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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Russian Caspian fleet launches cruise missiles at Syria

Warships launch 1,500-kilometer attack on Daesh targets, crossing two countries ANKARA - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea have launched missiles against Daesh targets in Syria,...

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...

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...

Anti-Assad Syrian Alawites launch ‘Upcoming Syria’ movement

Movement aims to counter perception that conflict in Syria is one between country’s Alawite and Sunni communities ISTANBUL - At a two-day summit held in Istanbul,...

19,000 Syrian women killed by Assad regime since 2011: NGO

Syrian Network for Human Rights says 20,000 women killed in Syrian conflict, almost 95 percent of them by Assad regime ISTANBUL – In a report...

Amnesty: ‘Dramatic’ increase in number of death sentences

In some countries, including North Korea, Iran and Saudi Arabia, governments continue to use death penalty as tool to suppress political dissent, Amnesty says. Many...

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...

Egypt, Saudi, Yemen leaders hold talks ahead of Arab summit

Leaders of Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Yemen held talks Saturday in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh ahead of the launch of...

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