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...

CORRECTION – Displacement fears mount as PYD declares new Syria canton – INFOGRAPHIC

Around a million people live along the Azaz-Jerablus districts in northern Syria near Turkish border, who now face PYD's threats of forced displacement CORRECTS GEOGRAPHICAL...

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...

Turkey reiterates support for Palestine

Deputy Minister Arinc urges international community to act to bring peace to Jerusalem, 'capital of call humanity.' Turkey continues to stand in solidarity with the...

Qatar’s emir arrives in Egypt for Arab summit

Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Egypt's Red Sea town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday to attend an Arab summit. The Qatari...

Syria: Regime barrel bomb attacks kill 30 in Aleppo

Two regime barrel bomb attacks kill 30 people and injure scores others ALEPPO, Syria – At least 30 people lost their lives Wednesday in two...

Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hold a joint news conference ANKARA – Turkey and Iran should lead the way to ending...

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...

Turkey: ‘Unidentified’ jet harasses two Turkish F-16s

An unidentified MIG-29 jet has harassed two Turkish F-16 jets for more than five minutes near the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkish military says ANKARA – An...

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...

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,...

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...

UK student vote to boycott Israel sparks controversy

NUS motion 'fundamental step forward in the right direction to... reach a fair and just solution,' Palestinian students say By Karim El-Bar & Anees Barghouthy JERUSALEM -- Former...

Iraq: Daesh releases 200 Ezidis in Kirkuk province

The victims, which included children and the elderly have been released in southern Kirkuk's Meryembeg area. KIRKUK, Iraq – Daesh has released more than 200 Ezidis in...

Afghanistan: Taliban, Daesh ‘clash claims 12 lives’

According to the Afghan army, the day-long clash took place in Nangarhar province’s Khogiani district KABUL, Afghanistan – At least 12 people were killed and...

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