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...

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...

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...

Afghanistan: Taliban, Daesh ‘clash claims 12 lives’

According to the Afghan army, the day-long clash took place in Nangarhar province’s Khogiani district KABUL, Afghanistan – At least 12 people were killed and...

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for three days

Egypt will open Rafah crossing -only gateway for Gaza not controlled by Israel -on Tuesday in both directions GAZA CITY, Palestine - Egyptian authorities will open...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Pakistan army claim 12 Taliban fighters killed

12 suspected Taliban fighters killed during army ground operations in Pakistan's North Wazirisitan tribal area By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistan's army claims to have...

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...

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...

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...

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 hails Turkey, largest refugee hosting country

Refugee chief Guterres, goodwill ambassador Jolie thank Turkey for ongoing refugee response, urge world to take more action MARDIN, Turkey - U.N. High Commissioner for...

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