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Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.  He was killed June 16 near Syria's border with Iraq.  (AFP/File)
July 03, 2015 - 06:46 GMT
Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.
The Syrian regime has been heavily criticized for its use of
July 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Syrian Ambassador on Thursday rejected a UN report condemning Syria's use of barrel bombs in the conflict.
Daesh controls one-fifth of Iraq's 10,000 world-renowned historical sites. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 17:55 GMT
UNESCO head Irina Bokova met with experts in London to discuss the extent of looting of ancient sites by the Daesh group.
Japanese journalist Kenji Goto was one of 71 journalists killed in the first six months of 2015. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 14:41 GMT
War in the Middle East is being blamed for a seven percent rise in the number of journalists killed in the first six months of this year.
The Syrian army took control of Palmyra's only hospital in May, while other hospitals in the country were forced to close. (AFP/Leon Neal)
July 02, 2015 - 13:05 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes in Daraa on Wednesday killed at least 18 people.
Lebanese army soldiers drive out of the town of Arsal in the Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, on August 3, 2014. (AFP/STR)
July 02, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
The Lebanese army intercepted the militants trying to set up a rocket launcher in Arsal.
In October media reports said Daesh beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, three of them women. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
A cursory Google image search says otherwise.
Rebel fighters from the al-Ezz bin Abdul Salam Brigade attend a training session at an undisclosed location near the al-Turkman mountains, in Syria's northern Latakia province. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Dozens of trainees quit the program to be with their families during the holy month of Ramadan.
Last month, Hezbollah advanced into Arsal’s outskirts from the south and east, tightening its grip around Nusra Front militants. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters moved into the outskirts of the Syrian border town of Zabadani Wednesday.
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:43 GMT
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag.
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:18 GMT
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations.