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Iraq: Seven killed in Shia mosque attack

Two explosions hit Shia mosque in eastern Iraq during Friday prayer. DIYALA, Iraq - Seven people were killed and more than 30 were wounded in a double-bomb...

Major Syrian opposition group opts out of Geneva talks

The Syrian National Coalition says it will not join 'biased' talks, laments 'being treated as any other group.' The Syrian National Coalition has announced that...

Syria: Assad regime bombs claim 54 lives in Aleppo

Meanwhile, Syrian opposition forces have reportedly seized control of Ariha town in the west of Idlib city from regime forces ANKARA - At least 54...

US, Russian jets hold joint training flights in Syria

Test to 'validate the safety protocols' in recently signed agreement, Pentagon tells Anadolu Agency WASHINGTON - U.S. and Russian fighter jets conducted a joint training...
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Baghdad violence leaves five dead

At least 16 injured in multiple attacks BAGHDAD – Five people were killed and 16 others were injured Wednesday in several explosions that hit the...

In a Bangladesh camp, many young Rohingya are missing

- Rohingya youth desperate to reach Malaysia are trafficked and tricked by smugglers, ransoms demanded from their families until one final phone call, and...

Morocco says arrested Daesh-linked cell

Policemen arrested the members of a "terrorist cell" that had pledged allegiance to Daesh and planned to carry out assassinations to destabilize the country,...
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Afghan President finally nominates defense minister

Afghan president announces defense minister nomination after months of debate and delay KABUL – After months of delay, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has nominated a...

Rohingya refugees fear Bangladesh camp relocation plans

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh say they do not want to be relocated to island vulnerable to extreme weather By Kaamil Ahmed DHAKA, Bangladesh - Rohingya refugees living...

UPDATE – 3 militants, civilian killed in Kashmir clashes

Suspected Kashmiri militants killed during clashes near Indian army headquaters By Shazia Yousuf SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir - A 16-hour gun battle with Indian army troops left three Kashmiri...

More than 540 people killed in Yemen in weeks: Report

Children are 'intolerable' victims of war in which more than 100,000 people have fled their homes, says WHO. GENEVA  - More than 540 people have been...

UPDATE 3 – Shia mosque bombing in E. Saudi Arabia leaves 21 dead

- Bombing left '123 casualties, 21 of whom have died, 50 have been treated, and 52 are currently receiving medical care,' the ministry said...
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UPDATE – 3 killed as gunmen attack football match in Pakistan

Gunmen attack football ground in Pakistan, speaking clashes with armed locals KARACHI, Pakistan - At least three people have been killed amid clashes between gunmen and armed locals...
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4 killed, scores injured in Afghanistan car bomb attack

– Bomb targets provincial government headquarters in southern Afghanistan's Zabul province By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL – A car bomb has killed at least four people and...

Iraqi Turkmen to take part in Mosul attack

Sunni Muslim Turkmen forces expected to help retake city from Daesh BAGHDAD – Yilmaz Najar commands 4,000 Turkmen fighters fighting Daesh in northern Iraq. As the...