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Syrian Kurds line streets of Kobane to pay respects to Keith Broomfield, who was killed while fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group last week.

12 June, 2015

Michael Enright who appeared in minor roles in Hollywood films has joined fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria according to an online video.

03 June, 2015

IS claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shia Muslim mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday, the second such attack in a week.

29 May, 2015

Saudi Arabia has increased security around shopping malls and other facilities after the interior ministry issued a warning over a possible attack.

23 April, 2015

Government says it will "not be intimidated by the terrorists" as country comes to terms with deaths of 147 people in attack on university by Somalia-based group.

03 April, 2015

Analysis: The "framework" deal on Iran's nuclear programme will scale down enrichment activity and introduce more inspections in return for the lifting of sanctions. Here are the points in detail.

02 April, 2015

Iraqi forces suffered losses as they continued their slow advance to retake Tikrit from IS militants, as senior intelligence officer warned that the battle is far from won.

28 March, 2015

The army chief of Libya's internationally recognised government says that the presence of Islamist militias in the city of Benghazi will be brought to an end soon.

17 March, 2015

On the eve of the Israeli elections, Netanyahu announces he will prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state if re-elected. Meanwhile, the United Arab List is expected to gain 13 seats in the Knesset, third Zionist Union and Likud.

16 March, 2015

Ibrahim al-Jaafari says Iraq welcomes help from Iran and other countries in its fight against IS, and dismisses Saudi worries about what Riyadh sees as growing Iranian influence in the region.

11 March, 2015