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A Syrian opposition fighter from Failaq al-Rahman brigade carrying a sniper rifle walks down a street full of damaged and partially destroyed buildings on the frontline in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on February 15, 2018 (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 15:14 GMT
Eastern Ghouta has been under a crippling regime siege since 2012
People stand by Turkish flags as they attend a funeral ceremony for Koray Karaca, a Turkish soldier who was killed in cross-border clashes with Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) forces in Afrin, Syria, in Istanbul on Feb. 11, 2018. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in the Afrin region, backing Syrian rebels with air strikes and ground troops.
(YASIN AKGUL / AFP)
February 16, 2018 - 09:45 GMT
Russia on Thursday accused the U.S. of arming Kurds across Iraq. Speaking at news conference in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zaharova said: “Provoking Turkey, Americans keep sending the Kurds new and new convoys with weapons across the territory of Iraq."
Women fighters were featured in an ISIS propaganda video released on Feb. 7 2018
February 13, 2018 - 12:51 GMT
ISIS has released a new video depicting women fighting in battle for the first time. Is this a violation of its own beliefs and an admission of defeat, or a trade-off they are prepared to make to survive their new challenges?
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February 13, 2018 - 10:21 GMT
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced a Muslim man to death by hanging after convicting him of murdering a Coptic Christian cleric last October.
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 11, 2018 - 15:17 GMT
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria
A picture taken on Feb. 10, 2018, shows the remains of a missile that crashed earlier in Alonei Abba, east of Haifa, in northern Israel. Israel struck a dozen Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria in
February 11, 2018 - 08:00 GMT
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights on Saturday called for international action to stop one of the bloodiest period of the Syrian conflict with 277 civilians killed in the past week.
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February 10, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Rocket sirens sounded in Israel-occupied Golan Heights on Saturday, shortly after Israeli forces shot down an Iranian drone launched from Syria, according to the Israeli military.
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February 10, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
The Israeli army shot down an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck a number of Iranian targets in the war-torn country, according to the Israeli military.
A picture taken on February 10, 2018, shows the remains of a missile that landed in the southern Lebanese village of Kaoukaba, near the border with Syria, after Israel's military attacked 12 Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria on in what it described as
February 10, 2018 - 12:31 GMT
An Israeli fighter has been shot down as the country's air force carried out attacks against Iranian targets in Syria after intercepting a drone.
(FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / FILE)
February 09, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Syrian government soldiers on Thursday after an "unprovoked attack" against the U.S.-led coalition occupying Syria.
A Palestinian looks out of the window of a bus as travelers arrive at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip to cross into Egypt, after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases on Feb. 7, 2018.
(SAID KHATIB / AFP)
February 09, 2018 - 13:00 GMT
The United Nations (U.N.) thanked Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their donations to the Gaza Strip on Thursday.
This image shows Mosul's Old City on Jan. 8, six months after Iraqi forces seized the country's second city from ISIS jihadists. (Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP)
February 06, 2018 - 09:22 GMT
Iraq has incurred losses of around $90 billion in the three-year war against ISIS, a senior Iraqi official has said.
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February 03, 2018 - 10:41 GMT
Syria may be producing new kinds of chemical weapons munitions to escape detection and international accountability, the State Department said Friday.
Saudi soldiers stand by as a Saudi Air Force cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid lands at an airfield in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib on Jan. 26, 2018. The Saudi-led Arab coalition to oust Al-Huthis had pledged $1.5 billion in new aid for Yemen after the United Nations launched a record appeal to address what it says is the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
More than three-quarters of Yemen's 29 million population need.
(ABDULLAH AL-QADRY / AFP)
January 27, 2018 - 20:37 GMT
Yemeni army troops seized control of several locations in the southern city of Taiz on the second day of an offensive designed to break the Al Houthi siege on Yemen’s third largest city. Local army commanders said on Saturday that government troops, backed by massive air cover from Saudi-led coalition fighter jets, stormed a number of villages, mountainous locations and large parts of the northern, southern, western and eastern suburbs of the city.
Afghan volunteers and policemen carry injured men on an ambulance at the scene of a car bomb exploded in front of the old Ministry of Interior building in Kabul on January 27, 2018. An ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on January 27, killing at least 17 people and wounding 110 others, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban. 
(WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP)
January 27, 2018 - 15:54 GMT
An ambulance laden with explosives blew up near a security checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, killing at least 95 and injuring at least 150 more, officials said.
A municipality worker walks in front of a government building in the Turkish border province of Kilis on January 24, 2018. Rockets fired from Syria killed two people and wounded 11 others on January 24 in southern Turkey on the fifth day of Ankara's offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to eliminate.
(OZAN KOSE / AFP)
January 26, 2018 - 10:58 GMT
Turkey is not "occupying" Syria's Afrin with its ongoing Operation Olive Branch, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.