UN warns of ‘lethal escalation’ in Syria

The UN human rights chief said Friday that civilian deaths and injuries, after bombings of marketplaces and hospitals in Syria, revealed a "monstrous disregard...

Assad forces advance, and Allepo is in danger of being completely destroyed. The international...

As Syrian government forces and their allies close in rebel-held areas of the now semi destroyed city, heavy bombardments continue. The civilian areas are...

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,...

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...

Sheikh Mohammed leads in brainstorm conference in the midst of his panel

VP, head of government in addition to being the leader of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed Rashid Al-Maktoum, early on this led the meeting to generate...

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...

Suicide bomber kills dozens in Yemen

An army base in southern Yemen was the target of a suicide bomber a few hours ago. The attack, which was intended to hit...

Pakistan: Gun attack on bus, at least 41 killed

Eight assailants fired at bus carrying members of the Ismaili Shia community in Karachi, say police. KARACHI, Pakistan - At least 41 people were killed and over...

Syrian group confirms Baghdadi’s demise

This Syria-based observer on civil liberties revealed last week to reporters on how they possess "affirmed data" about a preeminent pioneer for Islamic States’...

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...

More than 100 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

103 Daesh militants killed in operations, while six citizens die in bomb attacks, gov't sources say ANKARA - At least 103 Daesh militants were killed in...

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...

Clashes recorded in the wake of Iraqi forces advancement into Kurdish held areas

Baghdad announced that it would carry out an operation to obtain control of the oil fields and bases in the conflict-laden area. Disputes and fights...
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...
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42 refugees captured in Turkey’s Canakkale

Total of 42 refugees including children and women are captured by Turkish authorities while they were illegally trying to reach Greece's Lesbos island, in...

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