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Refugees who fled the fighting in Tal Abyad two weeks ago have been gradually returning to the border town. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 16:11 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said a group of Daesh fighters had re-entered Tal Abyad and seized a district from Kurdish fighters.
A crowd gathers around the rubble of buildings destroyed during a barrel bomb attack in the city of Aleppo in May 2015. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
Syrian army airstrikes kill at least 20, injure 80 others, according to humanitarian and local sources.
Security forces gather outside the Shiite al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers, in Kuwait City, on June 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Local media reported 60 suspects were arrested for militant connections.
Walmart issued an apology after the retail giant designed a cake with a Daesh flag. (AFP/Frederic J. Brown)
June 30, 2015 - 12:22 GMT
Walmart may want to look into some cultural sensitivity training.
Over 3,000 people including 74 children have been executed by the militant group in the last 12 months. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Two women along with their husbands were reportedly beheaded in Syria's Deir al-Zor province for carrying acts of "sorcery", according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Lebanese security forces have continued to battle militants near the border with Syria in recent months. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 10:42 GMT
Lebanese security forces arrested eight Syrian men on suspicion of being affiliated with terrorist groups in the border towns of Labweh and Arsal.
While al-Qaeda claims to be fighting for the establishment of an Islamic State, Daesh purports to be one. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 09:57 GMT
While al-Qaeda claims to be fighting for the establishment of an Islamic State, Daesh purports to be one.
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs.
The hoax involved 'Israeli' helicopters, uniformed officers and mock Israeli army base. (File photo)
June 30, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The Syrian actor was 'kidnapped' from a cruise by 'Israeli forces' and interrogated at gunpoint, in the latest hoax stunt on Egyptian TV.
The report conflicts with statements made by a Jordanian government spokesman who said King Abdullah had no intention of getting involved in the conflict in Syria. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 20:06 GMT
Jordan was said to be mulling the establishment of a humanitarian buffer zone in southern Syria to prevent the entrenchment of extremist militants along its border.
The Syrian national flag waves in the wind over the a prison in Syria. (AFP/Zein al-Rifai)
June 29, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.