Middle East
Iraqi forces retake neighborhood in Fallujah offensive
Iraqi military officials hail control of al-Shuhada neighborhood following fierce clashes with Daesh

50,000 people remain trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN
Thousands flee Fallujah as fighting intensifies,' UN says

Israel favors gas exports through Turkey
Only country like Turkey should be considered for exportation of Israeli gas, says Israeli envoy

Daesh car-bomb kills 56 in Baghdad's Sadr City
Terror group identifies suicide bomber in attack

Egypt's press union: A 'venue to express anger' at govt
Syndicate grabbed headlines following recent police raid on its headquarters

Iraqi army retakes five areas in Fallujah from Daesh
Earlier this week, Iraqi army, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, launched offensive to regain control of Fallujah

Opposition loses 4 towns to Daesh in Syria: US
Col. Warren hopes opposition will retake towns within weeks

Syria: 61 civilians killed in regime airstrikes
Fatalities make Tuesday bloodiest day since cessation of hostilities agreement came into effect in February

UN envoy 'regrets' failure to evacuate besieged Syrians
Assad regime has not allowed possible medical evacuation of up to 500 people in four beseiged Syrian towns, UN envoy de Mistura says in Geneva