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...

Yemen tribesmen kill 3 pro-Houthi troops in Shabwah

Armed tribesmen killed three Yemeni soldiers loyal to Shiite Houthi militant group in the southern Shabwah province, a tribal source said Wednesday. SANAA – The...

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...

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...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Italy

Italian President Sergio Mattarella welcomes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, upon his arrival at the Quirinale Presidential palace, in Rome, Italy on January 25, 2016....

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...

UPDATE – Taliban raid police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan

– Afghan forces repel Taliban raid on police headquarters in eastern Nangarhar province ADDS STATEMENT FROM INTERIOR MINISTRY KABUL – Afghan authorities said an overnight Taliban raid on police...

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,...

Malaysia to set up ‘militant court’ amid Daesh threat

PM Razak says special court to prosecute those with suspected extremist ties a precautionary measure as more nationals found fleeing to join Daesh By P...
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107 dead in Mecca crane collapse

107 worshippers are killed and 238 injured when storms caused a crane to fall in Mecca's Grand Mosque on Friday, September 11, 2015. Millions...

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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Saudi rulers follow Israel: Iranian military commander

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards commander has accused Saudi Arabia of “unashamedly” attacking Yemen. TEHRAN – A top Iranian military commander has accused the Saudi government...

20 Houthis reportedly killed in ambush in Yemen’s Ad Dali

Vigilante groups loyal to Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi have killed 20 Shiite Houthi militants in an ambush in the southern province of...

Atheist blogger killed in Bangladesh

This is the third time this year that a Bangladeshi blogger has been publicly killed in the country. DHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladeshi blogger was...

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