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IS fighters are making inroads into Afghanistan, winning over sympathisers, recruiting followers and challenging the Taliban on their own turf, primarily in the country's east. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
July 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Afghanistan foces carried out initial raids against the militants in the Kot district of Nangarhar early Friday.
Smoke billows from buildings after the air force from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity fired rockets targeting Daesh in Sitre. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
As Daesh gain a foothold, Libyan authorities have started plans for the destruction of precursor chemicals.
The aftermath of an explosion in Kabul, which claimed the lives of at least 29 people. (Twitter)
July 23, 2016 - 13:26 GMT
The blast was carried out at the Deh Mazang Square, where thousands of were Shia Hazara demonstrators.
Iraqi security forces stand guard during a demonstration at Baghdad's Tahrir Square in May. (AFP/Jean Marc Mojon)
July 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Hundreds of people converged on Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, demanding the formation of a technocrat government.
At least 10 are reported dead following an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 12:27 GMT
A video on Facebook shows scores of casualties in the square where the demonstrators were gathered.
Bangladeshi army soldiers stand guard during a rescue operation to free the hostages. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Four militants were arrested when the forces raided their hideout in an apartment building in the town of Tongi.
Police escort soldiers in a roundup after a military coup in Turkey (AFP/Ozan Kose)
July 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The decree also extends the legal time a person can be detained to 30 days, as Turkey's widespread purge continues.
Yemenis transport a severely injured man on a gurney as he arrives at a hospital in Sanaa after being injured when two suicide bombers hit a Shiite mosque in quick succession, September 2, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
July 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Gumen attacked Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Zuhri as he left al-Rahman Mosque this morning.
Five-year-old Ahmed Dawabsha, a Palestinian boy who survived a firebombing by Jewish extremists, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus on March 15, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The six year old lost his mother, father and younger brother in the attack on his family home.
Demonstrators attend a rally in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sarachane park in Istanbul on July 19, 2016. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
July 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Thousands have been arrested in Turkeys sweeping, post-coup purge.
The third attack on civilians in Europe in barely a week saw panicked shoppers fleeing the Olympia (OEZ) mall in Munich as police launched a massive operation. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
There are children among the victims and three of the 16 people injured in the shooting remain in critical condition.
Afghan security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province in June, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Afghan security forces continued a push to force Daesh militants out of the eastern Nangarhar province.
A Houthi man carries a Yemeni flag in the capital, Sanaa, in April 2016. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A car bomb at a mosque in Sanaa killed four people outside a mosque after Friday prayers.
Al-Rukban, a Syrian refugee camp near the Jordanian border. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
MSF urged Jordan to open its northern border to allow Syrian refugees access to medical treatment.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The US State Department issued a warning for American citizens in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Libyan coast guard has intercepted multiple boats of African refugees trying to make the trip to Europe this spring. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Libyan coast guard intercepted a sinking boat and rescued all 138 refugees aboard.