350,000 Muslims pray second Ramadan Friday prayer at al-Aqsa

Worshipers from Jerusalem and West Bank started flocking to al-Aqsa Mosque from dawn JERUSALEM -- Around 350,000 Muslims prayed the second Friday prayers of the holy month...

Syrian regime loses to Daesh border crossing with Iraq

- Daesh has seized control of the al-Tanaf border crossing on the Syrian-Iraqi border after Bashar al-Assad regime forces withdrew ANBAR, Iraq – Daesh has...

Obama reassures Gulf allies on Iran

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday reassured the Gulf states that his country will remain vigilant against Iran’s “destabilizing activities” in the Middle East. “We recognized,...

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt will open Rafah crossing -only gateway for Gaza not controlled by Israel -on Tuesday in both directions GAZA CITY, Palestine - Egyptian authorities will open...

Russia carries out airstrikes in Aleppo

ALEPPO, SYRIA - DECEMBER 11: Syrians walk on debris of collapsed buildings after the war-crafts belonging to the Russian army carried out airstrikes on...
KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN - OCTOBER 4 : Afghan security forces walk past a Taliban fighter's dead body after retaking Kunduz from the Taliban in Kunduz city, north of Kabul, Afghanistan on October 4, 2015. Afghan officials said 150 Taliban militants were killed and dozens of others wounded in the operation in northern Kunduz.

Afghan forces rebuff Taliban attack on second city

Local forces resist Taliban attempt to capture Maymana, week after temporary fall of Kunduz By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan government forces have fought off...

Syria: Assad regime bombs claim 40 lives in Aleppo, Idlib

Barrel and vacuum bomb attacks kill at least 40, injures 170 others, according to civil defense and medical sources ALEPPO, Syria - At least 40...

Syrian regime airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Aleppo

Regime barrel bombs kill 20 civilians in opposition-controlled areas in northern Syria ALEPPO – At least 20 people were killed in Syrian regime airstrikes Thursday in...

Mass grave found near Kirkuk

 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces stand guard while the bodies are removed from a mass grave with 36 bodies, they were killed allegedly by former...

Returns and arrivals: life on Turkey’s Syrian border

Tal Abyad people divided over staying in Turkey or returning to an uncertain future in Syria By Nilay Onum Kar AKCAKALE, Sanliurfa, Turkey - "There is no...

Hospitals running out of fuel in Yemen’s Taizz

Two hospitals in Yemen's southeastern Taizz province have suspended operation because of the lack of fuel, medical sources said Wednesday. Fuel stocks have come to...

Barzani: White House meeting ‘successful’

Kurdish leader says peshmerga forces have cleared 12,000 sq. miles of Iraqi territory of Daesh militants. WASHINGTON -- The head of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional...

PKK occupying 515 villages in Iraq’s Kurdish region: KDP

Kurdistan Democratic Party accuses terrorist PKK group of occupying hundreds of villages in northern Iraq's Kurdish region ERBIL, Iraq - Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Wednesday...

100th anniversary of Kut al-Amara Ottoman victory marked

By Haydar Hadi KUT, Iraq The 100th anniversary of the Kut al-Amara victory against the British was commemorated Friday at the Ottoman Turkish Martyrs cemetery...

Iraqi tribal council in Anbar pledges allegiance to Daesh

Announcement comes in video by Sheik Ahmed al-Jemili, spokesman for group that includes tribal chiefs and figures ANBAR, Iraq -- A tribal council from Fallujah...

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Illinois governor plans to block the revamp on Chicago schools’ funding

On Monday, the Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner stated his intentions to prevent the money set aside for setting off the pension of teachers of...