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Zaatari refugee camp is located in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near Syrian border. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 15:08 GMT
The number of Syrians currently residing in Mafraq has reached 288,105, which is 88 percent higher the province's total population.
Opposition fighters celebrate as they drive a pick-up carrying the bodies of fighters reportedly belonging to the government forces, through the eastern rebel-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, after taking back government held areas in the surrounding countryside of the city on February 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 10:54 GMT
The Syrian army has made advances in the southern part of the country, while al-Nusra Front has pushed US-backed militias out of a strategic northern military base.
The three schoolgirls were last spotted leaving London's Gatwick airport in February. (Image: London Metropolitan Police)
March 01, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Footage has emerged of the three British teens who went missing from London, on CCTV from a Turkish bus station in Istanbul hours after they'd fled the UK.
Teachers described the young jihadist as a
March 01, 2015 - 08:05 GMT
Jihadi John, who was recently revealed to be Mohammed Emwazi of the UK, is described by his former teacher as a "lovely" boy who struggled with anger management issues.
Lebanese security officials have clamped down on Daesh activities in recent months. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Two Syrian nationals were detained in Lebanon for reportedly joining Daesh, security officials said.
Up to 220 Assyrians were abducted by Daesh militants earlier in February. (Image: Screenshot)
March 01, 2015 - 05:36 GMT
Daesh militants will reportedly release 29 out of 220 Assyrians abducted from northeastern Syria in February, according to a London-based monitoring group.
Peshmerga forces from Iraqi Kurdistan played a pivotal role in liberating Kobani from Daesh in January, 2015 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 13:11 GMT
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Africa disembark with the help of the coastguard (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:57 GMT
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Footage Daesh's newest video shows men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Turkish soldiers patrol the Syrian border (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's meeting with French politicians drew heavy criticism from French President Francois Hollande. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2015 - 06:38 GMT
According to a French lawmaker who met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Assad no longer wants to "remain isolated in the face of the terrorist threat,"