Emrati soldiers at a military demonstration. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The UAE announced Monday that they will take an active military role against Daesh and al-Qaeda in Syria.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by militants in early August 2014 watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved one in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
December 01, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
The body of Mohammad Hammieh was transferred to the Red Cross in Beirut for DNA testing.
Since Turkey has refused to issue an apology to Russian for downing the plane, Russia responded with economic sanctions. (File photo)
December 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan says he will resign if Russian accusations that Turkey is involved in oil trade with Daesh prove true.
There are a lot of factors that have to come together before Assad is on his way out. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The biggest obstacle to a political solution in Syria doesn't appear to be headed out anytime soon.
In a file picture taken on September 27, 2014 a Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 jet prepares to land at the Akrotiri British airbase in Cyprus after returning from a mission to strike Daesh militants in Iraq. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 06:43 GMT
Cameron has faced opposition from UK lawmakers over extending strikes on Daesh targets in Syria.
Abdelslam's vehicle was stopped three times following the attacks, but was let go because he was not wanted at the time. (Screenshot)
December 01, 2015 - 05:38 GMT
French authorities believe Salah Abdeslam, a suspect believed to have connections to the deadly Paris attacks and an unexploded suicide vest found at the scene, has escaped to Syria.
A United Nations weapons expert collects samples during an investigation into a 2013 suspected chemical weapons strike near Damascus. (AFP/Ammar al-Arbini)
November 30, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The EU and OPCW found multiple discrepancies in the Syrian government's declaration of chemical weapons.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speaks during a press conference at the NATO headquarters on November 30, 2015 in Brussels. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
November 30, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called on Russia to lift sanctions established in response to Turkey's downing of a Russian jet along the Syrian border.
Chris Milk, speaking at a TED Talk on how virtual reality can make us more empathetic towards the plight of others. (Conscious Life News)
November 30, 2015 - 12:40 GMT
Filmmaker Chris Milk has used virtual reality technology to capture life for Syrians in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.
Syrian children in class at the UN-run Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
November 30, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
UNICEF and the Jordan Ministry of Education need millions of dollars of additional funding to continue providing for the educational needs of Syrian children in Jordan.
Syrian civil defense workers evacuate a wounded man from the scene of a reported airtrike in the rebel-held city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
November 30, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Airtstrikes on a market in Ariha, located in Idlib province, has killed at least 40 people and injured dozens others. Initial claims point to Russia.
Thousands of protesters hold up banners during an anti-war demonstration in London. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
A retired British army chief said airstrikes against Daesh in Syria would be the only way to defeat the militant group.
US Republican Senator John McCain (L) and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (R). (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
November 30, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Obama to send 10,000 troops to both Iraq and Syria to fight Daesh.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen kidnapped by jihadist groups in early August 2014 in the eastern border town of Arsal, watch news reports about the anticipated release of their loved ones in a tent erected outside the government's offices in downtown Beirut on November 29, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
November 30, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Despite previous reports that the exchange would be imminent, new developments are preventing the swap from happening.
A Syrian girl eats bread in the Al-Shallal suburb of the northeastern town of Al-Hol in Syria's Hasakeh province, bordering with Iraq, on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
November 30, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The bakery was built by a Turkish agency in Idlib, where it produced about 65,000 loafs of bread per day serving about 40,000 people.
It remains unclear if the impact will have long term effects on the group. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A high rate of death in Iraq as well as increasingly frequent defections indicate Daesh is losing man power.