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,...

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...

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...

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...

Palestinian adherents injured during skirmish with Israeli police

A few Palestinian locals got harmed, no less than a single individual truly, as these people conflicted in the midst of law enforcement officers...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Yemen: Three killed in mosque attack in Old Sanaa

Car bomb explodes in front of Qubbat al-Mahdi Mosque, eyewitnesses say SANAA – At least three people were killed and seven others were injured in...

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...
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...

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...

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