A man weeps as people wait for family members who went missing as paramedics look for burned bodies inside a mall at the scene of Sunday's massive truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the Karada neighborhood, Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 7.
In Jordan's newest retail and leisure hub, the typical high-end boutiques, cinemas and gourmet coffee shops are tucked into an intricate ecosystem of natural heating and cooling, water recycling and hundreds of solar panels soaking up the sun's rays.
In a multi-pronged offensive, Syrian government and allied troops pushed their into an area north of Aleppo city on Thursday, threatening a key rebel supply line and setting off intense clashes despite a day old truce, pro-government fighters and opposition activists said.
Human Rights Watch called Thursday for transparency from Iraq over its promised investigation of alleged abuses, including executions of civilians, by its forces during the recapture of Fallujah from the Islamic State group.
The Syrian military declared a unilateral, three-day cease-fire for the entire country on Wednesday, with the start of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holidays that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, state media reported.
Iraq's interior minister submitted his resignation on Tuesday as authorities sought to contain the fallout from a bombing in Baghdad that killed more than 200 people and triggered widespread anger.
The posting in Arabic is chilling. A girl for sale: "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old ... Her price has reached US$12,500 and she will be sold soon."
Yemeni troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition recaptured an army headquarters adjoining Aden airport from suspected jihadists on Wednesday after an assault that killed 10 soldiers, the base commander said.
Outrage spread on Tuesday after a deadly suicide bombing at Islam's second-holiest site in the Saudi city of Medina, one of three attacks in the kingdom on a single day.
At least six people were killed in a double car bomb attack Wednesday targeting a military base adjoining Aden international airport in southern Yemen, according to a military source who blamed jihadists.