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Lebanon has been battling militants along the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Military operations were conducted in Ras Baalbek and the northeastern town of Arsal in the Eastern Mountain Range.
US President Barack Obama (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Los Cabos, Mexico on June 18, 2012. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Both Obama and Putin agreed to implement the Syrian agreement reached in Munich last week.
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
So far the checks have not detected any links to the militant group.
A mortar shell sits in the center of the Syrian border town of Kobane, known as Ain al-Arab, on January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 12:36 GMT
Syria has demanded that the UN stop Turkey from shelling within its territory, claiming the military activity is supporting "terrorist groups".
Daesh militants pose for a group photo in Iraq. (Twitter)
February 14, 2016 - 12:29 GMT
Daesh drowned eight prisoners in a residential swimming pool.
This file photo taken on October 24, 2011 shows Libyans load their belongings into a car in a destroyed street in Sirte. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 12:21 GMT
Libya's downfall to Daesh has been a long time coming.
Human trafficking, weapons, forged paperwork - the detainees committed multiple illegal acts. (Shutterstock)
February 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Two human traffickers with weapons and false documents were arrested on Saturday.
Turkish soldiers watch as smoke rises from across the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
After an army based was shelled in Kilis, the Turkish army responded.
Macedonian soldiers build a second border fence parallel to an existing one, on February 8, 2016 in Gevgelija on its border with Greece to prevent illegal crossings by migrants. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
February 14, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Several central European countries are set to call for closing the borders of the Balkan migration route.
An Iraqi policeman in Ramadi sits on an armored vehicle mounted with a national flag on Feb. 12, 2016, after security forces retook the eastern outskirts of the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 13, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
As Saudi conducts a joint military exercise and plans for a possible ground invasion of Syria, Iraq has said incursion on its borders will not be tolerated.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir arrives at the Bayerischer Hof hotel to participate at the 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, southern Germany, on February 12, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)
February 13, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi jets are due to arrive at Turkey's Incirlik air base, already being used by US-coalition members.
John Kerry, the US secretary of state, meets ministers from countries that are both for and against Syria's regime in Vienna. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 13, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
As the Syria talks develop, an end to hostilities is due to take place within a week, but no formal ceasefire has been agreed to as of yet.
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu about 450 miles east of Moscow, on February 12, 2016. (AFP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
February 13, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
"The truce does not apply to terrorists, and that is stated in today's document," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Syrian people wait in front of the Oncupinar crossing gate to go back to Syria, near the town of Kilis, in south-central Turkey, on February 11, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
February 12, 2016 - 19:18 GMT
"We do not have the word 'idiot' written on our foreheads," Erdogan said of the EU's support for refugees in Turkey.
Hezbollah regularly clashes with al-Nusra Front and Daesh along the Lebanese-Syrian border. (File Photo)
February 12, 2016 - 19:14 GMT
Arsal has been the site of frequent clashes between Hezbollah and militant groups inside Syria.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the monthly Mukhtars meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on February 10, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
February 12, 2016 - 19:13 GMT
“There are no huge crowds reaching at the border and trying to enter," Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said.