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Iraqi parliament discharges Mosul’s governor

- The governor was blamed for Mosul's fall to Daesh in June 2014 BAGHDAD – The Iraqi parliament has discharged Atheel al-Nujaifi, the governor of Ninawah...

US drone strikes kill 12 in Afghanistan

Strikes were conducted in two separate districts of eastern Nangarhar province By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL - At least 12 Taliban militants, including four foreigners, have been killed...

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...
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Suspected Taliban official killed in Afghan drone hit

Shadow governor in Lal Pur district among 19 killed in strikes in eastern provinces KABUL, Afghanistan – A U.S, drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed...

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...
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Aftermath of clashes in Kunduz

Damaged buildings and vehicles seen aftermath of the clashes between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Kunduz, Afghanistan on November 04, 2015. Afghan government...

UN rapporteur urges Israel to stop relocating Bedouins

I am alarmed at Israeli plans for the forced eviction and forcible transfer of thousands of people, UN Special Rapporteur Wibisono says GENEVA - UN...

3 Brotherhood leaders kidnapped by Yemen’s Houthis

Shiite Houthi militants late on Saturday kidnapped three leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood's Al-Islah Party, a party source has said. SANAA – The kidnapped leaders...

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...

Leaders from Egypt, Greece, Greek Cypriot adm. hold summit

Sisi, Tsipras and Anastasiades discussed energy and security issues, as well as terror in the region. LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  – Leaders from Egypt, Greece and...

Taliban killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

– Suicide attack on intelligence agency follows earlier attack on NATO convoy in same district of capital Kabul By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL — The Taliban attempted...
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Suicide bombing in city of Mardan Pakistan

Officials work at the scene after a suicide blast in city of Mardan, Pakistan on December 29, 2015. At least 23 people were killed...

Syrian group confirms Baghdadi’s demise

This Syria-based observer on civil liberties revealed last week to reporters on how they possess "affirmed data" about a preeminent pioneer for Islamic States’...

UPDATE – Turkey backs ‘inclusive political solution’ in Libya

Turkish FM Cavusoglu calls for protection of Libya's territorial integrity with national-unity deal imminent UPDATES WITH MORE FROM TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER AND US SECRETARY OF...

Serbia’s ‘de facto’ recognition of Kosovo

Albanian president says Serbia accepts Kosovan state by negotiating as equals TIRANA  - Serbia has “de facto” accepted the existence of Kosovo but nationalist sentiment...