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The US-backed train-and-equip program has come under recent scrutiny due to its low number of recruits. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 14:54 GMT
Turkey said it will continue working with the United States to contribute to equipping and training Syrian rebels to fight against Daesh.
Forensic officers work at a truck inside which a large number of dead migrants were found on a motorway near Neusiedl am See, Austria, on August 27, 2015. (AFP/Dieter Nagl)
August 27, 2015 - 14:32 GMT
More than 20 and as many as 50 dead bodies of asylum seekers were discovered in a truck on an Austrian motorway Thursday.
Germany's removal of a 2003 protocol is good news for asylum seekers, but more European countries need to follow the example. (AFP//FIle)
August 27, 2015 - 13:10 GMT
Germany's removal of a 2003 protocol this week is good news for asylum seekers, but it's just the first step.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency on Feb. 8, 2015 shows a squadron of UAE F-16 fighters stationed in one of Jordan's air bases to support it in strikes against Daesh. (AFP/Petra)
August 27, 2015 - 10:40 GMT
Spokesman Mohammad Momani said Jordan will also "start comprehensive operations against Daesh."
Zabadani has been at the forefront of clashes between rebels and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Warring factions in the Syrian border region of Zabadani agreed on a two-day ceasefire following ongoing clashes.
The area was taken from Syrian rebels where the US and Turkey planned to launch an offensive against the militants. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 09:09 GMT
The area was taken from Syrian rebels where the US and Turkey planned to launch an offensive against the militants.
Junaid Hussain, 21, was believed to be number three on a US military target list. (Twitter)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
British national and Daesh computer hacker Junaid Hussain was reportedly killed by a US drone strike in Syria, military sources said.
Syrian rebels based in Aleppo first began using the Hell Cannon in 2013. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 04:57 GMT
It's a kind of power no other makeshift weapon gives to the opposition.
The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 00:04 GMT
The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable.
The Syrian president emerged again with praise for his allies and insults for the rest.
August 26, 2015 - 23:30 GMT
The Syrian president emerged again with praise for his allies and insults for the rest.
Footage of the moments after an explosion during a pro-Kurdish rally in the Turkish province of Suruc that killed over 30 people July 20,2015. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 15:55 GMT
Local officials in Turkey's southern province of Hatay said a 44-year-old FSA commander was killed after a bomb exploded in his car.