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...

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...

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...

‘Hardest day’ when orphaned Ahmed Dawabsheh returns home

Four-year-old Ahmad Dawabsheh lost parents, brother in settler attack By Kaamil Ahmed JERUSALEM – Ahmad Dawabsheh does not sleep as easily as other children. He breathes heavily...

UPDATE 2 – Pakistan: Gun attack on bus, at least 45 killed

Gunmen dressed in police uniform stopped bus and killed Ismaili Shia passengers KARACHI, Pakistan - At least 45 people were killed and over 14 injured after gunmen fired at...

UPDATE – US F-15 warplanes return from Turkey

-Twelve F-15 fighter jets return to Lakenheath base in UK as US sends air carrier to Persian Gulf ADDS DETAILS WITH PENTAGON STATEMENT, DETAILS OF...

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...

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...

10 killed in Somalia clan fighting

At least 10 people have been killed and several others injured in renewed clan fighting in central Somalia, a government official said Saturday. "The two clan...

Returns and arrivals: life on Turkey’s Syrian border

Tal Abyad people divided over staying in Turkey or returning to an uncertain future in Syria By Nilay Onum Kar AKCAKALE, Sanliurfa, Turkey - "There is no...

Iraq: Six Shia militia fighters killed in roadside bomb attack

Six dead and 14 wounded as a roadside bomb attack took place in north. SALADIN, Iraq - A roadside bomb attack killed six Shia volunteer fighters,...

Russia ‘backing PYD fighters’ in Syria’s Azez region

In a sign of rapprochement gaining momentum between the two sides, Russia is backing the Syrian affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization, PYD, in...

Was surge of Daesh, Taliban violence in Afghanistan’s north planned?

Afghan analysts increasingly suggest surge of violence near borders with Central Asian states is work of foreign powers. KABUL, Afghanistan  – For over a decade, it...

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...

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...

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