26 July 2014 Last updated at 17:31

Israelis extend Gaza ceasefire

Israel extends a truce in Gaza until 21:00 GMT, but there is no response from Hamas and three mortars from Gaza hit Israel, the army says.

Undated file image posted on a militant website on 14 January 2014 shows fighters from Isis marching in Raqqa, Syria. Isis 'may be on UN war crimes list'

Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) may be added to a list of war crimes suspects in Syria, a UN investigator says.

Jason RezaianAmerican reporter held in Iran

An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists have been detained in Tehran, an Iranian official confirms.

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