Arab Idol star: Turkey ‘paid the price’ for Gaza support

Turkey has been the most supportive of the beleaguered Palestinian territory, says UNRWA goodwill ambassador Mohammed Assaf GENEVA – A high-profile Palestinian singer and UN...

UPDATE – More Rohingya flee to Malaysian, Indonesian shores

Monday discovery takes total of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants who have beached over the last two days to almost 2000. KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA  - One day...

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...

1 killed, 10 wounded by Houthi gunfire in Yemen’s Taizz

A protester was killed and ten others were injured Sunday when militants from Yemen's Shiite Houthi movement opened fire to disperse an anti-Houthi demonstration...

UNICEF: 900 Yemeni children killed in 2015

UN agency says Yemeni children bearing brunt of brutal conflict By Ali Owaida MARIB, Yemen – The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said Monday that...

Daesh still strong in Iraq despite heavy losses

Militant group controls around 40 percent of Iraq, including oil fields producing nearly 80,000 barrels of oil per day BAGHDAD – A year after Daesh...

Barzani: US assures arms supply to Kurdish forces

'We are pleased with this level of assurances given to Kurdistan,' says Kurdish leader. WASHINGTON - The U.S. has assured Kurdish representatives that it will ensure...

Tourist killed in shark attack near Egypt Red Sea beach

A German tourist has been killed in a shark attack near a beach in Egypt's eastern Red Sea province, a medical official has said. "The...

Indonesia to repatriate 12 citizens from Turkey

Four pregnant women remain of group of 16 Indonesians held on suspicion of trying to join Daesh in Syria. Indonesia has said that it expects...

PKK violence forces thousands to flee homes in SE Turkey

Thousands of people have moved to western cities because of PKK violence in the last five months DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Around 200,000 people in southeastern provinces...

Syrian regime dropped ‘chlorine gas’ bomb, says opp.

Syrian army helicopter drops chlorine bomb in northwestern city Idlib, says Syrian Revolution General Commission. IDLIB, Syria - At least 40 people have been wounded by...

Iranian foreign minister in New York for talks

Javad Zarif to meet US secretary of state and EU foreign affairs chief TEHRAN, Iran - A three-way meeting between Iran, the U.S. and the EU...

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...
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Syrian regime airstrike leaves seven dead in Aleppo

Regime helicopter targets opposition-controlled Kadi Askar area using barrel bomb. ALEPPO, Syria – At least seven people lost their lives and five others were injured...
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UPDATE – 3 Israelis, 1 Palestinian killed after Jerusalem stabbing

- Israeli police says attacker shot after stabbing Israelis in Jerusalem's Old City Display Video added JERUSALEM (AA) - At least two Israelis and a suspected Palestinian assailant were...

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