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Popular forces known as Al-Hashad Al-Shabi backed by Iraqi army launch a massive missile and rocket attack on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri terrorists' position in Albo-Ajel region in Salahuddin province.

At least two protesters were arrested outside police headquarters in Ferguson, Missouri, according to police and online video, just hours after the release of a US probe that found racial bias in the department.

The Iraqi army, backed by volunteer forces, surrounded ISIL terrorists in Tikrit and its surrounding towns.

Iraq's national museum officially reopened after 12 years of painstaking efforts and after close to a third of 15,000 pieces was looted during the US-led invasion.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:17

Tanker truck catches fire on NJ highway

A tanker truck holding nearly 10,000 gallons of fuel overturned and caught fire on a southern New Jersey highway Monday morning, NBC Philadelphia reported.

Hundreds of people in Dubai were evacuated from one of the world's tallest residential buildings on Saturday when fire swept through The Torch, a 79-story skyscraper, residents said.

Bahraini people take part in day and night protests demanding the release of jailed opposition leader and cleric, Sheikh Ali Salman, the secretary general of the main opposition bloc, al-Wefaq.

Bahraini police shot at protesters across the country who took to the streets, on the fourth anniversary of the uprising, expressing support for the opposition, whose leader is currently behind bars.

The Syrian army continued its rapid advance into southern Syria, regaining control of the strategic town of Deir al-Adas from Al-Qaeda affiliates, the Nusra Front and ISIL terrorists.

Donetsk refugees described horrors left behind as they flee combat zone.