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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.
Daesh is present in 10 of Syria's 14 provinces. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 15:18 GMT
Daesh is now in control of half of Syria, according to the monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Emergency responders rush following a reported barrel bomb attack by government forces in 2014. (AFP/Tamer al-Halabi)
May 21, 2015 - 13:03 GMT
A video broadcasted by Al Jazeera and posted online appeared to show government forces indiscriminately dropping barrel bombs over Syria.
A Hezbollah fighter looks over a hill in the Qalamoun region, May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
Lebanese security forces shelled militant positions on the border with Syria Thursday in a bid to thwart terrorist attacks.
Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 10:41 GMT
Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov announced that Syrian opposition groups will be meeting in the capital city of Astana.