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A file picture shows a view of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna. (AFP/Joe Klamar)
July 02, 2015 - 06:22 GMT
IAEA Chief Yukiya Amano traveled to Tehran Wednesday to discuss a probe of alleged nuclear weapons research, a key part of Iran's deal with six world powers.
Last month, Hezbollah advanced into Arsal’s outskirts from the south and east, tightening its grip around Nusra Front militants. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters moved into the outskirts of the Syrian border town of Zabadani Wednesday.
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:18 GMT
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations.
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights reported 4,722 people have been killed since June 2014. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights reported 4,722 people have been killed since June 2014.
The Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks on several Egyptian checkpoints in North Sinai on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 19:34 GMT
No fewer than 100 militants were killed by security forces in North Sinai on Wednesday, while 17 from the army were killed.
Egyptian security forces conducted a raid on a headquarters militants were using to hide. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 19:07 GMT
Thirteen "terrorists" were killed by Egyptian security forces after a gunfire exchange in Cairo's October 6 suburb on Wednesday.
Salafist Daesh-supporters wave the flag representing the extremist group in Gaza. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 17:32 GMT
A video released late Tuesday by Daesh-affiliated websites “threatened to overthrow Hamas” in the Gaza Strip.
Supporters of the Shiite Houthi militia demonstrate in Taiz on April 1, 2015, against the Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
July 01, 2015 - 17:17 GMT
Some of the prisoners who escaped from a jail in Taiz were al-Qaeda suspects.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (not pictured) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria on July 1, 2015 (AFP/Carlos Barria)
July 01, 2015 - 17:12 GMT
Secretary of State John Kerry expressed optimism during a break in the first day of the talks since the deadline was extended.
An Egyptian man walks at the site of a bomb attack that targeted the convoy of Egyptian state prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, who died hours after the powerful explosion hit his convoy, in the capital Cairo on June 29, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
July 01, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Militants attacked numerous military checkpoints in the Sinai in the latest wave of violence.
Egyptian F-16s have been deployed to counter the attack by Daesh-affiliated militants in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 16:38 GMT
After some 60 soldiers killed in coordinated assault, Egyptian air force pounds Daesh positions in restive Sinai Peninsula.