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Women pray in a church in Syria. A Syriac Catholic priest was kidnapped along with a companion near Qaryatayn, in Homs governorate, says an NGO. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
May 22, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
A Syriac Catholic priest was kidnapped along with a companion near Qaryatayn, in Homs governorate, says an NGO.
US fighter jets have been carrying out airstrikes against Daesh positions in Syria for over eight months. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Pentagon officials admitted killing civilians during the US-led coalition's air campaign against Daesh militants in Syria.
The 16-year-old was stopped from leaving the UK by counter-terror officers after an undercover investigation by the Daily Mail. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 11:54 GMT
British police prevented a 16-year-old from leaving London to join Daesh militants in Syria following an undercover investigation by the Daily Mail.
The 27-year-old is believed to have been killed while fighting in Palmyra. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
A Daesh militant from Palestine was killed fighting in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The 27-year-old is believed to have joined the terrorist group five months ago.
Many Syrian rebel fighters' weapons are homemade due to their lack of funding and access to ammunition. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
These amateurs show they know how to be resourceful in war.
An image made available by the extremist Twitter account al-Baraka news, showing Daesh militants on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 00:25 GMT
Several officials confirmed Daesh has taken control of the border crossing in the Homs province.
At least four of the people were beheaded. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 19:03 GMT
At least 17 people have been executed in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, AFP has reported. Four of them are thought to have been beheaded.
No, Hollywood star turned anti-Daesh fighter Michael Enright was not arrested by the YPG in Syria. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 18:35 GMT
Watch a Reddit news "exclusive" go delightfully wrong.
Foreign involvement and internal turmoil has sent many of these MENA countries into a corruption black hole. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Here are the MENA countries that made it to the top ten list no one wants to be on.
One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
Three people were also injured in the attacks. (AFP)
May 21, 2015 - 15:50 GMT
Two mortar attacks close to Russian's embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus have left at least one person dead.