5 March 2015 Last updated at 22:42

Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'

The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.


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A military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from Islamic State forces about 28,000 people to flee their homes, the UN says.

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The Palestinian Liberation Organisation ends security co-operation with Israel which dates back to the 1993 Oslo Accords.

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