Her face covered in mud, 18-year-old Smadar crawls beneath thorny brush, her automatic rifle around her neck.
Iran's oil minister said US$55 per barrel is achievable for crude if both OPEC and non-OPEC producers cooperate.
Airstrikes pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Thursday, killing more than 20 people and hitting a water pumping station on the third day of a renewed air campaign on the besieged territory, Syrian activists and rescue workers said.
A proposal to make mosques reduce the loudspeaker volume of their call to prayer has sparked an uproar among Israel's Muslims, underscoring their fraught relationship with the country's Jewish majority.
Syrian government and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held parts of northern Syria Wednesday, including battered second city Aleppo, where food aid rations were near-depleted after months of regime siege.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday that jets from the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier deployed in the eastern Mediterranean had launched their first strikes on Syria.
A black Humvee speeds down a dusty road in eastern Mosul carrying two boys: one is dead, and the other's leg has been torn open by the same mortar strike.
Iraqi forces said Sunday they had recaptured the Nimrud area, the site of an ancient Assyrian city blown up by the Islamic State group, as they battled the jihadists south of Mosul.
Four people were killed Saturday in a huge explosion inside the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan, NATO said, with local authorities blaming a suicide attacker in a major breach of security.
Elite Iraqi forces were engaged in "intense" fighting with jihadists in eastern Mosul on Saturday, an officer said, as civilians gathered on the city's outskirts to flee.