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The site of the suicide attack outside a bank in Jalalabad. (Image: AFP/Noorulah Shirzada)
April 21, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Six men have been arrested in connection to a suicide bombing in the Afghan city of Jalalabad. Militants linked to Daesh have claimed responsibility for the attack that left 35 people dead and 125 others wounded last Saturday.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen of the Popular Resistance Committees loyal to President Hadi, gather in Taez. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
The leader of the 37th brigade has his support for the government of President Hadi, as aid operations are obstructed in Yemen.
Fighting in Yarmouk has intensified since April 1 when Daesh seized part of the neighborhood, clashing with other armed groups as Syrian government forces besieged the area. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 07:55 GMT
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
The latest attack on the Spanish Embassy follows a string of attacks in the Libyan capital. Damage caused by a bomb at the Moroccan embassy on 13 April. (Image: AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
April 21, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
No casualties has yet been reported from a late Monday explosion outside the Spanish Embassy, which comes following a string of attacks claimed by Daesh against foreign nationals, oilfields and diplomatic posts across the country.
Lebanese Army chief Jean General Jean Kahwaji, Lebanese Defence Minister Samir Moqbel, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the hand-over ceremony of a shipment of French weapons to the Lebanese Army in Beirut. (Image: AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 21, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Lebanon rolls out the red carpet to receive the first shipment of French weapons, as part of a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia.
Some 330 Australian troops are headed to Iraq's Taji base to begin a 2-year training program for Iraqi soldiers. (AFP/File)
April 14, 2015 - 12:12 GMT
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Prime announced approximately 330 troops will join a New Zealand contingent in training Iraqi military at base north of Baghdad.
#BringBackOurGirls campaign held rallies around the world. One year later, 219 are still missing. (Image: Facebook)
April 14, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
A year ago today, Boko Haram jihadists stormed a girls boarding school, abducting 275 girls. Some 50 escaped on the night of the attack, but most of them have not been seen since.
Daesh hackers have posted a similar message on a French television network last week. (Image: Twitter)
April 13, 2015 - 13:51 GMT
The website for Hobart International Airport in Tasmania was offline Monday after Daesh hackers hit the web host used by the facility.
An Iraqi soldier marches in the city of Tikrit. On March 31, government forces, supported by Shia and Sunni volunteer fighters, had wrested control of Tikrit, located 140 kilometers from Baghdad. (Image: AFP/Ahmad al Rubaye)
April 13, 2015 - 06:44 GMT
Abu Maria, Daesh's self-declared governor of al-Hajaj and Albu-Tema areas, was killed near the area of Ajil oilfield in the northeastern part of Tikrit on Sunday.
US soldiers in training. Fort Riley, home to the 1st Infantry Division, is located about 100 miles (160 km) west of Kansas City. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
April 12, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
John T. Booker, Jr., 20, of Topeka, Kansas was arrested on Friday by FBI agents during a sting operation near the Fort Riley Army installation located in north central Kansas.
Swedish military forces. (AFP/File)
April 09, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
Sweden's foreign and defense ministers announced Thursday that 35 troops will be sent to Iraq to help train Iraqi forces.