The Union Coordinating Committee kicked off its sit-in at Riad al-Solh Square
US-backed Iraqi forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul
A mysterious animal looking like a 'half cat-half kangaroo' creature
A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west
The body of 20-year-old girl, identified as N. N., was found Wednesday in the region of Dekwaneh with a gunshot wound.
Investigations have been launched to reveal the circumstances of the death.