KRG faces economic crisis amid Daesh war: official

Kurdish region needs $100M monthly to deal with budgetary deficit, deputy prime minister says By Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON – The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) needs budgetary...

Libya’s Tobruk govt says negotiating arms deals

The Prime Minister of Libya's Tobruk-based government, Abdullah al-Thinni, said Sunday that he started negotiating arms deals with foreign arms suppliers. "I have held talks...

Pakistan: 7 ‘Taliban’ killed in Karachi raids

– Pakistani security forces kill 7 militants in 12-hour raid on hideouts in Karachi By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan – A night-long operation in Pakistan's southern...

Egypt court jails Morsi-era minister for ‘fraud’

An Egyptian court on Wednesday slapped a former minister, who had served under ousted President Mohamed Morsi, with a three-year jail term on charges...

Hacking group declares war on Daesh

Hackers announce wide-ranging campaign against terrorist group By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Global hacking collective Anonymous on Monday declared a “cyber-war” on Daesh, following deadly...

Iraq: 12 killed in ‘Iraqi air force barrel bomb’ strike

Iraqi army planes ‘dropped bombs in Fallujah on civilian homes and local markets,' claims a tribal chief in Anbar province ANBAR, Iraq - At least 12...
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Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable “Ghauri” missile

Pakistan successfully test fired the medium-range ballistic missile named Ghauri, which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance...

Indian actor’s 5-year sentence suspended by court

Famous Bollwyood actor Salman Khan set free on bail until appeal case in June for drunk driving death case. MUMBAI, India –  An Indian court...

35 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

Multiple clashes between army forces and Daesh militants in three Iraqi provinces MOSUL, Iraq - At least 35 Daesh militants were killed in the Iraqi...
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Army kills 17 ‘militants’ in NW Pakistan

Fighter jets struck three militant hideouts in the remote Shawal valley, located near the Afghan border. KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistani army jets have hit militant...

13 killed in post election violence in NW Pakistan

Violence after local election in northwestern Pakistan has killed 23 people over three days By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan – At least 12 people have been...

Israel deports Turkish citizens after hours-long detention

Turkish journalist from group of nine held at airport says Israeli officials informed them of 10-year ban form entering country ANKARA - Israel has deported nine...
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Demonstration in Baghdad

Hundreds of protestors demanding the provision of basic services to the public, take part in a demonstration at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq
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Security forces kill 37 Daesh militants in western Iraq

- Iraqi security forces advance toward al-Karma city center.ANBAR, Iraq – Iraqi security forces have killed 37 Daesh militants Saturday in clashes that...

Five Iraqi soldiers, Shia fighters killed in friendly-fire incident

U.S.-led international coalition mistakenly fires on Iraqi army base in Anbar province ANBAR, Iraq -- Five Iraqi soldiers and Shia militia fighters were killed and seven...

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