Turkey reiterates support for Palestine

Deputy Minister Arinc urges international community to act to bring peace to Jerusalem, 'capital of call humanity.' Turkey continues to stand in solidarity with the...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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