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Afghan security forces have been battling the militants alone since NATO-led troops finished their mission in December. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 15:17 GMT
Afghan security forces have been battling the militants alone since NATO-led troops finished their mission in December.
Amid heightened Daesh violence in Syria's northeast, Assyrian Christians are being forced to flee across the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
As Daesh militants launched a fierce offensive in northeastern Syria, over a dozen Assyrian Christians have fled into Lebanon since Monday.
Hadi's focus shifted to Saudi Arabia after another venue inside the country for UN-brokered talks was rejected. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 03, 2015 - 14:43 GMT
Hadi's focus shifted to Saudi Arabia after another venue inside the country for UN-brokered talks was rejected.
A Palestinian was killed and 15 others injured when a gas barrel exploded inside a restaurant in Gaza Strip, a state-run news agency said. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 14:17 GMT
A Palestinian was killed and 15 others injured when a gas barrel exploded inside a restaurant in Gaza Strip, a state-run news agency said.
Lebanese soldiers entering Arsal. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
March 03, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The Lebanese army has expanded its assault against Daesh along the Syrian border.
Palestinians whose homes were destroyed from clashes in August between Israeli and Hamas militants return to recover belongings. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 13:45 GMT
Israel on Tuesday ordered families to destroy their homes for settlement expansions, a day after Palestinians announced a war crime case against the country.
Displaced Iraqis fleeing al-Baghdadi receive aid from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in the western Mansour Sunni neighbourhood of the capital, Baghdad. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
At least 400 families have fled their homes after Daesh began shelling the residential area of al-Baghdadi.
Iraqi troops allied with local militias take position during an operation to retake Tikrit from Daesh, March 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 12:14 GMT
Daesh said a US suicide bomber blew himself up during clashes with the Iraqi army in Tikrit. The country's security forces have yet to respond.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the northern city of Tripoli, March 14, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 11:02 GMT
A militant and Lebanese solder were killed in a gun battle during a raid near the northern city of Tripoli, the army said.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias fire weaponry from a position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salaheddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Iraqi forces and volunteer fighters have recaptured the town of Hamrin in Salahuddin province from Daesh.
Craig Hicks, 46, stands accused of three counts of murder. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, NC.