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Japanese journalist Kenji Goto was one of 71 journalists killed in the first six months of 2015. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 14:41 GMT
War in the Middle East is being blamed for a seven percent rise in the number of journalists killed in the first six months of this year.
The Syrian army took control of Palmyra's only hospital in May, while other hospitals in the country were forced to close. (AFP/Leon Neal)
July 02, 2015 - 13:05 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes in Daraa on Wednesday killed at least 18 people.
Lebanese army soldiers drive out of the town of Arsal in the Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, on August 3, 2014. (AFP/STR)
July 02, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
The Lebanese army intercepted the militants trying to set up a rocket launcher in Arsal.
In October media reports said Daesh beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, three of them women. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
A cursory Google image search says otherwise.
Rebel fighters from the al-Ezz bin Abdul Salam Brigade attend a training session at an undisclosed location near the al-Turkman mountains, in Syria's northern Latakia province. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Dozens of trainees quit the program to be with their families during the holy month of Ramadan.
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.
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:43 GMT
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag.
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 World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 00:42 GMT
The World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon.
If anything bad should happen to Hilal, then he wants all his money to go to his little bro Basel. (File photo)
July 01, 2015 - 16:26 GMT
If anything bad should happen to Syrian singer Wissam Hilal, then he wants all his money to go to his little - and only - bro Basel.
Syrians walk amidst the rubble of buildings in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, following reported air strikes by regime forces, on June 30, 2015. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
July 01, 2015 - 15:59 GMT
Fifteen people were killed and at least 25 injured on Wednesday by barrel-bomb attacks carried out by the Syrian regime.