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Iraqi soldiers patrol a suburb close to the area of Jweibah, east of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 07, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
According to Iraqi media, Shobaib Abu Majd al-Kanani, a Saudi-born commander, was killed along with eight other Daesh commanders in an airstrike.
The statement comes at a time when Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering sending troops to fight in Syria. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 11:59 GMT
The statement comes at a time when Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering sending troops to fight in Syria.
A man stands on the downed border fence. Turkish security personnel have worked to prohibit the Kurds from entering Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 07, 2016 - 11:57 GMT
As thousands of Syrian refugees flock to Turkish borders fleeing the regime and its back up of Russian airstrikes, Turkey has no plans of letting them in.
An Israeli soldier suffered light wounds after being stabbed in Ashkelon Sunday morning. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Suspect shot and apprehended after stabbing of Israeli soldier in Ashkelon
The Lebanese army moves in Arsal. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Lebanese army is tightening its watch on the border town after multiple clashes.
Syrian regime forces patrolling a city devastated by conflict. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian government forces have tightened the siege on two rebel-held suburbs of Damascus by capturing land between the two and choking off their supply route.
President of the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 18:36 GMT
The mother of six is reported to have died according to MTV Lebanon; however, official sources have yet to verify the news.
Around 2,000 members of Syria's Turkmen minority have fled to the Turkish border to escape renewed fighting in the northwest of the country. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Renewed attacks from Russian and Syrian regime forces has forced the displacement of thousands of Turkmens, many of which are fleeing to Turkey.
Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 06, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian civilians are fleeing Aleppo province as the Syrian army and its allies continue their offensive in the region.
Mourners carry the coffin of Mohammed Hijazi, a member of Lebanon's Hezbollah who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria, during his funeral on February 1, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 05, 2016 - 18:48 GMT
Hezbollah commander Haidar Fariz Merhi was killed alongside Syrian army
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) shakes hand with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu after their meeting on October 18, 2015. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 05, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Merkel’s unexpected visit comes amid growing worries in Ankara over a new refugee influx from Syria.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. (AFP/File
February 05, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Russian airstrikes in Syria are "undermining the efforts to find a political solution to the conflict," Stoltenberg said.
Government forces chat near a tank near the Shia villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province which have been under siege by Daesh for three years on February 2, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
MENA economic growth was just 2.6 percent in 2015, due largely to armed conflict and cheap oil.
Police officers escort a man who was arrested in a flat during a raid on February 4, 2016 in Berlin. (AFP/Odd Andersen)
February 05, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
According to a German newspaper, some of the tips were dismissed as untruthful defamation.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg presents the 2015 NATO annual report during a press conference in Brussels, January 28, 2016. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
February 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Jens Stoltenberg said that Russian strikes are targeting mainly rebel groups and put NATO member Turkey at risk.
It is estimated that $8 billion is needed over the next two years to support Jordan as a host community for refugees. (AFP/File)
February 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The plan outlines better access to European markets and job creation for Jordanians and Syrians.