A rebel fighter rides a motorbike along a road in Qarmeed camp, as smoke rises in the background after Islamist rebel fighters took control of the area from forces of Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad . Photograph: Abdalghne Karoof/Reuters

Islamist rebels and the Syrian army fought fierce battles in Latakia province overnight close to president Bashar al-Assad’s ancestral home, the army (...)

A technician from a Pakistani  bomb disposal unit kneels down to rest, due to wearing his heavy protective suit, during a bomb search operation in Peshawar yesterday.  Parts of Pakistan are frequently hit with bomb attacks. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

A suicide bomber this morning rammed a car packed with explosives into the compound of a rival militant commander in northwest Pakistan, killing 15 pe(...)

An Irish camerman claims he was shot in the back, leg and arm by the Israeli military while filming a protest in the Palestini(...)

A handout photo issued by the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign of Tommy Donnellan, shot while filming in Palestine. Photograph via PA

An Irish cameraman was shot in the arm earlier today by the Israeli military while filming a protest in the Palestinian villag(...)