Thursday, May 28, 2015
May 28, 20159:04 am
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Witnesses said jets also bombed a naval base in the western Hodeida province controlled by the Houthis.

May 27, 201510:07 pm
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ISIS has carried out a string of atrocities including videotaped beheading and mass killings, rape and enslavement.

May 27, 201510:20 am
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UN children's agency said women and children have carried out three-quarters of all reported Boko Harem suicide bombings with girls blamed for nine such attacks since July.

May 27, 20159:36 am
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Raqqa, at the center of IS-controlled territory, is cushioned from the fighting around its edges.

May 27, 20157:39 am
A ball of fire rises following an Israeli air strike on a building in Gaza, in the northern Gaza Strip. Source: AP photo

The Israeli military said it struck four "terror infrastructures" in the southern Gaza Strip and that hits were confirmed. There were no reports of any casualties or damage.

May 27, 20156:49 am
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Over a dozen blasts were counted in the first hour of the attack, while bursts of gunfire and multiple explosions continued into the morning.

May 27, 20155:55 am
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It began just after 11 p.m. (1830 GMT, 2:30 p.m. EDT), with heavy explosions accompanying sporadic automatic weapon fire.

May 27, 20156:07 am
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Thinni has faced increasing criticism for running an ineffective rump state in the east.

May 26, 20159:11 pm
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Al-Shabab has carried out several attacks in Kenya in retaliation for Kenya's military involvement in Somalia.

May 25, 20157:07 pm

The strikes targeted several areas of the city, including some close to the city's famed Greco-Roman ruins, a UNESCO world heritage site.

May 25, 20153:48 pm
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The court had convicted Olmert in March of illegally receiving, using and concealing at least USD 153,950 funds in envelopes from New York businessman Talansky between 1993 and 2002.

May 25, 201510:14 am
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The toll from the Observatory came hours after Syrian state media said IS had carried out a "massacre" in Palmyra, slaughtering some 400 civilians, mostly women and children.

May 25, 201512:00 am

Govt has enlisted hundreds of militia fighters controlled by local commanders to battle Taliban.

May 24, 201510:04 pm
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The Islamic State group took full control of a border crossing between Iraq and Syria on Sunday, tightening its grip on the heart of its self-proclaimed caliphate.

May 24, 20153:51 pm

an unnamed military official as saying that the helicopter crashed Sunday as a result of a technical problem while taking off.

May 24, 20153:23 pm
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Shi'ite militias, Iraqi security forces and pro-government Sunni tribal fighters launched a counter-offensive on Saturday against the insurgents.

May 24, 20153:34 pm
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The attack in the village of al-Qudeeh in the eastern Qatif region was the deadliest assault by militants in the kingdom since a 2004 al Qaida attack on foreign worker compounds.

May 23, 201510:03 am

The capture of Palmyra has raised alarm that the IS militants might try to destroy Mideast's other archaeological sites as well.

May 23, 20154:03 pm
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Attack in Shia-dominated area kills 21, raises fears of sectarian tension

May 22, 20153:21 pm
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The World Bank released a report stating that Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse," saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest in the world.

May 21, 20154:40 pm
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Saudi forces and Houthi militiamen exchanged heavy artillery and rocket fire.

May 21, 20152:44 pm
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U.N Compound blasted off by a mortar shell killing 4 people and injuring 8 more in the town of Melut, South Sudan's Upper Nile State.

May 21, 20159:08 am
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Islamic State's Egypt affiliate called for violence against judges in an audio statement posted on a prominent jihadist website.

May 22, 201512:24 pm
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The Islamic State has captured Palmyra, one of the world's most renowned historic archaeological sites in Iraq.

May 19, 201511:41 am

In my travels, I decided to begin shooting images through a full niqab to offer a glimpse of what it must be like to look through them.

May 19, 201512:25 pm
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Iraq government has asked the Shiite militias to intervene in Ramadi as they led a successful campaign to remove IS from Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit.

May 19, 20159:52 am
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A mother of four, Samantha Lewthwaite aka White Widow has murdered 400 people after becoming a key figure in Somalia-based terror group al-Shabaab.

May 18, 20151:54 pm
Iraq security forces withdraw from Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Suicide car bomb attacks killed over 10 members of Iraqi security forces Sunday in Ramadi, which now is largely held by the Islamic State group, authorities said. Last week, the militants swept through Ramadi, seizing the main government headquarters and other key parts of the city. It marked a major setback for the Iraqi government's efforts to drive the militants out of areas they seized last year. (AP Photo)

Iraq's Shiite militias have vowed to dislodge Islamic State extremists from Ramadi.

May 18, 201512:51 pm
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Islamic State seized control of Ramadi despite the support of US-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.

May 18, 201510:13 am
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Nigeria's military has claimed it had overrun 10 Boko Haram camps in the group's Sambisa Forest stronghold.

May 18, 201512:39 pm
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Saudi-led air raids were targeted on Houthi rebels all across Yemen.

May 17, 20158:38 pm
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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the toll comprised 123 soldiers and loyalist militiamen, 115 IS fighters and 57 civilians.

May 17, 20158:37 pm
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Iraqi security forces lost 15 members in a suicide car bomb attack in Ramadi held by the Islamic State.

May 17, 20158:05 pm
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Pakistani sentenced to death for smuggling drugs was executed bringing the number f executions in Saudi this year to 84.

May 18, 201512:40 pm
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The Vatican said last week it was preparing to sign its first accord with Palestine, two years after recognising it as a state.

May 17, 20154:08 pm
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'There was no damage to the ruins, but this does not mean we should not be afraid.'