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A fighter from the Jund al-Aqsa Islamist Brigade, raises an Islamist flag after taking control of the northern Syrian town of Tayyibat al-Imam, northwest of Hama from Syrian government forces
A member of the Kurdish police known as the Asayesh, observes enemy positions from a lookout point in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh during ongoing fighting with regime forces
A man stands amid the damage after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria
A still image taken from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria
Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria
Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels. Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city
A member of the stop the war coalition, dressed as Tony Blair, protest outside the Chilcot inquiry at the QEII Centre in London
A protester outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, where the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War is taking place
A Chelsea Pensioner stands amongst the war graves during a military-led vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval memorial to the Missing, as part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France, where 70,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers with no known grave are commemorated
A farmer harvests wheat in a field at night, fearing shelling in daylight, in the rebel held besieged town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria
Iraqi soldiers patrol the streets of Saqlawiyah, north west of Fallujah during an operation to regain territory from the Islamic State
Civilians and civil defence members look for survivors at a site damaged after Russian air strikes on the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, Syria late on Monday
Shia fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Fallujah, Iraq
Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi forces, consisting of special forces, soldiers, police, militia forces and pro-government tribesmen, launched a major assault to retake Fallujah, the scene of deadly battles during the US occupation and one of the toughest targets yet in Baghdad’s war on the Islamic State group.
Poppies are installed in an installation at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The installation comprises of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies created by landscape designer Phillip Johnson. The display is in honour of all servicemen and women who have fought across all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations over the last 100 years, and will be on display at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.