunisia, the origin of 2,000 to 3,000 foreign militants in extremist groups, has launched a campaign against militant hopefuls.
A UNHCR camp for displaced people in western Yemen, 2009.  (AFP/Khaled Fazaa)
April 18, 2015 - 07:40 GMT
UN seeks funds for emergency relief in Yemen's humanitarian crisis, officials in Jordan say.
The attack, which took place outside a busy bank Saturday morning in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, killed 22 and left over 50 injured.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 06:56 GMT
The attack, which took place outside a busy bank Saturday morning in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, killed 22 and left over 50 injured.
Bombs exploded in several neighborhoods throughout the city. (Albawaba.com/File)
April 18, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
At least forty people were killed and nearly 60 others wounded on Fridaywhen separate bomb attacks struck public places and pro-government Sunni fighters in and around the capital, Baghdad.
Daesh reportedly killed three people in the car bombing on Friday. (Albawaba.com/File)
April 18, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Daesh claimed responsibility for a car bomb that exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region.
Several news agencies have reported one or more deaths in the incident. (Photo courtesy of http://www.ifpinfo.com/)
April 17, 2015 - 17:54 GMT
A car bomb exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil in northern Iraq, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomy zone.
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, called the
April 17, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
Former top aid to Saddam Hussein Izzat al-Douri was reportedly killed in Iraq while fighting for Daesh.
Daesh's attack on Ramadi is widely considered a counteroffensive in response to their loss in Tikrit earlier this month. (Albawaba.com/File)
April 17, 2015 - 14:29 GMT
More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after Daesh forces intensified their offensive on the Iraqi city.
The two towns are located near to Iraq's largest oil refinery. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2015 - 14:17 GMT
Iraqi government forces have managed to take full control of two towns close to the country's largest oil refinery in the northern province of Salahuddin from ISIL (Daesh) militants.