video

Residents return to normal life in Afghanistan’s Kunduz

Residents in Kunduz tries to return to normal life after Afghan troops recaptured central Kunduz, including key government buildings, from the Taliban, in Afghanistan

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

UN: Syrian regime’s blocking of supplies ‘unacceptable’

The Syrian regime has still not been giving permission to aid agencies to deliver medical and surgical supplies in certain areas, a situation that...

TASS: US, Russia agree on 72-hour cease-fire in Syria

Russia and the U.S. have agreed on a 72-hour cease-fire in Syria’s Mediterranean province of Latakia starting on Saturday, April 30, the head of...
Breaking News

Suspected Taliban official killed in Afghan drone hit

Shadow governor in Lal Pur district among 19 killed in strikes in eastern provinces KABUL, Afghanistan – A U.S, drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed...

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...

Roadside bomb kills three soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

Three soldiers were killed and eight others injured on Wednesday by a roadside bomb in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to the Interior Ministry. In...

Russian helicopter crashes in Syria

No reason is given for the crash, which killed 2 pilots, and Russia's Defense Ministry doesn't say copter was downed MOSCOW - A Russian...

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...
video

Afghanistan Independence Day

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani attends a ceremony to mark the Independence Day at the Minarette of Liberty, in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 19, 2015....

BREAKING NEWS

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...